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Climate change has become one of the most prevalent topics over the past few years, raising concerns about the future of the air we breathe and the future of our planet. We’re encouraged to reduce our carbon footprint, to promote and incite change, however, this can sometimes feel difficult and daunting to achieve. Not sure
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There’s no shortage of reasons to replace or—at the very least—cut down on how much meat we consume. In August, the United Nations released a report that called out how a plant-based diet can help to curb climate change. Vegan yogis will tout the principle of ahimsa, the first yama outlined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
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From Accessible Yoga: Poses and Practices for Every Body by Jivana Heyman © 2019 by Jason Heyman. Reprinted in arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boulder, CO. Sun Salutations A Sun Salutation an effective way to warm up your entire body, whether as preparation for more poses or simply to warm yourself up on a cold
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Love it or hate it, Burning Man is on its way to becoming a household term. Old-schoolers who “were there then” bemoan the establishment’s takeover of the once renegade art festival—often in well-established publications. The first Man burned back in 1986, before some of the festival’s most reverent devotees were breathing air, let alone flames.
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Try this 6-minute guided meditation from Katherine Lo, founder of Eaton Workshop, to help you cultivate compassion and connect with your true self. On each inhalation, you’ll focus on what you wish to bring into your life, and on each exhalation, you’ll focus on letting go of what you wish to lessen. Lo reconfigures hotels
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Lauren Cohen and Brandon Spratt recently caught up with Ashtanga Yoga instructor Kino MacGreggor at her Miami studio to talk about making this practice, famous for its difficult poses, more inclusive. Find out what one of the youngest certified Ashtanga Yoga teachers and co-founder of Miami Life Center had to say.  Live Be Yoga ambassadors
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Think you’ve mastered Plank Pose? All you need is a prop to ratchet up the challenge. Carrie Owerko—who leads YJ’s upcoming series of video practices, Iyengar Yoga for Strength and Agility—takes you through three variations of this classic core-strengthening move. Grab a blanket and get started! Want to get stronger and more resilient—and have a lot
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Donovan’s passion for yoga was lit nearly 20 years ago after a kundalini practice in New York City. That initial ignition still fuels the expansion that continues today through practicing, teaching and creating. The culmination of those years learning and absorbing so many modalities gave him the inspiration that led to the creation of Amplified
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Have you ever wondered what the heck is your mat made of? This is a PSA for all vets, newbies, and in-betweeners about your yoga mats. A movement has been started in the yogi community called the Plastic Free Yoga Revolution. I’m kinda hoping people use the acronyms PFYR (Fah-eye-yur) because this info is straight
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Since David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II highlighted its devastating impact on our marine life, there’s been a lot of talk about plastic. From the banning of plastic straws, to the widespread adoption of reusable bottles and coffee cups, we’re slowly waking up to the problem with our plastic consumption. But while we’re busy re-thinking plastic
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Live Be Yoga ambassador Lauren Cohen shares her tips for maintaining a personal practice – even when living out of a suitcase. Lauren Cohen says that her constant travel schedule as an ambassador for Live Be Yoga has informed and inspired her daily morning practice.  Simone Jowell Live Be Yoga ambassadors Lauren Cohen and Brandon
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When you’re a brand new certified yoga teacher, chances are that you can’t wait to start teaching. You’re ready to pull out all the stops and teach some badass, feel-good yoga classes. You sit down to plan your sequences and come up… blank. Thoughts rush through your head: Will my students like this? Is this
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Improve flexibility and mobility in your hamstrings for better performance and to prevent injuries. Hamstrings are a group of muscles that run along the back of your thighs, starting at your lower pelvis and attaching to your knee and lower legs. They are often the culprit for various sports injuries and chronic pain due to
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This new awareness made me realize that if you don’t pull out tension by the roots, it just migrates elsewhere—that boiling water has to let off steam somewhere. I learned about “release valves” in a teacher training a couple of years ago. We were working in groups, observing other students’ mobility and looking for dysfunctional
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Feeling exhausted and burnt out? Try this easy, do-anywhere sequence from Jules Hunt, founder of the blog Om & The City. We met with wellness entrepreneur Jules Hunt of Om & the City in Austin, TX recently during our cross country Live Be Yoga Tour. She shared this simple practice and few tips to overcome
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Don’t miss these strategies for supporting spinal health and keeping pain at bay. Vertebral column Christopher Dougherty Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people, according to the National Institutes of Health. The good news? Yoga-based therapeutics are affordable and accessible ways to alleviate and prevent back
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August marks the end of summer. As we enjoy the long days of the final month and begin to prepare for fall, it brings to mind the idea of balance. The science of Ayurveda aims to bring our bodies back into harmony with nature, helping us create balance through our diet, daily routines, and lifestyle.
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Use these tips from Ayurveda expert Larissa Hall Carlson to increase your physical and mental well-begin. Boost your sattva with these six tips from an Ayurvedic expert.  “In Ayurveda, there are different treatment protocols. One approach is to, rather than worrying about rajas and tamas, focus on boosting sattva,” says Larissa Hall Carlson. “The other
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CBD has become one of the biggest health trends of the 21st century, remaking the options for everything from mainstream wellness products to skin care lines. But there’s still a lot of misinformation about what CBD can do for you. Learn more here. CBD and yoga can be a harmonious combination — from getting you