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How to Buy Flowers for 3 Occasions This Valentines Day

Abeer and shot combo deal is par for the course at most bars in New York. But at Brooklyn’s Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, they have a slightly more …

Flower power: A coast-to-coast-to-coast guide to our nation’s most delectable blossoms

With locavore eating as hot as the August sun, urban foraging is definitely on trend. So why not try flowers?<p>Calendulas, nasturtiums, daylilies, or even dandelions: This country is blessed with a bounty of edible blossoms. Flowers can make an unexpected addition to the dinner plate, injecting a …

7 Mudras To Unlock Your 7 Chakras

Mudra is an ancient Sanskrit term meaning, "gesture." We use mudras in yoga to cultivate a greater sense of awareness to certain energetic fields …

#YJ40

6.3K<p>SHARES<p>If you had to estimate the sheer number of yoga poses out there, what would you guess? 200? 300? More than 1,000? There is no way to know …

Kathryn Budig’s Gratitudasana: Humble Flamingo

20<p>SHARES<p>YogaJournal.com is challenging you to get in the season’s thankful state of mind with gratitude-geared practices all month long. Share yours …

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Fountain Of Youth: 5 Tibetan Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

Aside from yoga, a workout I love for enhancing flexibility is the Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the "Fountain of Youth," because this practice …

Got Grime? How to Clean Your Mat

22<p>SHARES<p>If you've lost the manufacturer's directions or aren't sure who made your yoga mat, here's a primer from Sara Chambers, founder of Hugger …

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Pose Finder

Need step-by-step instructions for a yoga pose? Browse this alphabetical list for pose benefits, how-to information, and contraindications. Your …

Alexi Lubomirski's Princely Advice Book: Real-Life Royalty on Manners, Chivalry, and Love

Just in case you thought that <i>The Princess Diaries</i> could never happen in real life—or have given up on that destiny-divining letter ever arriving, Hogwarts-style, from a faraway land—listen to this: When <b>Alexi Lubomirski</b> was 11 years-old, and just a boy growing up with his mother and stepfather in …

Everyday Yoga for Athletes: 6 Post-Workout Hip Openers

0<p>SHARES<p><b>RETURN TO</b>Everyday Yoga for Athletes Cross-Training Menu<p><b>Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new</b> …

7 Things You Gain When You Let Go of Control

<i>When you try to control too much, you enjoy too little. Sometimes you just need to let go, relax, take a deep breath and love what is.</i><p>This morning I …

4 Ways To Reconnect with Yoga

We live in a digital world and, with the expansion of social media, are connected with each other 24/7. Because of this, it is important to unplug …

Rose Sangria with Elderflower

<b>Enjoy the fragrance of wild roses and summer in this rose sangria with rosé wine and elderflower liqueur. A great way to cool down and appreciate the</b> …

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Yoga for Dancers: Poses that Build Strength + Focus

0<p>SHARES<p><b>Get started with this short sequence that honors a dancer’s impulse for expression and creativity while requiring thoughtful form.</b><p>A yoga mat …

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4 Ways to Remain Awake While the Rest of the World Sleeps

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In a world where the majority of people are so conditioned by an unhealthy culture that they cannot even …

Alignment Cues Decoded: “Engage Your Core”

520<p>SHARES<p>Yoga teacher Alexandria Crow delves into what your teacher really wants you to do when you hear this cue—and it’s not “navel to spine.”<p>In …

Locust Pose

187<p>SHARES<p>Grouped among the so-called “baby backbends,” which includes Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) and Sea Monster Pose (described in the Variations …

No longer the kiss of death

IN 2014 commodity prices tumbled. Many economists feared the worst for Africa. For decades the continent has been worryingly dependent on commodities …

Handstand

110<p>SHARES<p>Like its inverted cousins such as Forearm Balance and Headstand, a major obstacle to Handstand is a natural fear of falling. So the basic …

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7 Steps to Master Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

78<p>SHARES<p><b>ALSO WATCH</b>Yogapedia Video: Camel Pose (Ustrasana)<b><br>NEXT STEP IN</b> <b>YOGAPEDIA</b>Modify Camel Pose (Ustrasana)<b><br>SEE ALL ENTRIES IN</b> …

9 Poses Your Hips Need Now

0<p>SHARES<p>There are so many reasons to do hip-opening poses: Supple hips can ease back pain, give you a more agile gait, and even improve circulation in …

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Anatomy 101: 8 Poses to Strengthen Your Wrists + Prevent Injury

2.2K<p>SHARES<p>Each time you vinyasa your wrists bear weight. Without the proper support, this can lead to injury. Use these poses to help build strength …

7 Poses to Firm + Tone Glutes for a Stronger Practice

2.6K<p>SHARES<p>Yoga teacher Leslie Howard recommends this 7-pose sequence for a strong, balanced backside.<p><b>Diagnostic poses:</b> Use poses 1 and 2 to assess …

Glute Anatomy to Improve Your Yoga Practice

1.7K<p>SHARES<p>A strong, balanced backside is key for a stable and pain-free practice. Learn the anatomy of these important muscles.<p>Whether you call it a …

3 Steps To Eliminate Ego From Your Yoga Practice

The Yoga Sutras identify five obstacles to our ability to sail through life with an expansive and joyful consciousness. They are known as the <i>kleshas.</i> …

15 Poses to Help You Sleep Better

2.5K<p>SHARES<p>Ease into a restful night with a quiet yoga practice focused on deep breathing to calm your mind and release physical tension. This …

10 Reasons to Practice Shoulderstand Every Day

Shoulderstand (sarvangasana) is often referred to as the “queen of all yoga postures,” with Headstand being deemed the “King.” The many benefits of …

5 Yoga-Inspired Moves To Strengthen Your Joints

I fell in love with yoga in my mid-twenties. Having retained my flexibility from many childhood years as a gymnast, yoga fit like a glove. I …

Rejuvenate Your Skin With Facial Yoga (Infographic)

Skin care is more than skin deep. All of the good habits we've carefully established to keep our bodies healthy and happy — like a balanced diet, …

Find Your Teacher: What to Look for + Avoid in Choosing a YTT

135<p>SHARES<p><i>Google “yoga teacher training” and pages upon pages of results will leave you not only scrolling for hours but likely overwhelmed and</i> …