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As life would have it, this week was brushed with bittersweetness. Mid-May always ushers in the sense of ending - like graduations and season or series finales (byebye The Office! tear) - AND the promise of new beginnings (SYTYCD! we're super fans) and new adventures as we wait for unofficial summer to start. When it comes [...]

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by Nancy Alder 1) You pick your outfits based upon what can go from the mat to the grocery store to the elementary school to the baseball game with the least amount of stares. 2) Your yoga mat has an eternal crust of goldfish crumbs and pet hair despite your best efforts to clean it. [...]

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by Toni Nagy Ever since my daughter Adelia was born she has been practicing yoga with me.  Well if you call flailing around on your back and demanding a boob in your mouth every 20 minutes yoga - but at least she was in “happy baby” pose.  I guess it would be more accurate to [...]

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by Erica Rodefer Winters It's hard to believe that this time last year, my little girl was only two weeks old. I was in the middle of one of those exhausting nighttime feedings when we both fell asleep on the couch, my sweet newborn snuggled up on my chest--a big no-no according to all the [...]

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by Sarah Wells Kohl I have been a mother for almost 13 years.  I have been practicing yoga for 18 years and teaching yoga for a little over 5 years.  I think.  I don't really remember anymore because, honestly, do the math. I have a son who is almost a teenager and, once that happened, [...]

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To all the mommies out there living their yoga and sharing it with their little yoglettes, Happy Mother's Day! For some of you it might look like this (thanks to our good friend Logan and her yoga babies for this cute photo): Or this: Or this: For Mother's Day this year we asked four inspiring yoginis [...]

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Because baby bumps are the hottest new Hollywood trend, so is the conversation about post-baby bodies. Yet, despite the public expectation of women to have elastic bodies, as yogis, we know how not to believe the hype.

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by Toni Nagy When I first started yoga there were so many tangible changes to both my body and spirit it felt as if my practice were enchanted by magical sprites from another dimension of the multiverse. I left class feeling elated as blockages began to dissipate, and each practice had an impact that palpitated [...]

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By Toni Nagy I am not a big fan of the term “natural childbirth.” It implies that other births are what? Not natural? Synthetic? Artificial? I think the term needs a re-branding so it doesn’t have that tinge of moral superiority. How about Old School birth? It’s fresh… it’s hip hop… the kids these days will [...]

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