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The Yoga Flow You Need To Boost Your Brain Power When Your Mind Feels Fuzzy

Including some strengthening and relaxing yoga in your life can do an incredible amount of good for both your body and your mind. If you've ever rolled out your mat and let your breath guide you from one asana to the next, you know how incredibly foc…
By Georgina Berbari

The 6 Yoga Poses You Need To Try For Better Balance & Less Clumsiness

If you're constantly tripping, falling over, or randomly bumping into things, you know the struggle that comes with being an innately clumsy human being. A consistent yoga practice can really help improve your coordination, especially if you're liter…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's How To Protect Your Wrists During Complex Poses In Your Yoga Flow

One of the most common yoga injuries complained about by beginner yogis and advanced practitioners alike is wrist pain. It's pretty understandable when you think about it, since you're constantly bearing weight on your hands during your time on the m…
By Georgina Berbari

This Type Of Yoga Uses A Weighted Blanket To Help You De-Stress & It Looks Amazing

There's honestly nothing better than the feeling of being securely tucked into your covers at night, and letting the weight of your cozy comforter encapsulate your entire body. And it seems that one woman loved that nurturing feeling so much, that sh…
By Georgina Berbari

The Most Common Yoga Injuries Can Easily Be Avoided, As Long As You Do These 5 Things

As yoga has grown in popularity, so have yoga injuries, naturally. People are constantly trying to achieve the challenging and impressive asanas that they see on social media, and it's easy to forget that the ancient practice of yoga is about so much…
By Georgina Berbari

Doing Yoga Can Help You Maintain Glowing Skin & Here's How, According To An Expert

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed yogi, or you just dabble in the practice from time to time, chances are you didn’t just wake up one day and hit the mat (unless that’s exactly what happened, and if so, right on). Everyone has their reasons for why th…
By Julia Guerra

I Tried Yoga With Adriene's "True" Challenge & It Taught Me So Much About Myself

There’s really no denying the fact that 2017 turned out to be a bust on a broader scale, but for me personally, it was one of my favorite years: I married the great love of my life, pursued my dream job, and I even traveled a lot. Going into 2018, ho…
By Julia Guerra

You're Not Living Your Best Life Until You've Tried "Drunk Yoga"

Finding your flow in a vinyasa class with wine seems like the perfect kind of paradise, am I right? Well, heaven on Earth truly does exist — and that, my friends, is called drunk yoga. Now that I have your undivided attention, I hate to break it to y…
By Alexa Mellardo

How To Survive Your First Hot Yoga Experience With These 8 Easy Hacks

So, you're thinking about going to your first hot yoga class, but you're low-key terrified that you'll either pass out or possibly drown in a pool of your own perspiration. I feel you fam, but honestly, hot yoga flows aren't as intimidating as they s…
By Georgina Berbari

I Welcomed The Lunar Eclipse With A Restorative Yoga Flow & Here's What Happened

This morning, I set my alarm for 5:30 a.m. ET, so I could catch NASA's live stream of the super blue blood moon. I was pretty sure I wouldn't be able to get a glimpse of the lunar event from my house, but I wanted to feel as connected as I could to t…
By Georgina Berbari

These Spring Break Yoga Retreats Are Exactly What You Need To Clear Your Head & Relax

Spring break is right around the corner, so it's time to start planning your warm, relaxing, and rejuvenating getaway so you can finally escape reality for a little while. Even though your friends might be planning these elaborate, boozy, aggressivel…
By Georgina Berbari

This Valentine's Day Yoga Sequence Is The Perfect Way To Open Your Heart Up To Love

Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to focus on practicing self-love and spreading those good vibes to everyone you know. Rolling out your mat on V-Day and including some rejuvenating, heart-opening asanas into your yoga flow is an amazing way…
By Georgina Berbari

This Yoga, Wine & Painting Retreat In Greece Needs To Be Your Next Girls' Trip

There are three things that when combined together, have you setting sail for an ultimate trip to euphoria: wine, relaxation, and yoga. Wine yoga retreats are an actual thing, and before you think the two are conflicting ideas, think again. The appea…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

This Yoga Flow Is Exactly What You Need To Help You Focus & Actually Get Sh*t Done

Everyone has those days when it feels virtually impossible to get literally anything done. No matter what you do, staying focused seems like the world's most difficult task, and the mere thought of checking things off your to-do list is low-key comic…
By Georgina Berbari

When Your Neck Is Killing You After A Long Day, Unwind With This Soothing Yoga Flow

We live in a time when it's basically a given that, no matter what you do for a living or how you spend your days, you can likely be found hunched over a computer, or craning your neck to read something on your phone. It is, quite literally, a pain i…
By Georgina Berbari

15 Yoga Poses For The Lunar Eclipse To Help You Harness The Power Of The Moon

On Jan. 31, a truly rare and breathtaking lunar eclipse will take place, and the power of the full moon will illuminate the Earth. Major events in the solar system aren't just intriguing to witness with the naked eye; they're the perfect time to roll…
By Georgina Berbari

Yes, Your Yoga Pants Could Give You A UTI, But Here's How To Make Sure They Don't

