Monthly Archives: June 2018

There’s no place like Ubud for yoga

Bali is not all about beaches and waves. Travelers may want to cool down in Ubud, Gianyar regency, after a few days of sunbathing, water sports and partying. Ubud, which means obat (medicine) in Indonesian, may indicate that the town has healing powers. Those powers may come from the mystical temples and vast rice fields of Ubud, providing the perfect …

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7 Best Yoga Books You Should Read

7 Best Yoga Books You Should Read Ancient wisdom is vast. The more you dig deep, the more there is to learn. The same goes for yoga. Although, yoga is part of the modern lifestyle now, its roots go way back. Its history, techniques, philosophies and the concept’s journey since the time of its initiation is something that you should …

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Iyengar Yoga & Wellness weekend Retreat Holland with Asaf Hacmon

IYENGAR YOGA & WELLNESS WEEKEND RETREAT WITH ASAF HACMON – HOTEL THERMEN BUSSLOO | AUTUMN 2018 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS OF IYENGAR YOGA, SPA AND WELLNESS ON A LAKE SIDE SPA RESORT NEAR THE VELUWE, HOLLAND: NOV 9-11 2018 A truly special weekend yoga retreat for the colder days combining the mind-body benefits of deep and nourishing yoga practice with the …

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Leggings That It’s Socially Acceptable to Wear All Day Long

Raymond Hall/GC Images Los Angeles native Andrea Lublin is a wardrobe stylist, fashion blogger and social influencer known for her creative, easygoing sense of style. She's worked for E! and The Style Network as a talent manager, but her latest sartorial venture is Andrea’s Lookbook, a weekly blog that features everything from her daily outfits to customized mood boards. Leggings can be a woman’s …

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Does yoga encourage eating disorders?

The current issue of a leading yoga magazine contains step-by-step instructions on how to throw up your food after eating, claiming it’s an ancient yogic technique. Is that appropriate in our eating-disordered times or dangerously irresponsible, asks Healthista yoga columnist Genny Wilkinson-Priest? People come to yoga for many reasons – to stretch the hamstrings, to build a mind-body connection, to …

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Beginner Hot Yoga Tips

We're getting to that time of year when change is palpably in the air. Not only is Fall a great season to clear out your closet, but it's also the ideal time to try new workouts. You may have heard about the many benefits of hot yoga, because if Penélope Cruz and Sandra Bullock swear by it, there must be …

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8 Different Types of Yoga and Their Benefits

Yoga is one of the easiest and effective ways to boost your physical and mental strength. As yoga is practised in different forms and versions, it is quite difficult to choose a suitable style for your body shape and size. Some prefer Bikram yoga to Power yoga while some prefer Hatha Yoga to Yin Yoga. The choice of a particular …

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Practice Yoga? You’re Contributing To ‘White Supremacy,’ Says Professor

If you're white and you practice yoga, you're probably a racist. Well, okay, you might not consciously be a racist, but you are contributing to “white supremacy,” argues a Michigan State University professor. Also, there's a serious “yoga industrial complex” that must be addressed. In a co-authored article titled “Yoga and the Roots of Cultural Appropriation,” Religious Studies Professor Shreena …

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Calming Postnatal Yoga Sequence for the ‘Fourth Trimester’

This relaxing “fourth trimester” yoga sequence can help you reconnect with your body and calm your mind in those early months with a new baby. Allie Geer I had my two babies in two different countries, Switzerland and the United States, respectively. People often ask me, “What was the biggest difference having your first baby while living abroad?” Although there …

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