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[caption id="attachment_2581" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] Bikram constantly reminds his students, few of us ever do the poses perfectly. Instead, it’s about how well you understand what you’re trying to accomplish in each pose and how you try to accomplish your goal. As...

Mom was right! Chicken soup really is good for you, and just in case you thought this idea is merely an old wives' tale or the placebo effect, science is now proving it. Just as yoga has been practiced for thousands of years but has only...

[caption id="attachment_2571" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] Instead of trying to camouflage your agony, try sending your breath to where it hurts. That’s what my yoga instructor would tell you. To thread your breath through every action. It helps maintain a sense of inner control...

[caption id="attachment_2509" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Monica Felix @ www.monicafelix.com[/caption] When you’re genetically wired for hard work, the hardest thing to do is nothing. The opposite of ambition. The antithesis of labor. Idleness. Blech. But just like in yoga, where the posture you hate the most is the posture you need the most, I...