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The Traveling Yogis' Way

4/9/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Noted by the Sutra 1.14, Patanjali, “Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break and in all earnestness.” Becoming sincerely devoted to our practice, we establish roots for a solid dedicated foundation of self-discipline, allowing us to reap all the benefits of yoga and meditation.  


That’s why upon traveling, we must take precautions to ensure that our practice remains firmly grounded. Straying away for too long can upset our balance and cause you to become disoriented. Our practice has become a necessity for our well-being.



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Yoga Direct Guide: How To Choose Your Yoga Mat


You may already have a yoga mat, or one in mind, but maybe it’s not the right one for you. How do you know? Regardless, whether you are just getting started with your yoga journey or have gathered plenty of experience, you are coming to understand just how personal and special the yoga mat you choose is to your practice.


We are here to help you make this choice.



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Experiencing A Gong Bath For The First Time

2/28/2018 to Yoga Events


Sound healing is a Himalayan folk medicine tradition that aims to give relief to the body through vibration techniques using seven hand-crafted metal singing bowls. Each bowl is hammered in every space of its making, covering it with good wishes and enlightenment.



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Timeless Methods for Effortless Wheel Throwing

2/12/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Sharing how the practice of meditation and yoga can benefit artists, her class Meditation, Yoga + Wheel Throwing introduced a mindful approach to her favorite craft. As Holly has learned, meditation can enhance creativity and set the tone for how you approach the wheel.


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Why Mexican Yoga Blankets Were Chosen For Yoga


We have all relaxed into our Shavasana, covered by a heat-absorbing colorful blanket wondering... why these specific blankets? Out of all the blankets in the world, how did the practice of yoga adopt the Mexican yoga blanket as the go-to all-star?



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Have You Tried Earthing?

12/28/2017 to Modern Yoga Trends


Grounding or Earthing is a totally natural connection we should always have with the Earth to let our bodies benefit from its healing properties.


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10 Yoga Poses To Prepare You For Winter Sports


In order to reduce your risk of injury, whether it’s been a while or whether you’re warming up for another day on the slopes, this yoga sequence containing ten key poses is the perfect way to warm up the muscles and strengthen your body for … whatever the snow throws at you.



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My Game-Changer For Acne Prone Skin

12/12/2017 to Modern Yoga Trends


Who would have thought our skin would like natural organic products instead of all those chemicals?

I wish I would have known about this 15 years ago, when I used to cake on the concealer to cover up my acne prone skin.





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For The Yogi Who Has Everything


Trying to find unique and thoughtful gifts for a well-practiced yogi can be quite the challenge. To help give you some ideas, we chose a few options to open your heart and mind to all the various possibilities.



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Bedtime Mantras to Beat Insomnia

12/6/2017 to Modern Yoga Trends


To help you practice a different bedtime mindset, try reading these beautiful mantras as you settle in:



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Recent Posts
The Traveling Yogis' Way

Yoga Direct Guide: How To Choose Your Yoga Mat

Experiencing A Gong Bath For The First Time

Timeless Methods for Effortless Wheel Throwing

Why Mexican Yoga Blankets Were Chosen For Yoga

Have You Tried Earthing?

10 Yoga Poses To Prepare You For Winter Sports

My Game-Changer For Acne Prone Skin

For The Yogi Who Has Everything

Bedtime Mantras to Beat Insomnia

What Does it Mean to Give?

Letting Myself Evolve | Step 7 To Making a Change

10 Unique Yoga Gifts Under $30

My First-Hand Experience of Thai Yoga Massage

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5 Ways to Enhance Practically All Yoga Poses

Letting Myself Evolve | Step 3 To Making a Change

Letting Myself Evolve | Step 2 To Making a Change

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