Author: keepingfit


Hyde Yoga Giveaway

Continuing to celebrate the launch of our new and improved website, this week we are giving away ONE $100 gift card from Hyde Yoga.    Hyde provides a line of comfortable, organic cotton clothing. This raffle will run from 3 PM on Friday, August 8th until 3 PM on Friday, August 15th. The winner will be notified […]

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Daily Practice: Hanumanasana

From Downward Facing Dog, step the right foot in between the hands.  Make sure the right knee is stacked over the right ankle, hips are square to the top of your mat and you are on the ball of your left foot. Come onto your fingertips and lengthen your spine forward. Sink the right thigh […]

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Instagram Quick Tip: Video Cropping

About a year ago, Instagram moved into the realm of video sharing. Now, not only can you share your favorite photos with the world, but you can also share your favorite 15-second video clips. If you are already familiar with Instagram, you know that the format of this photo/video-sharing app allows you to post a […]

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Herb Marinated Grilled Vegetables

Grilled veggies are a mainstay summer side dish at our house, and the recipe that I’m sharing with you is not just any grilled vegetable recipe — it’s the best grilled vegetable recipe! It’s based on Giada De Laurentiis’ recipe which I’ve modified.  To be honest, the marinade is what really sets it apart.  It’s […]

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Falling off the Wellness Wagon

Running a health and wellness website like this one has its unique challenges.  We want to post as many articles as we can to keep you motivated and on the path to wellness, but in the process, we don’t want to paint an unrealistic picture of our lives.  We are busy mothers, and sometimes, that […]

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Yoga For Everyone

When you gather nearly 200 people for a free yoga event in New  York City, you realize that the concept of “yoga for everyone” is possible.  In fact, it’s happening.  We see this message unfold on Instagram daily.  People of all ages, sizes, ethnicities — all walks of life — have embraced yoga.  But being […]

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So You Can Crow…Now What?

June 23, 2014 | by Masumi Goldman So You Can Crow…Now What? Recently, I wrote a short article about the empowering nature of an arm balance practice.  If you’ve taken that article to heart, you may be just beginning your arm balance journey with Crow pose.  For a beginner, Crow pose (bakasana) is a seemingly impossible […]

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Summer Pasta with Fresh Tomato & Arugula

No one wants to turn on the stove to make tomato sauce in the summer.  And, while the tomatoes are ripe, it’s the best time to try your hand at a fresh, uncooked tomato sauce.  All of the ingredients in this sauce are raw.  The only thing you need to cook is the pasta — […]

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Daily Practice: 4 Reasons to Practice Backbends

It’s no secret that backbending can be energizing!  After being stagnant all day, stretching out the spine, and thus opening up the heart center, can send waves of energy through your entire body. Notice your body after a series of backbends…You may feel happy! Our spines are meant to be flexible and support us in every […]

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Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

When I was a kid in summer camp, I remember being offered an Orange Creamsicle bar every afternoon. It was such a cold, sweet treat after a long day in the sun. The creamy orange flavor will always remind me of the carefree days of summer. Although I no longer sit around eating Creamsicles every […]

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Daily Practice: Keep It Fresh!

You are probably bored because not only are you doing the same thing over and over again, but you are doing it in the same location. Time to change up your surroundings! Take your practice outside.  If you practice at home, take classes at a studio.  If you always go to a studio, take online […]

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Daily Practice: Take a Seat

Taking 3-5 minutes in the morning to close your eyes and be at peace can significantly change the tone of your day.  Think about when you oversleep.  Your morning is rushed. Your attitude is rushed. Your driving is rushed. You rush your family. Your patience is non-existent. We’ve all been there.  Instead, make a point […]

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