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#WhyIYoga Giveaway: A Month of Unlimited CorePower Yoga Classes


This post is sponsored by CorePower Yoga

This giveaway is now closed. This is why. Why I smile. Why I stress. Why I live. Why I love. Why I push. Why I pull back. Why I do. Why I don’t. Why I am. This is #WhyIYoga.

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I’m not a serious yogi, but I do love to attend one class a week if possible. I like how it brings balance to my other workouts – running and weightlifting. I grew up as a gymnast and didn’t have to pursue working out on my own until I went to college. Working out was always part of my daily life but I didn’t really “workout” — I just went to practice. So over the past ten years I’ve explored all sorts of workouts to find what works best for me.

Spin was never really my thing and I have mixed feelings about barre. I like running … for 30 minutes at a time… and weightlifting for how strong and powerful they make me feel. While I do feel strong after a solid warrior pose, I also like how yoga stretches me out and makes me feel physically balanced. But the real reason #WhyIYoga is because it helps bring me inner calmness. During practice I can focus on my breath and the poses and calm whatever stressful or negative thoughts are plaguing me.

I’m teaming up with CorePower Yoga to bring you the chance to practice your yoga unlimited for the month of November in celebration of the opening of their South End location this fall. The giveaway runs for a week, and you can find all of the details in the widget below. Please note: you can redeem the prize at any CorePower Yoga location during the month of November, but you do need to be a new client to win.

You can always create your own #WhyIYoga image to share on your social channels here.
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Tell me: Why do you yoga?

FenwaYoga with CorePower Yoga


This post was sponsored by CorePower Yoga

What’s more Boston than an evening at Fenway Park, am I right? Rather than watching a game, I recently spent an evening at Fenway Park getting my downward dog on with the folks of CorePower Yoga.

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CorePower Yoga has locations all across the country, including Cambridge, Medford and Newton. Good news, they’re also opening a location in the South End this fall. Rejoice, Boston women, rejoice! CorePower instructors are friendly and knowledgeable, they corrected my form during the class and helped me get more out of the practice. I was sore for the next two days, which is always a sign of a good class.

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In addition to their normal classes, CorePower Yoga is instructing this year’s FenwaYoga fundraiser on September 24th. If you want to get your namaste on Fenway Park, make sure to register now.


Tell me: Will you be checking out CorePower Yoga?

Gift Guide for Her: 50 Holiday Gifts for the Woman who has Everything


The Body Shop provided me with press samples. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own.

Everyone has a hard-to-shop for woman in their life. Maybe she buys herself what she wants throughout the year or she “really doesn’t need anything.” Whatever the specifics, this if the gift guide for her … and for you. Make your life a little bit easier this holiday season and snag up one of these gifts for the woman in your life who has everything.


Under $25

  1. Living Proof PhD Dry Shampoo Duo http://bit.ly/2AhnKdM
  2. Sephora Favorites Perfume Travel Sampler http://bit.ly/2AgIKkJ
  3. Kate Spade Silver Street let’s do lunch card holder http://bit.ly/2zVA4Ql
  4. Hearth & Hand Textured Stoneware Pitcher http://bit.ly/2AhjXNs
  5. Voluspa Limited Edition Japonica Reed Diffuser http://bit.ly/2zWHani
  6. Smartwool Women’s Popcorn Cable Lifestyle Socks http://bit.ly/2zUhuaX
  7. SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hand & Body Scrub http://bit.ly/2AiJXbl
  8. herbivore botanicals calm bath salts http://bit.ly/2ApMVe9
  9. Farmacy Hydrating Coconut Gel Mask – Brightening http://bit.ly/2A56ho2
  10. Project 62 Succulent Wall Geometric Hanging White/Gold http://bit.ly/2AwjneE
Gift Guide for Her

$25-$50

  1. Gilligan & O’Malley Women’s Pajama Set http://bit.ly/2Ahryf4
  2. Stella & Dot Chantal Pom Beanie http://bit.ly/2Agci1K
  3. W&P Carry-On Cocktail Kit http://bit.ly/2AkHc9a
  4. Anker PowerCore 20100 http://bit.ly/2zSdvM5
  5. slip for beauty sleep ‘Slipsilk’ Pure Silk Sleep Mask http://bit.ly/2zTM3O9
  6. Wella Oil Reflections Luminous Smoothing Oil http://bit.ly/2zVCRsK
  7. bkr 16-Ounce Glass Water Bottle http://bit.ly/2AizE6Z
  8. Amazon Echo Dot http://bit.ly/2A22A2J
  9. FitKit http://bit.ly/2AuxbXp
  10. Ultrasonic Cool Mist Aromatherapy Diffuser http://bit.ly/2AsNzrn
Gift Guide for Her

$50-$75

  1. Stella & Dot Essential Fringe Necklace http://bit.ly/2AiEscE
  2. The White Company Cashmere Bed Socks http://bit.ly/2zUhjMY
  3. Fujifilm X UO Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera http://bit.ly/2jb6DPP
  4. West Elm Herringbone Soft Touch Throw http://bit.ly/2AjTWgh
  5. J.Crew Italian wool bucket hat http://bit.ly/2A5rGLJ
  6. The Body Shop Oils Of Life Skincare Collection http://bit.ly/2iW2gZz
  7. The Body Shop Spa Of The World Blissful Body Collection http://bit.ly/2Ac0JIw
  8. Cathy’s Concepts Monogram Passport Case & Luggage Tag http://bit.ly/2A3bBIP
  9. LuMee Duo LED Lighted iPhone Case http://bit.ly/2AtjBTR
  10. American Atelier ‘Daphne’ Decanter & Whiskey Glasses http://bit.ly/2Atm5l9
Gift Guide for Her

$75-$100

  1. Ugg Dakota Slipper http://bit.ly/2zVgjIg
  2. Threshold Wood & Glass Gold Finish Bar Cart http://bit.ly/2AkoMWk
  3. J.Crew Cashmere-lined leather tech gloves http://bit.ly/2iGh8Ly
  4. Anthropologie White-Dipped Ladder http://bit.ly/2hKwtd5
  5. Everlane The Piped Silk Notch Collar Shirt http://bit.ly/2ApvTg5
  6. UE Wonderboom Super Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker http://bit.ly/2A1UJ4Z
  7. Manduka PROlite Yoga Mat http://bit.ly/2AsOb0a
  8. Hanky Panky Stripe 5-Pack Original Rise Thongs http://bit.ly/2AtLDPa
  9. Nambe ‘Tilt’ Wine Chiller http://bit.ly/2A4eDN0
  10. Aesop Rose Hair & Scalp Moisturising Masque http://bit.ly/2A2ox1w
Gift Guide for Her

$100+

  1. Foreo Luna mini 2 http://bit.ly/2Ai6ULB
  2. Prynt Pocket Smartphone Instant Photo Printer http://bit.ly/2AitcwV
  3. Eileen Fisher Cashmere Silk Bliss Ministripe Hat http://bit.ly/2zTG2AX
  4. Bose SoundSport In-Ear Bluetooth Headphones http://bit.ly/2zRYbiN
  5. Longchamp ‘Le Pliage’ Backpack http://bit.ly/2zViQCg
  6. simplehuman 8 Inch Sensor Mirror, Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror =http://bit.ly/2zTwcPE
  7. SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 http://bit.ly/2AjhIsK
  8. Everlane The Boss Boot http://bit.ly/2A0pQhC
  9. Vince Cashmere Turtleneck http://bit.ly/2AtLXNJ
  10. Melissa Joy Manning Keshi Pearl Stud Earrings http://bit.ly/2A2S1w3