Yoga For When Mercury Goes Retrograde

If the events of this past weekend left you feeling like WTF, worry not. There was a supermoon Sunday, the day Merc Rx began, traveling through the firey and playful Sagittarius. Talk about a triple threat. Mercury Retrograde, which occurs four times a year, already is known to bring a Puck-ish mayhem to all our…

Shifting Anger to Love

This is an excerpt from Breathing Love: Meditation in Action by Jennie Lee © 2018. Used by permission from Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd. Consider how upset most of us get when we do not get what we want. Anger is powerful and if left uncontrolled, it can consume us like wildfire. More often than not, anger…

Total Body Yoga Workout with Tim Senesi (Video)

The great thing about Youtube is that there are so many free yoga classes online.  You can practice anywhere, anytime. Yoga With Tim has a 30 Day Total Yoga Body Challenge that we’re loving right now. In Tim’s 30 day challenge he lays a solid foundation for the practice of yoga, gives instructions to help…

Chances are Your Yoga Mat is Toxic. Here are the Safe Alternatives

Well, turns out the very foundation of the practice we use to obtain wellness may be hazardous. Yes, I’m talking about your yoga mat. Most yoga mats are made from PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride), and from both an environmental and health standpoint, PVC is the most toxic plastic. This is because the chemical used to make PVC, Vinyl chloride, is…

Mask On/Mask Off: A Yogic Skincare Routine

Whether you love coupling your favorite methods of self-care, want to cultivate more ritual in your day to day, or are just short on time, this practice will cover your asana, ayurvedic and skincare regimen within 30 minutes. Start by preparing your practice space. It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant. Grab your mats, any…

Erykah Badu’s Top 17 Wellness Secrets

Erykah Badu has dropped holistic knowledge since her teenage years, when she changed the spelling of her first name to “kah,” a reference to one’s inner self. But it’s not her moniker and scats alone that inspire. She actually lives her guidance with her stunning, flawless skin and energy that, of course, goes “On and…

18 Yoga Outfits for Moon Lovers

There’s the recent Solar Eclipse, the Autumnal Equinox coming up (a time when the Sun & Moon get just about equal amounts of the 24 hours in a day) and today, we have a full moon. Lots of amazing and rare things happening in the cosmos and we thought, what a perfect time to pay homage…

India.Arie’s SongVersation: Medicine Meditation Practice

India.Arie is a teacher, not because she is a four-time Grammy winner, but despite the gravitational pull that comes with being so celebrated. One may see clearly that this is so, that she’s a soldier of Self by the way she paid tribute to Roberta Flack at this year’s Black Girls Rock, voice crisp and…

Post-Eclipse Hip Release Yoga (Video) With Adriene

With the solar eclipse, emotions rise. There is something about the moon, and the tides and the amount of water in the human body (an average of 60 percent of our composition) that causes anxiety. Or perhaps it’s the witnessing of the sheer gravity of science that causes the feels. According to CBS, even the…

Urban Translations: Bramacharya

True bramacharya is quite like it sounds: that feeling of bra-burning liberation. The practice of non-attachment to another for the sake of yoking to one’s Self is the greatest freedom, and a prime human right. If someone has trespassed upon that right, there are a few poses for restoration that we will chat more about…

Anti-Desk Club – Part 2

With this month’s news cycle keeping us tethered to Twitter, the perils of Tech Neck have become all too real. Check out some stretches and movements you can do at your desk to mitigate some of the wear and tear (or really, stagnation and disintegration) caused by copious amounts of time deskbound. Unfortunately there’s no…

The Breakdown on Beer Yoga

This new practice of Beer Yoga may seem firmly rooted in bhoga, however there is some intelligent design behind the hedonism. It combines the 5,000 year-old methodology of yoga with what some historians place at a 12,000-year-old science of fermented beverages. Reportedly, these special classes began in Germany, and are now gaining popularity in South Asia and…