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    • Megan Johnson |

      Wands Out! Here’s How Harry Potter and Mindfulness Are Connected

      Books are a powerful way to practice mindfulness. Find out how the Harry Potter series introduces mindfulness and supports us in our mindfulness practice.

    • Bira |

      Do You Practice Outdoor Yoga? 6 Compelling Reasons Why You Should

      Practicing outdoor yoga is a powerful way to tap into nature and find a sense of peace and grounding. Get inspired to take your yoga practice outside.

    • Jillian Grabarczyk |

      These 5 Morning Mantras Will Transform Your Day

      Mantras are powerful words of intention that aid in meditation and can also transform your mind state. Empower your day with these 5 morning mantras.

    • Danielle McKee |

      Everything You Need to Know About Chanting and Kirtan

      Chanting and kirtan have made their reemergence in popularity for one reason: they are extremely powerful. Chanting allows a yoga practice...

    • Devakar Sandhu |

      Top 10 Yoga Destinations in India

      Your trip to India will be amazing no matter which destination. The rich history and tradition, especially in yoga, will no doubt change your life...

    • Jillian Grabarczyk |

      Moon Phases, Their Meanings, and How They Impact You

      As the closest astronomical body to us, the Moon has a powerful influence on us as spiritual bodies. The Full Moon offers the most profound energies that we can absorb, while the New Moon is the next most powerful energy.

    • Kerry Fantelli |

      Forget Woosaa – 5 Real Hacks for Dealing With Your Emotions

      Here are 5 simple steps to express your feelings authentically and empower the way you live your life: ... Get creative...

    • Maria Moscato |

      Chakra Tune-Up: How to Keep Your Energy Clean and Balanced

      While each chakra spirals their own energy of color, the nadis transport it to the cells of our body.

    • Teresa Mason |

      The Key to Developing More Patience – This Works for Everyone!

      Without a doubt, practicing detachment from life’s small obstacles has truly transformed my ability to have patience.

    • Aimee Hughes |

      How to Improve Your Meditation Practice

      Have you come to a place in your meditation practice that needs some encouragement? How have you helped deepen your own practice?

    • Michelle Stanger |

      5 Inspirational Quotes to Apply to Your Yoga Practice

      Be inspired. Whether it is from a quote, a person, a photo or your surroundings. Find inspiration and think of it not only for your life but perhaps your yoga practice as well.

    • Saiisha |

      A Guided Meditation to Answer the Eternal Question “Who am I?”

      This meditation is a powerful practice that empowers you to internalize the truth of Oneness and experience it for yourself.

    • Jessie Wren |

      OM: The Meaning Behind the Sacred Chant + 6 Surprising Benefits

      Om is said to be the totality of all planes macro and micro, and is the oldest mantra or sound in existence.

    • Aimee Hughes |

      5-Minute Guided Meditation to Set Yourself Free + Find Contentment

      5-Minute Guided Meditation to Set Yourself Free + Find Contentment. Freedom is one of the primary aims of yoga, and one could say, of life. In some way or another, we all want to be free.

    • Katie Ness |

      5 Card Decks for Healing, Wisdom, and Spirituality

      Wisdom cards are great for any yogi who’d like to incorporate them in their daily practice or their yoga classes if they teach. Cards of a spiritual nature with inspiring words and imagery can bring a class together to reflect on certain concepts or share their stories, and can be a focal theme to concentrate on during meditation.

    • Saiisha |

      How to Perform Yagna: An Ancient Purification Practice

      Yogis have historically performed rituals as a way to connect with the cosmos and with their own higher...

    • Meredith DeCosta |

      Om Mani Padme Hum: The Meaning Behind the Popular Mantra

      Chanting soothes the senses and sends energy to the parts of your body, chakra centers, that most need it. Calming sounds and mantra are known to help heal the body and mind.

    • Alexa Erickson |

      What Is Your Strongest Chakra? Take the Quiz to Find Out

      “Chakra” in Sanskrit comes from the root word “wheel,” and can be best understood as a revolving conical energy in the body. Take this quick and easy quiz to determine which of your chakra energy centers is your most prominent.

    • Yogi Ram |

      How to Control Your Mind and Experience More Peace

      So how do we go about controlling the formation of thoughts? Here are 5 steps to control your mind and experience more peace:

    • Danielle McKee |

      How to Practice a Quick and Effective Meditation

      When you get a break in your busy day - whether it be a break from being a...

    • Grokker |

      3 Simple Steps to Make Meditation Your New Healthy Habit

      If you haven’t started a meditation practice yet, or if you find it difficult in any way, don’t be discouraged. Try these 3 simple steps:

    • YogiApproved |

      10 Mindful Jewelry Pieces (The Perfect Gift)

      Check out these 10 meaningful jewelry pieces that will inspire you or that special yogi in your life:

    • YogiApproved |

      11 Meditation Products You Need for Your Home Practice

      Here are 11 products that can help you maintain your focus and enhance your personal meditation practice at home.

