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Everything is Possible

Every now and then we come across inspiration that really lights us up! While browsing TED Talks on a rainy day, I stumbled across one from Tao Porchon-Lynch. The now 97 years young Tao has been named the “Oldest Yoga Teacher” by Guinness World Records. She has lived an amazing…

Making It Up As We Go Along

Have you ever dreamed about living in a van down by the river? Here is a little inspiration to follow that dream. Meet Holly Gable. Holly, her boyfriend Angus, and their dog Jella are ‘Making It Up As We Go Along‘ while living, loving, and learning in their home-on-wheels.  “Yoga…

Inspiration From a Yoga Mamma

We are super grateful to have connected with Yoga Mamma, Stephanie Birch, from stephynow.com. Stephanie balances being an energetic and loving mom, a yogi, a creative light, and a wellness professional/business woman. And she does this all with tremendous positive spirit and grace. Thank you for sharing your story and…

iamVibes

There is definitely a positive shift happening on this planet. We are seeing more and more people and businesses beginning to live and act with a deep awareness for our Mother Earth. Here in this talking story, we are fortunate enough to catch up with Tom Hardless, the Founder of…

The Flow of Travel

This article is being graciously shared with us by Living Yoga Ambassador, Lauren Lee. You can find more inspiration at the community project she founded, ‘Raise Your Beat’.   The reoccurring theme in anyone’s story is the ever present adventure and mystery of life: the constant changing states of our…

Call and Response Foundation

Kirtan is a group singing and music making experience that blurs the boundaries between performers and audience. Mantra is a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation.​ Here we catch up with Director of the Call and Response Foundation, Jennifer Canfield. She educates us about the benefits of community kirtan…

Capitol City Designer Finds Inspiration in Living Yoga

One of the beauties of yoga is that we can bring it into all aspects of our lives. Here we catch up with the super talented Northern California interior designer, Amy Aswell. In this talking story, Amy shares how her living yoga practice assists in inspiring her designs and keeps…

Salty at Heart

“The cure for anything is salt water; sweat, tears, or the sea.” Here we catch up with Kirstin Thompson, a salty lover and the Editor in Chief at Salty at Heart. Kirstin gives us the down low on the empowering journal, inspires us to make positive change in the world, and gets us…

Bhakti Fest Seva

Every spring and fall a gathering full of Love gathers in the California desert. These heart inspired unions are called Bhakti Fest. The Bhakti Festival brings well know yoga teachers such as Shiva Rea, Kia Miller, and Mark Whitwell, kirtan musicians such as Jai Uttal and Donna De Lory, and…

Yoga & Art in Costa Rica

KimMichelle is an incredibly talented and inspiring woman who is thriving in the jungle as a living yogi and artist. We are grateful to be able to share her insights and spirit as a talking story with the Yoga Trade community!  (Photos by Scott Martin Images) Tell us a little…

The Holistic Evolution of Business Culture

This article is being graciously shared with us by Living Yoga Ambassador, Lauren Lee. You can find more inspiration at the community project she founded, ‘Raise Your Beat’. Over the past 50 years throughout many Western cultures, social status (perceived success) was easily defined by material wealth. Whether it was…

9 Living Yoga Practices

There are many ways we can practice yoga without being in a studio or on a mat. Bringing the philosophies and teachings of yoga into our everyday lives is really what it’s all about. Yoga is much more than a set of postures. It is a way of life. Living…

Karma Yoga in Practice

Oh the Floors I’ve Swept…Karma Yoga in Practice… “The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures, but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” – T.K.V. Desikachar Sometimes as modern day yogis we loose sight of what we’re…

Lessons From the Jungle

This article is a repost by Laruen Lee, founder of RAISE YOUR BEAT. The original posting can be found HERE.  A REFLECTION ON NATURE, CULTURE, & BEING Arriving back into Mother India (after having spent a couple of years away) I have been instantly been brought back to ‘earth’. From…

Mystical Yoga Farm

Nourish your soul and tend the land. Find harmony and sustainability within your community. Bonnie Norton is the Operations Director at the Mystical Yoga Farm in Guatemala. Here she fills us in on the innovative projects and sustainable programs they offer at this magical learning and growing center.   Tell us about the “sustainable living” at the…

A Better World

This is a repost from our friend Liz Clark and her blog at Swell Voyage. Thank you so much Liz for your bright light, for being an outrageously inspiring adventurer, teaching us how to “live yoga”, and for sharing these tips on how we can help to make a better world. You can…

Inner Beauty

This inspired reading is a repost from the Mindfulness Blog of Josh Blatter. He is currently traveling in India and so kind to share his stories. The original post can be found here:  http://joshblatteryoga.com/inner-peace/ Inner Peace and Liberation Vipassana meditation is a technique in the Buddhist tradition of seeing things…

Touch the Earth with Gratitude

Although I have never met Thich Nhat Hanh personally, his writings, words, philosophies, and spirit have had a significant and positive influence on my life over the past decade. As many people already know, on November 11, 2014, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh experienced a severe brain hemorrhage. His current…

Parker’s Paintings

Creation is the means of our existence. Being creative allows us to fully engage in the present moment while sharing our unique magic with the world. Here I met up with inspiring creative artist, Parker Detchon (ParkersPaintings.com). He lives in Portland, Oregon where he produces digital media and paints full…

Light on Mr. Iyengar

This beautiful piece was shared by Chanti Mai, www.chantimai.com. May the light of Iyengar always be in our hearts. Beloved spiritual teacher and yoga pioneer has passed away this morning at the age of 95. He has a huge impact on yoga in the Western world. For me he was…

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