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The Very Best Yoga Gifts: Thoughtful, Simple, and Loving

No one needs another mug. I promise you. Did you catch that, Andrea? We are yoga lovers. It's never boring for us. There's no cajoling or coaxing us…


Relish the Festivities This Year by Adding a Little Yoga to Your Holiday Rituals

Can you smell it? Scent shapes our experiences in countless ways. Well, okay. maybe you can count them. But the impact is obvious. And old holiday…


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If You're Totally Over the Stiff Joints Thing and Want to Feel Better

Practicing yoga poses for stiff joints is one of the wisest choices we can make. It's right up there with wearing a hat in cold weather and washing…


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Thanksgiving Yoga Sequence to Help You Digest and Detox

There may be some overeating. Scratch that, it's a certainty. Use this Thanksgiving yoga sequence to prepare and repair There's always the…


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The Unacknowledged Presence in a Yoga Gift Box

Have you heard the joke about the only thing the yoga teacher wanted for their birthday? "Just your presence." Both presents and presence exist in…


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How to Practice Saucha and Why You Absolutely Have to Clean Your Yoga Mat

I've definitely been guilty of letting my yoga mat get a little funky. You figure, "Hey, it's my stench. What's the big?" Saucha (cleanliness or…


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This Sequence Is Brought to You by The Pretty Yoga Poses

Pretty yoga poses look and feel glorious. Sure, some are fancy and extremely difficult. But there are also many lovely and not at all overly…


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This Election Day Is Also "Take Yourself On" Day

Did you know there is a national fried scallops day? Umhmm, it was October 2nd. Put it on your calendar for next year if you're upset you missed it.…


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The Hot Yoga Debate: Is It Actually Good for You?

Hot Yoga is the practice of yoga in a heated room. It's typically practiced in heat that is 100 degrees or higher. If you just said, "Yikes, no f'ing…


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Sacral Chakra Affirmations & Exercises to Enhance Your Sex Life

Would you like a better sex life? Who wouldn't, right? It's really about finding the best way for each of us individually to connect with what…