Free UCLA Mindfulness Meditations

The UCLA mindfulness meditations are available online and free for everyone to use. They range from 3 to 19 minutes. They are from the Mindfulness Awareness Research Center at UCLA. According to their website, they have made these meditations available to: disseminate mindful awareness across the...

Chakravakasana Yoga Pose: A Wonderful Warm Up

Chakravakasana yoga pose is a great warm up for the spine.
How to Do Chakravakasana Yoga Pose Chakravakasana Yoga Pose, or cat cow, is used in the majority of yoga classes. I use it at the beginning of most of my classes. It feels wonderful for the spine and is a great warm up. This is...

Lululemon Yoga Pants Review: Worth the Cost?

Lululemon yoga pants are expensive, is it worth the cost? Read the review.
Lululemon yoga pants are really nice, but also really expensive. I bought a pair of yoga pants from Lululemon (Align Pant II) and break down all the pros and cons for you. Are they worth the price? Find out below! Lululemon Yoga Pants Pros They...

Yoga Sutra 1.33 and Showing Kindness to Others

Yoga Sutra 1.33, Showing kindness to others regardless of their attitude.
What is Yoga Sutra 1.33? Roughly translated Yoga Sutra 1.33 states... "Infusing the mind with friendliness, compassion, cheerfulness, and uninvolved observation in relation to those living a happy, miserable, virtuous, and non-virtuous life respectively, results in reclaiming a pristine state of mind." What does Yoga Sutra 1.33...

Yoga Sutra 1.30 and a Japa Practice

Yoga Sutra 1.30 speaks to the obstacles that face us everyday. A Japa practice is a great way to overcome some of these obstacles.
Yoga Sutra 1.30 from the Yoga Sutras states... The nine obstacles or forms of mind distractions are given; Sickness, Rigidity, Doubt, Negligence, Laziness, Incontinence, Wrong perception, State of not obtaining any degree of deep meditation and the inability to maintain a state of deep meditation. This...