Men of Yoga

February 2017

Initiating a Movement for All Yogi’s to Unite
Cosmic Yogi Festival
 

By: Erica Mestyanek, Editor & Co-Founder Cosmic … Read More

Experience the JOY of Mindful Living

 

By: Cheryl Muck

 

You are invited to “Experience … Read More

Meet Yoga, Meditation Teacher and Sacred Sounds Practitioner Lauren Margolies

By: Kenny Kolter, … Read More

Challenging, and Disrupting, the Stereotypical Ideals of Masculinity
 

By: Carla Sayer, OHMME, Men’s Yoga & Work Out Pants

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Positive Vibes
By: AJ Crowell, Publisher Dallas Yoga Magazine & Co-Founder Cosmic Yogi Movement

Since I am a product of … Read More

Simple Tools to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Last, but not least part #3

Muscle Control

By: Mark Phillips, Yoga and GX instructor

 

MUSCLE CONTROL

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Turing Urban Monotony Into Unconventional Gallery Walls

Interview with the Artist WHERON

AKA: Will … Read More

Announcing a New Movie: The Connection…Mind Your Body
 

A documentary featuring … Read More

Massage Therapy Corner
By: Roberta Langley, LMT

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

 

There have been volumes written on the benefits of … Read More

Aqua Yoga – Clarifying Connections

 By: Sandi Tindal, Founder and Head Instructor of Anchored Vessel Yoga & Dallas Aqua Yoga

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Treating the Common Cold
By:  Nena Watkins, LAC, Oak Cliff Acupunture

It’s Flu season!… We hear this every year, but … Read More

Got YOGA? Let’s Travel

 

Interview with Charde Evans, 200hr Yoga Instructor

By Erica Mestyanek, … Read More

How to Get to Know Everyone in Your Yoga Class
Contributed from Christina Richter

It might sound strange to hear … Read More

Why Mindful Self-Compassion Matters
 

By: Dorsey Standish, RYT & Julianne Schroeder, LPC, NCC

 

As a mindfulness teacher and therapist duo, … Read More

Diary of a New Yoga Teacher

The journey, challenges, and victories of becoming a yoga teacher

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Description: Yoga talk, demonstration and explore the 3 main components of yoga … Read More

Title: Practicing Yoga with An Intention

Description: In this session, we will explore … Read More

Title: Stress-Less: Finding True … Read More

Title: Acupuncture and Qi Gong (Chinese Yoga)

Description: Introduction into Chinese Medicine. Nina … Read More

Title: Overcoming Chronic Yoga Complaints

Description: Have you been working on your balance, … Read More

Title: How to Eat the Ayurveda Way

Description: So we’ve heard about this … Read More

Title: Creating Sacred Space; Clear and Protect Your Space/Clear and Protect Yourself

Description: … Read More

Title: Depression, Anxiety and Abuse: A Yogi’s Journey to Heal

Description: One woman’s … Read More

Class: Slow Flow/Pulse

Description: This yoga style will provide poses that range from … Read More

Class: Buti Yoga

Description: Buti Yoga transforms your BODY + SOUL with cardio-intensive … Read More

Class: Thai Yoga with a Partner

Description: A blend of gentle yoga and … Read More

Class: Trap Star Yoga (Kid Friendly)

Description: This class mixes the power of … Read More

Class: Mindful Meditation for All Ages

Description: Cultivate inner balance with this mindful … Read More

Class: Self Love: Gentle Yoga

Description: A calming, stress-relieving yoga class that emphasizes … Read More

Class: Power Vinyasa

Description: All level movement with breath flow. Baptiste style with … Read More

Class: Rejuvenation Flow

Description: Logan will guide everyone through a short meditation then … Read More

Class: Sound Meditation

Description: A partially guided meditation where participants relax in a … Read More

Class: Core Flow

Description: 1 hour Vinyasa sequence incorporating elements of yoga, Pilates, … Read More

Class: Glow Flow

Description: Come in your favorite bright yoga clothes for an … Read More

Ricky Tran

Interview By: Amy Jo “AJ” Crowell, Publisher Dallas Yoga Magazine.

