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Russell Simmons, the Yoga King of Los Angeles - Sheila Marikar

Russell Simmons, the Yoga King of Los Angeles - Sheila Marikar

November 20th, 2016

Russell Simmons was not happy with the wood furniture at Tantris, his soon-to-open yoga studio on Sunset Boulevard here. “This looks like paper, plywood,” Mr. Simmons said last week, knocking his[...]

What It's Like To Meditate with Deepak Chopra -  Leena Rao

What It's Like To Meditate with Deepak Chopra - Leena Rao

November 12th, 2016

I’m not one for meditating. It’s not that I don’t believe in the virtues and benefits of the practice, but my mind tends to wander and instead of coming out[...]

Love Dogs? And Yoga? Incorporate Your Pup Into Your Practice - Pamela Mitchell

Love Dogs? And Yoga? Incorporate Your Pup Into Your Practice - Pamela Mitchell

November 2nd, 2016

In a yoga class, muscles strengthen. Stress disappears. Students achieve a state of mindfulness. In a doga class (dogs + yoga), all of that happens and more, with people and[...]

How to Maintain Your Yoga Practice (For Free) While You Travel - Christina Garofalo

How to Maintain Your Yoga Practice (For Free) While You Travel - Christina Garofalo

October 15th, 2016

Every September, hotels ramp up their wellness offerings to honor National Yoga Month. While a discounted yoga package with your stay is nice, the beauty of yoga is that you can do it[...]

The near-superhuman way yoga unites mind and body - Drake Baer

The near-superhuman way yoga unites mind and body - Drake Baer

October 9th, 2016

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He arrived at the[...]

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The Brutal Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher - Michelle Goldberg

The Brutal Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher - Michelle Goldberg

October 15th, 2016

Theresa Elliott might not have been a star in the yoga world, but she was a professional. She started teaching yoga in Seattle 23 years ago. Since then, she’s run her own studio, trained hundreds of teachers, posed on the cover of books by the anatomy guru Judith Lasater, and modeled [...]

Georgia State University: Yoga may be viable option for people with generalized anxiety disorder

Georgia State University: Yoga may be viable option for people with generalized anxiety disorder

October 9th, 2016

The research focuses on the effects of yoga on three people with the disorder and whether or not yoga could be helpful and serve as an alternative or additional treatment option. "When people have this diagnosis, they worry a lot-uncontrollably-about the future, which causes ph[...]

Yoga as Good as Physical Therapy for Back Pain - Pauline Anderson

Yoga as Good as Physical Therapy for Back Pain - Pauline Anderson

September 29th, 2016

Yoga is as good as physical therapy (PT) in reducing chronic low back pain, the most common pain problem in the United States, new research shows. "Our study showed that yoga was noninferior to physical therapy for a diverse group of low-income patients," said Robert B. Saper, MD, [...]

The Intriguing Tantric Practices You Should Really Know About - Jim Bennitt

The Intriguing Tantric Practices You Should Really Know About - Jim Bennitt

August 15th, 2016

Learn how tantra can radically shift your yoga and meditation experience, and bring your consciousness to an elevated state. In the 13th century a group of radical yogis, led by a man called Goraksha, saw that meditation was the main spiritual practice being taught in India, though t[...]

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