Live Well   Yoga and other practices for vitality

Blog: Manitou Bindu brings yoga to Fine Arts Center

Nov 26, 2014

Try on some new scenery for your yoga practice. Kat Tudor, Manitou...

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Blog: Sometimes things must fall apart

Nov 24, 2014

When that cold snap hit with a vengeance a week and a half or so ago,...

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Blog: Do you practice online yoga-ing?

Nov 21, 2014

I keep meaning to explore the great online world of yoga classes, and...

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Blog: Align intention, words and action

Nov 19, 2014

THe idea of integrity has been on my mind lately. Here's how...

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Blog: Work with those repetitive thoughts

Nov 17, 2014

The thoughts on the bus go round and round. Round and round. Round...

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Blog: Help for vertigo?

Nov 14, 2014

Vertigo is a topic close to my heart, or inner ear, if you will. A...

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Blog: MeetMindful

Nov 12, 2014

I've got good news for my single and ready to mingle friends. There's...

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Blog: Can you do this one thing?

Nov 7, 2014

I was at the Successful Aging Expo last Saturday, hanging out in the...

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Blog: Seek and destroy with yoga

Nov 6, 2014

If you've never heard of or seen an image of Kali, the Hindu goddess of...

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Blog: Little kid lessons

Nov 4, 2014

I went tricks and treating on Halloween with my brother and his two...

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Blog: Mindful much?

Oct 30, 2014

It's funny. My mind both races by and then goes back at the word...

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Blog: What is awesome, Alex Trebek?

Oct 28, 2014

"Jeopardy!" finally had a full-on yoga category during an episode aired...

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Blog: Nice advice if you can get it

Oct 27, 2014

I went to a magical event Thursday evening: dinner followed by a talk...

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Blog: Lululemon joins forces with Dalai Lama. Seriously.

Oct 23, 2014

An interesting couple has formed: lululemon athetica inc. and the Dalai...

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Blog: Breath of Joy

Oct 21, 2014

It's Tuesday. What are you doing right now? Whatever it is, surely you...

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Blog: Waking the Dreamer Within festival

Oct 17, 2014

Almost every morning, I make a little time to jot down any dreams I can...

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Blog: Unsure about this yoga mat

Oct 3, 2014

I don't believe in a perfect yoga pose. I think each asana (posture)...

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Blog: To flu shot or not to flu shot?

Sep 24, 2014

I don't have good feelings about flu shots. Maybe because the one...

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Blog: Former Colorado Springs yoga teachers start Denver donation yoga studio

Sep 16, 2014

Sarah Crowe and Jillian Keaveny, two former Springs yoga teachers loved...

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Blog: Mingle with monks next week

Sep 10, 2014

A bevy of monks will be loosed upon our fair city next week. Somehow, I...

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Blog: I did yoga on a wall and liked it

Sep 8, 2014

I held a trust workshop with myself this weekend. No, there weren't...

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Blog: New owners at Pranava Yoga Center

Sep 4, 2014

Pranava Yoga Center will celebrate its new ownership all day Saturday,...

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Blog: Yoga Sunday at Coors Field

Sep 3, 2014

Sure, you've practiced yoga on a beautiful beach, in the park down the...

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Blog: Routine schmoutine

Sep 3, 2014

How often do we know the healthy thing to do, and yet we don't do it?...

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Blog: I Dirty Dashed and lived

Aug 19, 2014

I did it. I survived a three mile run with obstacles in the mud. And...

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Blog: My crush on the USA Pro Challenge

Aug 15, 2014

That's what happened this month, when I had to write a couple of...

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Blog: I got the Dirty Dash blues

Aug 12, 2014

Friends, you'll never guess what I've gotten myself into. Well, maybe...

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Blog: La bella luna yoga

Aug 6, 2014

Friends, it's no coincidence that this morning my attention was caught...

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Blog: In romance, like yoga, there's no correct timetable

Aug 4, 2014

I have a girlfriend who’s fresh off the break-up of a year-long romance...