    • YogiApproved |

      Product Review: WEvolve Subscription Box

      We reviewed WEvolve Box’s first ever box and its theme is “Temple.” This box is all about sacred objects for your home and body to fill your soul with love and protection.

    • Roo Frith |

      6 Common Yoga-Inspired Tattoos and Their Meanings Explained

      You can’t go far these days without running into someone who has a tattoo, especially in the yoga community - from proud declarations of passion worn brazenly across the chest, to symbols of dedication that are tucked discreetly out of sight.

    • Alissa Lastres |

      Use This Ancient Quote to Enhance Your Modern Yoga Practice

      Yoga brings me back to myself; it makes me feel whole again. It shifts my perspective and allows me to face the day from a more emotionally congruent place.

    • Lovepray Jewelry |

      A Quick Guide to Chakras and Crystal Healing Stones

      An explanation of the seven chakras and the corresponding healing crystals that can help align these chakras and get your body, your emotions, and your life more balanced.

    • Ashley Stern |

      The Chakras Explained

      Chakras are places of energy within the body that are located along the central channel of the body. The seven chakras are located from the base of the spine up to the crown of the head.

    • Kasia Litwinski |

      5 Quick ‘n Easy Yoga Poses To Reduce Anxiety

      We’re all busy, and it’s when our schedules are jam packed that anxiety can easily creep in. Here are 5 quick and easy yoga poses to reduce, alleviate, and even prevent anxiety.

    • Danielle McKee |

      10 Life Lessons We Learned from Dr. Wayne Dyer

      Dr. Wayne Dyer changed the world for the better. He spoke and wrote words that have left an unquestionable mark on humanity. Now, we write about Dr. Dyer in the past tense. At the age of 75, he has passed away. To honor this man’s brilliant life and legacy, I humbly offer 10 life lessons that Dr. Wayne Dyer has taught us.

    • Aimee Yamamori |

      What the Om? The Meaning Behind 5 Common Yoga Symbols

      Symbols play a valuable role in all of our lives. We use symbols to add meaning to our lives. Yoga symbols serve the same purpose – they add meaning to our understanding and practice of yoga.

    • Alexa Erickson |

      Meditation: If at First You Don’t Succeed, You’re Probably Not the Only One (Funny Video)

      Tell your thoughts to be still and prepare to experience pure bliss. You’ve now entered mediation, and it’s so easy, right?! Maybe not so much...

    • Ashley Stern |

      20 Yoga Sutras Translated and Explained

      Here are 20 Yoga Sutras that are particularly relevant to your modern yoga practice. Each sutra is translated from Sanskrit to English, and includes a brief explanation to demonstrate the wisdom behind Patanjali’s infamous teachings.

    • Johnny Jedi |

      F*ck That: A Guided Meditation (Profanity)

      This refreshingly honest take on a guided meditation is just what the doctored ordered. It may be a little profane, but you what? It's what were all thinking anyway.

    • Ashton Aiden |

      Energy Management Techniques – Live a More Balanced Life

      I will share a technique for each area of energy management. We will start with physical energy, as this is the one that is most easily measurable and understandable.

    • Alissa Lastres |

      Taking Mountain Pose Off The Mat and into Your Life

      Mountain Pose. Picture it: you’re standing in mountain pose, grounding yourself into the mat and the earth beneath it. You spread your toes and press into them, into your heels,allowing the arches of your feet to rise. You send energy up your legs and place attention on keeping them strong and steady. You draw in your tailbone, hold in your stomach, and breathe your shoulders back into place.

    • Alissa Lastres |

      Preparing for Peace – From Savasana to Your Life

      Once we recognize how much control our minds and thoughts have over our entire existence, we can begin to work toward finding inner peace.

    • Aimee Yamamori |

      4 Common Things That Test Our Namaste and How to Maintain It

      We all have things that mess with our Namaste. Here are 4 things that threaten my Namaste, along with gentle reminders to help keep us more calm and less crazy!

    • Ashton Aiden |

      How to Use Meditation to Reduce Financial Stress

      Money is and has always been a major stressor. Often when we are stressed about our finances, meditation is the last thing on our mind. It is a select few of us that try to find a moment of peace amidst the chaos.

    • Ashley Stern |

      Pope Francis on Yoga, Freedom, and Mindfulness

      Pope Francis spoke about how having “hard hearts” limits our freedom. He said, “You can follow a thousand catechism courses, a thousand spirituality courses, a thousand yoga or Zen courses and all these things. But none of this will be able to give you the freedom as a child

    • Charmie Stryker |

      Is This Whole “Mindfulness Movement” a Trend?

