Yoga Teacher Magazine | Calm Body, Clear Mind Review



Anyone looking for yoga experiences that are deeply relaxing and tension releasing, by any chance? Jillian has been interviewed at length in these pages.  As one of her students over the years (full disclosure!) I can attest that she knows her stuff; her knowledge and professionalism permeate the teachings, and she is always creatively articulate. 

New York Times | Three Ways for Children to Try Meditation at Home



By Jillian Pransky

There are many apps, classes and books to guide children in meditation, but it is easy (and free) to start at home. You don’t need props like chimes or incense. The more meditation becomes integrated into daily living, the more successful it will be. Here are some exercises to try. Read More...

Skip the 'Quick Fix', resolve to pause more | Yoga Dork



By Jillian Pransky

For many, the drop of the ball has long been an alarm bell to “fix” what we don’t like about ourselves so we will feel better. We resolve to be thinner, healthier, wealthier, more ambitious, more confident, etc. However, our urge to “change” ourselves, or our conditions, is often driven by a deeper unconscious desire to avoid, cover up, or numb out what we are really feeling. For instance, let me tell you a little bit about my annual urge to cut bangs.

Yahoo beauty | Beat Stress in the New Year with Yoga



40 million American adults are affected by an anxiety disorder, but most of us are so busy we inevitably drop any self-care routine we’re already forced to squeeze in, leaving even the best of us exhausted.  Financial pressure, an overscheduled calendar, and exceedingly expectations from your office, family, and friends all need to be offset with something healthier than post-work cocktails.

Oh, So This Is Why Yogis Are So Zen | Prevention



By Victoria Wolk

Doing yoga regularly not only keeps you calm, but it may also help you recover faster following a stressful situation, according to a new study published in BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine. Researchers found that those who practiced yoga for 90 minutes or more a day were more resilient to stress than those who did yoga infrequently or not at all.

Women's Health Magazine | How To Dodge A Binge Before It Sucks You In




By Prevention

We've all been there. Despite that green smoothie you managed to get down this morning, it takes just one snarky e-mail/bad customer service experience/inconsiderate neighbor for you to end up knuckle deep in a jar of chunky peanut butter. The good news: Bingeing doesn't have to be your go-to coping method. Here are nine ways to gain control of your emotional eating for good.

Prevention | How To Prevent A Binge Before It Starts

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By The Editors of Prevention

We've all been there. Despite that green smoothie you managed to get down this morning, it takes just one snarky email/very unfriendly customer service run-in/inconsiderate neighbor to park in your spot and—the next thing you know—you're knuckle deep in a jar of chunky peanut butter and you don't know what happened to that block of sharp cheddar. The good news: bingeing doesn't have to be your go-to coping method. Here are 11 ways to gain control of your emotional eating for good.

YogaDork | Metta Meditation: A Blend of Imagery, Intention, and Observation That Can Change Your Life



By Jillian Pransky

If you are human, like me, then you probably have some people in your life that the mere thought of them can instantaneously agitate you. Maybe make you feel angry or hurt. And you know that if only they would change, then you could finally have a more loving relationship with them. If only they would change.

Coastal Breeze News | Talking Metta Meditation with Jillian Pransky



By Noelle H. Lowery

Just one conversation with Jillian Pransky gives a person a sense of peace and calm that is hard to come by in today’s fast-paced, technologically-driven world. You immediately take a deep breath and relax. Your heart rate slows down. Your mind clears.

Yahoo Beauty | Sleepasana: Yoga Can Help You Sleep



You’ve tried chamomile tea and melatonin, you’ve even sprayed your pillow with lavender oil, but you still can’t sleep. Believe it or not, yoga can help. A Harvard study on insomnia found that people who consistently practiced yoga for just eight weeks enjoyed significantly better sleep—both their length of slumber and its quality improved.