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Sup yogis?

Jul 29, 2014

Chaturanga dandasana (half push-up) on a stand up paddle board is a...

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A case of Inclineism

Jul 2, 2014

I have a crazy friend. Okay, I have lots of crazy friends. I like them....

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Don’t become a fireball this summer

Jul 9, 2014

Last weekend was not a good one for this pitta dosha/Aries fire sign...

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Yoga: Exercise, spiritual practice or both?

Jul 10, 2014

This is something I’ve considered and struggled with over the past few...

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Oil pulling vs. brushing your teeth

Jul 11, 2014

Have you heard of oil pulling as a means of dental care? It’s not some...

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Shoulders back, people

Jul 28, 2014

Did you instinctively improve your posture when reading those words? I...

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It's all cyclical

Jul 24, 2014

Ever since I interviewed the sleep expert for a Live Well column, and he...

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Local stars at Wanderlust yoga festival

Jun 30, 2014

Colorado Springs yoga teachers are representing at Wanderlust over the...

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Three Key Yoga new to the city

Jun 27, 2014

There’s another new yoga studio in town – Three Key Yoga. It...

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Cambio. Yoga to offer adaptive yoga class

Jun 18, 2014

Local yoga teacher Morgen Thomas is starting a new class for those with...

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Brewery removes Hindu god from beer label

Jun 9, 2014

Odd13 Brewing, a brewery in Lafayette, is not making any friends among...

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Donation barre classes

Jun 2, 2014

Belly up to the bar! The ballet bar, that is. ReVibe Pilates and...

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Bucking the trend

May 29, 2014

As I hiked up Section 16 over Memorial Day weekend, I started to think...

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Outdoor yoga classes start soon in Colorado Springs

May 16, 2014

I might be a bit biased, but truly, we have some spectacular scenery in...

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First impressions of yoga?

May 14, 2014

I’m writing a column about the kookiness of yoga....

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Mother's Day yoga for all

May 8, 2014

Are you a mama? A woman? Lover of women? Have been acquainted with some...

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Buddha's Birthday Celebration

May 7, 2014

Celebrate the big guy – Buddha, that is. The Pikes Peak Buddhist...

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Yoga Studio Satya and Omtastic Yoga open

May 6, 2014

What’s that I hear? The sound of yoga mats unfurling? Why yes, it...

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Yoga hikes at Florissant Fossil Beds

Apr 28, 2014

Take your yoga off the mat and into the woods. The woods around...

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Time to drink the coffee

Apr 23, 2014

Men’s Health just released a top 10 list of coffee-crazed cities...

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Family yoga event on Saturday

Apr 15, 2014

There’s just something about practicing yoga with people you know...

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Local poet releases book

Apr 14, 2014

I’ve been hankering for some good poems lately. I go through...

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Mindfulness

Apr 8, 2014

Yogic mindfulness activities. Silent eating meditation. I can’t...

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In like a lamb, out like a lion

Apr 4, 2014

No, this isn’t a post about the month of March — it’s...

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Wait your pose (and your drama) out

Mar 25, 2014

I watched a roomful of yogis in a 24 Hour yoga class on Sunday morning....

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Yoga teacher Ana Forrest in Denver next weekend

Mar 21, 2014

Lately I’ve been immersed in yoga teacher Ana Forrest’s...

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Beginner's mind

Mar 13, 2014

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the...

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Practicing non-violence

Mar 11, 2014

Every once in awhile, I feel inspired to theme a class around ahimsa....

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Flow with it

Mar 5, 2014

I usually start teaching a yoga class by offering a theme of sorts....

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Meditate on this

Feb 21, 2014

I’m setting yet another intention to make meditation a regular...

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New yoga studios in the Springs

Feb 20, 2014

I’m happy to report the arrival of two new yoga studios. Hot on...

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Love advice for Springs singles

Feb 14, 2014

I hit the streets yesterday after The Wall Street Journal reported that...

