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Sharath Jois on What Makes a Good Leader

To effectively protect and serve the people, the person in charge needs to exhibit the following qualities that are, generally, inherent in good people. Bottom line: The world needs more good people.

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The Simple Solution to End Chronic Pain

Opioids are not the answer. In fact, you might not need any medication at all. Find out how to ease chronic pain symptoms, no prescription needed.

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Will Yoga and Meditation Help You Live Longer?

Science has finally caught up to give a definitive answer whether your practice is the secret to a long, healthy, and youthful life.

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What We’re Reading: Kino MacGregor’s New Book, ‘The Yogi Assignment’

The international Aṣṭáṅga yoga teacher and co-founder of OmStars Yoga TV Network explores in her fourth book how a dedicated daily practice can inspire real change in your life.

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Master the Bear Crawl, Change Your Body

This basic, animalistic move may feel instinctive by nature, but if modified slightly, it could be a game-changer, upgrading your workout and improving overall body function.

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The Importance of Bhāvanā in Attaining the Purpose of Yoga

To achieve yoga's highest goal, you must first develop an appropriate attitude toward the practice and a deep understanding of the yogic philosophy.

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Why Today’s Teens Are So “Lazy”

New science shows that teens today are no more physically active than adults ages 60 or older. Here's why and how you can help America's youth get moving again.

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Sharath Jois On the Systematic Nature of Aṣṭāṅga Yoga

There's good reason this yoga method is divided into series and postures that must be learned in a particular order. Understanding this order is imperative to cultivating an authentic practice.

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Your Workouts Really Don’t Need to be That Long

Save your excuses that you don't have time to exercise. Here, we explain why less is more when you do it right.

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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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