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Yoga Without Boundaries

When I was younger I was so full of energy. I couldn’t stand to sit and watch TV, and whenever I could, I was out in the yard doing gymnastics, roller skating or having running races with the neighborhood boys. I was extremely physical…

April 7, 2011
Embrace Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon)
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Embrace Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon)

I truly love a balance pose. Not because I love balancing or because I’m good at it (balance poses are anything but effortless for me), but because after falling out of a balance pose it’s always so clear that if you keep straining, it…

March 30, 2011
Yoga for Runners
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Yoga for Runners

Many of my favorite yoga clients are runners. Often the runner’s initial reaction to yoga is that it is a necessary evil that they have been told will target problematic areas of their body that hinder their ability to run long distances. So they…

March 14, 2011
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Yoga for the Holidays

Is holiday stress bringing out your inner Scrooge? Looking for something (anything!) to help you stay "in the spirit"? Let us help you strike a balance with Athleta's very own yogini, Hannah, sharing her favorite yoga poses and practices for maintaining a healthy state…

December 10, 2010
Yoga

Gift Picks: Yoga Books & Music

Do you have a yogini on your holiday shopping list? Chances are, she doesn’t need another yoga mat, and you probably already got her an Athleta gift card. Help her deepen her practice with everyone’s favorite fallback gift — books and music. But wait!…

November 26, 2010
Yoga

Yoga with Drisana Carey & New York Bloggers

One of the many benefits of yoga is the instant sense of community you feel in a class of people (known or unknown) connected through this ancient practice. Add to that the value of meeting like-minded people through blogging, and you get a sense…

November 19, 2010
Yoga

Meet Amy: Healing With Yoga & Horses

I cannot imagine it is easy for anyone to hear the words “you have cancer”, and at the same time I still wonder, one year later, if other people are as completely blindsided by those words as I was that day. I didn’t feel…

October 1, 2010
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Mini Yoga Practice: Hip Opening

One of my first yoga teachers called the hips “the attic of the body.” Like the attic with its forgotten clutter, we frequently forget about the tension in our hips. It’s easier to recognize when tension shows up in our necks and shoulders, and…

September 20, 2010
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Chandra Krama: Summer Yoga

Summer’s in full swing, and while that means lots of good things, it can also feel a little too hot sometimes. Most of us love the chance to get outdoors more often to enjoy warmer temps and longer days, but too much heat and…

June 23, 2010
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Cowgirl Yoga: Poses for Riders II

It’s a bit amusing what some people imagine Cowgirl Yoga to be when they first hear of it: visions of handstands in the saddle, hanging upside down off the horse, or wild arm balances at the gallop all seem to dance through their heads.…

May 4, 2010