An Interview with Wholistic Nut Founder Blair Eatroff

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 3/23/2017 to Lifestyle
An Interview with Wholistic Nut Founder Blair Eatroff
Just four months into business, Wholisitc Nut is already serving companies such as Tinder, Equinox, and Serenflipity. I recently had the chance to talk to the founder Blair Eatroff about why she started Wholistic Nut and what makes it so special. 

The Heart Series 2017: Bettering the World for the Good of Humanity

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 3/22/2017 to News
The Heart Series 2017: Bettering the World for the Good of Humanity
Held on February 16-17, 2017 at Playa Studios, Culver City, the one-of-a-kind event gathered an incredible lineup of socially and environmentally conscious companies and individuals, and featured facilitated discussions with thought leaders from today’s most impactful companies. 

Types of Tea and Their Health Benefits

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 2/14/2017 to Lifestyle
Types of Tea and Their Health Benefits

Due to the multiple touted health benefits of tea, many are making the switch from coffee to tea, proclaiming that the latter is superior to the former. But do you know what makes each type of tea different from one another, and how each yield health benefits on the mind and body?

Tuesdaynights Fireside Chat with Kimberly Fowler, Founder of YAS

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 2/13/2017 to News
Tuesdaynights Fireside Chat with Kimberly Fowler, Founder of YAS

At Tuesdaynights’ first event of the year on February 7, 2017, we had the pleasure of speaking to Kimberly Fowler, the Founder of YAS who is known as the “Godmother of the Hybrid Movement.” 

The Best Vegan Restaurants in LA

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 2/2/2017 to Lifestyle
The Best Vegan Restaurants in LA
These vegan restaurants all have food so delightful, luxurious, and crafty, it will excite your taste buds and satisfy your cravings more than a piece of steak. 

Guest Post - Big Bear Lake: A Quick and Easy Getaway

Posted by Daniela Arango on 2/1/2017 to Lifestyle
Guest Post - Big Bear Lake: A Quick and Easy Getaway
It is really easy to get caught up in plan-making and never get to the actual doing. So how do we turn plans into realities? Like Nike says, JUST DO IT.

Why You Should Try Paddleboard Yoga

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 1/18/2017 to Lifestyle
Why You Should Try Paddleboard Yoga
Do you feel like your regular yoga routine has become a little uninspired lately? Are you weary of practicing yoga within the confines of a tiny, overcrowded yoga studio? 

Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Fashion Stores

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 1/10/2017 to Lifestyle
Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Fashion Stores
As consumers, we have the power to vote with our wallets – we can create change in the environment by opting for sustainable and eco-friendly clothing. But it can be difficult to find the right eco-friendly fashion stores, in a plethora of fast fashion retailers and brands. To make it easier for you, here are five of our favorites.

Yoga 101: 26 Sanskrit Words Every Yogi Should Know

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 1/9/2017 to Lifestyle
Yoga 101: 26 Sanskrit Words Every Yogi Should Know
Do you find yourself a yoga practitioner of two years or more, yet still don't know what words like "Dharma" or "Pratyahara" mean? Here's a list of 26 Sanskrit words we think you should know! 

How to Avoid Yoga Injuries

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 1/4/2017 to Lifestyle
How to Avoid Yoga Injuries
Although far less common than sports injuries, serious yoga-related injuries are on the rise.  Between 2001 and 2014, almost 30,000 Americans visited the emergency department from yoga-related sprains, fractures or other injuries. But instead of giving up yoga altogether, here is what you can do to avoid yoga injuries.

Guest Post - 5 Winter Yoga Destinations to Help You Embrace the Season

Posted by BookYogaRetreats.com on 12/29/2016 to Lifestyle
Guest Post - 5 Winter Yoga Destinations to Help You Embrace the Season
Winter is finally here! It’s time to take out your jacket, scarf, snow boots and enjoy the cold weather! Here, we are sharing a list of our five best winter yoga destinations. Find a retreat that brings up your happy spirit. After all, why just dream of a white yoga retreat when you can make it happen!?

Our Favorite Yoga Poses in 2016

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 12/27/2016 to Lifestyle
Our Favorite Yoga Poses in 2016
As the year comes to an end, we have rounded up five of our favorite yoga poses. The best thing is that all of these poses can be enhanced with the Zen Yoga Strap! 

