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How to bring summer into your home

General by Chrissy Carter

It’s not too late to turn your house into your dream summer home. New York yoga teacher Chrissy Carter has plenty of tips, ideas and Pinterest-worthy photos of her home to inspire you and show you how to bring the summertime indoors.

Essential oils for glowing summer skin + DIY natural body oil

General by Liz Eustace

Summer provides a lot of opportunity to show a little skin. From hitting the beach or pool to wearing shorter sleeves (or none at all), we all want to showcase skin that is glowing and beautiful. Many of us ditch the heavy lotions because we don’t need to hydrate as much… but our skin can dry out in the summer due to overexposure from the sun.

15 Simple Ways to Reduce Anxiety

General by Liz Eustace

Easy ways to stay calm and reduce anxiety.

How to meditate: a quick start guide to meditation

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Learn how to meditate:

Celebrate summer solstice with yoga

Local Events - NYC by Liz Eustace

We would be remiss not to mention the class happening over at Times Square with Solstice in the Square. Over 10,000 people are estimated to drop in and tune out to do a little yoga in the concrete jungle. We can almost see it from our offices in Midtown and it’s a trip. But hey, it’s the longest day of the year, so why limit yourself to just one fantastic yoga event? Get charged in Times Square and then chilaxi-nate elsewhere in the city.

4 tips for doing hot yoga safely in the summer

General by Liz Eustace

Recently, we posted a blog asking if you thought it was ever too hot for hot yoga (even though new research reveals that doing hot yoga is perfectly safe) and discovered that some of you stay away from heated classes during July and August. However, others of you still love hot classes as much during the summer as they do year-round.

Yoga to relieve stress

Hot off the mat by Liz Eustace

Yoga to relieve stress in any situation

Because whether you’re stressed about finishing your taxes, school, love or money... these yoga-inspired ways to chill out will help you make it through the day and get you into a restful sleep this evening.

Yoga to relieve stress

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3 simple self-massage techniques for the hands, wrists and forearms

General by Liz Eustace

We use our hands, wrists, and forearms non-stop throughout the day, and yogis especially need to spend extra time on those areas since poses from downward facing dog to handstand involve putting pressure on those spots. Fortunately it's easy to relieve some tension and soreness yourself with some simple self-massage techniques. 

Try these 3 simple self-massage techniques to relieve hand, wrist and forearm pain: 

Summer reads: 16 books to enhance your yoga mind

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

When you think of yoga books, if the only thing that comes to mind are the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Whether you need something to pass the time at the airport on your summer travels or need a good beach read, you’ll find your perfect idea of a page-turner on our list of 16 books to help enhance your yoga mind, improve your health and inspire your practice.