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The Yoga Boom in Western Medicine

Your next medical prescription may include yoga. New research suggests a regular practice may help treat maladies, such as chronic pain and illness. Finally, science is supporting an east-meets-west approach to healthcare.

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A Good Excuse to Take a Breather at Work

Whether or not you step out for lunch, it's important to schedule regular breaks throughout the day. Take five right now to learn why.

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Shifting Perspectives Between Sharath Jois’ U.S. and European Tours

Yoga is about experiencing. Social media is about sharing experiences. One yogi learns to strike a balance between the two while attending Sharath Jois' yoga workshops.

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It’s Never Too Late to Learn Yoga

When an accident left Michael Fox with chronic pain, he turned to meditation and eventually Ashtanga yoga at age 58 to help him find physical and emotional relief.

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Returning to Yoga When Injured

We all face unexpected setbacks from time to time. Rather than let it stop you, try to find ways to overcome and carry on as this one woman did with the support of her yoga community.

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The Case for Going Barefoot More Often

Just because the shoe fits doesn't mean you must wear it. Same goes for your kids. Spending more time discalced can improve balance, strength, and health. Here's how.

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Why Hips Are Hurting Hamstrings

When it comes to sports injuries, the who-done-it-and-how is not always obvious, especially relating to hamstring strains. Here, alignment expert Pete Egoscue solves the mystery behind the pain.

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The Therapeutic Nature of the Aṣṭāṅga Yoga Primary Series

An examination of the significance of cikitsā vibhāga and the vital role this sequence plays in improving one's health as a foundation for yoga.

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Sharath Jois on Ridding Yourself of the Six Poisons

Being a yogi is a practice that goes well beyond āsana or a yoga class. Though it can take a lifetime, here's how to find the “state of yoga” without looking too far.

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Want to Let Go of Food Guilt? Try This Simple Trick

Learning to stay present is the perfect antidote to negative thoughts associated with food. Here's how to let go of emotional baggage and stay guilt-free at every meal—all the way through dessert.

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Are You Suffering from Fitness Fatigue?

If your workout routine has got you beat, then maybe it's time to stop obsessing over what you “should” be doing and start thinking about what you want to do, so you can start having fun already.

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What It Means to Celebrate Guru Pūrṇimā

Learn more about this sacred yogic tradition and how honoring your teachers is an effective tool to aid in your own transformation.

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Yoga Shed Light on This Man’s Darkest Hour

The practice of Ashtanga yoga taught this former convict how to love and breathe freely again, and appreciate life for both its delights and disasters.

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Sharath Jois on Balancing the Body for a Stable Mind

After wrapping up his three-city U.S. Tour, Sharath Jois reflects on how our daily habits effect our yoga practice and how building a more consistent routine can improve quality of life.

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A Father’s Freedom to Play

One man shares the important role fitness has played in his life and how reconnecting to movement through Patch Fitness allowed him to continue to do whatever he wanted, especially play with his son.

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