Yoga Lifestyle

Yoga clothing, props, books and gear that help you showcase your yoga style on and off the mat.

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.

Yoga for travelers with Tara Stiles

Yoga Lifestyle

You already know that we’re big Tara Stiles fans. She’s like the friend you always want to have coffee with because she’s silly, playful and turns out to be wicked smart. She teaches a rockingly amazing yoga classes at her Strala Studio in NYC and here she’s sharing a few yoga for travel tips with our friends at Blisstree. Perfect for the first “official” weekend of summer:   

alignyo's Father's Day gift guide

Yoga Lifestyle

Father’s Day is a great excuse to spoil your dad, so we’re sharing Father’s Day gift ideas that we think dads will love – regardless of if he’s devoted to his daily yoga practice or still thinks yoga is weird stretching. From comfortable pants he’ll want to spend the day watching the game in to a mat made just for him, check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide.

Colleen Saidman's Yoga for Weight Loss DVD

Yoga Lifestyle

There are many videos in this space, but what's unique about Colleen Saidman’s Yoga for Weight Loss video is the thoroughness with which she approached her teaching and the components of this particular practice. This video took four months of research on how to build a program around weight loss that could be followed by people who are overweight (with joints and movement in mind) and also challenging for those who are not.

Essential oils for meditation

Yoga Lifestyle by Charlynn Avery

Aromatherapist Charlynn Avery shares some of the best essential oils for meditation.

4 ways to boost your metabolism this spring

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Kick up your metabolism this spring with these tips from Dr. Natasha Turner for Blisstree.

With spring officially here and summer on the horizon, there’s a certain level of excitement to ditching the winter clothing and getting your mojo going for the sunny season. Here are four sure-fire ways to boost your body’s thermogenic rate so you can burn more calories and get your metabolism working like a fine oiled machine.

Chrissy Carter: 5 tips to update your home for spring and summer

Yoga Lifestyle by Chrissy Carter

New York yoga teacher Chrissy Carter has spring fever and she’s sharing simple ways you can make your home feel just as bright, airy and cheery as sunny day.

It's finally feeling like spring! I'm sure I'm not alone when I say that the beautiful weather makes my spirits just a little bit brighter. But while I'm prancing around outside in the gorgeous spring sunshine, my home is still in dreary hibernation. Heavy fabrics, dark colors, that musty "can't put my finger on it" odor, and not a sign of nature in sight . . . it's time to bring spring indoors! 

5 easy Ayurvedic tips for fall

Yoga Lifestyle by Breathe Repeat

Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, can seem complicated and mystical, even to diehard yogis who get on the mat everyday. But Ayurveda doesn’t have to be a complicated health plan. There are many ways to incorporate Ayurveda principles and rituals into your daily life for better health. Here are five easy ways to do so this fall from Ali Cramer for Breathe Repeat. 

Oil Pulling: The Ayurvedic secret to a brighter smile and easy detoxification

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic technique that is believed to help whiten teeth, improve gum health and remove toxins from the mouth. Oil pulling is a very simple technique that you can easily add to your morning routine and the only ingredient you need is probably already in your pantry: coconut oil. 

How to meditate: a quick start guide to meditation

Yoga Lifestyle by Liz Eustace

Learn how to meditate: