Topic: Yoga

Why Yoga Really Is All About the Body

Since yoga entered the mainstream about 15 years ago, I’ve proclaimed again and again that yoga is not just about the physical practice. I spent five years writing a book about the …

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Yoga: Anjali Mudra

Simple greeting or divine salute? Few positions are more ubiquitous in yoga practice than Anjali Mudra (Prayer Position). We often practice Anjali Mudra to begin and end a class. W …

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Happy 1st Birthday 21st Yoga!

    Over the weekend, our friends at 21st yoga celebrated their first birthday. In doing so, they offered a full day of free yoga classes at their studio. As a lifelong sucker for …

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The Wisdom of Humility in Yoga Practice

Adeep sense of humility will help you learn yoga. It is important to remember that no one path or school has a monopoly on the truth. There are excellent and poor practitioners in …

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Localist: Yogi Jessamyn Stanley visits Salt Lake City

Touring for her new book, Everybody Yoga, Instagram yogi from North Carolina, Jessamyn Stanley came to the Main Salt Lake Public Library, not only to chat with us about her book bu …

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Vrksasana: Growing Roots

Trees are our partners in keeping this living, breathing planet alive. We inhale the oxygen that trees exhale, and they inhale the carbon dioxide we exhale. We are inextricably tie …

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Yoga with the Sharks with Amanda Jones

“What are you afraid of?” Amanda Jones, yoga instructor, asks her packed yoga class as we sit cross-legged, staring ahead at the 300,000 gallon shark tank at Loveland Living Planet …

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Yoga: Give Your Body Some Gratitude

The past few years have given me a bit of a wake-up call. My body, which has always been very low maintenance, has been sending me a big message: “Stop taking me for granted!” Almo …

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Centered City Yoga has new owner

D’ana Baptiste, Centered City Yoga’s founder and owner for 13 years, is passing the torch of CCY to one of her students, Rachel Cieslewicz, and Cieslewicz’s husband Eric Martin. Ci …

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Seek Studio opens in 9th and 9th area

Pictured: Sarah Betts | Photo: Mary McIntyre You might be thinking, “Just what that area needs, another yoga studio.” But Seek Studio offers a nontraditional approach to both yoga …

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Love Your Lungs: Undo Dirty Air with Yoga!

The Romans had detox in mind when they added February to their calendar in about 700 BCE. The Latin februum means “purification.” February is named after the Roman purification rit …

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Grounding Your Practice

In 1989, I went to Pune, India to study with Geeta and BKS Iyengar. A group of 30-some dedicated practitioners from around the U.S. joined senior teacher Mary Dunn for a three-week …

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Where the yoga teachers are

We’re here to clear up the apple-cart upset of yoga teachers between Centered City Yoga and the Fallout Yoga, which has now relocated to approximately 21st East and 21st South and …

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If You’re Bored with Yoga…You’re Not Paying Attention

How many times would you guess you’ve practiced Adho Mukha Svan­asana (Downward Facing Dog pose)? Or how about Trikonasana (Triangle pose)? Pick any one of yoga’s staple asanas and …

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What Yoga Is and Is Not

Three common misconceptions. —by Charlotte Bell               As yoga’s popularity has exploded in the past 15 or so years, a whole lot of new yo …

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