Yoga pants are a basic staple for pretty much anyone with a pulse. They're comfortable, chic (enough), and support an on-the-go lifestyle, which is why it's so amazing that they've become a point of recurring style for the fashion industry. But with …
By Caroline Burke

5 Unexpected Ways Yoga Can Make You Happy & Change Your Outlook On Life

As a passionate yoga instructor, when I tell people that I used to dread the thought of going to a yoga class and practicing mindful movement for an hour, they find it pretty hard to believe. But it's true: My restless mind used to constantly reject …
By Georgina Berbari

Photos Of Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber On A Hot Yoga Date Will Make You Sweat

Ah, 2018. What a time to be Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber. The reunited, sensational duo is taking the new year by storm, and by that, I mean taking hot yoga classes. After spending New Year's Eve together in Cabo, photos of Selena Gomez and Justin …
By Jamie LeeLo

6 Benefits Of Wearing Yoga Pants Every Day, Besides The Fact That You're Comfy AF

I can say with confidence that being cozy is one of my priorities in life. It's rare for me to be wearing any articles of clothing — especially when I'm at home — that aren't soft enough to take a quick snooze in. But I truly believe that the benefit…
By Annakeara Stinson

10 Yoga Poses That'll Honor Your New Year's Resolution To Move More Every Day

During the first few months of a brand new year, motivation is at an all-time high, and it's the perfect opportunity to pursue a new hobby or skill. So, if you caught yourself wistfully gazing toward your local yoga studio for most of 2017, but never…
By Georgina Berbari

11 Yoga Essentials For Beginners Who Want To Commit To Their Flow In The New Year

The new year presents the perfect opportunity to take advantage of a clean slate by learning a new skill or taking up a new hobby. And with yoga quickly growing in popularity for its wealth of physical and mental health benefits, making time to hop o…
By Georgina Berbari

These Are The Yoga Poses You Need To Battle Even The Most Brutal Of Winter Colds

As the chilly outdoor temperatures continue to drop, so does your immunity. The winter is not forgiving when it comes to flu-like symptoms and pesky colds, but that doesn't mean that there aren't ways to prevent congestion and coughing fits. Rolling …
By Georgina Berbari

If You Wear Yoga Pants All Day Every Day, Here's What It Could Be Doing To Your Body

Yoga pants are truly my second skin and ever so constant lifeline. As a yoga instructor who swears by these heavenly, spandex-clad creations, I personally like to refer to jeans as "leg prison." But since I literally eat, sleep, and breathe in my leg…
By Georgina Berbari

This Is The Yoga Pose That'll Keep You Calm In 2018, According To Your Zodiac Sign

The new year is the perfect time to experiment with new and rejuvenating ways to move your body and strengthen your mind. And what better way to foster a powerful mind-body connection than by getting on your mat and treating yourself to a fulfilling,…
By Georgina Berbari

I Welcomed The Winter Solstice With This Yoga Sequence & It Felt Truly Incredible

Every year, at the start of the winter solstice, I feel kind of off, a little fatigued, and a bit unbalanced. I don't know if it has to do with the lack of sunlight or the fact that the cold weather is bringing me down, but what I do know is that I n…
By Georgina Berbari

20 Yoga Poses For The Winter Solstice That'll Cleanse Your Mind & Body

This Thursday, Dec. 21, is the winter solstice, which of course, marks the beginning of the winter season. This magical changing of seasons has been celebrated for years, with traditions and rituals that honor the rising winter sun. If you'd like to …
By Georgina Berbari

8 Yoga Poses That Make You Happy When The Cold Weather's Bumming You Out

Some people are enamored by the first "magical" snowfall of winter, and those people happen to be the reason why I have trust issues in life. Everything about the cold makes me absolutely miserable, and I can't wrap my head around the idea of people …
By Georgina Berbari

6 Yoga Poses That Keep You Warm, Even In The Dead Of Winter

Each year, I silently pray that the seasons will miraculously decide to eliminate winter from their annual line-up, and every year, I am immediately disappointed AF when snow is in the forecast yet again. Can you tell I despise the cold? Well, if it …
By Georgina Berbari

This Woman Fell Into A Raging River While Doing Outdoor Yoga & The Video Is Painful

"Doing it for the 'gram" is already a phrase that usually makes me cringe whenever I read it. But when I see an embodiment of that phrase — not to mention one that has clearly gone very, very wrong — my bodily reaction is almost unbearable. Twenty-tw…
By Alexandra Strickler

6 Yoga Poses To Help You Chill Out While Mercury Is Still In Retrograde

With the final retrograde of 2017 currently taking reign, you might find yourself feeling incredibly out of whack during this astrologically stressful time. Mercury is a mischievous little planet that seems to frequently enjoy wreaking havoc on, well…
By Georgina Berbari

12 Songs For Your Yoga Flow Playlist That'll Help You Relax From Head To Toe

When you go to your favorite yoga class, and the teacher puts on a killer playlist to complement the flow, it's basically the most amazing feeling ever. Linking your movement and breath in sync to the carefully chosen music, truly makes the class a m…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Yoga Poses You Can Do Literally Anywhere While You're Traveling For The Holidays

