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7 Yoga Teachers Weigh in On the Yogic Diet
Traditionally, yogis consumed sattvic foods that nourish the body and support a peaceful state, enabling the practitioner to function at maximum potential. Sattvic foods include nuts, fruits, vegetables, seeds, and legumes. Yogis were encouraged to stay away from rajasic foods that heat up the body, such as coffee and chocolate, and tamasic foods that are heavy, such as alcohol and preserved foods. Many yogis also included the yogic principle of ahimsa (nonviolence/noninjury) in their dietetic choices, by choosing to be vegan or vegetarian. More
Omega Institute Snatam Kaur Khalsa A Daily Mantra Practice to Save the World
How can we really enjoy this life? How can we really enjoy being in our bodies? We must have the capacity to have a still and quiet mind, because the joy is there. The innocence is there. The love is there. We become too ravaged in our own insecurity, misery, and blindness to even see the truth. Yes, thrash around if you must, gnarl and gnash your teeth like a wild animal. After enough tearing about, you will be left alone, simply alone, to rebuild the pieces of your life.  More
Jill Satterfield
Yoga Service Interview Series: Jill Satterfield
Rob: What emotionally motivates you to give back the gift of yoga? Jill: Sharing the boundless gifts of yoga and meditation not only pays respect to the generosity of those who have diligently practiced and cared enough to teach others, but is also a valuable way of life, through which we can help others help themselves. More
Jasmine Chehrazi
Yoga Service Interview Series: Jasmine Chehrazi
Rob: What emotionally motivates you to give back the gift of yoga? What are some standout moments in your teaching? Jasmine: The emotional connection is partly a heartfelt duty to share the practices that are helpful to me, in case they're helpful to others. But I don't feel like I'm giving back—I'm being given to. I'm so fortunate to share yoga with so many people who helped guide me to a deeper sense of self and the world around me, deconstructing every stereotype or assumption of others' "other-ness." More
Nikki Myers
Yoga Service Interview Series: Nikki Myers
Rob: What emotionally connects you to give back the gift of yoga? More
Beryl Bender Birch
Yoga Service Interview Series: Beryl Bender Birch
Rob: What changes occur during our asana, pranayama, or meditation practice that help us to get off our mats and "give back" to our communities the benefits we've received through the practice of yoga? More
Tracee Stanley
If you feel heartbroken or disconnected from yourself, how do you find your way back to wholeness? First, you must learn to become still. How do you do that? As Tracee Stanley explains, you make the decision now to take your seat, close your eyes, be with yourself, and breathe. Once the door of healing has been opened, the restorative light comes in naturally. More
Baron Baptiste shows us that sometimes our ability to say no actually serves our bigger yes. More
Baron Baptiste
Here's an exercise from yoga teacher Baron Baptiste, based on an old Cherokee story, to help you take a stand for an extraordinary life. More
Sharon Gannon Talking to Student
The Principles of Karma Yoga
If you think your thoughts and actions don't make a difference, think again. Sharon Gannon and David Life, founders of Jivamukti Yoga®, explain the principles of Karma Yoga and how you can reduce your suffering, and the suffering of the world, by paying attention. More

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