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The Roundup! Satire, Procrastination and the Sacred Little Things http://ow.ly/304Iha
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The Roundup! Satire, Procrastination and the Sacred Little Things http://ow.ly/3049Uv
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Tips for Practicing Yoga Outside - Outdoor yoga is often praised as a special treat, but it can also add a whole new array of challenges to your practice. Unpredictable and uncontrollable temperatures, bugs, noise, uneven or wet ground, and curious bystanders can all make an outdoor practice less than relaxing. Still, getting outside is good for you, and there are steps you can take to make an outdoor yoga practice more enjoyable—beyond just closing your ... Continue re... http://ow.ly/2ZHart
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It’s May: What Was Your New Year’s Resolution? - Most of us begin each new year with a resolution—a pledge to accomplish something or change something about themselves, whether it be their weight, exercise regime or TV consumption habits. For budding devout yogis, the New Year’s resolution often revolves around yoga, and the vow to practice daily through asana, meditation or following the principles outlined in the Yoga Sutras. Our pronouncements are made in the face of... http://ow.ly/2Zny7I
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Invoking the Dark Goddess: Kali and Yoga Practice - For people who are interested in the cultural and religious origins of yoga, the vast Hindu pantheon can be dizzying. With over 330 million gods, Hinduism’s rich system of ritual and tradition is something you may not hear about in your yoga classes depending on your teacher or practice style. And though asana in the United States is often divorced from specific religious or cultural concepts, a bit of knowledge ... Co... http://ow.ly/2Z5wOi
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Meditation and Samyama (Part Two) - Writing is a lot like yoga—it takes you deeper. A few weeks ago, I wrote Part One of this article, in which I discussed samyama as a means to transforming your practice and experiencing dharana, dhyana and samadhi all at once. Meditation can take years of committed practice to attain, while talking or writing about yoga often serves as preparation for actually knowing it. In my last article, I used ... Continue reading "Meditation and... http://ow.ly/2YOuxH
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Snack Attack: Tips on Eating Before Yoga - We’ve all gotten the advice not to eat before yoga practice—or at least to finish your last meal two hours before beginning. If you’ve ever made the mistake of digging into a huge sandwich an hour before class, you know why. But on particularly hectic days, even yogis can break the rules of self-care—including eating well during the day—and simply getting to a yoga class can be a major feat. ... Continue reading "Snack Attack: ... http://ow.ly/2YwXte
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Healing a Broken Wrist Through One Simple Pose - Healing from injury can be a long and arduous process. It can also be empowering, and shine light into dark places that are easily ignored when everything is functioning properly. The trick is being an active (and mostly willing) participant in the healing process. Having spent years studying holistic health and wellness, I rarely seek support from Western modalities, opting for a different bag of tricks when ill or injur... http://ow.ly/2YfeSS
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Summer Yoga Festivals for 2015 - If you've not yet made yoga part of your summer travel plans, it’s not too late to get passes for a yoga festival, where you can expand your yoga practice and community amidst of scenic surroundings. Whether you travel with a group or go solo, choose a dramatic desert, forested mountainsides or sparkling lakeshore, you’ll be led by the experts, learn something new and forge friendships based on a shared ... Continue reading "Summer Yoga ... http://ow.ly/2XYh9N
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When Do You Stop Being a Yoga Newbie? - When do you stop being a yoga newbie? You’ve being practicing yoga regularly for six months or more, and want to know when you can join the “big kids” in the intermediate class. So how do you know when you’re ready? To answer this question, we’ll have to consider two different issues at play: The first one regards basic yoga logistics. Hopefully, your beginner class has taught you the standard ... Continue reading "When Do You Sto... http://ow.ly/2XG8sk
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