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Tech Tips for Yoga Teachers: How to Keep Up with Your Email

Can you keep up with your email? Or are you drowning in those little electronic annoyances? Does the very idea of your inbox stress you out? Are you building bad karma from all the emails you’ve left to wither and die in your inbox, unread, unloved, and un-replied? Yoga teachers and yoga studio owners, I […]

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find your first yoga job

How to Find Your First Yoga Job — 11 Tips for New Teachers

How the heck are you supposed to find a yoga job when you’ve just graduated from your 200-hour yoga teacher training? What have you got to offer? Who would hire a brand new yoga teacher anyway? Trust me, we have all asked these questions (and still do from time to time). Well first, congrats on […]

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how to pack light

How To Pack Light in Just a Carry-On

Learn how to pack light (and smart) for any trip, long or short. If I had my way, I would never pack light; I would totally take way too many clothes with me when I travel. But, in that fantasy world, I wouldn’t have to look after my luggage, pack or unpack it, or worry […]

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Pants for Travel giveaway

Win These Awesome Pants for Travel from Bluffworks

Update: The contest is now closed. But you can get 10% off your Bluffworks travel pants when you enter PROM5A on your online order!! It’s hard to find good pants for travel. Especially for guys. (And yes, after 10 years living in London I still laugh to myself even when I call them pants… Call […]

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how to use the autorickshaws in Chennai

A Traveler’s Guide To Using The Autorickshaws in Chennai

Pop! Bang! Thwap thwap thwap. Our once-spirited ride, a bright yellow autorickshaw that had been racing through the streets of Chennai, India slowly limped to a stop, only two-thirds of the way to our destination. The driver gamely tried to carry on, but it was no use, he’d gotten a puncture crossing a bridge over […]

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traveling in India

9 Ways Traveling In India Will Surprise You

We have written before about the challenges travelers face when it comes to getting advice from friends, relatives, and complete strangers before heading out on any adventure. Traveling in India is no exception. Because I am a yoga student and teacher, many of our friends and acquaintances have travelled in India. So we have had […]

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Travel to Turin, Italy

Day Trip To Turin Italy – The Capital of the Alps

Though it’s not a huge city (like Rome) or the European capital of fashion (like Milan) Turin, Italy is a charming destination that has much more to offer than its (in)famous shroud. Sure, Turin is most famous for a ratty piece of off-white fabric but when you visit, obviously you’re going to skip the famous […]

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yoga can help you combat fear

5 Powerful Ways Yoga Helps You Combat Fear

It might sound weird to say that you can combat fear with yoga. (Especially if you think yoga is just stretching and breathing.) But, back when Jane and I started going to yoga workshops and yoga trainings and I started working with students on a regular basis… We noticed something amazing. At the end of […]

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the one thing you need to live your dreams

This is the ONE Thing You Need to Live Your Dreams

Can you guess what it is? Money? No! Time? No! A magical wish from a genie in a bottle? Nope. Not even close. Maybe this quote from the 14th Dalai Lama will give you a hint. That’s right. Consistent effort is the key to success. So you have a vision for the next exciting adventure […]

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Can Yoga Help You Find Your Vision?

A little while ago, my teacher Darren Rhodes posed a series of questions to a group of his students. What do you aim to pass on? To offer? What’s your bigger vision that will serve others? Or, what’s your inward vision that means being away from one and all that will serve others? Big or […]

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