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Did You Mean: Gaiam

Everett by Everett | July 8th, 2010 | 2 Comments
topic: Gaiam Happenings

gaium-gayum-giam-giaim-gaimGaiam 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.

Gaiam Gives Back to Local Communities

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | May 17th, 2010 | 2 Comments
topic: Gaiam Happenings, Giving Back

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 Holds Fitness Class for Gaiam

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | April 30th, 2010 | No Comments
topic: Fitness, Gaiam Happenings

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.

Lime.com Is Now Part of Gaiam Life!

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | April 13th, 2010 | 1 Comment
topic: Gaiam Happenings, Green Living

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 and Colleen Visit Gaiam

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | March 31st, 2010 | 2 Comments
topic: Gaiam Happenings, Yoga

Rodney and Colleen at GaiamRodney 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.”

Safe Ways to Donate to Haiti Earthquake Disaster Relief

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | January 14th, 2010 | 1 Comment
topic: Gaiam Happenings

Boys Digging In Collapsed Building in Haiti

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.

Aerial view of Haiti earthquake disaster

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.

Earthquake survivor in Haiti

Trudie Styler on Martha Stewart’s 2010 Yoga Show!

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | January 7th, 2010 | No Comments
topic: Celebrity Workouts, Fitness, Gaiam Happenings, Trudie Styler, Yoga

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:

Compost-Off Videos: Your Faves, Put to the Test!

Everett by Everett | December 23rd, 2009 | 7 Comments
topic: Gaiam Happenings

See more great videos like these on the Gaiam YouTube Channel!

In the summer of 2009, we asked our friends on Facebook and Twitter to tell us which composters they think we should carry in Gaiam’s spring 2010 catalog. We took the top eight suggestions and let the community vote on them. The two finalists were then compared in an ongoing video series called the Compost-Off, each of which is shared below.

Gaiam Donates 500 Thanksgiving Turkeys to Denver Rescue Mission

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | December 15th, 2009 | 1 Comment
topic: Gaiam Happenings, Giving Back

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Here’s one way Gaiam gave back this holiday season: We donated 500 turkeys to the Denver Rescue Mission, helping to provide Thanksgiving meals to the poor and homeless in the Denver area.

“Gaiam has sent an important message to those we serve — that there are many who care,” says Lisette Williams, manager of community events and procurement for the Denver Rescue Mission.

Trudie Styler & Sting: ‘Why We’re Passionate About Fitness’

Gaiam Staff by Gaiam Staff | September 22nd, 2009 | 29 Comments
topic: Celebrity Workouts, Fitness, Gaiam Happenings, Health & Wellness, Trudie Styler, Yoga

“We’re given one body in this precious life. It needs maintenance; it needs to be empowered,” says Trudie Styler in this video interview with her and husband Sting for the new Trudie Styler workout and healthy lifestyle DVD series by Gaiam. “I doubt that we’d be able to get through as much as we do without a fitness routine. Fitness plays a huge part in daily life for us both.”