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The following is an excerpt from Deep Listening: A Calming Practice to Heal Your Body, Calm Your Mind, and Open Your Heart, the new book by Jillian Pransky. Stay tuned for the giveaway! chapter four How We Hold We welcome ourselves, settle onto the ground, and meet our breath. Next we pause to notice what’s [...]

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The news is relentless. There is a sick taste in my mouth.  I oscillate between avoiding news and bingeing on it. I oscillate between desperate, trembling activity and absolute apathy.

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How to recover from a virtually never ending presidential campaign? Try alternate nostril breathing. Yes, maybe we’ve been inundated with politics to the max lately, but we have to wonder how politicians, you know, the ones who live it every day, how to do they cope? Besides daily Twitter rant storms, of course. You may [...]

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You may be having your own issues with the new $400 shoes from the prodigal sons of basketball, but the owner of a yoga studio in Canada is claiming they ripped her off…by stealing her logo design. Hana Engel, the owner of Modern Body yoga studio in Ottawa, says the Melo Ball 1 (the first [...]

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And now for today’s reminder that you’re never too old to start something new. We’d like to dedicate this post to the fighting spirit and the young at heart. Centenarian Charlotte Bleistein of Milwaukee, WI passed away over the weekend, but the fearless and passionate way she lived will never die. A lawyer, political activist [...]

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Have you been pregnant? Have you practiced yoga while pregnant? Have you practiced yoga while hungry and pregnant? Sorry, that was redundant.

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Add this to the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” file. When you hear news out of The White House referred to as the “yoga mat incident,” well, you just don’t know what to expect. Unfortunately, it did not involve anyone from the WH getting themselves twisted into compromising positions (they don’t need any help [...]

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Upstaging yoga-practicing humans is doggie de rigueur on the Internets but somehow it just does. not. get. old. Note to self: wipe down yoga mat before and after each use. Also: use a yoga mat. You may also like… What Happens In Dog Yoga Class Pets Interrupting Yoga is Adorable, Hilarious, and So, So True [...]

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It’s over a month now that Michael Stone is gone. What a strange word that is: gone. Gone, Gone, Gone beyond Gone utterly beyond

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