Interviewing Ricky … Read More

Interview with Social Media Sensation

Adriene Mishler

 

By Erica Mestyanek, Editor

Do you remember your first … Read More

The Gift of Being Present

By: Kenny Kolter, Gong Meditation

When shocking, unfortunate … Read More

Get Poked

My Experience with Acupuncture

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

As I … Read More

The Importance of Connection

 

By:  Jenn Bodnar, Owner Yoga Digest

 

When we think about … Read More

Plant Based Gurus

Interview with Annette Baker & Marianne Lacko

The owners of Nature’s … Read More

One Step at a Time
By: Mike Mirabal, Yoga Teacher

 

One afternoon, about eight … Read More

Going to the Wellness Expo: What’s in it for me?

by Felicia Weiss, … Read More

What does the color of your mat say about you?

By: Amy Jo … Read More

Truewellbeing: Our Discovery Can Be Yours Too

 

It all started with a sick … Read More

Balancing Energy:  What Does It Mean?

By: Toby Balin, Life Purpose … Read More

Solar Energy Shines

What makes a beautiful sunny day better? Having your … Read More

By Dr. Paula Joyce, The Life Doctor

Best-Selling Author, Top-Ranked Radio Host,

Executive/Life Coach, Speaker, Healer

 

Ask Dr. Paula: Increasing Bone Density Without … Read More

By: Elizabeth Renee Willis, Steady Warriors™ Ambassador

 

Our American heroes are honored and revered now more than ever. Because of the … Read More

When did you get into yoga?

I began practicing yoga in 2000, back … Read More

You have just started practicing yoga. How did you get started?

I began my yoga journey … Read More

Focus

By: Mark Phillips, Yoga and GX instructor

When you first start yoga practice … Read More

With Ben Wright by Erica Mestyanek, Editor, Dallas Yoga Magazine

My family and … Read More

By: Anna Hummer, RYT 200, Teacher at The Yoga Movement

The practice of … Read More

By: Nena Watkins, Licensed Acupuncturist, Lac, Oak Cliff Acupuncture

If you have had a … Read More

By: Kenny Kolter, Gong Meditation & Sound Therapy

I’m extremely fortunate to work with some incredible, dynamic and heart felt people. … Read More

How and when did you get into yoga?

After many years of intuitive … Read More

When did you get interested in yoga?

Everyone discovers yoga in his or … Read More

How did you get started in yoga?

I was working with a guy … Read More

Tell us when you first started doing yoga.

I first got into yoga in 2006 as a PE class in college … Read More

When did you start practicing yoga?

I have been practicing yoga since December 2011 while at Penn State for graduate school. … Read More

By: Amy Jo “AJ” Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life … Read More

Holistic Health Coach

Erica Mestyanek

By: Michael Burns, Fitness Specialist

Erica is not only the … Read More

By: Amy Jo “AJ” Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

Obviously, I’m not suggesting … Read More

By: Dr.Catherine Kuiken, DC, Chiropractor
Most of us know that when you suffer … Read More

By: Charles Gaby, Counselor, Consultant, Author, Yoga Instructor

 

Co-owner of Sync Yoga & Wellbeing in West Dalla… Read More

Interview with Debbi Levy

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher

Photography by: Chloe Saltarelli

Debbi Levy is the owner of Transformation Yoga bringing yoga to … Read More

By Erica Mestyanek, Editor for Dallas Yoga Magazine and Holistic Life Coach

Kids Yoga Summer Camp at Yoga Factory in North … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

Yoga is everywhere today and all ages are participating including children.  A national survey … Read More

The journey, challenges, and victories of becoming a yoga teacher

Diary Entry No. 3

By Carmen Diaz, New Yoga Teacher

Hello yogis, hello … Read More

Italy, Picking Cherries and Healing Wounds

Ciao Bella! Ciao Bello! Buongiorno!

