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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…
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…
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…
Life

How to Restore Calm During the Storm by Taking Refuge in Your Soul

Sensing Presence in the natural world can give you a feeling of refuge and restore your soul. When my students tell me they feel frazzled or overwhelmed, I often ask, “Is there a place you go to in order to…
Food & Diet

4 Healthy Meal Plans to Boost Your Energy, Spark Mental Clarity, and Improve Well-Being

Lots of yogis embrace veganism—a strictly plant-based diet and lifestyle that excludes the use and consumption of animal products and by-products—not just as a way of eating, but as a complete way of being. For many, the vegan philosophy is…
Life

3 Ways Orangetheory Fitness Strengthened My Yoga Practice

Bee Creel (center), with Coach Bethany Welch (left) and Orangetheory Indoor Rowing Consultant, Josh Summers (right).   It’s 6:50 a.m. on a Tuesday morning in Manhattan, and I just finished teaching my first yoga class of the day. A year…
Life

9 Travel Hacks for Your Next Flight

Everyone knows how we feel after a flight: cramped, cranky, and stiff from the stress of being herded through security lines and sitting for too many hours at a time in a too-small seat. That feeling can sometimes even mess…
Life

Inside My Injury: How I Ended Up With a Total Hip Replacement at Age 45

“Lie completely still.” When an X-ray technician tells me not to move for the next 20 minutes, I remind myself of the thousands of hours I’ve spent in Savasana. Staying still while my left hip is scrutinized by the MRI…
Life

My 38-Year Love Affair With Yoga (and How We Finally Made It Official)

I often joke that yoga is my longest relationship, but, aside from my family and a few friends, it’s actually true. Yoga and I have been together for 38 years. Back in 1980, when I started practicing, there were no…
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