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What were you doing to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace? Did you miss it? Don't feel bad. It was September 21, and is actually an annual day declared by the UN as "devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples." This year's theme was "The [...]

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by Lana Friesen Is the idea of maintaining your self-care list overwhelming? Sometimes it can be overwhelming and exhausting for me just to think of the list of things I want to do to take care of my overall health. I know that yoga is good for me, but I’m just tired and want to [...]

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by Kayleigh Miller In the last few years I have moved from being a yoga teacher to becoming a human movement enthusiast, meaning that I am interested in the function and structure of the human body as related to movement, even beyond yoga asana. One of the most powerful concepts I’ve been exposed to during [...]

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We just found out that we've got to majorly step up our breastfeeding yoga game. That's breastfeeding and yoga simultaneously, because timesaver! (Or, you know, because Instagram). This is quite a departure from the breastfeeding mom who originally caused a virtual ruckus with her headstanding/ baby suckling pic that went viral. The ante has been [...]

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Sometimes we have to wonder, is this real life? And, more often than ever, this question seems to pop up when reading about new yoga gimmicks doodads and gear. Some are pretty cool and helpful and compliment the evolution of yoga. And some, well, some leave us wondering what in the world people are thinking. [...]

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We have news! Maybe you already heard. Perhaps you listened to YD founder Jennilyn Carson's episode on J. Brown's podcast? If you stuck it out until the end you might have caught the part about something brewing. (To be fair, there are a few things brewing—like a new YD offshoot website we're also super excited [...]

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Did you know there was a Thich Nhat Hanh documentary? The international trailer was just released and we have it here. Shot over the course of three years, "Walk With Me" is the Thich Nhat Hanh story you haven't read in his vast collection of inspirational books. The film, directed by Max Pugh & Marc [...]

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Among longtime yoga professionals, there are some well-kept secrets. The reasons for these truths to remain unspoken are rooted in protecting both personal and professional interests. But, for many, the veneer has worn too thin and what once was an article of faith now feels like perpetuating myths. For those untangling the mess of confused emotions and experiences, honesty is our only saving grace.

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Middle school is a crazy time. There's more independence, more responsibility, more pressure and more expectation. In short, just more to BE and DO. On top of this, middle school-aged kids are dealing with their own changing bodies and hormones which can be confusing and frustrating and often times difficult to navigate. We know. It [...]

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