October 2016

Practical tips, inspiring stories, and wisdom born of experience to help you bring more yoga into your life and more life into your teaching.

More than an apple a day

More than an apple a day

by Beth Shaw | 4/10/2016

Yes, an apple a day is a great idea, but that's not the only thing that'll keep the doctor away. To really ensure you get the nutrients your body requires, you'll need to...

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Teacher's Notebook - Backbends: How to Prop

Teacher's Notebook - Backbends: How to Prop

by Skila Ramirez | 4/10/2016

SkilaRamirez offers some unusual ways in which to use props to help students engage their core, fire up their adductors, and open up their mid back (the thoracic spine) without causing...

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PROPS: Who Needs Them and Why Use Them?

PROPS: Who Needs Them and Why Use Them?

by The YogaFit Team | 4/10/2016

PROPS: WHO NEEDS THEM AND WHY USE THEM? (adapted from Yoga At Home: Inspiration for Creating Your Own Home Practice, by Linda Sparrowe) For a lot of students, having...

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Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals

Things We Love From Banyan Botanicals

by The YogaFit Team | 4/10/2016

We needed something to shore up our immune system when our busy teaching schedule keeps us on the road for days at a time. Our friends at Banyan Botanicals delivered....

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Community Corner: Yoga Plays On

Community Corner: Yoga Plays On

by The YogaFit Team | 4/10/2016

The first time Kristen Queen, a professor at Texas Christian University School of Music, took a yoga class was in 2006 with a wonderful YogaFit instructor. Even back then, she says, she...

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Yoga To The Rescue

Yoga To The Rescue

by Shaye Molendyke | 4/10/2016

Those of us who live and breathe all things yoga love reading studies or hearing experts confirm what we already know: yoga heals. The latest flurry of yoga-to-the-rescue activity focuses...

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YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup

YogaLean Recipe: Beth's Immunity Soup

by Beth Shaw | 1/10/2016

Garlic is an immunity strengthener/saver. It has been called a natural antibiotic because it triggers bacteria and viruses and on its own has high levels of manganese, calcium, vitamin B1,...

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