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Get to Know Ariele Foster of Sacred Source Yoga

Get to Know Ariele Foster of Sacred Source Yoga

We're so excited Ariele Foster will be joining us for a week in Koh Phangan, Thailand in March 2016! Dr. Ariele Foster will teach dynamic alignment based Vinyasa classes as well as integrated functional Anatomy for a week! We managed to catch up with this busy lady recently so we could all learn a little [...]

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Yoga Music

Yoga Music

On our trainings I often get asked who the artist are on my playlists. While music is highly personal, there are some excellent artists that are great to get your yoga on with. Whether you are a Yoga Teacher or just looking to have some music accompany your home practice check out some of these [...]

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Get To Know Alana Kessler

Get To Know Alana Kessler

We are excited to announce that Alana Kessler will join us on our Yoga Teacher Training in India this November. Alana will teach Ashatanga Yoga for morning asana and workshops on Yin Yoga. We chatted with this lovely lady to see if she is excited about her return to India and so you could get [...]

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What is Meditation?

What is Meditation?

What we often call meditation in the West is actually the practice of focusing the mind, concentration, or in sanskrit known as Dharana. It is often miss understood as stopping the mind but rather it can be better explained as learning to control the mind and not letting the mind control you. There are many [...]

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Ayurvedic Recipe for Pitta Constitution

Ayurvedic Recipe for Pitta Constitution

In Ayurveda, diet is essential in balancing your Dosha or constitution. Pitta(fire) dominant people can have physically hot fire reactions like hot flashes, rashes, cancor sores, high blood pressure, IBS, gastric reflux and heart attacks if there is excess fire. It is necessary, especially in hot weather, to decrease some of the fire with sweet, [...]

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What is Ayurveda?

What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is the sister Science to Yoga. It is a holistic system to balance the body and mind in order to achieve optimal health and homeostasis. It is the oldest medical system documented, estimated to be over 5-10 thousand years old. Ayurveda is founded on the belief that everything is made up of 5 elements; [...]

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Romesco Sauce Recipe

Romesco Sauce Recipe

This versatile Spanish sauce is one of my all-time favorites to have on hand. We first discovered it traveling through Spain in 2006. It's so easy and delicious, you'll wonder why you've never heard of it before! Traditionally eaten on seafood, Romesco sauce is delicious with shrimp, but since my seafood intake is extremely limited [...]

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Meal Prep Ideas

Meal Prep Ideas

Each week on Monday or Tuesday I like to do a meal prep for the rest of the week. I make a big pot of something that serves mostly as lunch, but sometimes the occasional dinner. You've seen our bean salad and summer salad suggestions. Last week's meal prep was a hearty kale salad. Head [...]

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Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone I live on the Upper East Side of NYC, lovingly referred to as the UES. I often go for weeks without leaving my neighborhood. I work within a 10 min. walk, practice within 20 minutes and Central Park is right down the street for all my running and biking needs. We have tons [...]

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A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs

A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs

A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs You might have heard about the 8 limbs in your Yoga class or read about them somewhere along your Yoga path but perhaps they have not been explained to you. Maybe your teacher mentioned Ahimsa or non-violence in practice. Maybe you read a Yoga article and they are [...]

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