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#askayogateacher: what is yoga?

Namaste teacher Kate Potter answers the question what is yoga. Got a yoga question? Comment below and we'll try to address it in a future #askayogateacher segment.

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Meet The Wildcard of Namaste Yoga Seasons 1 & 2: Koralee Nickarz

As Namaste TV expands, you may find yourself wondering, “who are these Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?” It is our distinct honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with Koralee Nickarz about her Namaste memories, career as a musician and current campaign to produce new music. A seasoned actress at the time, Koralee Nickarz walked into auditions for Namaste Yoga in her "casual audition uniform": a pair of jeans, sparkly top and three-inch heels. Prepared to simply meet producers, she was surprised to be greeted by people in yoga gear! Thankful she had shaved her legs; this resourceful and physically active professional borrowed a pair of shorts from a man possessing a slight build and kind heart,...

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Spring it On!

It’s time to go through our closets eliminating the clothes we no longer wear, and recycle all the “stuff” that has somehow accumulated in the depths of our drawers, under our beds, and in the garage. When “Spring Cleaning” comes to mind, why is it that we first think to clear our spaces before we clear our bodies? This spring, when you schedule your spring cleaning, consider an internal cleanse (or detox) as well. Environmental pollution, stress, poor diet and lifestyle habits can challenge our everyday vitality and inner peace by creating a buildup of harmful toxins. If toxins we consume on a daily basis cannot be managed by digestive enzymes, detoxified by the liver, or eliminated by the immune...

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Namaste Food: Superfood Yogurt Recipe

Styled and Photographed by Marshall To | @thepursuitofgluttony This is one of my favourite weekday breakfasts. I'll mix it up the night before and leave it in the fridge overnight for the flavours to come together and the chia seeds to soak. The end product is a thick, bright yellow yogurt that can be topped with berries, granola, or your favourite nuts and seeds. It can also be made using non-dairy yogurts. Use less almond milk and more chia seeds for a thicker yogurt. Or use regular yogurt instead of greek for a thinner, more drinkable breakfast. Play around with the ingredients and enjoy!   Superfood Yogurt Recipe (Single Serving) 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or use sweetened if you prefer,...

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Namaste Yoga: Season 1 - Practice Guide

Welcome to the Namaste Yoga Episode Guide. As part of Sādhana: The Namaste Yoga Journey, every week we will unveil a new sequence. To better support your practice, this guide focuses on the individual postures contained in each original sequence. You will find information for both beginners and those who are further along in their practice. Whether you're looking for a more detailed accompaniment to one of our episodes, or are searching for insight on a specific pose, we hope you will find here the guidance you seek. If you have further questions, we encourage you to comment below, where we will share our answers with the entire Namaste Yoga community! Namaste Yoga: Season 1 - Practice Guide Season 1...

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