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Transition Tuesday | Camel to Wheel Pose

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 Yenny Christine’s Camel to Wheel Pose.  Sequence: Camel –> Wheel –> Camel Disclaimer: Only try this transition if …

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 …

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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 –> …

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Are You Addicted? 3 Signs Your Yoga Practice Needs a Reset

A dedicated yoga practice has many, many phases. Those of us that have been practicing asana, studying yoga philosophy and sitting in meditation for 5, 10, 20 plus years, have seen our practice have ups and downs, lefts and rights …

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Standing Forward Fold, Uttanasana

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Standing Forward Fold, Uttanasana

 Sanskrit Name: Uttanasana (OOT-tan-AHS-ahna) Ut = Intense Tan = To stretch or extend Get Started: :: Stand in Mountain Pose :: Bring your hands to heart center or bring your arms to a tee :: Lead with your heart and your hip joints while extending your torso …

5 Yoga Poses for Moving Day

5 Yoga Poses for Moving Day

On the move? Whether you’re relocating down the street, across town, to a new state, or halfway around the world, moving can be a stressful and trying experience. With everything that needs to be done to prepare for your move, …

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Gaiam TV & My Yoga: Ready to Get Upside-Down?

At My Yoga, it’s their mission to meet you where you are in your practice from day to day. Need a calming Yin class? They’ve got plenty. Ready to take flight in Bakasana? They’ve got you covered. Want to know …

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Extended Puppy Pose, Uttana Shishosana

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Extended Puppy Pose, Uttana Shishosana

 Sanskrit Name: Uttana Shishosana Uttana = Intense Stretch Shisho = Puppy Get Started: :: Begin on all fours with your shoulders over your wrists and your knees under your hips :: Walk your hands a few inches forward :: Curl your toes under :: Extend your hips …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Seated Forward Fold, Paschimottanasana

Sanskrit Name: Paschimottanasana (POSH-ee-moh-tan-AHS-anna) Paschimottana = intense stretch of the west (pashima = west) uttana = intense stretch) Get Started: :: Sit down :: Extend your legs long or bring a bend to your knees :: Remove any flesh from under your sit bones and pull …

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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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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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Video | Namamaste: A Mother’s Yoga Practice

Mothers have one of the toughest, most fulfilling jobs in the world. Finding the time to do much of anything, other than raise your children, can be near impossible. So when we opened an email containing this video from one …

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Fire Up Your Sex Life with These 5 Yoga Poses

Yoga tones your body, reduces stress and ramps up physical energy, but did you know that yoga can also help fire up your sex life? Sure can. Many poses increase circulation to the pelvic region, says Kate Hanley, a yoga …

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5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Colds & Congestion

When your head is aching from sinus congestion and your nose is plugged up, going to yoga class is probably not the best option. Rather than completely neglecting your yoga practice, opt for a minisequence at home to open up …

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Eight Ways To Start and Sustain a Yoga Practice

Every day more and more people are turning into yoga. Whether they are looking to loose weight or to release stress, yoga is becoming more and more popular across the globe. You see celebrities, professional sport athletes, even doctors endorsing …

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5 Yoga Poses For Better Posture

Sitting hunched over at your desk all day can lead to a curved spine, but combating that pull with these yoga poses will help you straighten up. Who knows? You may even gain an inch. Mountain Pose If you haven’t …

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Detox & Twist: 11 Fire Building Yoga Poses

We believe in the power of building your own internal fire. Celebrate the end of Summer, and move through a fierce twisting sequence with loads of vinyasas. It will be challenging, but your body will thank you for bringing the …

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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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3 Yoga Poses to Get You Moving After a Long Flight

If your summer travel plans include long flights, you’ll be happy to have some yoga poses to do once you reach your destination. Try and get up and move around as much as possible when you’re in the air. Also …

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Chakras 102: How Our Asana Practice Relates to Our Chakra System

Did you know that our physical yoga practice—our asana practice—directly relates to our Chakra system? If you practice this limb of yoga, you know that your asana practice allows for physical openness and, overall, invites more balance and harmony within …

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