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i write about all the facets of yoga life in los angeles: the studios, the teachers, the events, and everything else that continues to make LA the yoga capital that it is. so go ahead and try something new. it just might spice up your yoga practice!
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gratitude by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga while thanksgiving is better known as the big eatfest of the year, it should also be the time when we take a break from our hectic schedules and pause to think about what we ... Read on »
accepting change by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga sometimes things don't always go the way you've planned. still on my quest to meet yogaglo 's challenge to take 30 yoga classes in 30 days, i mapped out an eclectic mix o ... Read on »
we be doin' yoga by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga by now, i'm sure you all have heard MC yogi rapping "ganesh is fresh", "be the change", and more recently "give love". not only is he a hip hop artist who found yoga, but he ... Read on »
a week's worth of yoga adventures in lala land by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga last week, i embarked upon a 30-day yoga challenge posed by the friendly people at yogaglo , an online source of yoga classes. for those of you unfamiliar with the glo (as i ... Read on »
30 yoga classes in 30 days by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga on september 30th, the people at yogaglo posted this challenge on their facebook page Several YogaGlo members will be starting a 30:30 challenge tomorrow and we'll be join ... Read on »
it's in the bag by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i happen to be on the mailing list of many, many LA-based yoga studios. yes, by choice. one plus is that i'm kept up-to-date with what's going on the in LA yoga scene. ... Read on »
supreme bhaktification by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it's been four days since i got back from bhakti fest , and today's probably the first day since my four-day immersion in supreme bhaktification in the california high deser ... Read on »
because yoga month is all about... yoga, of course! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga since it's yoga month, why not take a yoga class -- and better yet, bring along a friend! after all. some of these classes will be FREE, while others will be by donation. so ... Read on »
is it summer yet? by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the labor day holiday is almost upon us, but if you live on the westside like me, you're probably still waiting for summer to arrive. with average daytime temps in the low 7 ... Read on »
happy national yoga month! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga september is national yoga month!! In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated September as National Yoga Month. National Yoga Month is a national obs ... Read on »
titans of yoga: 25 modern masters by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga we're almost halfway through august, which means that september, yoga month, will soon be here! In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated September ... Read on »
a musical prelude to bhakti fest by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga bhakti fest 2010 is a little more than a month away; it'll be held in joshua tree, california on september 9th thru 12th. if you have no idea why you should get excited abo ... Read on »
wonderlust by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga this is what happens when you're trying to get through life on a tight budget... when i heard about the inaugural wanderlust festival in lake tahoe last year -- three day ... Read on »
i made it to the top! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i'm a top blog award winner!! woo hoo!! i received a congratulatory email yesterday with the good news Congratulations! Your blog, The Accidental Yogist, has received ou ... Read on »
on assignment... at a food truck festival! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga if you've been following me and my crazy exploits around LA, you know there are things i'm hopelessly addicted to -- yoga, cycling, music, and, strangely enough, food trucks ... Read on »
warrior stance by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga a few weeks ago, i took a class with a teacher i'd just met (and who shall remain nameless) whose surya flow sequence involved a transition from warrior 1 (aka virabhadrasan ... Read on »
celebrate your independence! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga admit it -- most of us took up yoga because we wanted to rid ourselves of something we no longer wanted. pain. excess weight. limited mobility. a stressful job. a bad rel ... Read on »
sunset yoga with a red-carpet view by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga sorry for the last-minute notice, but this got buried in my email inbox. it's for a fundraiser that'll be held TOMORROW in hollywood Yoga Class & Party to Benefit Survivors ... Read on »
live from new york... it's yoga at the great lawn! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga summer officially started early this morning, june 21st, at 4:28am pacific time. at that exact moment, the sun reached its northernmost point in the sky, giving us the most ... Read on »
beach towel yoga! by Joni Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it's beach yoga season once again... time to move out of the confines of the yoga studio and out into the open air! while not all of these classes are on the sand, all have ... Read on »