 

By: Viola Glink, Desire Map Facilitator, Holistic Health Coach

 

This month my … Read More

By: Tressa Vazquez, 200 HR E-RYT, Co-founder of Sun Yoga

As yogis we each come to our mat for our own … Read More

By: Annette Baker & Marianne Lacko, Co-Owners of Nature’s Plate, provider of fresh, plant-based, grab and go meals, snacks and … Read More

It’s gone viral…it’s hit the big cities across America…it’s
Goat Yoga! … Read More

By: Shawn “Bean” Martin, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Sunstone FIT at Preston Town Crossing in Plano

I recently got a survey comment that … Read More

By Dr. Paula Joyce, The Life Doctor

Best-Selling Author, Top-Ranked Radio Host,

Executive/Life Coach, Speaker, Healer

 

Question for July:  Some nights I sleep … Read More

By: Anna Hummer RYT 200, Teacher at The Yoga Movement

Yoga has been sweeping the country in recent decades. The practice … Read More

By: Kenny Kolter, Sound Therapy & Gong Meditation

I often wonder why people attend sound based meditation events. Curiosity maybe? A … Read More

Oak Cliff Acupuncture

Throughout history people have grown herbs, or used what already grew naturally around them. It was common to … Read More

AJ Crowell, Publisher, chats with Jennifer Byer, E-RYT, RCYT, Founder of YoPlay Yoga for Kids

Tell me how you got started … Read More

Observations from a Yoga Teacher

 By: Jennifer Moreland RYT500

We all have attachments. Whether healthy, unhealthy, small or large, people, places, material … Read More

Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

An Interview with Amanda Quintanilla from Just Be Well Yoga

By: Erica Mestyanek, Holistic Health Coach & Marketing Executive … Read More

Introducing Coach Bridget Pettis

By: Veleisa Burrell

Step onto the WNBA Dallas Wings court during practice and you’ll experience various sights and … Read More

Toby Bailin, Life Purpose Coach

According to esoteric teachings, the day of the full moon is our highest energy day of … Read More

By: Katherine Galligan, Owner, Yoga Chikitsa, RYT500 & Ayurvedic Counselor

A few days a week, a friend and I get together … Read More

By: Erica Mestyanek, Holistic Health Coach & Marketing Executive Dallas Yoga Magazine

Cryotherapy. It’s something most of us have heard of, … Read More

By Kathleen Ellerie, Licensed Acupuncturist and Owner of Beachside Community Acupuncture

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), our day-to-day Qi gives our … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

 

It’s the perfect time of year to take your yoga practice outside.  Especially with … Read More

By Nena Watkins, Lac, Oak Cliff Acupuncture

Stress affects people differently.  Migraines, digestive trouble, chest tightness, anxiety, high blood pressure, insomnia … Read More

By: Erica Mestyanek, Marketing Executive Dallas Yoga Magazine & Holistic Health Coach

If you are like me, when you first heard … Read More

By: Erica Mestyanek, Holistic Health Coach &

Marketing Executive Dallas Yoga Magazine

 

If you have a product you would like to share … Read More

Wouldn’t it be great if some day your doctor would say take two sound baths and call me in the … Read More

By: Jeffry Farrell, Owner & Founder, Park Cities Yoga

Nothing about technologically enhanced GMO food is on the level. Call me … Read More

 Question for June:  On your radio show, you’ve talked about the importance of letting go of the guilt we all … Read More

The journey, challenges and victories of becoming a yoga teacher

By Carmen Diaz

Email: omcarminayogini@gmail.com

Happy month of June yogis! It’s only been … Read More

By Hillary Arrieta, Certified Aromatherapist

 

It’s summer and that means longer days and fun outdoor activities. Like many yogis, I love … Read More

By: Vijay Warman, Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui Consultant

 

The great mystics who walked on this very Earth we live on, … Read More

Bienvenido, Welcome to Méjico!!
By: Viola Glink, Desire Map Facilitator, Holistic Health Coach

