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Yoga Tune Up® | Tadasana: The New Child’s Pose

Through my 14 years of Hatha yoga practice, I have come to realize that I am lucky to have practiced with teachers that encouraged rest; rest during practice and a deep Savasana following practice. Most frequently suggested as a place to …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Humble Warrior, Baddha Virabhadrasana

Sanskrit Name: Baddha Virabhadrasana BAH-dah Vira-bha-dras-ana Baddha= Bound Virabhadrasana=Warrior Get Started: :: Begin Warrior I :: Ensure that your front knee is stacked over your front angle, your knee is bend and your back leg is to a 45 degree angle …

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Transition Tuesday | Kino MacGregor’s Float Back to Chaturanga

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Today’s yoga transition is Kino MacGregor’s Ashtanga Yoga float back from Utkatasana to Chaturanga. The video description says: “Ashtanga …

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Yoga Poetry | In This Moment

In this moment lie down and invite stillness With each breath let tensions melt away Give yourself permission to be here Let the earth receive you In this moment surrender the body Float into effortlessness To spaces unknown Know that …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Extended Triangle, Utthita Trikonasana

Sanskrit Name: Utthita Trikonasana (oo-TEE-tah trik-cone-AHS-anna) Utthita = Extended Trikona = Three angle or triangle Asana = Pose Get Started: :: Begin in Warrior II on your right, and then straighten your right knee :: Reach forward with your right hand as …

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Transition Tuesday | Kathryn Budig’s Crow to Handstand

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Today’s yoga transition is Kathryn Budig moving from Crow to Handstand. Kathryn wrote: “This transition took me forever to figure …

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Find Your Balance with My Yoga on Gaiam TV

Balance: it looks different for everyone. Whether you’re a fired-up go-getter or a methodical thinker-through, each of us has a unique set of personality traits that makes us who we are. In some disciplines, these traits are based on the …

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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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