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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Bridge Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Bridge Pose, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

 Sanskrit Name: Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (SET-too BAHN-dah) Setu = Bridge, Dike, or Dam Bandha = Lock Get Started: :: Begin on your back with your knees bent and your feet parallel on the ground. :: Lightly graze your heels with your middle …

5 Things My Ego Tells Me & 7 Things To Do About It

5 Things My Ego Tells Me & 7 Things To Do About It

We have lived with our ego all of our lives. And it thrives when it is comfortable. Think about it. When you are pushing through a really hard workout, your mind gives up before your body does. Your ego doesn’t …

Happy Indigenous People "Columbus Day" | 6 Fast Facts

Happy Indigenous People “Columbus Day” | 6 Fast Facts

Columbus “discovered” America, allowing Europeans to pursue freedom in the new land and basically wiping out Native Americans. We complied 6 fast facts about the day. 1. Columbus Day has been around since 1937. Was this some way for FDR …

Happy No Bra Day | 6 Reasons to Go Bra Free

Happy No Bra Day | 6 Reasons to Go Bra Free

Today is No Bra Day (#nobraday) and in honor of the holiday and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we compiled 10 reasons to go bra free via brafree.org. 1. You’re breasts don’t need support. “Breasts need to move. To jiggle. If …

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YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks | October 17 – 19

Autumn blessings, yogis! Can you feel the energy in the air? The vibrant harvest vibes are in full force, and we want to make sure you are too. To help you get through the daily grind and start looking forward …

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Transition Tuesday | Slow It Down

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Today we’re featuring Dice Iida Klein‘s “To Slow It Down”. Sequence: Crow –> Handstand –> Feet to Wrists –> …

Monday Mantra | It's Not All About Me

Monday Mantra | It’s Not All About Me

I was stuck in traffic the other day. On my way to teach a yoga class (or course), the highway turned into a parking lot and my mind turned first to panic, I’m going to be late. I’ll have to …

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7 Signs Your Friend May Be Jealous & What You Can Do About It

Schadenfreude is a German word for happiness at the misfortune of others. And who hasn’t felt better being there for their friends in times of need? But this intention can also manifest in sneakier ways: displeasure at our friend’s success. …

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Eight Benefits of Hot Yoga

It’s no secret that Hot Yoga is popular. Celebrities, royalty and athletes are flocking to studios worldwide to lock the knee and stare into their own eyes. Anyone can do it! Here’s what you’ll get when you sign up for …

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Yoga Inspiration: My 25 Favorite Yoga Quotes

Yoga is more than just poses. In fact, the Asana comprises just a small part of the overall Eight Limbs of Yoga as spelled out in the Yoga Sutras. Find inspiration and wisdom by enjoying some of my favorite yogic …

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling: Why I Love It & How to Do It

For almost a year now, I’ve been religiously Oil Pulling each morning or, as my dad so humorously calls it, “having a pull”. We’re a classy bunch in our house! After my morning meditation I come downstairs to the kitchen …

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8 Yoga Poses to Help You Get Your Handstand On

If you have your heart set on getting upside down, here are eight moves to practice. They’ll help you build strength and stability, so you’ll be standing on your hands in no time! Push-Ups: It may seem like Handstands are …

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The Big Coconut Water Lie

Did you buy into all the hype about coconut water? In the past five years, the coconut water industry has exploded and found it’s way into the hands of many a yogi. I doubt you can walk into a studio, …

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10 Benefits of Yoga Inversions

A yoga teacher’s suggestion to invert has the power to elicit a range of emotions from students—bewilderment, fear, anxiety, aversion, rejection, excitement, butterflies, you fill in the blank. Purposely turning ourselves upside down is contrary to our human physical locomotion-nature …

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