Dallas Yoga Magazine has many friends who travel around … Read More

Soaring with the Soul: An Aerial Yoga Training Guide

Holly Johnson, founder of … Read More

By: Blair Black

Since my early 20’s, I always felt called to practice Yoga seriously. I even made a vision video … Read More

Dallas’ Newest Kundalini Teacher

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher & Kundalini Enthusiast

Photography by: Chloe Saltarelli

Brenda Stone is a Reiki Master, Kundalini Teacher, … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

“There’s nothing which can be more precious in you than your own relationship with … Read More

 

The journey, challenges, and victories of becoming a yoga teacher

By Carmen Diaz, Yoga Instructor at SON Mind & Body

Hello my … Read More

backdrops, body art, photography and writings

Dallas Yoga Magazine is thrilled share the story our long time friend Leroy Roper.  His … Read More

By: Amy Kelley,

Director of Brand Marketing, Sunstone Fitness

Yoga has been part of my life for a long time. The thing … Read More

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By: Hilary Packin, Yoga Teacher and Owner of Agile Kinetics

Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation for the Workplace

Stressed? Sleep deprived? Lack … Read More

The Kundalini Doctor

Dr. Kari Rollins

Dr. Kari Rollins is a dedicated Physician, yoga instructor, and healer. She began practicing yoga at … Read More

By: Erica Mestyanek, Holistic Health Coach & Marketing Executive for Dallas Yoga Magazine

Self care. Love or hate that little phrase, … Read More

By Nena Watkins. Lac, Licensed Acupuncturist

Spring is so beautiful!  The chirping birds, in the budding trees; the gentle breeze blowing … Read More

By Hillary Arrieta LMT, RYT 500 Owner of Gaia Bodywork

Have you ever wished that you could get all the benefits … Read More

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Jessamyn Stanley promotes Yoga for Every Body at Sync Yoga & Wellbeing, May 19-20
By Jennifer Lawson, co-owner of Sync … Read More

By Dr. Paula Joyce, The Life Doctor

Best-Selling Author, Top-Ranked Radio Host, Executive/Life Coach, Speaker

Ask Dr. Paula how she can uplift … Read More

By: Vijay Warman, Vastu Shatra & Feng Shui Consultant, Dhyana Yoga Center

There are several examples and explanations of the philosophy … Read More

By: Annette Baker & Marianne Lacko, Co-Owners of Nature’s Plate

In the world of nutrition, there’s probably nothing more confusing than … Read More

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By Kathleen Ellerie, Licensed Acupuncturist and Owner of Beachside Community Acupuncture

Most people try acupuncture because they are in pain, and acupuncture’s effect … Read More

The Med Couture Signature Scrubs feature an EZ-FLEX stretch. The top will … Read More

Chef Troy Gardner

Interviewed by Erica Mestyanek

Troy Gardner is a former rock band musician and realtor turned chef. This now veteran … Read More

They Know Their Yoga

The Jewish Community Center

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

Attention Yogis! The Jewish Community Center (The J) … Read More

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By: Sandi Tindal, Founder and Head Instructor of Anchored Vessel Yoga and Dallas Aqua Yog

This article begins with what … Read More

Meeting a treasure chest of amazing people

The physical sound & vibration of the gong is powerful and soothing, invigorating and … Read More

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By Yael VanGruber, Life Coach, Yoga Instructor, and Matchmaker

How important is it to renew/transform ourselves, find our passion and … Read More

ONLINE ONLY

By: Lindsay Blair, Yoga Teacher in Training

Wanderlust, the International yoga event was here in Dallas during April.  Visitors and … Read More

By Dorsey Standish, Yoga Teacher at Yoga Chikitsa

I am always looking for new ways to bring yoga to people who … Read More

Dr. Joseph DuChene. Chiropractor

When looking at optimizing yoga performance for the advanced practitioner with a chronic complaint, chronic injury, or … Read More

