September 2015

4 yoga poses for curing a headache

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Don't let a killer headache keep you from hitting your mat. In fact, yoga can help ease pain from headaches and even migraines. Try these 4 postures next time your head starts to throb.   

Downward Facing Dog 

Downward facing dog is an ideal pose if you're experiencing a headache or migraine since it circulates blood to your head. From a tabletop position on all fours, tuck your toes and lift your hips skyward. Spread your fingers wide and press through your palms. Work to press your belly to your thighs. Let your head and neck hang heavy and relax. 

Fall Fennel Apple Spice Juice

Recipes by Sarah Miller

One of the most loved and trusted autumn staples is the apple. Apples boast tons of awesome health benefits for our bodies, and they are simply delicious. They are a natural staple for weight stabilization and are loaded with fiber, which both aids in digestion, as well as keeps you full longer. Apples are also a significant source of vitamin C, extremely important for keeping colds away. And let’s be honest, who can resist the natural sweetness of an apple or the temptation of farmers’ market apple cider?

5 superfoods for fall

Yoga Lifestyle by Aarona Pichinson

Stay healthy this season! Superfood expert and yoga teacher Aarona Pichinson shares her picks for the 5 best superfoods for fall to boost immunity and keep you well.

The latest in athleisure wear

General by Liz Eustace

After my days at lululemon, I can’t help but get excited about the latest in the ‘athleisure’ wear trend, a retail category making up 17% of all retail sales last year. It combines athletic apparel and leisurewear, think yoga pants meets a cute cotton t-shirt on top. Sitting in the billion dollar sales territory, it’s a pretty BIG trend to keep an eye out for. I love watching what’s coming next and was excited and frankly a little surprised that the latest cutting edge line comes from Athleta.

30 easy ways to supercharge your diet

General by Liz Eustace

It’s not difficult to eat healthier.  Just making simple changes to your diet can ramp up the vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients you’re getting.  And better nutrition quickly spells better health.  To make it easier for you, we've compiled 30 simple ways to supercharge your diet.  

1.  Use avocado instead of butter on your sandwiches, buns, or on veggies.

Vladimir Putin: yoga and trends

General by Liz Eustace

Back in July of this year, Vladimir Putin told India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, that he was open and ready to try yoga. And hey, we’re always happy when world leaders are up for a little peaceful warrior. We were thrilled to hear that Putin wanted to add yoga to his fitness regiment that famously includes judo, hockey and who can forget his bare chested horseback riding. 

6 ways to celebrate National Yoga Month (besides doing yoga)

General by Ally Garner

By now, you know that September is National Yoga Month. Since yoga is much more than a physical practice, we wanted to share ways to celebrate yoga month besides just doing yoga (almost) everyday. We’ve rounded up six ways you can spread the spirit of Yoga Month even when you can’t get on your mat.