Yoga and essential oils: Alignyo blog posts recap

If you’ve ever used an essential oil during yoga, you know what a difference it makes. Perhaps the scent of lavender deepens your relaxation in savasana. Or, you begin your yoga practice by inhaling peppermint to energize you. But, did you know that essential oils can enhance your yoga practice even after “Namaste”?

Essential oils for yogaFrom the practical (like cleaning a yoga mat) to the spiritual, Aura Cacia aromatherapist and yogi Charlynn Avery describes many ways that essential oils are important to a serious yoga practice in her blog posts for Alignyo, an online yoga hub.

Catch up on Charlynn’s top yoga posts below, and be sure to subscribe or “like” Aura Cacia on Facebook for future posts!

Goodbye, January! Warm soup recipes and other winter web finds

By Katie Shatzer, social media specialist

After an indulgent holiday season, January might not seem like much fun. We return to routine, attempt self-improvement through resolutions we’ve likely already forgotten (can you list yours?), and brave the onslaught of truly wintry weather. Thank goodness that, through it all, we had the Internet to keep us creative, motivated and, let’s just admit it, entertained.

Enjoy some of our favorite finds from the web this month:

soup recipes for winter

Iowa Girl Eats’ Cheesy Taco Soup recipe is perfect for a chilly winter day.

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