From time to time, we highlight the best articles, blogs, news, videos and interesting Web tidbits to help you live fit, live healthy, live green and live happy. Here are our latest finds, just in time for Spring! From wild new workout hybrids to sweet-smelling charities, we’re sure you’ll find something to pique your interest.
We’ve been selected as finalists in the 2011 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards! We’ve been nominated in two categories:
The winner of a Luxurious Bedding Package is…
…actually, first we’ll tell you how we selected the winner:
Step 1:We narrowed it down to 6 names from blogs, websites, FB, Twitter and even Myspace (Didn’t know anyone used that site still! – j/k)! Afterward, we wrote them on paper and placed them in our mini recycling bin.
Gaiam is the perfect name for our company. A combination of the words “Gaia” and “I am”, it represents the ideal that we are all part of the single, living entity that is Mother Earth – or “Gaia” as the Minoan civilization called her.
Students at J.A. Rogers Academy in Kansas City, Mo., try out fitness tools donated by Gaiam.
From inner-city schools to homeless shelters to hospitals, Gaiam has donated yoga mats, fitness tools, BalanceBall chairs, bedding, water bottles, cleaning supplies, solar-powered gadgets and more to those in need in Colorado (where Gaiam’s headquarters are located) and other states throughout the U.S.
The FIRM Master Instructors were in town last week for a video shoot at Gaiam’s headquarters in Louisville, Colo.
Instructor Alison Davis-McLain led a free cardio and full body-sculpting class for Gaiam employees. Check out the photos below from her class.
For instruction from The FIRM, browse Gaiam.com’s The FIRM videos.
If you know Gaiam Life, you probably know Lime.com. It’s a fun, fresh site that brings you “healthy living with a twist” just like Gaiam Life. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Lime.com has merged with GaiamLife.com. It’s a good fit — both sites offer reliable, seriously interesting information on green living, wellness and personal growth. Gaiam Life is like Lime with a makeover: great personality with a new look.
Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman were at Gaiam today – March 31, 2010.
They have been working on new and continuing yoga projects with Gaiam, as well as visiting with staff for Q&A sessions and individual interviews.
They led Gaiam staff through a memorable yoga class. Check out the photos from this class and see for yourself what makes Rodney and Colleen yoga “royalty.”
As you will have already heard and seen across the news, a cataclysmic earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitude caused absolute devastation in Haiti on January 12, 2010.
Thousands of people still remain trapped under rubble and international aid workers are scrambling to provide medical care, food and water to tens of thousands of surviviors.
Actress, film producer, director, human rights activist, environmentalist, organic farmer *and* UNICEF ambassador Trudie Styler will be appearing on The Martha Stewart Show tomorrow, January 8.
It’s Martha’s 2010 Yoga Show, and Trudie will be joining her to discuss all of the wonderful benefits of yoga practice, talk about her new Warrior Yoga® DVD, and lead the audience through a routine. Best of all, she’ll be showing off our new Medallions Yoga Mat! Here are more details: