Monthly Archives: Dec 2016

You can learn to consciously utilize muscles, like the psoas, that tend to do their own thing, and when you do, it can transform your yoga practice. The human body is somewhat of a mad scientist. Case in 
point: the way our muscles work. Some muscles are easy 
to consciously access, meaning they take direction […]

The key to true mind-body balance? Understanding your body’s natural needs—how to eat, cook, cleanse, and heal—through each season. In our upcoming online course Ayurveda 101, Larissa Hall Carlson, former dean of Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda, and John Douillard, founder of LifeSpa.com and best-selling author, demystify yoga’s elemental sister science. Sign up now! Did you […]

Will Smith and Keira Knightley in a scene from Collateral Beauty. It could be this year’s must-see movie for yogis. In Collateral Beauty, which hits theaters today, Will Smith plays Howard, a successful New York advertising executive who retreats from life after suffering from an unthinkable tragedy. To cope, he writes letters to Love, Time, […]

Once you know how to breathe mindfully, you can use the practice to help you through challenging times. It’s not about denying feelings or changing them; it’s accepting them exactly as they are, while opening awareness to the calming quality of our breath. Like many people, I had heard about mindfulness. I knew that it […]

The key to true mind-body balance? Understanding your body’s natural needs—how to eat, cook, cleanse, and heal—through each season. In our upcoming online course Ayurveda 101, Larissa Hall Carlson, former dean of Kripalu’s School of Ayurveda, and John Douillard, founder of LifeSpa.com and best-selling author, demystify yoga’s elemental sister science. Sign up now—class starts Dec. […]