Vanessa Hastings

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Mastering the Tricky Arm Balance of Crow Pose Without a Face Plant

Crow is often the first arm balance students tackle. Though it looks like it's all about arm strength, the keys are actually learning where your …

Yoga

The One Exercise That I Teach to All of My Clients

<b>Therapeutic Rocking</b><p>When I have a couple, or parents or even friends where one or both individuals experience anxiety, stress, insomnia, pain or PTSD, …

Yoga

This 10-Minute Yoga Flow Will Help You Cultivate Self-Love

Kirby Koo’s routine will having you feeling the love.<p>Yoga can be cardio-heavy or a calming, regenerative flow. In this video, yoga instructor Kirby …

Yoga

Halle Berry Doesn't Do Crunches or Sit-Ups to Sculpt Her Abs — She Uses This 1 Move

Let's not beat around the bush here: Halle Berry has a downright bangin' bod. She may be 51 years old, but the award-winning actress doesn't look a day over 30, and there's a lot that goes into maintaining her toned physique while the cameras aren't rolling. Halle recently started sharing a weekly …

This Plank Variation From Trainer Simone De La Rue Will Surely Leave Your Abs Sore

Celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue is known across the world for whipping people into shape and sharing effective workout moves for everyone to incorporate into their routines. She's back again with a plank variation that will probably leave your abs sorer than ever when you wake up tomorrow.<p>"This …

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Yoga Poses for Balance - Day 9 - 30 Days of Yoga ChallengeChallenge your balance with this quick yet intense class working on stability and …

Meet Animal Flow, the Workout That's About to Take Over the Fitness World

If you've been in the workout scene for a while, it can sometimes feel like you've done it all by now. It seems like every group fitness class you do these days is some variation of cycling, strength training, or HIIT. While these are all great ways to get a sweat on and strengthen your body, you …

This Winter Solstice Cleansing Ritual Will Help Clear Your Mind Before The New Year

Up until a few days ago, I had no idea that the winter solstice was such a sacred, ceremonial, and anciently revered day. TBH, I've spent my life …

The Best Online Meditation Videos Under 10 Minutes

Whether you need to de-stress or get focused, there's a quick meditation here to get you back on track.

Meditation

'It takes literally one second': A former Google engineer just gave me the best meditation advice I've ever heard

The tip, which originally comes from Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche, appears in Chade-Meng Tan's 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself."<p>Tan summarizes the advice for his readers:<p>What Tan's really telling readers: Don't get too ambitious when it comes to meditation.<p>It doesn't make you lazy — …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Kitchens

The 10-Minute Workout You Should Do Before Breakfast

A morning workout can be an energizing start to a busy day, but sometimes, it's just so damn hard to wake up in time to get to the gym, grind it out,</i> …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

Flow at Home With This Energizing Yoga Routine

As much as we love hitting our local yoga studio, there's something about practicing at home in your underwear (come on, you've done it) that's …

Your Yoga-On-the-Go​ Travel Flow

After a long flight or car ride, we usually feel pretty yucky. So we tapped yoga instructors Krissy Jones and Chloe Kernaghan, co-founders of New …

Yoga

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Tip: A New Way to Build Biceps

Yes, it's odd looking. But it's also a super effective way to trigger new arm growth. Take a look.<p>Yes, this looks strange, but try it just once and …

Biomechanics

The HIIT Yoga Workout Will Satisfy All Your Calorie-Blasting and De-Stressing Needs

Rev those endorphins when you’re stressed AF.<p>Alexis Novak<p>The struggle is real: You crave the calorie-crushing results you get from high-intensity interval workouts, but you also love getting down with downward-facing dog. Enter Insta-famous trainer Alexis Novak, of Los Angeles, who created a …

Bed, board and breathing on a yoga and surf retreat in Jersey

Does everyone start a health retreat this way, I wonder, downing a large glass of wine, eating a Bounty and whizzing off work emails as I sit waiting for my delayed plane at Gatwick. Three days later I am doing a sun salutation, feeling the rays on my skin and looking over a vast, near-empty beach …

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6 Yoga Poses That Will Instantly Give You Better Skin, According To A Yoga Teacher

You know that <i>amazing</i> glow you get when you leave a yoga class, when your skin somehow looks equal parts hydrated and detoxified all at once? As it …

The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …