Creating a Plan Y! – This Sunday at 5pm #yogachat – Setting yourself up for a successful yoga week!

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!

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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

“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

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New Year’s Eve Celebration Benefiting YOGA for YOUTH

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

Friday’s Flow: Dalai Lama, A Simple Thought for the Weekend

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures as he addresses the Mumbai University students in Mumbai, India. The Dalai Lama said Thursday, March 10, 2011, that he will give up his political role in Tibet's government-in-exile, shifting that power to an elected representative. The Tibetan spiritual leader, speaking on the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against Chinese control, said the time has come "to devolve my formal authority to the elected leader." (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)

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

Check out Yoga Journal’s Online Yoga Pose Finder

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

Should yoga be allowed in public schools?

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?