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  • Decoding Sutra 1.15: Dispassion is the ‘Conscious Mastery of Desire’
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    Decoding Sutra 1.15: Dispassion is the ‘Conscious Mastery of Desire’

    Learn how to master your desires and tap into creative forces through Tantric philosophy. As interpreted by Ty Landrum In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali names abhyasa (practice) and vairagya (dispassion) as the two essential elements of yoga. And in Sutra 1.15, he dives more specifically into what “dispassion” actually means. Dispassion, he says, is “conscious… More

  • Rainy Day Yoga Playlist: 11 Songs to Go with the Flow
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    Rainy Day Yoga Playlist: 11 Songs to Go with the Flow

    This rain-inspired playlist will put a spring in your step and add vigor to your yoga practice. Rainy days don’t always call for blankets and hot cocoa. Roll out your mat and go deep into a transcendent flow with this playlist. See also 7 Poses for a Rainy Day Energy-Boost Rainy Day Flow 1. “Om Zone… More

  • Tantric Breathing Practice to Merge Shiva and Shakti and Achieve Oneness
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    Tantric Breathing Practice to Merge Shiva and Shakti and Achieve Oneness

    This tantric breathing practice from Sarah Platt-Finger can help you achieve a state of oneness, also known as samadhi. Contrary to popular belief, tantra is not just a sexual practice, but rather a system of yoga that accepts all: feminine and masculine, light and shadow. There is no good or bad in tantra; there just is.… More

  • Feel-Good Flow: A Yoga Playlist for Motivation on the Mat
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    Feel-Good Flow: A Yoga Playlist for Motivation on the Mat

    Feeling too sluggish to hit your yoga mat? Get your body moving with this upbeat mix of eclectic artists. Sometimes we need a little more than a cup of coffee to feel motivated to slay the day. Get inspired and excited for your flow with this diverse 1-hour playlist from #YJInfluencer Laura Burkhart. See also Feel-Good… More

  • Feel-Good Flow: 11 Songs to Brighten Up Your Practice
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    Feel-Good Flow: 11 Songs to Brighten Up Your Practice

    This 50-minute playlist is full of smooth, uplifting, and fun tracks perfect for your next yoga flow. Whether you’re setting up for morning practice or just need a little boost, this mix of fluid melodies will inspire you to feel relaxed, present, and enlightened. See also Hey World: A Yoga Playlist to Inspire Action Feel Good… More

  • Yin Yoga 101: The Functional Alignment Principle That Helps Prevent Injury
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    Yin Yoga 101: The Functional Alignment Principle That Helps Prevent Injury

    Here, Josh Summers workshops Swan Pose so you can explore where movement originates—which is key to keeping the body safe. Want to learn a style of yoga that’s focused on bringing balance—physically, energetically, and mentally? Join Josh Summers, founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, for our new online course Yin Yoga 101—a six-week… More

  • Calming Postnatal Yoga Sequence for the ‘Fourth Trimester’
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    Calming Postnatal Yoga Sequence for the ‘Fourth Trimester’

    This relaxing “fourth trimester” yoga sequence can help you reconnect with your body and calm your mind in those early months with a new baby. Allie GeerI had my two babies in two different countries, Switzerland and the United States, respectively. People often ask me, “What was the biggest difference having your first baby while… More

  • Yin Yoga 101: Is It Safe to Compress the Spine in a Yin Pose?
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    Yin Yoga 101: Is It Safe to Compress the Spine in a Yin Pose?

    The answer lies in an exploration of how the postures in Yin Yoga and vinyasa yoga impact connective tissues differently. Want to learn a style of yoga that’s focused on bringing balance—physically, energetically, and mentally? Join Josh Summers, founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, for our new online course Yin Yoga 101—a six-week… More

  • Yin Yoga 101: Does Alignment Matter in Yin Poses?
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    Yin Yoga 101: Does Alignment Matter in Yin Poses?

    Every yogi in a Yin class looks different in the postures, so it’s a good question. Josh Summers explains the difference between aesthetic vs. functional alignment. Want to learn a style of yoga that’s focused on bringing balance—physically, energetically, and mentally? Join Josh Summers, founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, for our new… More

  • Heat It Up! A Yoga Playlist to Ignite Your Inner Fire
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    Heat It Up! A Yoga Playlist to Ignite Your Inner Fire

    Draw your shoulders back, lift your chest, and let your heart shine with these beats. We’re always focused on taking up as little space as possible, when really we should be spreading our arms and sharing our light with the world. Hit play and let this playlist from #YJInfluencer Laura Burkhart inspire you to draw… More

  • Yin Yoga 101: 3 Poses That Build Strong, Healthy Qi
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    Yin Yoga 101: 3 Poses That Build Strong, Healthy Qi

    These simple postures from Josh Summers will also help enhance the circulation of vital energy. Want to learn a style of yoga that’s focused on bringing balance—physically, energetically, and mentally? Join Josh Summers, founder of the Summers School of Yin Yoga, for our new online course Yin Yoga 101—a six-week journey through the foundations and… More

  • 4 Ways to Improve Your Drishti (Gaze) and Deepen Your Practice
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    4 Ways to Improve Your Drishti (Gaze) and Deepen Your Practice

    Improve your drishti (gaze) and deepen your practice with these 4 simple steps. Balancing poses can be challenging; a truth I often encounter when I’m about halfway through my Ashtanga practice. Standing Half Bound Lotus comes through as a wobbly, unsteady posture that requires all the determination I can muster—especially when I attempt to fold… More

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