Gigi Yogini is a Wellness Expert and regular contributor for MindBodyGreen online.

How I learned to Love My Body

I have thick thighs, wide hips, and large breasts. It’s not often that I see women who look like me on the cover of yoga magazines, but I can always find women with bodies like mine in museums…more >

Yoga is Not for Weight Loss

Don’t do yoga to lose weight. Do yoga for you! Do yoga to relax your mind, to strengthen your body, and to maximize every breath! Because you deserve to love your body, no matter what shape or size…more >

5 Ways to Start Self-Loving

Over the years I’ve witnessed countless women treat their bodies unlovingly, from pulling the sides of the face back to remove wrinkles, or using two hands to press a stomach in to make it look flatter…more >

5 Steps for Bakasana with a Big Booty (VIDEO)

I remember there was a time in yoga class when I watched people around me balancing precariously on their hands in Bakasana (Crow Pose) and believing it was impossible…more >

Can We Love Our Scars?

The map of my body is not airbrushed. The careful gaze from a scrupulous eye would notice my bruises, stretch marks and scars. The truth is that it took me years to love my body…more >

5 Beauty Tips Without Spending a Dime

Humans come in all shapes and sizes so it’s ridiculous that we waste our money trying to look like a small percentage of society. Instead, we could be investing in the health and wellness of our bodies, minds and spirits…more >

Remove Obstacles with This Ganesh Mantra (VIDEO)

This is my favorite mantra to awaken Shakti, or the manifesting energy of the Universe, to stoke the fire of transformation within…more >