Category: Yoga

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A Warning to Yogis Traveling to Germany

In Germany, I was asked a simple question. “Do you want to go to yoga?” The question was simple enough. I do yoga. I like yoga. Why not? Moritz and I trotted into a yoga studio during our visit to Mainz, Germany. In the waiting room, yogis...

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How to Stay Motivated When You’re Horrible at Something

“Do you have a leg injury?” No, for the 100th time – my sweet yoga teacher – I do not have a leg injury. I am just horrifically inflexible. Despite practicing yoga for a few years now, I still can’t touch my toes. “Touching your toes...

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Koh Samui: The Island to Kick Back On

If Koh Samui created it’s own calendar, every day would be Sunday with all clock hands pointing to morning. It’s a place where everyday is a day of rest — and it makes you feel like it’s well deserved. Go on, take a nap by the...

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10 Reasons to Travel with a Yoga Mat

There are some travelers in the world who scoff at people with the audacity to pack jeans. Yes, these people actually judge those who bring jeans along for a backpacking adventure and point to more “convenient” clothing items, like atrocious zip-off pants. They cite the weight,...

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Goodbye to Bikram Yoga

My relationship with yoga has been a tumultuous one, mostly because I’ve always been horrifically inflexible. I know that flexibility is not the goal of yoga, but when you can barely touch your shins, let alone ever getting near your toes, you start to think well maybe...