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Rodney Yee
Do you attend yoga classes faithfully but still shirk your own daily practice? Rodney Yee inspires you to take your yoga home. More
          It’s time to give upThe endless struggle to becomeAnd accept that this is all there isThat there’s nothing more to gain or lose.If this moment isn’t good enoughThen no moment ever will beIf you can’t make peace with the present nowYou’ll always be at war. It’s time to stop trying To bend the world to your willAnd allow life to unfoldWith slow natural grace, like spring. More
Omega Institute 3 Questions to Help You Find the Right Yoga Class
If you’ve been meaning to drop in on a yoga class for a few years but haven’t gotten around to it yet, you’re not alone. According to Yoga Journal’s 2012 “Yoga in America” market study, 20.4 million Americans practice yoga, and another 44 percent are interested in trying it. The “aspirational yogis” in the study identified the following top five reasons for getting to a class: flexibility, general conditioning, stress relief, improving overall health, and physical fitness. Sound familiar? More
High-Energy Spots in the World
Throughout the world, there are places that just feel different, or special, or more sacred. Deborah King, a master healer and author of Truth Heals, describes some of her first experiences in the presence of high-vibrational energy while visiting several sacred places in her life. More
Omega's Guide to Yoga Styles
Are you new to yoga? If you glance the schedule of classes at your local studio, you’ll see that there are dozens to choose from. In fact, by some estimations, there are as many as 280 yoga styles. How do you know which one is right for you? Most styles of yoga will improve your posture and flexibility, release tension, and foster a feeling of steadiness (sthira) and ease (sukha) in your body and mind. But it’s important to choose a style that suits your personality, goals, and fitness level. More
Enjoy Your Food and Improve Your Health by Eating Mindfully
Reawaken your sense of pleasure and satisfaction at mealtime by trying one of the primary practices of mindfulness: slow down and pay attention. Jan Chozen-Bays, a pediatrician and Zen teacher, explains exactly how to do this. Try one of these strategies with your next meal. In America we eat very quickly. Foreigners visiting early American taverns recorded their astonishment at how quickly food was eaten. The technique was dubbed “the three G’s” for “gobble, gulp, and go.” More
Omega cofounder and author of Broken Open, Elizabeth Lesser, talks about authenticity, reveals her favorite quote, and shares a piece of advice in this interview with Women For One, a global community of women encouraging authenticity and inspiration.  More
July is another big month for the water signs. It’s a time that favors intuition over rational thought. According to astrologer Eric Francis, the bold, hot month of July is going to be a good time to slow down and assess the situations in your life. Read your July 2013 Horoscope by Eric Francis. More
July is another big month for the water signs. It’s a time that favors intuition over rational thought. According to astrologer Eric Francis, the bold, hot month of July is going to be a good time to slow down and assess the situations in your life. For a more thorough explanation of this month's astrology, see July 2013: A Bold, Steamy Month. More

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