Health

Josh Summers

Why Yin Yoga Could be the Refresher Your Practice Needs

Studies suggest that Yin Yoga helps promote the strength, vitality, hydration, and mobility of our connective tissues. Yet Yin Yoga works on an energetic level, too.  Jeff Nelson When I first stepped onto the yogic path 20 years ago, I…
Life

11 Poses to Help Kids Feel Brave

Nicole Cardoza and a child practicing yoga. Chris Fanning As yogis, we know asana and meditation can help us feel powerfully grounded and embodied, which in turn shapes how we show up in the world. These practices are important for…
2018 TOUR STOPS

Why the Kundalini Yoga Mantra Sat Nam Is So Powerful

Siri Adi Singh, Kundalini Yoga teacher, DJ, and co-founder of Sat Nam Yoga in Chicago. Greg Brenton “Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam. Sat Nam…” Chanting Sat Nam with about 30 other yogis in class, my eyes are closed, arms…
Food & Diet

Kathryn Budig’s Easy Recipe for Coconut Almond Butter Pancakes

Kathryn Budig celebrates healthy eating with her pancake recipe. YogaGlo Cardamom Coconut Almond Butter Pancakes from YogaGlo’s Better Than Takeout Yields 6 small pancakes + bonus almond butter “These should be illegal they’re so easy. They’ve become a daily staple in our…
Namaste Blog

How to Form a New Relationship with Your Anxiety

Through asana, as well as other mindful practices, we can intentionally work on releasing stored emotions to diminish anxiety. Anxiety. Sometimes even just reading the word can be triggering. Anxiety is broad condition encompasses a huge range of meanings. For…
Namaste Blog

Why Every Yoga Practitioner Should Study Sanskrit

Learning Sanskrit can invite more meaning into your yoga asana practice.  Want to dive deeper into yoga philosophy and asana with the study of Sanskrit? Join Richard Rosen—author and co-founder of the former Oakland- and San Francisco Bay-based Piedmont Yoga…
Lucienne Vida

Challenge Pose: Akarna Dhanurasana I

Zev Starr-Tambor PREVIOUS STEP IN YOGAPEDIA 3 Ways to Prep for Akarna Dhanurasana I (Archer Pose I)SEE ALL ENTRIES IN YOGAPEDIA Akarna Dhanurasana IA = Near, toward · Karna = Ear · Dhanu = Bow · Asana = Pose Archer Pose…
2018 TOUR STOPS

How Figs by Figueroa Sandals Keep Traveling Yogis Happy

Live Be Yoga ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Aris Seaberg are on a road trip across the country to share real talk with master teachers, explore innovative classes, and so much more—all to illuminate what’s in store for the future of…
Jana Montgomery

Anatomy 101: Are Muscular Engagement Cues Doing More Harm Than Good?

Is “Engage your hamstrings” really the best cue for Bridge Pose? It’s up for debate. Paul Miller When I practice yoga in a public class, I love the combination of a good flow and longer holds. The opportunity to explore…
Balance

I Took My Baby to Mysore, India, for a Month: Here’s What It Was Really Like

Ty Landrum’s daughter, shown on their family trip to India. India is a swarming mass of revelry and confusion. The streets are filled with wild dogs, sacred cows, and crippled beggars. Motorcycles brush past you at dangerous speeds, swerving around…
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