Many people view vacation as escapism, to get away from their day-to-day lives. But a great yoga retreat helps you discover ways to make your day-to-day life the one you want to live, the place you want to be. Yoga definitely helps add a sacred element to the mundane, and that is available daily to …

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I had the pleasure of speaking with Erica Hartnick, one of the beautiful brains behind Yoga Trade, the site that connects travel and yoga enthusiasts with work, volunteer, and learning opportunities all over the world. Sound like something you’d love? Check it out. But proceed with caution, you may find yourself packing your bags before …

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  Just 10 days left to enter our Swellwomen x Carve Designs Subscriber Giveaway! All you have to do is sign up for our Three Issue Subscription by January 31, 2016, and you’ll be entered to win a luxury surf-and-yoga retreat from SwellWomen, to Maui, Panama, El Salvador, or Nicaragua, and a $500 shopping spree at Carve Designs! …

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The Borgo I Frati has reincarnated as a spiritual community over the course of its many lives. With roots in the fourth century, “the hamlet of friars” broke ground as a co-ed monastery and transformed into safe haven for pilgrims and religious center for surrounding mountain towns. Sada Sat Singh and Sada Sat Kaur, master …

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Misadventures is coming to print! Yes, you read that right: the magazine by and for adventurous women is making its ink-on-paper debut. Featuring brand-new content, including interviews with incredible women, a compendium of winter survival skills, a holiday gift guide tailored to misadventurers, and page after page of stunning photography, Issue 0 will be available …

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We caught up recently with Gianne Doherty, co-founder of Organic Bath Co. and founder of the upcoming, totally exciting W.E.L.L. Summit. If you’ve ever gone to a wellness retreat or conference, well, it’s not going to be like that. At least that’s what Doherty and her crew of collaborators (Amy Flyntz, Founder of Amy Flyntz …

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I’ve been doing “gym yoga” for years. I became more flexible, more relaxed…I even got some tricep definition from all those chaturangas. But I was completely missing the point. I’m thankful that yoga has come down from the monasteries of Nepal and into the L.A. Fitness’s of Middle America, but its accessibility has led to …

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After reviewing these products, I realized that I love yoga gear almost as much as I love yoga. I cut to the chase below and offered a few of my favorite products—the ones that are especially beautiful, durable and practical in supporting you on the path to enlightenment.

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50 Revelations from the Heart by Sally Ann F. Phillips is a simple, easy read. Yet in its simplicity, this book of yogic thoughts offers significant life-truths that one can’t afford to let go forgotten. And beneath each revelation, Phillips offers brief reflection. For example: #19: “Your Greatest Teachers May Be People You Don’t Really …

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