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Sixth Chakra Aromatherapy, Polarity and Yoga to Stay Grounded

Grace Flowers is wearing clothing by Silly Yogi. Photo by David Young-Wolff. Sixth Chakra Aromatherapy Practices Help Us Stay Grounded in Turbulent Times Just as the tempestuous winds and rains of a storm incite upheaval and destruction in nature, the elements of stress, trauma, loss, and grief can create turbulence and discord in [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Iceman Wim Hof is Living his Dharma

This maverick yogi is teaching the world to breathe - one ice bath at a time. During what feels like the height of the American popularity of hot yoga, Iceman Wim Hof is an ambassador of the Cold. Before you think this is just the next trend, Wim Hof is a modern master with a compelling [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Cross Training|0 Comments

Third Chakra Aromatherapy, Yoga, Polarity Therapy

The Third Chakra is also known as the fire chakra. In Sanskrit, its name is Manipura, which means “lustrous gem of the city.” This energy center is located at the solar plexus and corresponds with our zest for life, our will, our drive, the ability to express anger and frustration, and the process of transformation. [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Upgrade your Flight for Free with These 8 Meditation Practices

  Yogis have been dreaming of flight for thousands of years, and now here we are. Flying has become so commonplace that more than three billion people fly somewhere every year.   If you have ever looked up in the sky and wondered, “How many people are up there right now?” – the answer is [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Guided Meditations: Imagery for Deep Healing Review

  Everyone could use a break from the hurry and stress of life with guided meditations. Dhanpal-Donna Quesada’s Guided Meditations and Imagery for Deep Healing & Relaxation contains seven guided meditations that will bring relaxation and healing to your mind, body and spirit.   Donna’s soothing voice and poetic language guides you through effective relaxation [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Discovering Life Through Yoga: YOGA The Secret of Life Book Review

It is a constant revealing, a constant unlayering or peeling away, to find that essence of who you really are.   The artist Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. These past couple of years however have found him a bit closer to his home in Rhinebeck, New York, [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Books & DVDs, ENTERTAINMENT, Yoga|0 Comments

The Second Chakra Aromatherapy, Polarity, and Yoga for The Water Element

  Our second chakra is connected elementally and energetically to the water element. In the body, the water element governs our creativity, sensual and sexual energies, desire, and our emotional connection to others as well as our ability to “go with the flow” in our lives.   Our second chakra is connected elementally and energetically [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Ballet Dancer Madison McDonough Showcases Fall Fitness Fashion

  Fitness Fashion Trend: Halter Bra Since I'm a ballet dancer, I include cross training routines that give me power in my legs. Some of my favorite workouts are spinning, walking, elliptical, Pilates, and core strengthening exercises.   Madison is wearing: Brushed Mosaic Halter Sports Bra and Legging by Tantris Shoes: Women’s YOU by Skechers [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Yoga Gear|0 Comments

Trend Alert! Fitness and Fashion Tips

Imuri Palcheo stretching in front of a Peloton bike. Photo by David Young-Wolff. Styling by Dagmarette Yen   Trend: Racerback Tank Yoga has helped me so much in my fitness goals, but also my mental goals. I'm an endurance junkie, and my go to workout involved some form of cardio like running, cycling, [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Yoga Gear|0 Comments

Poses to Relieve Shoulder Pain, Stress and Reduce Tension

  Yoga is effective for reducing shoulder pain, reducing stress, boosting immunity, improving circulation and mental focus, and increasing vitality. I know this to be true.   A long time ago (2004) in a far-away land (New York City) I had a vision that teaching yoga would be a quiet, peaceful, and tranquil career in [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments