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Good Luck Yoga for Days You Really Need It Good Luck Yoga for Days You Really Need It Good Luck Yoga for Days You Really Need It Good Luck Yoga for Days You Really Need It


If you’re superstitious about Friday the 13th or just want to usher in a bit of extra good luck this weekend, the following yoga techniques...

Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve Psychological Flexibility: The Other Type of Flexibility That Yoga Helps Improve


Psychological flexibility is looking at ideas in new ways or coming up with new solutions. Here's why this is so important and how...

Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt) Let Go of Attachment With This Daily Practice From 'True Yoga' (Excerpt)


Jennie Lee, author of 'True Yoga,' shares her exploration with attachment and while not easy, is worth the pay-off in inner peace. Her...

Get Grounded Through 'Earthing' Get Grounded Through 'Earthing' Get Grounded Through 'Earthing' Get Grounded Through 'Earthing'


Learn how 'earthing,' or grounding, helps us feel energized and can restore our sleep pattern to a natural circadian rhythm.

Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective Gaining the '50,000-Foot View' Perspective


The 50,000-foot view refers to the seeing of things from a bird’s-eye perspective; from the most expansive view possible. From here, we can...

Are You Insecure? Are You Insecure? Are You Insecure? Are You Insecure?


Feeling insecure is part of being human. Learn how to use various yogic tools and techniques to restore your self-confidence.

You Are a Spiritual Being You Are a Spiritual Being You Are a Spiritual Being You Are a Spiritual Being


Practicing yoga is one of the best ways to get in touch with our spiritual side. It helps us merge our body, our breath, and our spirit....

What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training What to Expect From a Reputable Yoga Teacher Training


All yoga teacher trainings differ in the scope of their content, how it's delivered, and the style and structure in which the material is...

The Chakras and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs The Chakras and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs The Chakras and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs The Chakras and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs


What do the seven chakras and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs have in common?

Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment) Practicing Aparigraha (Non-Attachment)


Just like we practice asana and pranayama in yoga, we must also practice aparigraha, or non-attachment. We can relate aparigraha to being...

3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class


You've completed your teacher training and you want to start teaching yoga. Now what? Do the following three things and you'll be set up...

Love Your Body Love Your Body Love Your Body Love Your Body


Learn to reclaim a positive relationship with your body through meditation, mindfulness and journaling practices.

How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done How to Stop Multitasking and Get More Done


Multitasking can be draining. At it's worst, it leaves us feeling like we're spinning our wheels without gaining traction. Learn how yoga...

Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken Finding Beauty in the Broken


As human beings, we are all inherently imperfect. Learning to accept those around us just as they are is key to the Zen Buddhist precept of...

Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith Vanquish Your Doubts With Faith


Doubt is one of the 5 hindrances of reaching Nirvana. And we all have doubts; it's part of being a thinking human being. But what happens...

How 500 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training Changed Me How 500 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training Changed Me How 500 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training Changed Me How 500 Hours of Yoga Teacher Training Changed Me


500 hours of yoga teacher training changed Yogapedia contributor Jade Lizzie's life. Her personal account of coming to yoga with an injured...

How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed How to Deal With Feeling Overwhelmed


When we feel overloaded, both our mental and physical well-being suffer. Learn what triggers these feelings of overwhelm and how to reframe...

Forget Happy, 'Be Content' Instead Forget Happy, 'Be Content' Instead Forget Happy, 'Be Content' Instead Forget Happy, 'Be Content' Instead


We all want to be happy yet how many of us ever get to a place where we feel happy all the time? No one does! That's because happiness...

Dissolving Resistance Dissolving Resistance Dissolving Resistance Dissolving Resistance


Resisting what's happening in our lives is a sure way to increase our suffering. Learn how contemplation and meditation can help us...