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Having trouble quietening your active mind?

What if you can’t relax—even after lying in the corpse posture for ten minutes? Unwinding is easier said than done—especially when you’re hyped up on coffee, negative emotions, hectic schedules, looming exams. Maybe you know this scenario: your body is settled in shavasana, but your mind is up and running—fighting traffic, or revising a fight you…

Meditation and Creativity

Meditation and Creativity Meditation has been a core part of my life for over 10 years. It has been part of my daily routine and has helped me calm and still my mind, especially when I am working on a new creative idea. When I start a new art or design project, I often get over stimulated with inspiration…

Creating a Yoga Home Practice

Creating a Yoga Home Practice: When I first started yoga, I never considered practicing on my own until a teacher introduced the concept one day in class. “If you’re struggling with tight hamstrings, and can’t get near your” she casually mentioned, “you can work on it at home.” Wait. There’s homework in yoga?! Was this…

Heal with Nature

Allow nature to bring a little more light into your day – Heal with Nature I love this article from fellow yogi Dulma Altan; showing us how we can heal in nature. ‘I used to be the ultimate city girl: I didn’t like to hike or camp; I would shriek and run at the sight…

Yoga and Creativity

Can Yoga Increase our Creativity?  – A new study shows that exercise, as opposed to sitting can significantly improve our creative thinking and ability. The research, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition , involved 176 participants, mostly college students. Although Scientists aren’t sure exactly why yet , but they hypothesize…