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Yoga Mat

Finding the Right Yoga Mat

“The yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren’t enough.” – Amy Weintraub When you’re just beginning to cultivate a yoga practice, any yoga mat will work. But once you start to step on your mat daily, it is beneficial to invest in a yoga mat that will make your practice more comfortable and help you to perform better. …

Yoga One San Diego Amy Caldwell

Yoga One San Diego

View Larger Map An In Depth Interview with the Founders of Yoga One San Diego “May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may my thoughts, words, and actions contribute to that happiness and freedom for all.” -Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavaintu As many of you already know, we love yoga here at The San Diego Lifestyle! Whenever we have a chance, we ask yoga …

staying fit while pregnant

4 Tips for Staying Fit While Pregnant

“Pregnancy does not limit lung function, and both pregnancy and exercise improve the ability of body tissues to take up and utilize oxygen.”  -James F. Clapp III, Exercising Through Your Pregnancy That glorious moment you pee on a stick and it confirms your suspicions… YOU’RE PREGNANT! An incredible parade of thoughts begin to flood your mind – and a slight bit of “holy crap” moments …

Holistic Health Coach San Diego

Lose Weight in San Diego: Eat ‘Happy Food’

Samantha From Happy Food is Helping Clients Lose Weight in San Diego “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” -Wilhelm von Humboldt Have you ever felt like your relationship with food just, isn’t that great? Do you find yourself wanting to lose weight in San Diego? Are you craving a diet that actually fills …

San Diego Yoga Events Fall 2015

Men’s Yoga Clothes for Spring

Must Have Additions to Your Yoga Wardrobe for this Spring “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” – Robin Williams I recently shared my spring yoga clothes picks for women, but I didn’t want to forget the guys! I’ve noticed a lot more stylish men’s yoga pieces popping up and wanted to share with all the yoga dudes out there my picks for the …

Blair Atkins Yoga Instructor

Women’s Yoga Clothes for Spring

Must Have Additions to Your Yoga Wardrobe for this Spring “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.” – Rainer Maria Rilke Happy almost Spring! As the season turns, it can be fun to pick out a few new pieces to wear to practice yoga to keep it fresh and so that you stay motivated. Getting to the studio is just …

workout-schedule

Creating a Workout Schedule to Meet your Fitness Goals

“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” – Tom Landry Clients and friends alike often ask me questions about their workout schedule and routine. Once they commit to working out, they want to establish a weekly routine that will be sustainable but will still be challenging enough to continue …

Yoga Sculpt

Is Yoga Sculpt Really Yoga?

Have you ever tried a Yoga Sculpt class? This format, offered at studios around San Diego such as Mantra Yoga and Juice Bar in Carlsbad, Hot Yoga Healthy You in Temecula and Sculpt Fusion in Carmel Valley, is growing increasingly popular. Each class tones muscles and torches calories while still giving you a little bit of yoga so that it benefits not just the body but …

Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

Exploring the Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

This time of year, we welcome many new students into our yoga studio who are looking to start a yoga practice to lose weight and build strength and endurance. I find that these are usually the reasons our clients first start coming to their mats: improvement in physical condition and appearance. However, I believe that it is truly the mental health benefits of yoga that keep them coming back for more. …

Eating Clean in San Diego

What is Eating Clean and Why Should I Do It?

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” –Buddha As we approach the New Year, eating healthier is on a lot of our minds as we strive to make 2016 even better than the year before. Lately, more Americans are rejecting the notion that they need to “diet” to lose …