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  • Loving Differences

    Posted by Amelia B

    I’m often asked how I navigate relationships with those who don’t understand or agree with my views and life choices. Most of my life I’ve been questioning the status quo and striving to trust and follow my intuition, or my …

  • Love Is

    Posted by Chandanni M

    Love is when you have friendliness despite your differences. Love is knowing who you are and being at peace with who you are. I think we throw around this word way too loosely. When we are truly in love or …

  • I Became My Own Beloved

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    Love is sacred and holy and often times can also be scary and baffling. I grew up in a home where both love and abuse was present. The “I love you’s” were there non stop as were the cursing and …

  • Creating Space for Growth

    Posted by Karen S

    Happy New Year!  Belatedly! It is almost the end of January and renewal is the theme of the month! Letting go of what no longer serves and creating energy and space for the light of new growth is usually what …

  • Be Who You Are

    Posted by Amelia B

    Be who you are “Are you vegan?” is one of the most asked questions I get on social media — so I thought I’d finally dive in and answer. But first, a little bit of history … Ever since I …

  • Be Kinder To Yourself

    Posted by Jessica T

    January marks not only the beginning of the year it is also my birthday month. As I reflect on past experience I can’t help but acknowledge the fact I am about to turn 32. THIRTY-F-ing-TWO!! This feeling of shock is …

  • Bright

    Posted by Ramesh Narine

    The bodies burned day and night along the riverside, watched through the eyes of their lineage, seven generations in both directions. I had arrived in India on the day of Diwali. A forty hour flight that included a layover in …

  • The Illness Seeks The Medicine

    Posted by Ashley A

    cradle your head in your hands sweetly caress your own body lay down on the earth and cry for this day for this life I feel you sweet tender one I feel you wanting the words of the mother to …

  • Feel It All

    Posted by stephanie b

    Feel it all. One of the hardest classes I taught was a class I themed around “joy” this time last year. I came into the studio at 5 am to turn on the heat, set up the music, and get …

  • The Shifts That Lift List

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    Life is not all darkness or all light, it is a dance of both. My journey has been learning to navigate the darkness and the light. During some points of my life, it was as if I swam in the …

  • The Gemini Full Moon

    Posted by Achintya D

    The Gemini Full Moon is exact on December 3rd at 7:47am PST | 10:47am EST. This full moon, governed by the Element of Air, is simultaneously a descent into your innermost chambers to release the past and a celebration of gratitude for …

  • Yoga of Hope with Rachel Brathen

    Posted by Rachel B

    Unroll your mat and flow next to me in this special class that I filmed for you from my home studio, Island Yoga! Tune in from wherever you are in the world for a gentle all-levels flow dedicated to raising money, …

  • In Search Of Ourselves

    Posted by stephanie b

    People often come to yoga looking for something. Whether it’s flexibility, stress relief, healing, health, and physical benefits. All over the world, people are turning to this practice with a desire to get on their mat and breathe. When I …

  • 3 Ways Practicing Gratitude Will Transform Your Life

    Posted by Kimberly S

    You may already know this intuitively, but there are numerous studies showing that practicing gratitude benefits us personally, emotionally, and socially. Gratitude works! It can improve our heath, enhance our sleep, and even benefit our careers. The key appears to …

  • From The Heart Podcast with Lara Heimann

    Posted by Rachel B

    From The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl featuring Lara Heimann In today’s episode I am joined by @lara.heimann – physical therapist, master yoga teacher and anatomy genius. We talk about one thing and one thing only: THE BODY. Your body is a …

  • As Above

    Posted by Ramesh Narine

    I woke this morning to the sound of the water running. A creek runs alongside the property. Really, it’s more of a stream. Sandbags backstopped by chicken wire reinforce the embankment. Regal cows graze in a small enclosed space alongside …

  • Mindful Media Challenge: November 6-12

    Posted by Amelia B

    I feel like at the start of every winter, as the days get shorter and colder, I snuggle into a kind of “hibernation” mode. It feels natural to want to disconnect more from social media and move inwards. I was …

  • Heartbroken and Grateful

    Posted by Christine Gutierrez

    There are moments when I rise that the sun beams in through the crack of my window and I spring out of bed feeling full of gratitude and excitement for the day. And there are days where I see the …

  • The Alchemy of Gratitude – A Daily Practice

    Posted by Chandanni M

    Every night before I go to sleep I think of all the things I am grateful for until I literally nod off. It is way more powerful than any melatonin, seriously. Try it. Every night before you drift off to …

  • Lunar Samhain Rituals

    Posted by Achintya D

    Samhain is the cross-quarter Holy Day on The Wheel of the Year, half way between Equinox and Solstice and marks the beginning of the Celtic New Year, in the Priestess traditions and many cultures around the globe. It is the end …