Quotes on Authenticity Why, when we know that there’s no such thing as perfect, do most of us spend an incredible amount of time and energy trying to be everything to everyone? Is it that we really admire perfection? No – the truth is that we are actually drawn to people who are real and… Continue reading Yoga Cues & Quotes: Authenticity
Creating a Plan Y! Sunday, March 16 at 5:00 PM PST – Setting yourself up for a successful yoga week! This Sunday we will be holding a special #yogachat. Our normal #yogachat time is on Friday mornings, but many people are not able to join in at that time (you know, due to work and… Continue reading Creating a Plan Y! – This Sunday at 5pm #yogachat – Setting yourself up for a successful yoga week!
“By developing a sense of respect for others and a concern for their welfare we reduce our own selfishness, which is the source of all problems, and enhance our sense of kindness, which is a natural source of goodness.” –The Dalai Lama Join the over 1 billion people from around the globe that will celebrate… Continue reading 5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day
What: Music and Yoga New Year’s Extravaganza Benefiting YOGA for YOUTH Yoga with Bryan Kest, Seane Corne and Kia Miller (2-7pm) Music with Rocky Dawuni, Luminaries, Donna De Lory and more (7:30pm-3am) Where: 4144 Glencoe Ave, Marina del Rey, CA 90291 Tickets: $35 online / $50 at the door Visit: www.LaYogaNewYears.com for Tickets
Noticed – Yoga Mats Falling Out of Favor – NYTimes.com.
Share Yoga’s October Contest for Breast Cancer Awareness Month What is your favorite at-home yoga DVD? Please share in the comments and you could win a free gift to complement your yoga practice. We’re compiling a list of the top yoga DVDs and then we’ll have you, our readers, vote on them. We’ll then provide… Continue reading Best Yoga DVDs? Share and win.
Over at The Simple Marriage Project (a great blog that I highly recommend) they’re challenging their readers to express gratitude 3 times each day for the next 10 days and then report back the results. Sounds like a challenge good enough for us yogis. Join in on the fun and find some unique ideas on… Continue reading What is The Gratitude Project?
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. –Dalai Lama
Here’s a nicely summarized list of Yoga class best practices found online today. I would add one more tip: 11. Do not wear perfume to yoga class! Take a quick shower beforehand if you do have perfume on. 10 Tips to have a better yoga session | WhatAboutTheSTOREy.com – stuff you love buying, stories we… Continue reading 10 Tips to have a better yoga session
Yoga Journal (online and print edition) has been an excellent resource to inform my practice for many years. One of its most useful tools, in my opinion, is its online yoga pose finder where you can find almost any yoga pose, its variations, a step-by-step guide to each pose, as well as contra-poses. For those… Continue reading Check out Yoga Journal’s Online Yoga Pose Finder
Each Friday we’ll post Friday’s Flow: a challenge or inspiration to carry with you through your weekend. Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate. –Chuang Tzu
A great article by Coach Levi, a cycling coach, intended for mountain bikers but applicable to all athletes. Read the article here: Why Yoga Is Absolutely Necessary for All Mountain Bikers.
Update October 6, 2008: I find articles like this one a bit more encouraging Some New York state parents are concerned that the yoga being taught in their district has Hindu leanings, thus violating the separation of church and state. Do you agree? Can students benefit from the physical aspect of yoga without adding in… Continue reading Should yoga be allowed in public schools?