When making a behavior change, it’s important to have confidence and hope, but not overconfidence. “People who believe that they can succeed are more likely to succeed than are people who do not.”
Yogis share the best advice they ever received as a yogi. Join Darla Brown of ShareYoga.com and her friends, and share your best yoga advice with our community of yoga writers.
We’ve rounded up our most popular blog posts of 2014 and highlighted our amazing contributors consisting of yoga teachers, authors, nutrition experts and more!
Learn each of these mantras related to the seven chakras. The chakras are energy centers located along the vertical axis of the body.
Have you ever wanted to go to a yoga class but decided not to because of how you feel in yoga clothes? Honestly, I have. Despite my best efforts to NOT care what others think of me, I’ll admit, my mind (when left unchecked) has caused me to succumb to its insecurities.
Don’t miss this Friday’s Yoga Chat (#yogachat) at 10am PST / 1pm EST. This week’s topic is Eat Breathe Thrive: Yoga for Positive Body Image with special guest and Eat Breathe Thrive Los Angeles Facilitator, Celestyna Brozek. Find your local Thrive Tribe here More information on joining the Los Angeles Thrive Tribe here
Are you interested in learning more about how yoga can help improve your relationship with your body? Are you tired of our culture’s emphasis on the way you look instead of the way you feel? Are you a mental health professional that works with clients with disorganized eating? Do you want to feel good about your body and stop worrying about how you look? Watch this brief webinar and learn more!
Check out these 7 very shareable quotes on breath and pranayama from TKV Desikachar, Max Strom, Sylvia Plath, Rodney Yee, and more!
Read the 8/1/14 #yogachat transcript here Breathing at Work Every other week we host a Yoga Chat on Twitter with the hashtag #yogachat. This Friday, we will be discussing the topic “Pranayama at work: How Breathing Changes Everything”. Our intention is to provide some tips and techniques you can integrate into your work day, whether… Continue reading Pranayama at Work: How Breathing Changes Everything #yogachat
When Celestyna Brozek found yoga there was no turning back. She jumped wholeheartedly into her practice and even became a certified yoga teacher. Celestyna, also an avid surfer and runner, found many similarities between her yoga practice and surfing and now runs a Yoga for Surfers workshop with Santa Monica Surfers. For all these reasons and… Continue reading This Friday’s #yogachat: Yoga & the Outdoors with SurfYogi’s Celestyna Brozek
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us this Friday, June 6 at 10am PST / 1pm EST for our world famous #yogachat Tweet chat. We will be… Continue reading You’re invited to #yogachat June 6, 2014: “Yoga & Non-injury: Ahimsa on the mat”
Dr. Maya Angelou was a hero to me and to so many. Upon hearing of her passing this morning, I felt, if she were here, she would be holding and comforting us and helping us understand, in her wise way, why the world works the way it does. But, we are left with her beautiful… Continue reading Maya Angelou (1928-2014), When Great Trees Fall
Kula: A Sanskrit word that means community. Specifically, a community of the heart, a group coming together of its own free will. An intentional community, a family. You know the routine. Rush from work to your yoga class, find your favorite spot on the wooden floor, roll out your mat, sit and begin stretching your… Continue reading Yoga & Community: Finding your kula #yogachat
If you’ve been meaning to stop by the exhibit “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, you will need to do it soon. The exhibit ends in just six days on May 25, 2014. I saw the exhibit while I was in Washington DC last year. I was inspired and intrigued… Continue reading Exhibit Ends Soon: Yoga the Art of Transformation
Join us Friday May 9th as we discuss “Gratitude and Yoga” on our bi-weekly yoga chat on Twitter (Go here #yogachat). Questions to consider for this week’s topic: Is gratitude an important of yoga practice? Does gratitude make you healthier? What yoga pose cultivates gratitude the most for you? Who in your life are you… Continue reading This week on #yogachat: Gratitude & Yoga