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Yoga for Valentine's Day

Feb 11, 2014

A few years ago, I went to a Thai yoga class for couples at Marmalade at...

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French fries for everyone! Except, please not.

Feb 6, 2014

Yesterday, a press release told me McDonald’s is No. 8 on the list...

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Yoga and meditation win the Super Bowl

Feb 5, 2014

If I was forced to sit down and root for any sports team, it would be...

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Yoga clothing drive

Jan 17, 2014

If you practice yoga, chances are good you’ve accumulated some...

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Manitou Yoga moves into Manitou Bindu

Jan 7, 2014

Manitou Yoga will have a new home inside Manitou Bindu at the Manitou...

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Live Well: Sugar battle

Jan 7, 2014

My name is Jennifer, and I’m a sugarholic. As of this writing, I...

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Resolve to stop resolving

Dec 31, 2013

I’m curious. Do people even make New Year’s resolutions...

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Thom Yorke stands on his head

Dec 24, 2013

Lately I’ve been listening to Alec Baldwin’s podcast,...

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The stress of holiday gifting

Dec 23, 2013

I am admittedly a bit Grinchy during the holidays. It’s a lot of...

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What's your kryptonite?

Dec 17, 2013

My kryptonite is lurking in the breakroom right now: Cake with thick,...

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Healing power right outside your house

Dec 16, 2013

You don’t need megadoses of vitamins or mugs of green juice....

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Marking the end of a year

Dec 13, 2013

Every year I tell myself I’m going to get it together, and do...

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Lululemon founder and chairman Chip Wilson steps down

Dec 10, 2013

In breaking yoga clothing news, Chip Wilson, who recently earned some...

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First yoga exhibit up at The Smithsonian Institution

Dec 3, 2013

Anybody up for a field trip to The Smithsonian Institution? The exhibit,...

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Thanks for the hard stuff

Nov 27, 2013

I like the idea of sitting with your chosen ones on Thanksgiving, and...

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Wherefore art thou, men?

Nov 26, 2013

No, this post isn’t me looking for a date. In the Mark Whitwell...

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Lululemon founder in hot water

Nov 20, 2013

Open mouth, insert foot. That seems to be Chip Wilson’s modus...

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Mark Whitwell spreads message at yoga workshop

Nov 11, 2013

Mark Whitwell told me to enjoy my life and that I am already perfect....

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Free acupuncture for veterans

Nov 5, 2013

Two local acupuncturists are offering free services to active duty...

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What nourishes you?

Oct 25, 2013

Nour·ish 1. to sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is...

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Walking in circles

Oct 24, 2013

Labyrinths always catch my eye, even if I can never remember how to...

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Mayan shaman Miguel Angel will visit

Oct 14, 2013

There’s some cool stuff going on at Manitou Bindu next week. A...

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Free yoga for furloughed federal government workers

Oct 8, 2013

First it was Poor Richard’s Restaurant donating free meals to...

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Get huggy with it

Oct 4, 2013

The power of touch is not to be denied. Earlier this week, I had a...

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Stand up straight!

Sep 30, 2013

Did you immediately pull your shoulders back? I did! If you’re in...

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Losing balance

Jun 5, 2013

Every now and again, I’ll be in yoga class, flowing through some...

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Watch, learn and help your low back

May 30, 2013

My friend and coworker, Barry Noreen, agreed to be my yoga guinea pig....

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Nationally known yoga teachers in town this week

May 29, 2013

A couple of years ago, I received a gently chiding email from a reader...

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Karma yoga opportunity

May 16, 2013

The Yoga Teachers of Colorado Springs (YTOCS) and Guardians of Palmer...

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Jennifer Mulson writes the Live Well column in the Health and Wellness section every other Tuesday. She has taught yoga for more than five years, and currently teaches two heated vinyasa classes a week at CorePower Yoga. She is interested in all things body, mind and spirit-related, and will explore those topics here.

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