Fast & Flexible: Yoga for Runners, Feet, Ankles & Calves

Posted on 1/20/2015 by Tara Kestner in Hero's Pose Upright Frog yoga for runners

It always amazes me that as soon as the snow starts to melt, runners hit the road. Despite the fact it is 32 degrees with a brisk head wind, I see runners in shirts, no jacket and shorts, dodging remnant snow piles, pot holes and all forms of traffic to get their runs in. You runners are a very motivated bunch and apparently impervious to cold.

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Three Little Words

Posted on 1/20/2015 by Dana Damara in Trust Journey Listen

Just three simple words, that’s all it takes to seed your life and set it into motion. But what happens is we are bombarded by so much, much more than three little words each day.

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What is Yoga Anyway?

Posted on 1/13/2015 by Elise Fabricant in Soul Consciousness yoga

This Fall I celebrated the twenty-first anniversary of my very first yoga class. As a college freshman, I somewhat arbitrarily signed up for yoga as a “physical education” elective. My sweet grandma had been practicing yoga for years, so I had a vague knowledge of what it was all about, but I had no idea how much that that one course would end up influencing my life. Since first walking into that college gym, I have gone on to study various styles of yoga with many wonderful teachers, taught yoga in different capacities for over ten years, and owned two yoga studios on opposite corners of Colorado.

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Who You Are

Posted on 1/13/2015 by Dana Damara in Light love Gratitude

Our theme for this week has been “who are you”. Beneath the labels, the job titles, the busyiness, the ambitious attitude, the resolutions, the sweat on your mat … who the hell are you and what do you stand for?

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Stand in Courage

Posted on 1/6/2015 by Dana Damara in Courage Self Reflection

Whew … courage, what a word. I was told by one of my amazing teachers once that the word courage actually radiates the highest vibration when it comes to connecting with the Divine. That blew me away. It is one of the most powerful virtues, she said. Because it creates. It creates the next thing based on your decision to make a decision that best suits your development, if you are present that is.

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Our Physical Nature: Embracing Hatha Yoga

Posted on 12/29/2014 by Kimi Marin in Asana Mind Body Hatha Yoga

In our physical body we experience the world. In our body we make love, hug a friend, fidget, get mad, anxious or stressed. In our body we feel a breeze, swim in the ocean, sing, laugh, dance and cry. In our body we repress emotions, hold tension, hate ourselves and love others. Although our body is the vehicle in which our spirit experiences the world, there continues to be ongoing discussion regarding Western yoga as a purely physical practice, or posture (asana) focused. I feel we need the physical practice to build the strength and flexibility to be able to withstand the nuances and complexities that are life.

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Cleansing Green Smoothie

Posted on 12/29/2014 by Conscious Cleanse in The Conscious Cleanse Green Smoothie

I’m often asked how I can continue to drink green smoothies when the weather gets cold. This smoothie is my answer.

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My 5 Favorite Reasons to Practice Yoga Online

Posted on 12/29/2014 by Justin Kaliszewski in Online Yoga Outlaw Yoga

When you practice yoga online you don't get the feel of a public class...we get it. Now get over it. That's the only reasonable objection to practicing yoga online.

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A Yogi's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Redux

Posted on 12/23/2014 by Yoga Download in christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the home, Not a yogi was stirring, not even an OM.

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Why Yoga Festivals Rock

Posted on 12/19/2014 by Justin Kaliszewski in Outlaw Yoga Yoga Festivals

Some people bash yoga festivals as being a bit pretentious, inaccessible, and elitist...and they're right. But so is yoga as a practice, so let's all get over it and, instead, celebrate why yoga festivals ROCK!

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