      By definition, mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. This practice of awareness removes the rose colored glasses and allows us to see the karmic law of how even our smallest act can indirectly influence someone or something.

    • Charmie Stryker |

      Art of Attention Healing Cards Review

      I have always been mesmerized by the amount of creativity in the yoga community. Recently, they have launched their deck of Art of Attention Healing Cards and I couldn't be happier to review it.

    • Katherine Smith |

      How To Start A Spiritual Practice And Where To Begin

      Here is some guidance to get you started on your own spiritual quest for a more fulfilling life. We are here to help you on your spiritual journey.

    • Krysta Shannon |

      How to Use and Select a Mala to Enhance Your Meditation Practice

      A mala is a long strand of 108 beads that you can use to enhance your meditation practice. Instead of focusing on the number of times you repeat your mantra, you can use your mala to keep count so that you can focus your mantra’s meaning.

    • Charmie Stryker |

      Why It’s Okay to Be Vulnerable on Your Yoga Mat

      Vulnerability doesn’t care whether you’re yoga student or a teacher--practicing by yourself or in a big class--it demands to be felt. On our journey of self-knowing, vulnerability is inevitable.

    • Kelsey Struble |

      Become An Opportunist – 7 Ways To Start Right Now

      Becoming an opportunist takes practice. Start small. You must start somewhere and at sometime. Today seems as good of day as any. Here are 7 suggestions to get started:

    • Samantha Mitchell |

      5 Ways To Start Your Day With Zen

      A daily routine you can use before a busy day, or even on vacation, that will sneak some Zen into your morning and keep you shining throughout the day!

    • Ashton August |

      May You Be Blessed (A Poem)

      We'd like to share a poem that reminds us all of everything we have to be grateful for....

    • Tyler |

      How to Become Ultra Spiritual (Funny Video)

      Pour yourself a kombucha and grab some popcorn. You're about to learn how to become ultra spiritual from life coach JP Spears. My intuition is telling me you are really going to enjoy this.

    • Rose Waldeier |

      3 Ways to Get the Most out of Your New Yoga Practice

      I am a big believer in timing. I believe that somehow, someway, the right things come to us just when we need them. To me, Yoga is a journey that has presented itself to me at precisely the right time.

    • Bira |

      What It Means To Master Your Asana Practice

      Whether you are just beginning your yoga journey, or if you are a seasoned yogi, know that there is a sure way to master your asana practice but it lies beyond certifications and countless hours on the mat. There is a path to attaining alignment in all positions, to developing your attention and to controlling your breath, to opening your mind and your heart, where physical flexibility is not really the main focus or goal.

    • Ashton August |

      Do This One Simple Thing & I Promise You a Happier Life (video)

      Affirmations have the power to change your life right now. How? First, watch this adorable video. Then, let’s break down the power behind affirmations.

    • Ashton August |

      How Yoga Transforms Your Mind, Body and Spirit

      Yoga is about change. Whether you’re an experienced yogi, or a beginner looking for a healthy workout routine, it doesn’t take long to see a transformation in yourself. Yoga is meditative.

    • Ashton August |

      What Yoga is to Me

      She asked what yoga means to me. She was a stranger I met while traveling; a stranger-turned-friend through the vehicle of yoga. I told her that to me, yoga is my spirituality

    • Ashton August |

      What You Must Know About The Power of Your Yogic Thoughts

      When you can let go of old self-limiting thoughts, you empower yourself to be the change you wish to see. By confronting challenges with awareness and self-love, you build self-confidence and a sense of self-worth, creating space for positivity and peace in your life.

    • Elisha Thompson |

      6 Simple Steps For Beginning a Regular Meditation Practice

      Let's face it, life can get a little overwhelming at times. When this happens it is important to have an outlet that quiets your mind, centers your thoughts and brings you back to earth with a smile. Meditation is this medicine but be carful, it is addicting and has some seriously positive side effects. Follow these simple suggestions and you'll be on your way to a better you.

    • Elisha Thompson |

      6 Tips For Finding Your Yogic Breath

      It is said that without breath there is no yoga. Breath is a crucial part of yoga and...

    • Tyler |

      Russell Brand Has Something Important to Say. We’re All Ears! (video)

      Russell Brand is not just the funny, playful and sometimes a little crazy rockstar of a person that most people think he is. He is so much more! Must Watch!

    • William Ferro |

      Celebrate Summer with Walking Meditation

      4 Types of Walking Meditation you can do outdoors - It's time to get outside again!

    • Ashton August |

      4 Breathing Techniques for Your Meditation – Inhale the good. Exhale the Bad

      There are many forms of Pranayama (breathing), and we encourage you to explore and discover the methods that mesh with your unique practice and needs. Here are 4 breathing techniques to take your meditation to the next level.

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