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What Really Matters in Your Yoga Practice

Today I want to share with you a few short lessons I've gleaned from my years on the mat. I share these both as encouragement for you and as reminders for myself.
Posted 8/29/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 26 comments   18,028 views
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What's the Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

You've probably noticed a lot of similarities between yoga and Pilates. So how do they really differ? Get the facts from a world renowned expert on both practices.
Posted 8/17/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 32 comments   220,127 views
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You Do This Because That's What You Do

When you've committed to something, why don't you quit when things get tough? Why don't you give up? What keeps you going?
Posted 4/11/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 21 comments   9,897 views
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Fighting the Ego and Seeing the Bigger Picture

How many times have you ended up injured after ignoring the messages your body was trying to share with you? I've finally smartened up and started ignoring my ego.
Posted 3/28/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 49 comments   19,621 views
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DVD Review: Bethenny’s Skinnygirl Workout

Looking for a fun and effective yoga workout? Find out why this DVD is a great yoga workout for you to try.
Posted 1/1/2012  6:00:00 AM By:   : 35 comments   23,992 views
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Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain doesn't have to be a part of life. These five yoga-inspired therapy moves will help you strengthen your knees for more pain-free days!
Posted 12/21/2011  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 21 comments   21,595 views
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The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches, too!
Posted 11/24/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 13 comments   42,831 views
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Banning the Word 'Try' and Never Giving Up

When I stopped trying to do things and just started doing them, much of the guilt that my Type A perfectionist personality imparted upon my life vanished.
Posted 10/26/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 43 comments   15,567 views
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Yoga 101: Poses for Beginners

New to yoga? Try these basic yoga poses to get stronger and more flexible.
Posted 10/6/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   17,468 views
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6 Tips for Finding Peace and Staying Balanced

How do you keep life from getting you down? What helps you stay calm and find peace and happiness? Today I'm sharing my tips with the hope that they'll help you as well.
Posted 10/5/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 51 comments   22,097 views
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8 Beginner Yoga Poses

Athletes and celebrities alike have been touting the health benefits of yoga when it comes to helping with balance, flexibility and posture.
Posted 9/27/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 29 comments   40,037 views
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4 Lessons Learned from Listening to My Body

By listening to my body, I've grown stronger and more confident in my fitness abilities. Today, I share four lessons I've learned with you.
Posted 9/21/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 48 comments   14,273 views
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Poll: Ever Been 'Prescribed' Yoga?

Have you ever tried a mind-body therapy such as yoga, meditation or Tai Chi? If so, was it "prescribed? For 1 in 30 Americans, it was.
Posted 5/18/2011  5:40:25 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 23 comments   9,785 views
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Yoga Stretches for the Feet and Ankles

Stay healthy from the ground up! When stretching, don't forget the feet and ankles. Here are some yoga poses and inspired stretches for your lower half.
Posted 5/3/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 22 comments   29,165 views
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10 Yoga Poses to Strengthen and Stretch

Stepfanie, a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher, leads you through a series of poses designed to open hips and build lower body strength.
Posted 4/21/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 22 comments   26,790 views
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