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Is Wearing Yoga Pants 24/7 Bad For Your Health?

Is Wearing Yoga Pants 24/7 Bad For Your Health?
Is Wearing Yoga Pants 24/7 Bad For Your Health?
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Wearing leggings all day feels great. Liberating, trendy, and perfect for making the transition between athletic and leisure activities quite literally seamless.

But are you aware of the health risks that go with wearing yoga gear 24/7? From an increased risk of yeast infections to outbreaks of spots to rashes, here’s how to avoid some of the inconvenient and embarrassing side effects that can come with living in your yoga pants. (more…)

The Yogi’s Bookshelf: Mudras For Modern Life by Swami Saradananda

The Yogi’s Bookshelf: Mudras For Modern Life by Swami Saradananda

How ancient gestures can boost your health, enhance your yoga and deepen your meditation.

The Yogi’s Bookshelf: Mudras For Modern Life by Swami Saradananda
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Every so often it’s fun to add a new layer to your practice. Something that takes you a little further into the yoga experience, sheds new light on familiar territory, or guides the way towards uncharted realms within. Mudras can do this. These ancient hand gestures belong not only to yoga, but also to Indian dance, martial arts and kinesiology. They reveal to us that if we learn how, the power for transformation is in our hands. (more…)

‘The Wound is the Place Where the Light Enters’

‘The Wound is the Place Where the Light Enters’

The yoga of finding joy in the midst of suffering.

The capacity to feel joy is a gift we all possess. You only need hear a baby laugh to know that the ability to be joyful is a natural and innate thing. But, life being life, we all inevitably go through periods where we can lose touch with it, or worse, feel like we’ve forgotten how to feel joyful at all. Suffering is not something we can avoid as humans. (more…)