Posts Tagged ‘yoga’

September 15th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Yoga for Adrenaline Junkies A series on finding adventure, stoke, and a killer workout in the Great Outdoors by Johnie Gall

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I’m not ashamed to admit that I get bored when I practice traditional yoga. I used to sit on my mat, choking on incense, wondering when my mind would stop drifting to “Oh no, yoga farts!,” just waiting for the day when Downward Facing Dog would actually feel like a resting pose. Why was I the only one would couldn’t get the hang of this yoga thing?

Then I decided to make my own form of yoga, and everything changed.  I got creative, got outdoors, added in some exercise, and made it a challenge. Suddenly, I understood what it felt like to flow through poses and feel refreshed when I finally stepped off my mat. Even if you find your “om” doing high-octane activities, there’s still a way to pack a punch into your yoga routine. Here are some ideas:
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August 15th, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

DIY: No Slip Yoga Socks

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As clean your yoga studio/mat may be, I’m a firm supporter of adding an extra layer of  sweaty floor-to-toes protection in the form of a yoga sock. The issue: available yoga socks are pretty lackluster, and attempting a downward dog in normal socks is downright impossible. The fix: DIY a pair in 3 minutes.
Read on to learn how you can make your own, unique pair…
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June 25th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

New at SWELL: La Vie Boheme Yoga

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Bohemian printed yoga mats? We’re up for some down dogs!
If a fresh, premium quality yoga mat doesn’t inspire you to slip into a pair of stretchies, showing off your whimsical new print surely will. New at SWELL,  La Vie Boheme Yoga founders Yvette Charlton and Michaela Moryskova set out to launch a line that combined their sense of style, love of different cultures, and quality yoga products. The result: stand-out yoga mats that inspire equal amounts of sun salutations and wanderlust.
Each mat is extra thick, lightweight, and includes original artworks with a poem from Rumi. The coconut cream icing on the cake? The mats are latex-free and non-toxic, so you won’t leave your hot yoga class fuming.
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June 23rd, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

6 Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress While Traveling An On-the-Go Yoga Session with Resident Yoga Instructor, Jennifer Lowe

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Summer is here, and it’s time for fun and adventure. Whether you’re jet setting across the globe or staying local, these simple postures will help keep you calm and comfortable throughout your entire journey. All of these postures are done from a seated position which gives you the freedom to do yoga literally anywhere; on a plane, train, car, and even at work after your trip. (more…)

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