Tag: American Yogi

BONNIE RAITT

BONNIE RAITT

“I have found so many benefits from my yoga practice… I love the calming effect it has on my mind and nervous system.  I was raised in the Quaker tradition, and yoga provides a similar path to achieving quiet, centering on your true spirit, and […]

Even The Weather Channel wants you to do Yoga!!

Even The Weather Channel wants you to do Yoga!!

They’re not wrong with the title “25 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire Your Morning Yoga Practice” these images are truly stunning.  I’m pleased to see that people are getting the message that Yoga is an amazing thing everyone should do from weather.com.  But then also maybe […]

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

Democratic Representative from Ohio, Tim Ryan has written books about mindfulness and zen meditation.  His legislative agenda includes stress reduction and a whole food diet.  He’s a big, midwestern guy who played football in high school and, not surprisingly, like hot yoga.  Some of the […]

HEATHER GRAHAM

HEATHER GRAHAM

I can’t believe Heather Graham is in her mid-40s! Her yoga practice is three decades strong, and she looks amazing!  She works with Vinnie Marino too, and finds time to go on retreat!  Well known for her looks, I like what Heather says about beauty: […]

MICHELLE WILLIAMS

MICHELLE WILLIAMS

  Says Michelle, “Yoga gave me relief like nothing else; it made me a better person and a better mother…And then I started to think about how expensive it is to get a babysitter to take a yoga class. The idea behind the program is […]

1 in 10 people do YOGA!!!!

1 in 10 people do YOGA!!!!

“…the meditative movement that began in India thousands of years ago becomes increasingly popular in the United States” “Yoga is one of the most common ‘mind and body’ approaches in the U.S., along with massage and meditation.  Almost 1 in 10 people reported using yoga in […]

LEBRON JAMES

LEBRON JAMES

Many professional athletes swear by yoga, and two-time MVP Lebron James is definitely enthusiastic about the benefits of his practice– he has even led yoga sessions!  Yoga balances out and restores his body after work on the court and it also helps to prevent serious […]

ASHLEY OLSEN

ASHLEY OLSEN

 In a recent interview with Dave Lackie, Ashley and her sister Mary-Kate both mentioned Yoga first on their list of things they do to decompress.  Not surprisingly, a google search of “Ashley Olsen yoga” reveals countless paparazzi pictures of the young woman on her way […]

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

  Meet Paige Reeves, founder of YogaVida, a not-for-profit that brings the mental and physical benefits of Yoga to the Latino immigrant community of Pheonix, AZ.  Read this interview with Reeves to find out how she got involved with this vulnerable population and discover how Yoga can […]

ERYKAH BADU

ERYKAH BADU

  “I started taking yoga at the gym and I met the most wonderful instructor who teaches you in Sanskrit as well as in English.  She repeats everything in Sanskrit.  There’s something about the vibration of this language that really resonates with me and helps […]