View from the Sub's Mat

Posted on 8/18/2014 by Dana Damara in Dana Damara judgement substitute yoga instructor

If you know me, you hear me say all the time, “I love my life. I GET to do this every single day. How flippin’ amazing is that? I get to connect with phenomenal people, invite DJs and musicians to my class, move my body, educate myself, work one-on-one with people, write for magazines and online publications, and travel to fun places if I’m lucky.

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Shame or Silence

Posted on 8/18/2014 by Jessica Wyman in Jessica Wyman Wellness depression self-care

Hey there, you know me, that girl online who is all smiles and sunshine. What if it wasn’t always that way and isn’t always that way still?

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5 Steps to a Salad Bar in Your Fridge

Posted on 8/12/2014 by Conscious Cleanse in The Conscious Cleanse Healthy Eating salad bar

In my house, it’s my job to organize the refrigerator. This isn’t because I’m a master organizer by any means, but more because the kitchen is my domain. It’s my happy place. I spend a lot of time there and I love playing and experimenting with food and new recipes. And on top of all that, it’s my job to make sure my family eats well.

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Sweet Basil Summer Salad

Posted on 8/12/2014 by Jessica Wyman in Jessica Wyman Wellness summer recipes 5 ingredients

Nutritionist secret here: I used fresh basil for the first time and it was amazing!

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5 Reasons Detox Retreats Don't Work

Posted on 8/12/2014 by Hari Kalymnios in retreat Hari Kalymnios detox

Did that title grab your attention? Being a YogaDownload.com blog reader, you’re probably already familiar with the idea of a detox and retreats. And you’ve probably thought they were a great idea? The premise of them being that it gives your body an opportunity to detoxify from all those nasty toxins out there.

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Water-berry Essential Lemonade

Posted on 8/5/2014 by Hayley Hobson in Smoothie Recipe Hayley Hobson essential oil

It’s really hard to know how much sugar you’re getting in those self serve frozen yogurt places and even in the organic ice pops that you get in the grocery store. Too much sugar can lead to dehydration and rob you of nutrients you really want your body to have in the heat of the summer.

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Sweet 'n' Spicy Pull-Apart Chicken

Posted on 8/5/2014 by Conscious Cleanse in healthy recipes The Conscious Cleanse chicken

If you’ve done the live Conscious Cleanse program with us then undoubtedly you recall Jo’s infamous “chicken breast story.”

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The Yoga Zapper - A Novel

Posted on 7/28/2014 by Mohan Ashtakala in Mohan Ashtakala The Yoga Zapper

The Yoga Zapper is the tale of two young American brothers, who, thrust into strange worlds, find within themselves the courage and faith to grow, change and discover their unimagined destinies.

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Top 10 Reasons to Retreat

Posted on 7/28/2014 by Diane Sieg in Diane Seig retreat renew

What exactly is a retreat? The definition from Webster is an act or process of withdrawing; a place of privacy or safety; a period for prayer, meditation, study, or instruction under a director. I would add, a period of time you completely unplug and disconnect from your normal routine, responsibilities, and distractions, to focus completely on yourself and your needs.

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DIY Yoga Festival

Posted on 7/23/2014 by Yoga Download

Let's be realistic: it can take a lot of cash (and vacation time) to get yourself to one of this summer’s epic yoga gatherings. Not everyone can do that, but we all deserve the special experience. We made a yoga festival you can have at home – and it even includes top marquee yoga teachers! Welcome to the first annual DIY Yoga Festival – gather your friends, your mat and set your intention to fun for one day this weekend.

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