The Super Power We All Possess

The Super Power We All Possess

Has anyone ever advised you to just “grin and bear it?” You may have wanted to punch them at the time but it turns out this advice is well worth heeding. We all possess the power to change our day and our lives with one simple act: a smile. The Crystal Ball of Life. A...

15 Surprising Facts About Yoga

1. Ancient yogis believed we are born with a limited number of breaths. 2. The first book ever was written by yogis. The Rig Veda is the first of the Vedas and contains thousands of hymns and Sanskrit mantras. It is believed to be the oldest known text in the world,...

8 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Yoga Practice

You don’t move mountains, reschedule carpools, and cancel happy hours to get to yoga and struggle through class, right? To get the most out of your practice—regardless of how you woke up this morning, what studio you are attending, or who the teacher is—set yourself...

The Top Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Your Breath

The foundation of yoga (and life) is your breath. Not fancy poses or even Patanjali’s 8 Limbs. It’s all about how you breathe. It’s important to get to know this vital bodily function (that we all take for granted), not just for yoga, but for daily life and health....

The Top 5 Myths About Yoga (And Why They Aren’t True)

1. Yoga is a religion Yoga is not a religion. It is a way of life. Yoga gives you the tools to dig deep inside, confront your fears and challenges, and be a better person for everyone around you, including yourself. The principles of yoga (the Eight Limbed Path...

The Ultimate Zen Habit

Letting go is an art. If you don’t let go, whatever you are holding on to will hold you back. The argument you had with your spouse, the guilt over a deed done (or not done), a relationship that no longer serves you, a habit that hurts you, or even fear of the...

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