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The Best New Music for Yoga: November 2018 Edition

The Best New Music for Yoga: November 2018 Edition

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The coolness and darkness that November brings naturally encourages us to draw our energy and focus inwards. To help you lean into the mood of the month, every song in this month’s collection of yoga music includes resonant sounds or vocals and has a slow, easy tempo. We encourage you not to shy away from stillness in your yoga practice this month and hope that our yoga music picks help …

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The Roundup! Cold Yoga and Holiday Advice for Grinches

The Roundup! Cold Yoga and Holiday Advice for Grinches

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Now that Thanksgiving has passed, we’ve entered the awkward time between holidays when no one knows what to do with themselves. Sound like you? There might be a few new ideas for you in this month’s roundup! You’ll find helpful ways to make a comeback after Thanksgiving excess, tips on combatting your inner Grinch so you can enjoy the rest of the holiday season more fully, and even a new …

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Yoga Basics Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Yoga Basics Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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Looking for some top-notch gift suggestions for your yoga-loving or yoga-curious friends and family? Or perhaps you’re a well-practiced yogi searching for a few gift-worthy items to put on your wish list for Santa? You’re in luck. The 2018 Yoga Basics Holiday Yoga Gift Guide is here! We’ve compiled this list of nine great yoga gifts suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners to help de-stress your holiday gift search. …

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The Best Free Yoga Videos for November 2018

The Best Free Yoga Videos for November 2018

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Family gatherings, holiday parties, and gift shopping can all easily combine to make the joyful holiday season feel more tense and stressful than festive and relaxing. We’ve put together this month’s roundup of free yoga videos to help you breathe through all of the festivities to come. Practice with these six free YouTube videos any time you need a moment to boost your mood, detox your body, and calm your mind. …

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14 Free Yoga Videos to Boost Gratitude

14 Free Yoga Videos to Boost Gratitude

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Maintaining a daily attitude of gratitude is one of the key components to living a happy, healthy, and content life. While it can be challenging to live in a constant state of gratitude, you can flex and strengthen your gratitude muscle through the practice of yoga. To help you in your journey, we’ve found 15 amazing free yoga videos specifically designed to help you cultivate a sense of gratitude. Whenever …

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17 Inspirational Quotes on Yoga and Gratitude

17 Inspirational Quotes on Yoga and Gratitude

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Gratitude is a simple, yet powerful, form of mindfulness that deepens our connection to the beautiful people, places, events, and things in our world. Fostering and expressing thankfulness can also improve mental and physical health, boost happiness, reduce depression, and enhance our relationships with others. While we’ll see the most benefits from cultivating gratitude every day, a committed daily practice can be difficult when life gets busy. That’s why we’ve …

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8 Ways to Add Gratitude to Your Yoga Practice

8 Ways to Add Gratitude to Your Yoga Practice

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The practice of gratitude has deep roots in yoga, with even the earliest yogic texts—like Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, compiled prior to 400 CE—encouraging positive emotion practices as a way to combat a negative state of mind. In Sanskrit, the word for gratefulness is Kritajna formed from the root words krita, meaning “cultivated or acquired,” and jna, referring to “a state of consciousness or awareness.” Modern research continues to emphasize the importance …

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Yoga Quiz: Are You a Giver or a Yoga Grinch?

Yoga Quiz: Are You a Giver or a Yoga Grinch?

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The many holidays at end of the year are all about giving to others and reflecting on what we’re thankful for. It’s the perfect time to work on opening our hearts to find a little extra loving kindness to spread around. Are you the kind of person who consistently makes time to volunteer and consciously practices compassion and generosity? Or perhaps your heart could stand to grow a few sizes this …

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November Giveaway: Mindfulness Box

November Giveaway: Mindfulness Box

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We’ve teamed up with our friends at Mindfulness Box for our November giveaway sweepstakes prize. For the month of November, YogaBasics readers can have a chance to win four of their Mindfulness Boxes. About Mindfulness Box: Mindfulness Box is a monthly subscription box promoting mindfulness, inner peace and balance by giving you the tools to live with more intention and in the present moment. Each month, you will receive 4-5 thoughtfully curated items accompanied …

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Watch: Sky Cowans Asks Her Friends “What Is Yoga?”

Watch: Sky Cowans Asks Her Friends “What Is Yoga?”

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From newly-minted yogis just setting foot into their first class to teachers who have been helping others find their way for years, the word yoga means something different to everyone. That’s what inspired Los Angeles-based content creator and yoga enthusiast Sky Cowans to create this fun, short video. In the video, Sky asks several of her yoga friends to finish this sentence: Yoga is ________. Cowan’s intention in creating this …

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