Monthly Archives: Dec 2017

When it comes to product reviews, we don’t mess around. All of the items we review are put through the ringer of everyday use. You can trust that our reviews are non-biased and completely honest. Full disclosure: we don’t publish negative reviews. If a product doesn’t live up to our standards, we simply won’t promote […]

Yup, feeling sore after your yoga class is normal! Soreness is a natural part of the process of muscle recovery. It might happen following your flows if your muscles have been taxed, and is a sign that your muscles are trying to repair and rebuild. Although it’s a natural process, it’s important to be in […]

Yoga poses build off one another to prepare the mind and body for advanced postures. Some add strength, others add stretch, and a few may just help prepare the mind. One-Legged Wheel pose, or eka pada urdhva dhanurasana, is a literal extension of urdhva dhanurasana (also called Wheel pose). This advanced backbend builds on Wheel […]

The Dalai Lama, one of the great spiritual leaders of our time, has been quoted as saying, “If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” As the mom of an 8-year-old boy, a yoga teacher, and a human concerned with the future […]

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend than to support the fight against breast cancer with yoga? Leading yoga brand Manduka is partnering with Susan G. Komen, the largest funder of breast cancer research outside of the U.S. government, for project:OM, a mission to gather one million yogis for the world’s largest yoga event. […]

The splits. Otherwise known as the arch-nemesis of those of us who are quite tall, are not naturally very bendy, or simply find the splits to be very intimidating. This pose requires pretty intense flexibility pretty much everywhere in your body, particularly in your hips, hamstrings, quadriceps, and lower back. So, in honor of the […]

Get inspired to open your heart with this 60-minute yoga playlist on Spotify. Download the free software to listen to our playlists—and check back weekly for more of our fave yoga tunes. Feeling blocked in your heart chakra? Listen to these heart-opening tunes, drop into Wild Thing, and feel the love. Leave your yoga practice […]

Who the heck has time to meditate? With an endless to-do list, constant distractions, and the societal pressure to worship at the altar of busy, we’re lucky to make it to the end of the day with our sanity intact. By now, we’ve all heard about the many benefits of adding meditation and mindfulness to […]