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how instagram has inspired my yoga practice

I must admit, when pictures of yoga teachers in super impressive, impossible-looking postures starting cropping up on the Internet, I found it a little irritating. To me, it went against everything I’d believed at the time—that yoga was solely an

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judge sides against yoga teacher Bikram Choudhury in copyright lawsuit

If you haven’t heard of Bikram Choudhury, you’ve probably heard of hot yoga. Choudhury is the founder of Bikram yoga – a type of yoga that includes a series of 26 poses and is practiced in high temperatures of over

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latest “yoga in america” study shows interesting results

Yoga Journal released the results of its latest “Yoga in America” study this week, showing that yoga has become more popular since the last study in 2008. A total of 20.4 million practitioners in the United States now practice yoga;

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new study further supports the benefits of yoga to cancer patients.

Studies of yoga’s positive effects on cancer patients are nothing new, but a recent study published in the November 27, 2012 edition of the BMC Cancer journal reviewed many of these studies and found some common themes to support the

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jeffrey’s yoga playlist (no. 2) A dubstep bass driven mix with minimal vocals

Welcome to the second installment of the “Jeffrey’s Yoga Playlist” Series. As I evolve my classes I do the same with my playlists, trying to change both the sequencing and music weekly. I tend to keep certain songs in the

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try the “yoga retreat” game on facebook

The next time you want to waste some time on Facebook, instead of playing “Farmville” or “Bejeweled Blitz,” try the “Yoga Retreat” game that came out in late summer of this year. You get to pretend you’re a yoga instructor

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yoga in schools becomes controversial..

In another battle related to religion and yoga, parents are angry that a southern California school district is offering yoga to the children, according to an article from October 12, 2012 on The Huffington Post. The Encinitas Union School District has been

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jeffrey’s yoga playlist (no. 1) my first attempt at a yoga playlist

Music is a huge part of a yoga class, in my opinion. I want to feel uplifted and motivated, and although this can be accomplished with the voice of a teacher alone; it is nice to have songs from our

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combine a love for yoga and a love for reading with yoga literature

If you’re a fan of yoga, you might have picked up a book on yoga from time to time – probably a reference book with pictures of yoga poses and information on the benefits of yoga. But now you can

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five meditation quotes to inspire your practice

This week, we shift gears from technique to inspiration by examining selected quotations from a few people with exceptional talent for expressing their ideas about meditation. Meditation is a discipline. And like any discipline, it requires commitment and a good

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