By: Mark Phillips, Certified Yoga Instructor & Personal Trainer

Yoga is one of the best ways to keep your body and … Read More

By: Debra Rossi, ACC, Professional Life Coach, Certified Mindset for Success Coach

Spring is my favorite time of the year. There’s … Read More

A new sun is rising, come back in the light

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher Dallas Yoga Magazine

“Thousands of candles can be … Read More

By Lisa Ware, Yoga Instructor, Nutrition, Lifecoaching & Reiki

“One part of sadhana should stay constant long enough for you to … Read More

Ask Dr. Paula

By: Dr. Paula Joyce, The Life Doctor

Best-Selling Author, Top-Ranked Radio Host,.

Question: Lately it seems like I’m angry all … Read More

By: Vijay Warman, Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui Consultant

As we evolve in this life, this only life we will experience … Read More

By: Erica Mestyanek, Holistic Health Coach & Marketing Executive Dallas Yoga Magazine

My ex-husband knew about Essential Oils before I did. … Read More

By: Ken Goldberg, Buddhist Monk

Mindful Meditation, has shown me that feelings and thoughts arise, and they depart. I have no … Read More

By: Kenny Kolter, Gong Meditation & Sound Healing

Why do people attend sound based meditations? Why are gongs and singing bowls … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

The HOLI Festival of Colors was hosted by Vijay Warman and Mystic Mandala at … Read More

By: Leslie Green, Author of Love, Trust & Pixie Dust; Founder and writer for the spiritual blog Trust Life Today

Have … Read More

By: Debbi Levy, Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki practitioner, Transformation Yoga

On May 4, 2014, I went on a blind date … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

If you are new to yoga, then you may be apprehensive about starting your … Read More

By: Carrie Hensley

For over 5 centuries yoga has been recognized as a powerful tool for treating various health conditions. Scientific … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher, Dallas Yoga Magazine

Photography By: Chloe Saltarelli

Have you ever been to Cirque Du Soleil and watched the … Read More

By: Nena Watkins, Lac, Licensed Acupuncturist

Although acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years in China, today in America it … Read More

It’s almost here…Wanderlust 108 is coming back to Dallas! Wanderlust is a combination of a 5K triathlon, sponsored by Adidas, … Read More

Important Assets for Yoga Teachers

By: Linda Cuyler, Certified Yoga Therapist, C-IAYT, TIYT, ERYT500

Strong verbal communication skills are an important asset … Read More

By: Dr. Joseph DuChene DC, Chiropractor

I first want to say, I don’t do yoga. I first tried doing yoga when … Read More

By: Annette Baker & Marianne Lako, Co-Owners of Nature’s Plate

Perhaps you’ve heard the buzz about plant-based eating, veganism – the … Read More

We are thrilled to have Kenny Kolter as a regular contributing writer to Dallas Yoga Magazine. Let’s get to know … Read More

By: Vijay Warman, Vastu Shastra and Feng Shui Consultant

In this world, we experience and witness continuously the turmoil, unrest, war … Read More

By: Liz Metrik, AAR, Certified Reflexologist

“Foot and hand reflexology is a scientific art based on the premise that there are … Read More

By Dr. Paula Joyce, The Life Doctor, Best-Selling Author, Top-Ranked Radio Host, Executive/Life Coach

Welcome to my monthly column. Over the years, … Read More

Yoga is a practice accessible for all ages and skill levels that not only benefits the body through the asanas … Read More

By: Diana Rodger, Owner We Yogis

Yoga is a practice accessible for all ages and skill levels that not only benefits … Read More

By: Ali Nohinek BS E-CYT 500 Owner of Yogali Yoga and Healing Arts

Move it or lose it! You might have heard something … Read More

By: Camella Nair (Swami Nibhrtananda)

Haven’t we all had to ‘eat our own words’ at some point?

