Manduka to Liforme: A Yoga Mat Journey

As a long-time Manduka Prolite user, I made the decision to buy a Liforme travel yoga mat, and it made me keenly aware of each mat’s strengths and weaknesses. In the end, I love both!

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Is a Gaia Subscription Worth it?

Gaia is a video streaming service that provides “conscious media” for a monthly subscription fee and boasts 8,000+ original and curated videos. Is enlightenment just $9.99 a month away? Here’s my review of Gaia’s video streaming service.

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The Top 5 Jessamyn Stanley Yoga Videos

Jessamyn Stanley is a breath of fresh air for the yoga community! Most yogis are portrayed as being blonde, white, and lithe in western media and marketing. The truth is that yogis come in all kinds of different shapes, colors, and sizes. There is no “yoga body” just like there isn’t a “bikini body” —…

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The Top 5 ‘Yoga With Adriene’ Videos

Whenever someone tells me they’re thinking of trying yoga for the first time, I always recommend they watch a few YouTube videos first so they know what to expect. One of the YouTubers I send them to is Adriene Mishler of Yoga With Adriene. I like her videos because they’re easy to follow, and she always provides clear cues and instructions to make sure you don’t hurt yourself, and that you get the most out of the pose. 

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How to do Goddess Pose (Utkata Konasana)

Goddess Pose (Utkata Konasana) is a very empowering pose that can help you tap into your personal power and inner goddess! If you’re in a funk, use this pose to invoke your feminine energy (Shakti) and give you more power and strength throughout your day.

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Breathing is Self-Care

I’m encouraged by the outpouring of love and support for the people affected by family separation and ICE. There are many ways to help, but it can feel impossible to do anything if you’re struggling with your own problems. For those that are directly involved in this, or other community-centric work, it can be emotionally exhausting and draining.  Wherever you are in your journey, it’s vital to BREATHE.

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