The holidays can be a truly magical time, but we all know they can also be stressful AF. It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the planning, the traveling, the traffic, and the family arrangements being thrown at you, but it's important to take a momen…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Yoga Poses For Your Butt When It's Sore AF After Sitting Down All Day

There's nothing worse than when you're sitting all day long at work, and it suddenly feels like the entire lower half of your body is being stabbed with tiny pins and needles. Then, when you finally stand up, it's like a permanent, painful cramp has …
By Georgina Berbari

5 Awesome Ways Yoga Can Change Your Brain When You Practice Every Single Day

If you've ever been to a killer yoga class, you know how absolutely amazing you can feel after a rejuvenating, hour-long flow. With typical forms of exercise, those good feels are often limited to just your body, but what makes yoga truly unique is t…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Yoga Poses That'll Help You Digest All Those Thanksgiving Leftovers You're Enjoying

Anyone who thinks that delicious Thanksgiving food is reserved for one day only has clearly never experienced the sheer joy of leftovers. Stuffing, turkey, pumpkin pie, and cranberry sauce goodness can easily go on for weeks after Turkey Day, and it'…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Yoga Poses To Avoid When You're On Your Period So You Don't Make Your PMS Worse

The idea of hitting up a yoga class during that time of the month is controversial AF. Some people say to skip the flow during your literal flow, while others say the movement and breathing will feel great for your bloated body. Whichever side you're…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Yoga Poses That'll Put You Right Back To Bed When You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night

I can confidently say that sleeping is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. But when I cuddle up in bed for some blissful shut-eye, there's absolutely nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to fall asleep again. In…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Heart-Opening Yoga Poses That'll Help You Practice Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Practicing gratitude is such an important part of life, and it's even more prevalent with Thanksgiving right around the corner. As a yoga teacher, I like to include heart-opening poses in both my classes and my own personal practice so that my physic…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Yoga Poses For Your Posture That'll Help You Sit Up A Little Straighter

From slouching all day long at a desk job, to hunching over your phone with a perpetually strained neck, proper posture is definitely a rare thing to come by these days. TBH, at one point, I felt like I literally was taking two inches off my height b…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Essential Oils That'll Make You Feel Zen AF During Your Next Yoga Flow

If you've ever been to a yoga class before, you've probably encountered essential oils. Aromatherapy is frequently used to enhance the incredible mind-body experience of yoga. Essential oils can help you focus, wake you up, and honestly, these lovely…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Yoga Poses For Your Bloated Belly After You're Done Eating Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching my friends, and that means copious amounts of savory dishes and sweet desserts to indulge in to your heart's content. TBH, if bringing an extra pair of pants to change into after Thanksgiving dinner is wrong, I nev…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Challenging Yoga Poses To Do With A Friend When You're Bored With Your Solo Flow

You've probably seen loads of partner yoga photos sprinkled all over your Instagram feed. Those acrobatic poses are impressive AF, but they also look low-key insanely intimidating. Take it from me, though, you really don't have to be the next star of…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Yoga Poses That'll Ease The Tension Out Of Your Sore Neck & Shoulders

Whether you're spending hours hunched over a computer at work, going hard at the gym without proper stretching, or you're simply stressed AF, tension tends to take up residence right in your neck and shoulders. Like, hi, I did not invite you into my …
By Georgina Berbari

How To Find Balance In Life Through Your Yoga Practice & The Art Of Ayurveda

Finding balance is one of the many essentials for cultivating a sense of overall happiness in life — so we've heard, at least. But honestly, where do you even start? How do you focus on finding and maintaining some elusive sense of balance when you'r…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Yoga Poses That Need To Be Part Of Your Self-Care Routine If You Have PCOS

Since there are about 10 million women worldwide living with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), that means there are a lot of women dealing with a wide variety of potentially painful and relentlessly frustrating symptoms every single day, including …
By Annakeara Stinson

6 Tips For Beginners In Yoga Class Who Have No Clue What The Instructor's Trying To Tell Them

When you're new to yoga, going to your first class can be intimidating as hell. Even though I'm a certified yoga instructor now, I can vividly remember absolutely despising the first class I ever went to, and that was mainly due to the fact that I ha…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Yoga Poses You'll Probably Want To Avoid Doing When Your Back Is Sore

When it comes to muscle aches, while gentle yoga and stretching are often part of the doctor's orders, I've definitely found that certain types of poses exacerbate my pain rather than relieve it. While yoga is generally my exercise of choice, I've wo…
By Annakeara Stinson

10 Creative Gift Ideas That Are Absolutely Perfect For The Yogi In Your Life

OK, real talk: The literal second that Halloween was officially over, I started blaring my holiday music like nobody's business — in the shower, in the car, even at the gym (you don't do deadlifts to the tune of "All I Want For Christmas Is You?"). B…
By Georgina Berbari

10 Yoga Poses For Morning & Night That'll Help You Set Intentions & Actually Stay True To Them

As a yoga teacher, I almost always ask my students to set an intention at the beginning of their practice: a simple thought or mantra to return to when their thoughts begin to go astray. Ideally, my hope is that they take this intention and mindfully…
By Georgina Berbari