Mala Beads – Not Just Another Fashion Accessory

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 12/12/2016 to Lifestyle
Mala Beads – Not Just Another Fashion Accessory

In the previous article, we talked about how the word “Namaste” is often used without its deeper meaning being comprehended. (Read it here) This time, we would like to take a look at how mala beads suffers from the same fate in the Western world, and explain their deeper spiritual significance. 

Bender Presents: Rooftop Yoga at The Standard

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 12/1/2016 to News
Bender Presents: Rooftop Yoga at The Standard
Forget doing yoga in an indoor setting. Forget the walls, the ceiling, the room. Make your experience unforgettable by joining Soho Yoga for a rooftop yoga session!

The Meaning of Namaste

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 12/1/2016 to Lifestyle
The Meaning of Namaste

In the health and fitness communities, we hear and say the word “Namaste” often enough, but do you know what it really means? 

How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/29/2016 to News
How Yoga Can Help Battle Depression
Did you know that more than half of the 41 million Americans who take antidepressants do not respond fully to them? The good news is, antidepressants are not the only treatment for depression.

Goat Yoga: The Next Craze You Don’t Want to Miss

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/22/2016 to News
Goat Yoga: The Next Craze You Don’t Want to Miss

When Lainey Morse, then a marketing professional and photographer, decided to hold a goat yoga class at the back field of her farm in Albany, Oregon, she had no idea she would one day become a “Goat Yoga Mogul,” with more than 500 people waiting to be in her class. 

Watch Out for These Harmful Chemicals in Makeup & Skincare Products!

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/10/2016 to Lifestyle
Did you know that the average US woman puts as many as 168 chemicals on her body every day during her personal care? Out of these 168 chemicals, we'd like to bring five to your attention and explain why they're so bad for you. 

Do Good Be Green with Love Goodly

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/9/2016 to News
Do Good Be Green with Love Goodly
Last Saturday, we were honored to be part of a community supporting a green, nontoxic and eco-friendly movement at Love Goodly's inaugural Do Good. Be Green. Conference at The Collection. 

Why Every Yogi Should Read These Books

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/8/2016 to Lifestyle
Whether you are a beginner or an advanced yogi, there might come a point when you wonder - what's the history behind this pose? Who invented it? Or more broadly, what is the philosophy behind yoga? Your yoga instructor might not always be able to answer these questions, but fortunately, there is a vast number of books written about this age-old tradition, and here are five that we think you should read!

TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen 2016 - La Force des Femmes

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 11/2/2016 to News
TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen 2016 - La Force des Femmes
Held at the stylish Greenhouse at Platform LA on October 27, 2016, the third TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen - La Force des Femmes saw over 250 professional women gathering as a community for an important conversation about female leadership.

Morning Yoga - Namaste in Marina Del Rey

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 10/25/2016 to News
Morning Yoga - Namaste in Marina Del Rey
There's no better way to start the day than with morning yoga, not to mention a yoga session that is on the front lawn overlooking the picturesque marina. 

Top 5 Yoga Retreat Destinations Around the Country

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 10/17/2016 to Lifestyle
Top 5 Yoga Retreat Destinations Around the Country
Check out our choice of the top 5 yoga retreat destinations! With state-of-the-art facilities, breathtaking views, and most importantly a great assortment of traditional and innovative yoga classes, you can be sure to have the time of your life!

Why Workplace Yoga is the New Black

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 10/13/2016 to Lifestyle
Why Workplace Yoga is the New Black
Why are so many companies willing to spend big bucks on providing workplace yoga? After all, it takes away precious working hours, and a yoga instructor along with all the yoga equipment aren't cheap. 

Do Good and Be Green with Love Goodly on Nov 5!

Posted by Zen Yoga Strap on 9/28/2016 to News
Do Good and Be Green with Love Goodly on Nov 5!
Be part of a Cruelty free and Green Lifestyle! Join Love Goodly at their Do Good. Be Green conference, a stylish, curated eco, and cruelty free event taking place on Saturday 11/5 in Los Angeles at The Collection.