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Live Be Yoga ambassadors, Lauren Cohen and Brandon Spratt share a snapshot of their time in Chicago. Each city they travel to they are constantly on the go with studio events, content creation, connecting with the yoga community and so much more. Thankfully EVOLVE® is a tour sponsor and provides them with plant based protein
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Well-trained abdominal muscles are pliable, not chiseled or hard, and adapt quickly to change. Your core is more complicated than just your muscles Michele Graham Contents Core Muscles Box Breath Muscles Core Viscera When we talk about core power, abdominal muscles come to mind. But our core is much more than that. It connects us
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Experienced yogis have probably heard it time and time again. Newer yogis may have even heard it from their teachers after their first class. You know, something along the lines of: “During your first yoga class, you may have felt something inside of you shift.” “On your way home from your first yoga class, you
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Helen Jacobs is the author of You Already Know, host of The Guided Collective Podcast and passionate mentor, helping tap you back into your intuition to remember your true life path. After a successful career in PR and marketing, Helen left to pursue her own intuitive nudges and forged a flourishing practice as a psychic.
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A fashion designer turned yoga teacher lends her expert eye to a carefully curated yoga studio. Caitlin Gottschalk’s yoga studio interior at Sacred Space, a Minneapolis wellness sanctuary Jenna Dailey Caitlin Gottschalk knows how to create beautiful things. The 30-year-old yoga teacher studied design at both Parsons and London College of Fashion before launching her
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Rachel Brathen’s book hits stores this week. In this excerpt from the chapter entitled “Forgive,” Brathen attends a shamanic ceremony in Costa Rica where she finally releases some ghosts from her past. Buy Rachel Brathen’s book here. One day John [Brathen’s boss at the time in Costa Rica – Ed.] told me the commune was hosting
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The struggle is real. Even long-time celebrated teachers like Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee need new inspiration from time to time. From their Yoga Shanti Studio in TriBeCa, the Yees share where they find renewed passion and excitement to share and teach yoga.  Live Be Yoga ambassadors Lauren Cohen and Brandon Spratt are on
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Yoga and sleep go hand in hand (in my opinion), and it only makes sense that there’d a bunch to help you drift peacefully into dream land. The great thing about yoga is that so many of its poses pull double duty! You know what’s great for your hips is also great to help you
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Feeling panicked? Give yourself a hug. This simple sequence can help you feel safe and secure when worry and overwhelm set in. Anxiety often causes us to feel ungrounded and disconnected to the earth. This 2-part sequence from Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee of Yoga Shanti studio in New York City, focuses on longer
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What kind of yogi are you?:  My cursor hovered in between the responses EXPERIENCED  MODERATE NEW I was joining a new yoga gym and filling out the online profile while eating a muffin and getting crumbs all over my keyboard. I considered the options. “Well, I’m not new,” I thought. I’m a mother of three
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Yoga teacher Jennifer Pastiloff shares her best tips for making your day more meaningful. Start your day in silence or prayer iStock/Andresr Start your day in silence or prayer. I have a toddler, so I get that this isn’t always an option. We have so many thoughts throughout the day that are on repeat in
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What’s trending in wellness in Australia. Accessibility to Adaptogens and Ayurvedic Eating There’s been a buzz around adaptogens, gut-health, and Ayurvedic diets for some time now, but it’s recently become much more mainstream in Australia. 

According to Good Food, an Australian food-focused website, a 2017 APS Stress and Wellbeing Survey revealed that, “Australians anxiety levels
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What’s trending in wellness throughout Mexico. Photo by Jezael Melgoza A Ritual For Release This ritual may not be for the faint of heart—in all seriousness, though, people have been known to faint during this practice. Some people are drawn to Mexico specifically to seek out this traditional and unique cleansing experience. A Tezmacal Ritual will
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What’s trending in wellness throughout Eastern Europe. A Steam, Or A Soak… Or Both Balmy temperatures, mineral rich thermal springs, and steaming saunas abound in Eastern Europe. Whichever you prefer—submerging into a muscle soothing bath, or detoxing and sweating it out in a sauna, there’s no shortage of options here. Russia’s banya, or bathhouse, experience
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What’s trending in wellness throughout Japan. Finding Peace In The Forest Taking a walk through nature, surrounded by trees, dirt crunching beneath the weight of each step—it can be one of the best ways to clear the mind and find peace. In Japan, there’s a palpable respect and appreciation for nature and its power and
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While in New York City, Lauren Cohen and Brandon Spratt stopped by Dharma Yoga to talk to legendary yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra about how yoga can build compassion and happiness in others. Dharma Mittra has been teaching classical yoga since 1967, and has since initiated thousands of students on teachers on the yogic path though
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image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp In this day and age where we are constantly surrounded by images of the ‘ideal’ body being slim and smooth, it is sometimes hard to look ourselves in the mirror and accept what we see. Not all of us fit the profile of the ‘perfect body’. Truth be told, I
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This year, we are honoured to be supporting the largest #CarFreeDay London celebration ever for Mayor of London + Transport for London by reimagining mindfulness and wellbeing in car free London. For tickets and more information, click here.  In London, two million people are living in areas with illegal air pollution levels. Buses and other vehicles pollute the city at an
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For 10 years, Wanderlust Festival has gathered teachers, experts, musicians, and creators at stunning locations for transformational experiences—each unique unto itself. We are honoured to be supporting the largest Car Free Day London celebration ever, by reimagining mindfulness and wellbeing on Tower Bridge, presenting Reimagine Sunrise Flow and unique activities and inspiring talks from leading
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Inner London has been my home for nearly 20 years now and consciously choose to participate in big city life. Over the years I’ve developed a handful of key rituals that help me to embrace the upsides whilst reducing the downsides. Here are my most valuable “London life” habits. I find London to be an
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Get everything you need without the damaging throwaway plastic packaging that you can expect to find in supermarkets. These shops are peppering sustainability across the whole smokey city. So, whichever borough you do your stock-up in, there is bound to be one not too far away! Hit up your nearest zero waste spot for some great plastic free,
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This simple yet effective sequence from Ashtanga Yoga teacher Kino MacGregor will energize and inspire you even when the couch calls. Live Be Yoga ambassadors Lauren Cohen and Brandon Spratt are on a road trip across the country to sit down with master teachers, host free local classes, and so much more—all to illuminate the
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For those looking to ditch single-serve plastic water bottles (or cans of fizz), and up their hydration quota by adding fruity flavor to every drink, these fruit infuser water bottles are for you. Want more flavor in your water but don’t want the high sugar load of most sweetened beverages? A fruit infuser water bottle
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Model Noemi Nunez demonstrates a technique from yoga teacher Tatiana Forero Puerta which can help calm your sympathetic (“fight or flight”) and activate your parasympathetic nervous system (“rest and digest”). For the full sequence, see 5 Practices to Invite Transformation.