Inhaling the Joy of Life

Conscious Breathwork by Marlaina Donato Our first breath is instinctual and belly-deep, but as we grow into life, everyday stress and trauma can bring us into the shallows. Mindful breathing can help guide our breath back to its original, healthy …

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Click and Sweat

Virtual Workouts Change the Game by Julie Peterson Welcome to the digital age, where budding gym rats, former couch potatoes and schedule-challenged fitness freaks are finding new ways to get in shape. These days, virtually anyone with a smartphone or …

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Sustainable Skiing

Eco-Practices Grow on Winter Slopes From mountain peaks to base lodges, many alpine ski resorts are working to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Skiers will discover that sustainability is the watchword at a growing number of facilities, with …

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Animal Asanas

Goats on the Yoga Mat by Yvette Hammett When 50 to 60 strangers gather in a barn for their first goat yoga experience, it’s a bit awkward and there’s not much interaction— until the goats come in. “It is an …

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The Power of Yoga

Tapping Into the Life Force by Marlaina Donato Longevity is something most of us strive for, and increasingly, research shows that implementing a consistent yoga practice can be a fruitful investment toward that goal. Yoga is an eight-branch system of …

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Take a Cerebral Spin

Cycling for a Healthier Brain  by Marlaina Donato  Hopping on a bicycle on a beautiful day or taking a spin class at the gym offers proven cardiovascular benefits like lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. Now, growing research shows that it …

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