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Yoga International: Talking Forrest Yoga and Body Positivity

Yoga International: Talking Forrest Yoga and Body Positivity

Kat and Kyle chat with Adore Your Body Telesummit founder and Forrest Yoga Guardian Erica Mather about developing body confidence, cultivating body positivity in yoga spaces, what to do if your (yoga) lineage conflicts with your values, and more. Listen to the Podcast

Let’s Get Information Podcast: Your Body, Your Best Friend

Let’s Get Information Podcast: Your Body, Your Best Friend

Yo yo yo, you probably know by now that body love is where it’s at. It has certainly been my mess, so I love to chat on the topic. Last I checked we all have a body. It behooves us to cultivate a loving relationship to it, don’t you think? That’s why today’s guest is...

Fearlessness

Fearlessness

Characteristics of a Yogi #1: Fearlessness Overview: In the Bhagavad Gita, there is a comprehensive list of 26 traits that define a yogi, that are Divine Qualities. In a series of articles, I will take each of these as a topic for examination. Fearlessness: does this...

The Top 3 Things You Need to Know to Start Yoga

The Top 3 Things You Need to Know to Start Yoga

Many, many more people think about doing yoga than actually get around to starting. I’ve often pondered what is getting in the way. After talking to many an interested, but nervous potential student, these are the most pressing 3 things that I have gleaned. You do not...

Practicing Grace

Practicing Grace

When I started with this self-help, get better, try-to-be-less-crazy stuff, I had the impression that if I did it really, really well, my life would not only be better, but more importantly, much easier.  Have you heard this somewhere along the way:...

What are the benefits of going on a yoga retreat?

What are the benefits of going on a yoga retreat?

I've found that the reasons for this will be different if you are a yoga practitioner, or if you are a teacher. I'll address both! For practitioners: Perhaps you've been practicing yoga asana for a while now...and you go to class a few times a week, and well, that...

4 Considerations for Teaching “Body Positive Yoga”

4 Considerations for Teaching “Body Positive Yoga”

This past November 2016, I had the honor to curate, host, and present at the very first ever Yoga and Body Confidence Conference. (The next one is scheduled! August 24-27 at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health! CLICK HERE to read all about it.) I’ve been thinking about...

What is Vinyasa?

What is Vinyasa?

I think that it might be prudent to begin with an orientation. My views and perspectives on vinyasa are in part tempered by an historical moment (2004-2017) and a region of the world: New York City. What vinyasa is here today, is probably different than it was 20...

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