finding a meditation group

You’ve probably heard over and over again just how important it is to be consistent if you want to get the most out of your meditation practice. Five minutes every day will give you much greater benefits than an hour

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possibly the world’s greatest hummus recipe

Heaven help the health conscious yogi who can’t make a delicious hummus at home. Once you learn how to make your own, I guarantee that you will not be able to eat the store-bought kind again. Ok, I take that

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5 chest openers to unblock that heart chakra

In many belief systems chakras are a big deal. These seven points along the body form no less than the centers of our spiritual power. This past February was National Heart Month, in honor of that we’re focusing today on the fourth

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Yoga on The Web – The Yoga Subreddit

Not quite sure how to further your interest in Yoga using the web?  YogaSlate is here to help! Our first stop is Reddit! What is Reddit and how does it work? Reddit a website that is a great source for finding out

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thera cane – rate and review thursday

4.6 out of 5 Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

The Thera Cane is a tool I discovered a few years ago with the help of a friend who had some back issues. Every time I would head to his house he would have some sort of new back massager

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tambura and the eternal vibration

Perhaps you’ve heard the drone-like sound of a tambura (tanpura) and not actually known that’s what you were hearing. You may have heard it in the background at a kirtan, or in a traditional yoga shala. If you’ve been to

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5 tips for an awesome home yoga practice

While nothing beats falling in love with a yoga studio there are times when having a home yoga practice is a very good thing. I learned this firsthand a few weeks ago, when I came down with nasty winter cold. On

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dharma yoga wheel – rate and review thursday

3.8 out of 5 Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars

“Blocks, Bolsters, straps and blankets… Oh My! These tend to be the standard props that are used in most yoga classes today. As yoga grows in popularity new and exciting products and services are being introduced into the marketplace. Which leads us to our first review here

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the surprising benefits of partner yoga

Many people—myself included—consider yoga their “me time.” When we practice, we’re liberated from our desks, away from our children, and free to move and meditate on our mat. Those minutes are precious and much needed—which is why the idea of

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lighten up! the role of humor in meditation

The first time I took part in a meditation group I was nervous. It was a new experience for me, and I didn’t know anyone else in the group. When I arrived I entered the building through the wrong door,

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