DIY Fridays

Get cookin'

DIY Fridays

No matter how hectic our week gets, we always find ease in knowing that come the weekend, there’s more time for all the things we love: longer yoga classes, catching up on our favorite reads and home cooked meals. So we wanted to kick off our new DIY Fridays feature with three tasty, healthy recipes you can try this weekend. From Sting’s favorite cold-weather breakfast to brewing your own kombucha, we hope one of these recipes will inspire you to get cookin’.

Try one of these healthy recipes this weekend:

Bathing beauty

DIY Fridays

Muscles seriously achy after an intense yoga class? Rub-a-dub-dub, get in the tub. A bath is a great way to relieve stress, calm your mind and soothe aches and pains. Try this Ayurvedic-inspired bathing ritual and you’ll see how easy and affordable it is to turn bath time into a mini-spa getaway.

Splish splash, its time for a bath:

3 healthy ways to celebrate the Oscars

DIY Fridays

The glitz! The glamour! The acceptance speeches! If you’re planning on watching the Academy Awards this Sunday, try our 3 healthy ideas for Oscar night. 

alignyo's healthy Oscar night guide: 

How to create your own yoga retreat

DIY Fridays

You deserve a vacation, so here's how to plan an affordable weekend of yoga, healthy meals and spa services . Follow these tips from Jacki Carr on how to create a yoga retreat at home and you’ll get all the relaxing benefits of a weekend away while still practicing ahimsa towards your bank account.

Re-treat yourself:

Healthy yoga plans for the weekend

DIY Fridays

We pack in as much healthy fun into our weekends as possible and since we have a serious case of spring fever, it means spending a lot of time outside. Follow our fun and fit to-do list and you’ll get your yoga on, work on your beach body and eat delicious detox foods all while getting some fresh air. Come Monday, you’ll feel like a new yogi.

Welcome to the great outdoors:

Kid-friendly yoga fun

DIY Fridays

Looking for fun and healthy spring break activities for kids? Share the joys of yoga with the little (and not-so little) ones in your life. Spring break is the perfect opportunity for quality bonding time and introducing them to a healthy habit. Get started with these simple and affordable kid-friendly healthy activities for spring break (or any weekend). Bonus: 3 lucky readers will win Kristin McGee’s Yoga for Kids DVD (contest ends March 20, 2013).

Yoga fun for everyone: 

3 tips for a yogic weekend

DIY Fridays

March into happiness this month.

New month, new you? If the goals you set in the new year feel light-years away, try these 3 simple yoga-inspired tips to help you reconnect. Fuel up, dig deep and be inspired - all from the comfort of your home. It's never too late to revisit your goals and the beginning of the month feels like the perfect time. 

Good, clean raw fun:

Fight the flu

DIY Fridays

It's true or at least it's what the New York Times reported – everyone is getting sick this winter. Now that the sickies have taken out one of our own (feel better, Maya!), it's time to break out our best cold-fighting remedies. Here, we share some of our favorite, tried and tested all-natural ways to stay well and prevent getting sick. We even share a feel-better remedy from one of our Facebook fans.

How to make yourself feel better during cold and flu season:

Easy ways to detox after Thanksgiving

DIY Fridays

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, so you’ve either been up since 6am throwing elbows at big department stores (which means you don’t know about our Yogi’s Holiday Gift Guide) or you’re just coming out of your food-induced coma. If you overstuffed yourself yesterday, try one of these DIY holiday detox tips (including a gut-busting Turkey Flow video from Kristin McGee) to help you get back to feeling normal…so you can get busy on those leftovers.

Fancy feast

DIY Fridays

The holidays are all about food, family, friends and gratitude. But if you don’t eat meat or have dietary restrictions, it can make mealtime anything but jolly and bright. If you skip the bird, ditch dairy and don’t do gluten, you won’t miss out with these tasty dishes on your table. Try these recipes now so by holiday time, you’ll be a pro at whipping them up.

'Tis the season to make an awesome meat-free holiday meal:

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