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Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of March 3, 2014

Sales from 20-50% off at Wisteria, World Market, Horchow, and more.<p><b>This week's home design sales from around the web:</b><p>20% off coffee and side tables, tableware, and linens at West Elm.<br>• 20% off dining room chairs, tables, and buffets at Ethan Allen.<br>• 20% off all rugs and doormats at Garnet Hill.<br>• 25% off …

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Stylish Property With a Retro-Modern Design and a Spiral Staircase

Retro-Modern Design, <b>Limantos Residence</b>, is an impressive venue by architect Fernanda Marques in the exciting city of São Paulo, Brazil. Boasting a …

A Colorful Park Avenue Apartment

Filled with snappy colors and unusual wallcoverings.<p>To keep this classic prewar apartment in New York from feeling old, designer Christina Murphy chose a vibrant, modern color palette. "Punches of color keep a room feeling youthful and engaging," she says. For more decorating ideas, read an …

Cheery London Apartment Encouraging a Modern Lifestyle

An apartment in London was transformed by Andy Martin Architects (AMA) into a cozy urban retreat for a family of four: Warren and Claire Johnson – …

28 New Decorating Secrets the Pros Swear By

Throw the old rulebook out the window.<p>You know those people who seem to have great taste without even trying? You're about to be one of them. Here, top designers share the best insider tips and tricks in the business.

Inside a Stylish 295-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio

Even a shoebox deserves eye-popping style.<p>Even a shoebox deserves eye-popping style. Nick Olsen broke all the rules when decorating this tiny studio apartment. Read the interview with the designer here.

Floating in the Forest: Modern Treehouse with Ocean Views

Perched on the hillside just above the tree line, with expansive views of the sea, this modern residence is open to the mild Costa Rican climate. …

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3 Ways to Avoid Common Yoga Injuries

Safety first, namaste later<p>Just because it's not touch football doesn't mean you can't get hurt during your yoga practice. Here, how to avoid injuries. <b>Test the Teacher</b> If you have a previous or current injury, you shouldn't take a class with a teacher who doesn't have at least 500 hours of …

How to Do a Yoga Tree Pose

This iconic pose isn’t as easy as it looks. Women’s Health yoga expert Kathryn Budig explains how to master it<p>In yoga, Tree Pose is where we stand on one leg with the second one neatly folded into our upper thigh. It’s an iconic posture that symbolizes balance and harmony.Some people can stand in …

The Coolest New Yoga Trend

What to expect when you take your downward-facing dog to the beach<p>For more than 5,000 years, people have been practicing yoga to find <i>sama</i>, the yogi term for balance, both mentally and physically. Most yoga lovers will test their ability to balance on anything—a bench, a ledge, or even another …

The 5 Best Types Of Yoga For Weight Loss, Ranked By Instructors

Feel the burn while you flow.<p>For many of us, yoga is a lot more about stretching, de-stressing, and trying to master meditation than it is about kicking up our calorie burn. But that doesn't mean you can't (or shouldn’t!) turn to yoga for weight loss, too.<p>After all, yoga builds total-body strength …

At-Home Yoga Exercises

To tone your body and tame your mind, roll out the yoga welcome mat and try this routine that's perfect for doing yoga at home<p><b>How annoying is it to get all the way to yoga class</b><i>Yoga As Medicine.</i>pedi<p><i>Sacred Movement,</i>whiteswanrecords.com<p><b>Postures for your pad</b><p><b>DO IT</b><p><b>A quick lesson on breathing:</b> Inhale and …

Exercise Tips: Keep Breathing

Breathing tips to use during your workout<p><b>It's easy to take</b>breathing tips<p><b>The Activity - Running</b><b><br>The Expert</b><i>ChiRunning: A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-free Running</i><b><br>How?</b>run, breathe<b><br>Why?</b><p><b>The Activity - Yoga</b><b><br>The Expert</b><b><br>How?</b><i>ujjayi.</i><b><br>Why?</b><p><b>The Activity - Strength training</b><b><br>The Expert</b><b><br>How?</b>lift</b> …

Yoga Poses for Weight Loss: Lose Weight on Your Yoga Mat

Yoga poses for fat loss and stress reduction<p>Here it is--a routine of yoga poses for weight loss. It puts your entire body to work, recruiting all your muscles to work in novel ways so you burn the most fat. Holding the poses isn't as easy as "just doing stretches," but if you stick with the …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

Fat Burning Yoga Workouts

Pump up your heart rate with power yoga

The Best Yoga for Women

Practice these poses three times a week for optimal overall health<p>Child's Pose<p>Stretches hips, quads, back <b>1.</b> Kneel on the floor with big toes touching and knees about hip-width apart. Sit on your heels. <b>2.</b> Lay your torso between the thighs and bring your forehead to the mat. Extend arms straight in …

Yoga for Pain Relief

Relieve all your aches and pains with these soothing yoga poses<p>Pain Killers<p>Most people start hitting the mat because they want the famous yoga body: toned arms, tight abs, gravity-defying glutes. And it doesn't take long to discover how great yoga can make you feel on the inside—energetic, happy, …

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Modified Down-Dog Split

Start in a pushup position, lift your hips, and move into downwardfacing dog. Take five breaths. Raise your right heel toward the ceiling as high as you can, then slowly lower your left forearm to the floor. Keep both palms flat on the floor.​<p>​

Yoga Workout: Pump Up Your Yoga Practice

Looking for a new yoga routine? Try this workout, which combines strength training and yoga poses<p>The fitness world may have stumbled upon its new power couple: Yoga and weight lifting are emerging as complementary—not conflicting—practices.<p>This routine, created by New York City yoga instructor …

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

The Workout That Improves Your Sex Life

Find out how doing downward facing dog may help put—and keep—you in the mood<p>You already know that yoga can tone your body and de-stress your mind, but as it turns out, practicing yoga regularly may also boost your libido, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine.</i>In the …

Master The Yoga Lunge

Tips from our yoga guru<p><b>I can't hold lunging poses long. What's better: lunging less deeply or taking standing breaks?</b> -Lindsey, Boston, MABack in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Get Rid of Cellulite

Learn how yoga exercises can help you get rid of cellulite and burn fat<p>Besides whipping your leg muscles into sexy shape, yoga can help smooth spongy thighs too. "Cellulite is a symptom of reduced lymph circulation," says Atma JoAnn Levitt, head of the integrative weight-loss program at the Kripalu …