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What Happened to Aaron Carter? mental health

Before the face tattoos, the public family feuds, the bankruptcy, the drug addictions, and the...

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How To Avoid Yoga Injuries body insights

One recent morning, I woke up, walked myself to the bathroom, and spent a good long moment making...

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How To Use Yoga To Correct Anterior Pelvic Tilt. body insights

I have a confession to make: I have an anterior pelvic tilt. 

An anterior pelvic tilt is...

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Yoga Vs. Meditation: Is There A Difference? philosophy

When we hop into the car, Oli likes to crack the driver’s side window just enough to filter...

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How To Breathe Properly In Yoga (& In Life). body insights

Take a deep breath in through your nose, and a cleansing breath out through your mouth.

Those are...

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How To Stretch Shoulder Blades & Upper Back For Pain Relief. body insights

A few years ago, I noticed a sharp pain on the inside of my right shoulder blade.

The pain would...

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What Is The Difference Between Mobility & Flexibility? body insights

A few years ago, I was a full-time yoga teacher in chronic pain.

My deep sense of shame stopped...

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How To Relieve Tight Muscles For Good. body insights

 

I love checking in with students before teaching a yoga class. It gives me a pulse on what...

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How To Improve Ankle Mobility in Less Than 20 Minutes. body insights

Our ankles are designed to transfer force from our wide and highly adaptable foot, up vertically...

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Yoga Modifications for Knee Injuries to Make Your Poses Feel Better. body insights

When people talk to me about knee pain during yoga, they often describe two things. Either...

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A Simple Strategy For How To Do Push-Ups. body insights

Push-ups aren’t merely a goal with aesthetic benefits. 

There’s great value in...

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Common Yoga Injuries & Their Solutions. body insights

When I started practicing yoga in my early 20s, everything felt great. I practiced a sweaty...

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Yoga Exercises to Strengthen the Feet & Ankles body insights

For the modern human, our feet don’t have to be strong because we’ve outsourced that...

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Do We Control Our Thoughts? A Look Into This Question Using Logic & Experience. philosophy

Let’s start with an experiment. 

Let’s imagine that after a long day at work, we...

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Tight Hip Symptoms & What To Do About Them. body insights

As a yoga person, I got to a point after many years of practice where I felt like I was no longer...

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What Is The Purpose of Yoga In Our Modern Lives? philosophy

At least once a week, I hear a student leave my class saying to a friend: “That was great,...

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The Many Benefits of Slow Flow Yoga. body insights

Inhale, reach your arms up! Exhale, forward fold. Inhale, jump back to plank. Exhale,...

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How Pain Works: The Biopsychosocial Model of Pain. body insights mental health

We have more than 400 individual nerves in our body, all connected like a network of roads.

They...

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Why Is Range Of Motion Important To Develop In Our Joints? body insights

Our joints are comprised of two or more bones coming together to allow a certain range of...

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How To Strengthen Your Wrists For Yoga: Learn To Bear Weight More Effectively. body insights

When I teach a group yoga class, I mark out certain spots to scan the room and look for trends....

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What Are The Different Types of Muscle Contraction? (& Why We Should Care.) body insights

Our muscles are designed to do one job. They are designed to contract.

We contract our muscles...

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What Is Yoga All About? philosophy

My first exposure to yoga was through a Groupon, which I reluctantly purchased at the...

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Non-Duality for Dummies: An Introduction to the Teachings of Non-Duality. philosophy

Human beings are concerned with two fundamental questions in life:

  1. Who am I?

  2. How do I...

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