Category Archives: Lifestyle

Be Here Now: September Series

Since the Labor Day means a little extra help with travel plans, we decided to release September’s “Be Here Now” Series as we roll into August. With the sweet and hot smell of summer almost behind us, what better way to welcome fall than a round-up of some of our favorite festivals and retreats to visit. Electric Zoo 2017 September 1-3 NYC, NY Never one to miss a chance to visit the big apple (especially over Labor Day weekend), Electric Zoo has been entertaining festival goers since 2009. Each year has a theme and this year’s 9th annual New York edition is “The 6th Boro”, playing…

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Summer Cocktails that are BIG on Taste and Light on Everything Else!

For a lot of us, summertime means socializing and well socializing can mean a lot of cocktails. Even for those of us working hard to stay in tip top shape, knowing what to drink and what not to drink can be a minefield. To help you stay healthy and still be able to kick back a couple of summer drinks with friends, we collected a few recipes around the web that let you enjoy the best of both worlds. The Skimlet Compliments of Hollywood hot spot Lexington Social House, The Skimlet is comprised of Voli Lyte Vodka, pineapple juice, lime…

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5 Summer Essential Style Tips for Every Gal on the Go!

As we head into mid July, we wanted to give our “gals on the go” some style tips to keep your style in tip top shape out of the studio. To help, we enlisted our friend and fellow mom on the go, Stephanie Eaton Blacker. Check out her tips below and feel free to visit her online at  www.stelladot.com/stephanieblacker. We’ll see you on the mat and remember no matter where you are, you can always keep your Yoga game in top form by downloading the My Joy Yoga app today!   #1. Easy as ABC – Always Be Cute   No matter where you…

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Be Here Now: August Series

Welcome to our monthly installment of “Be Here Now,” giving you the 411 on all the festivals and retreats every month to nurture the body, mind and soul. Since we do these forecasts a month in advance to give you time to plan, here is our It List for August to make the most of your last month of summer. SECRET STAGES FESTIVAL August 4-5 Birmingham AL Billed as a 2 day discovery festival taking place in Birmingham’s downtown loft district, Secret Stages fills a two block radius of up and coming acts or under the radar acts nationwide, so you can be…

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The Hottest Yoga Pants This Summer!

As we go head first into summertime, we thought it might be a great time to showcase some of our favorite Yoga pants on the market to wear in AND out of the studio. Help beat the heat and be ready to practice anywhere, anytime with some of these top picks under $100!   The Alo Equalize Capri $82 Made with innovative seaming that wraps front to back from breathable fabric, these capri pants are light, easy to wear and will help keep you feeling and looking cool this summer. Terez Womens Tall Band Fishnet Crop Leggings $86 Out of NY, Terez…

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Be Here Now: July Series

Welcome to the our monthly installment of “Be Here Now,” giving you the 411 on all the festivals and retreats every month to nurture the body, mind and soul. Since we do these forecasts a month in advance to give you time to plan, be prepared for some serious heat at these festivals come July. THE RIDE FESTIVAL July 8-9 Telluride CO What better way to continue celebrating The 4th of July holiday then to escape the heat by heading off to Colorado. Set in scenic Mountain Village, Ride’s 2017 lineup features a wide range of acts from Maggie Koerner to Beck. If you…

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Memorial Day is Here – Are You Ready?

Memorial Day is Here – Are You Ready? The official start of summer holiday is right around the corner. In anticipation of this coming holiday weekend, we wanted to give you a few tips and tricks to stay in shape, stay healthy and stay safe! Staying Healthy Memorial Day usually means one thing…cookouts. While you might be salivating over the grill, be careful not to pack away more calories than needed and be conscious of hidden calories and fat. Chips & Dips – The average cook out usually has an abundance of potato chips, corn chips, Doritos and more. If…

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Summer is on the Horizon

Welcome to our monthly installment of “Be Here Now”, giving you the 411 on all the festivals and retreats every month to nurture the body, mind and soul (not to mention your ears). Hopefully you paid close attention to our last list kicking off festival season and if not, well don’t worry because here’s our June list. So get out there and don’t forget your sunscreen! ROOTS PICNIC June 3 Philadelphia, PA Yes this is just a one day festival, but you are so close to New York City, you can make a weekend out of it visiting the Big Apple….

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For Our Future Mothers

With Mother’s Day right around the corner (Sunday May 14th folks, just in case you forgot!) we thought we would give any of our new moms-to-be some safe and healthy ways to get your “yoga on” while expecting. Even though prenatal yoga is often endorsed by most health care providers, it is still important to make sure your practice is modified to take your growing baby bump into account, so start developing a pregnancy yoga routine that works for you. Most yoga studios have prenatal classes as well, so make sure you talk to them about your needs and concerns….

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Creating Sacred Spaces

If you are a yogi, practice yoga, or are just interested in yoga, chances are you’ve heard a lot of talk about the concept of creating sacred spaces. Life is stressful, fast paced and sometimes unrelenting. While your yoga practice should be doing a good job of keeping you centered and grounded, sometimes you might need just a little something more. The concept of creating your own sacred space allows you to create a safe haven for your mind and your soul to get the downtime that it needs. To help you get started, we thought of some tips and…

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