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Waves

Waves, Luminous waves Oh how I love you. The way you lift up the whole ocean and heal our souls. The way you teach us everything there is to know about life. Oceanic breath cleanse me. Oh dear waves remind me that I am more similar to you, than to…

Why Go on a Yoga Retreat?

Here is some reposted wisdom and inspiration for the modern yogi from our friend Insiya at YOGUE. You can find the original posting here: http://www.yogue.ca/why-go-on-a-yoga-retreat/ I recently read Toronto based yoga teacher Matthew Remski’s essay on how modern yoga needs to offer “real” support and connection to its community at the yoga…

For All Those Wilting Sun Babies

This morning I temporarily forgot that this time of year can have a pretty dramatic effect on the general state of mind. I missed that a key reason I’m feeling extra tired, blurry eyed and demotivated is because it’s JANUARY. It’s cold, it’s wet, we’re all back to work and…

WisdOM

Song of the Soul by Shankaracharya I am neither ego nor reason, I am neither mind nor thought, I cannot be heard nor cast into words, nor by smell nor sight ever caught: In light and wind I am not found, nor yet in earth and sky – Consciousness and…

108 Sun Salutations

This is a repost from our friends at Sunburnt & Salty. www.sunburntandsalty.com You can find the original blog of “108 Sun Salutaions: My First Experience” HERE It was still dark out when I pulled up to the Lighthouse. I checked my phone – 6:27am – December 31st. It was the final day…

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…

Yoga on the Edge

Many of us yogis find ourselves striking a dancers pose on the edge of a picturesque mountaintop, or overlooking our fingertips towards the Caribbean through a strong warrior two. We then ponder how did we find the strength from within to get this far, in both our practice and life?…

Happy Solstice & New Moon

This is a repost from the blog at Sunburnt & Salty Yoga Company You can find the original post HERE   This Sunday, December 21st, marks the December, or Winter, Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere where the Sun enters into Capricorn, creating the longest night of the year. “Solstice”…

Gratitude in the Darkness

The light in the dark, and the dark in the light One of the most beautiful things that I learned through my Yoga practice is how gratifying it is to feel thankful. It isn’t anything that I had to comprehend through hard studying or by stumbling on my mat, neither…

Orange & Chocolate Temptation

The cycle of life is like baking. First of all, you have to know what you want. What do you want? Then, see what you need to get what you want. What do you need for the cake? Then, bit by bit gradually add these bits together to work towards…

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…

Travel “Eco”

Eco-travel is an excellent way to travel with a purpose. We should all think about ways to make our travel sustainable, mindfully connected with local culture, and present. Here we catch up with Los Cardones Eco Lodge co-owner, Anne-Laure Sitton. In 2001, Anne and her husband followed their dreams of adventure and searched for…

How to Bring More Love into Your Life

Love has no limits. It is borderless and knows no concept of time. Love is more than a feeling. It is a basic instinct and a vital aspect of nourishment. It brings us peace, joy, fulfillment and positivity. To love and to be loved allows openness, trust and deep compassion….

What Yoga Means to Me Right Now

Yoga to me at this time… is personal and universal, an all-encompassing way of living. Something for everyone to benefit from no matter of age or ability. It is non-competitive, non-glorifying and non-discriminative. It is the unknown, my path unfolding, and feeling more equipped to explore this path more deeply….

Finding Yin & Yang

There are cold, wintry nights and then there are bright, warm summer days. There is effort and there is ease. There is starvation and there is food waste. The universe is comprised of yin and yang. Dark and light, strong and weak, sad and happy–these are all opposing forces that…

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…

iSurf iYoga

Take a moment to meet Stacey Jones, the creative light and master mind behind the new project, iSurf iYoga (ISIY). We at Yoga Trade relate to and are truly inspired by the goals and passions of ISIY and are excited to share their efforts that encourage transformation, adventure, sustainability, and community…

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…

Vegan Breakfast Cup

Creating beautiful healthy foods for you and your loved ones doesn’t have to be a difficult task! I’m always on the lookout for new ideas and recipes that can be prepared in the matter of minutes, but will leave one satisfied for hours. Smoothies are one of the most delicious,…

Zen and Tomatoes

This fall harvest season, I feel super fortunate for being able to experience working on the tomato farm at Greg’s Organics in Grass Valley, California. Greg is a California Certified Organic Farmer who specializes in open pollinated heirlooms. His passion, enthusiasm, and Zen practices in the garden have led to…

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