About Ivy Shelden

Namaste! My name is Ivy, and I am a writer and motivator of creative minds. As a woman, a mother and a human being, I believe that honesty and open-mindedness are the keys to connecting us all. Over the years I have enjoyed practicing Hatha, Restorative and Prenatal Yoga. However, I am lucky to get in a few “oms” between chasing around my 2-year-old son. I live in the Midwestern region of the USA which is home to good music and barbeque. You can find more of my writing at www.thewideopenmind.com.

Are You a Phony Yogi?

Are You a Phony Yogi?

Today is like any other Saturday for Kansas City-based yoga instructor Magen Casterline-Hayes. Preparing for class, she unrolls her mat,

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Everyone knows that all pregnant women are the glowing picture of health and serenity, right? Not quite. Although pregnancy is