By Hannah

Infographic: Simple Tips to Bounce Back After Holiday Indulgence

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to get your healthy-self back on track! Here are 5 simple tips for bouncing back after a holiday binge. Download Hydrate Drinking enough water is important to help your liver and kidneys filter out toxins. Drinking 2.7 liters (12 cups) of fluids for women and 3.7 liters (16 cups) of fluids for men is a normal amount to take in to stay hydrated. These recommendations cover fluids from water, other beverages, and food. Get some extra sleep Sleep is your body’s natural repair, regrowth, and recharge agent. One of the main benefits of...

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How to Let Go of the Past and Start Living in the Present…Today

It’s not often that we think of dwelling on the past as a good thing — and we shouldn’t. Living in the past can often bring up negative emotions such as sadness, anger, loneliness, and even depression. Obsessing over things which have gone wrong in the past is toxic; not only does it prevent you from moving forward toward your future goals, but it doesn’t allow you to adapt to changing situations around you. The other side of dwelling on negative experiences of the past, is people who relive the same life-changing moments over and over again, and fear that the...

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Design Highlight: The Purpose of Life

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. If there is no happiness, we should ask ourselves what is there? I often like to view the true objective of yoga as happiness. Through a practice of awareness and mindfulness, one can learn how to live simply and in the present. Not just during our practice, but at all moments throughout the day. In our modern society it is easy to feel the pressures of your job, family, and future goals — and thus easy to forget why it is we exist in the first place. That brings us to...

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Design Highlight: The Moons in the Sky

The Harvest Moon September is a big month for astronomers and astrologists alike. The full moon of September, otherwise known as the Harvest Moon, will be visible in the sky on the 24th this year. So let’s grab some friends, roll out those yoga mats, and get our moon-gazing on! Or rather, just get excited about the release of our new The Moons in the Sky yoga mat, which is part of our Sawyer collection! Since the beginning of time, the moon has been the focus of folklore and mystery. That’s why this month, we want to celebrate the moon’s...

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Yoga to Ease Your Anxiety

We’ve all felt anxious at one point or another; it’s part of being human. Just because it’s normal though, doesn’t mean we should have to live with persistent anxiety. That’s just plain unhealthy. Small amounts of stress can be motivational, but when your anxiety feels inescapable, there’s a problem. To help counteract that stress we’ve put together an infographic of our favorite yoga poses for alleviating your anxiety. Check them out below! Download>(If your browser doesn't download the image, simply right-click to save or drag it to your desktop!) Legs Up the Wall Elevating your legs above your heart helps...

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