Its part of the process … Read More

By: Debbi K Levy, Registered Yoga Instructor

I’ve wanted to write about the impact crystals have on all of us for … Read More

By: Shelly Conlon, Ellis County Business Journal

As a cosmetologist, Lisa Ware strived for clients to find their own beauty. She … Read More

By: AJ Crowell

The best part of Publishing Dallas Yoga Magazine are the … Read More

By: Kenny Kolter, Sound Therapist
Recently I had the pleasure to facilitate a drum circle … Read More

By: Stephanie Spence, CA Author, Certified Yoga Teacher
Your consciousness defines your reality. The mind … Read More

By: AJ Crowell
Dallas Yoga Magazine Publisher & Yoga Enthusiast

Did you know that 44% of … Read More

The team at Dallas Yoga Magazine choose the following books because they
have offered us … Read More

NOW Metal Touch Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser
This diffuser has rotating LED lights … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Dallas Yoga Magazine Publisher & Yoga Enthusiast
Best Selling Author, “Loved Back … Read More

By: Linda Cuyler, C-IAYT, TIYT, ERYT500
Isn’t all yoga therapy?  What is the difference between … Read More

By: Lisa Ware, E-RYT500, Reiki Master Teacher
Executive Director, Yoga 4 Love Advanced Training Programs … Read More

Welcome as we continue to take our journey into “How to Better Self-Love.
Today, we … Read More

By: Cornell Kinderknecht
If you are a meditator, chances are that at one time or … Read More

By Camella Nair (Swami Nibhrtananda) C-IAYT, ATRI-C, author and owner of Aqua Kriya … Read More

By Gauri Junnarkar Owner ‘Ayurnutrition’, Vaidya (Ayurveda
Practitioner), Registered/Licensed … Read More

By: Brian Kraichely & Golbahar Dadyan

I was perfectly normal before I started taking yoga eleven years ago.
Normal as in stressed … Read More

By: Rebecca Butler, Creator of The Sanctuary Yoga Room and DreamCatcher Training

Personally, I’m passionate about … Read More

By: Bobbie Perkins, Meditation Instructor

The beginning of a new year is almost always accompanied by resolutions that are intended to make … Read More

Hasom Bags

This is the “Upcycled”, reusable tote or grocery bag. It is … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Dallas Yoga Magazine Publisher & Yoga Enthusiast

I met Pete Taboada of Living Dream Art Studio at Plano’s … Read More

By: Linda Cuyler, C-IAYT, TIYT, ERYT500

Initially, the general population predominantly encounters yoga as a physical exercise. To most this is … Read More

By: Jodi Cohen, Vibrant Blue Oils

I have been a dedicated yoga practitioner for over 10 years. I find that Essential … Read More

By: Ken Goldberg

I was ordained as a novice Buddhist monk and resided … Read More

Dr. Jonathan Hochberg

Reiki (pronounced Ray-Kee) is a complementary therapy for all kinds of illnesses (both physical and emotional) including: anxiety, … Read More

By Debbi K. Levy

It’s 11:50 on a busy Tuesday morning at At Home’s headquarters, and Bee J Stanley has a … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher Dallas Yoga Magazine 

Leroy Roper is one of the most insightful artists I have ever known. He … Read More

By: AJ Crowell, Publisher Dallas Yoga Magazine

Dallas Yoga Magazine has chosen 4 books that are some of our personal favorites … Read More

By Dorsey Standish, Yoga Teacher at Yoga Chikitsa

How has yoga changed your life? Nearly every yoga student and teacher has … Read More

By: Leigh Maxey

I had the privilege of offering yoga and meditation to children and adults with special needs last summer. … Read More

By: Karen Blessen

Eleven and a half years ago, after a number of disruptive events in my life, I needed a … Read More

By: Autumn Warren

It all began with a desire and passion to make … Read More

By: Blaire Black

Everything is what? Energy? Yes, indeed. Under a microscope or … Read More

With Rev Lee Wolak

Self-love is a topic that’s near and dear to my heart. It has been a tremendous part … Read More