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3 Ways To Treat Sunburn
Both oil and water can help broiled skin and overheated bodies heal. Below, how—and when—to use them. Hydration: Severe sunburn can produce flu-like symptoms: fever, chills, headaches, and fatigue. Ample hydration speeds recovery, just as it does whe
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Serving Up Joy
RADHI DEVLUKIA-SHETTY just got a DM from one of her 1.2 million Instagram followers. She reads it to me: “You’re in my city! My friends just ran into you at lunch!” We’ve just finished lunch at a trendy Denver vegan restaurant (she was “born vegetari
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Liquify Your Yoga Practice
10’6” Beach Shoreline Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard Package Stability is at the forefront of this durable, lightweight flatwater board. It comes with an adjustable paddle, bungee rigging, and a backpack-style carry bag so it’s easily transportable.
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Adobo Tofu and Portobello Tacos with Chunky Guacamole
SERVES 4 RECIPE BY IVY MANNING Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes Total Time: 55 Minutes Tofu is given a spicy-sweet flair with a wet rub that combines adobo chile, orange juice, and honey. Paired with grilled vegetables including meaty portobello mushrooms a
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Empower Your Flow and Your Life with ELXR Yoga
FOR NEARLY A DECADE, hurdling was my passion, first as a high schooler, then as a Division I collegiate athlete. I loved the focus, the speed, and the precision that helped me clear the hurdles as if they were not even in my way. My training required
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I Measured My Brain Performance. Here’s Why You MIght Do the Same
I’M SITTING ON a leather couch in an unassuming warehouse in Denver. There’s a Ping-Pong table behind me, but I’m not at a party—I’m having my brain scanned. I’m wearing an impressive piece of tech called the WAVi headset. Shaped like a sleek bike he
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Get a Good Night’s Sleep Using Ayurvedic Rituals
EVEN AS LIFE returns to some form of the normalcy we knew before the pandemic, the day-to-day can still be stressful. Your ability to remain calm and focused is limited when your body and mind are constantly fatigued from overwork or overstimulation.
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Find Gifts In Your Heart To Share With Your Community
Our monthly planetary invitations help you find alignment and embodiment in your daily life through perspective, reflections, and inquiry. We enter July with an opposition—when planets are across from one another and their energies are at odds. Satur
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Editor’s Letter
WHEN IT COMES TO AYURVEDA, I’m a relative newbie. I still have a lot to learn about how to keep my tri-doshic constitution in good balance. But after working on this issue, I’m a lot closer to understanding the sister science of yoga and how it can h
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Bharadvajasana Variations
If the classic posture bothers your knees, sit with one leg extended and the foot flexed. Cross your other leg over the elongated leg, placing your foot on the outside of your calf or knee. Slowly turn your torso toward your bent knee. To make this p
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Avidya: The Absence of Right Knowledge
I WAS RECENTLY watching a TV sitcom where a character had been deeply offended by her friend. After a full day of nursing her resentment, the character realized the rude event never happened—she had only dreamed that it had Like the flip of a switch,
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Dancing with Fire: Flow through Pitta Season’s Heat with Ease
ACCORDING TO AYURVEDA, we’re in pitta season, which brings warmth and activity. The summer’s fiery energy fuels your desire to get out there and do things—like picnics, camping, and pool parties. And after a long winter cooped up inside, the urge to
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Stretching Toward Gold
Olympic competitors represent the epitome of athletic perfection. They run faster, swim harder, jump higher, strike more swiftly, and wind more rotations into their dives and flips than seems humanly possible. They wake up at 3 a.m. to train—and they
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Recognize and Embrace Abundance
FOR MOST OF my career, I was climbing. As an ambitious, type-A personality, I made my way up the corporate ladder, sure that when I arrived at the top that I would be amazingly happy. Eventually, I became the head of business management for a major f
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Our Contributors Share Invigorating Morning Rituals
Practitioners of Ayurveda have long used oil pulling (called gundusha in Sanskrit) to whiten teeth, freshen breath, detoxify the body, alleviate migraines, and improve digestion. Studies have shown that swishing oil in your mouth reduces harmful bact
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Teachers Share Works They Read At The End of Class
And whom do I call my enemy? An enemy must be worthy of engagement. I turn in the direction of the sun and keep walking. It’s the heart that asks the question, not my furious mind. The heart is the smaller cousin of the sun. It sees and knows everyth
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Free Your Pelvis to Find Your Best Twist
ONE DAY WHEN I was practicing Upavistha Konasana (Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend), I stretched to one side. I firmly anchored my pelvis, keeping my sitting bones on the floor, then I twisted toward my left leg and reached for my left foot with both h
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Restore and Revive
Place a bolster vertically in front of you. Kneel, knees wide, and sit back on your heels. Fold forward over the bolster with you arms and hands on each side of it, or wrap your hands around the top. Rest your left cheek on the bolster. Hold for 5–10
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How Learning Bharatanatyam Classical Dance Helped Expand My Understanding of Yoga
BEFORE LAST SPRING, I had a well-established yoga routine: my own daily practice, teaching three classes a week at a nearby community center, and a volunteer gig teaching inmates at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre. Then the first wave of COVID s
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A Begin in Dandasana (Staff Pose). Extend your sternum away from your navel to lengthen your front body. B Feel your pubis and tailbone dropping equally toward the floor. Keep the bowl of your pelvis neutral—neither spilling forward nor tilting back.
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Deepen Your Practice
Connecting with your physical body and sensations can help root you in the moment. During meditation, deeply inspect a sensation in your body that draws your attention, such as how hot or cool your hands feel, or the texture of a blanket or mala in y
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Meet Leslie Rangel, The News Yogi
loved her job as an on-air reporter at a television station in Oklahoma City. But covering devastating fracking-related earthquakes, chasing tornadoes, and interviewing people on their worst days started to take a toll on her. Rangel found some balan
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Ayurveda Can Teach Us To Tend To Our Own Health—And The Earth’s
It’s winter and a year into a pandemic, and I’m talking from my home in Boston via Skype with a doctor in Secunderabad, India—not for a diagnosis of any one illness, but about the precarious health of both individuals and the world. And more importan
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Hit The Road With Day Trip Essentials
Big Sur After Rain Scent, $12, Naturally Alkaline Rocky Mountain Spring Water, $43 for 24 bottles, Watermelon Wonder, $3, Organic Kale Chips, $24 for 4 bags, Honey Roasted Ch
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Find Balance, Flow, and Ease in Your Home and Headspace
“YOUR PHYSICAL SPACE is a manifestation of your mental space,” says home consultant Sarai Reed. Finding ways to release stagnant energy in your home can create room for abundance, flow, and ease in your life, she explains. Check in with yourself and
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Dial Down Anxiety with This Stress-Busting Sequence
TRUTH TIME: Our brains don’t know the difference between being chased by a tiger and being pinged by a triggering email. Both activate the amygdala—the part of our brain that kicks on when we are in distress and perceive a danger (real or imagined).
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Plank Pose
A Begin in Tabletop with your wrists under your shoulders and your knees below your hips. B Inhale, and arch your back slightly to come into a slight Bitilasana (Cow Pose) tilt. Lift your sternum, press your shoulders back, and open up across your ch
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The Golden Age of Dr. Gail
IN THE SPRING OF 2017, the weather was just warming in Rhinebeck, New York. I had come to holistic retreat center the Omega Institute with a colleague to present at the Yoga Service Council (YSC) Conference. We were a pair of unknown academics in a f
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Teachers Share Works They Read at the End of Class
There is a vitality,a life force,a quickeningthat is translated through you into action,and because there is only one of you in all time,this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost.The worl
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