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Guided Mindfulness Meditation for Vata Season

It is easy for us to become vulnerable or susceptible during the transitional nature of the fall season. In Ayurveda, the 5,000 year old sister science of yoga, this period is known as Vata season – when the elements of space and air dominate …

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Learn from Imperfect Yoga Teacher Trainings

My yoga teacher training was full of ups and downs. There were times when I thought I was going to lose my mind, and there were times when I felt overwhelming gratitude and amusement (thanks to my awesome fellow trainees). …

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Yoga Tune Up® | Jill Miller Diaphragm Mechanics

Watch as Jill Miller explains the importance of Uddiyana Bandha or as she calls it “abdominal vacuum”. She explains how this helps you engage your inner respiratory muscles, your inner abdominal muscles and other tissues that have been under serviced. What …

Not All Yoga Teacher Trainings Are Created Equal

Not All Yoga Teacher Trainings Are Created Equal

A yoga teacher training program is a truly life changing experience, or at least it should be. So why do so many students do little to no research before investing $1,500 – $4,000 and committing weeks or months of their …

5 Alternatives to Meditation

5 Alternatives to Meditation

There’s no substitute for the the tranquil reward of meditation. Spending sustained periods immersed in silent contemplation has a singular way of opening a path to clarified vision, greater confidence, resolve and inner peace. Science suggests the regular practice of meditation …

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Transition Tuesday | Halloween Yoga (Cartoon)

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Looking for the perfect Halloween flow to do in your costume? Check out Jodie Taylor’s Halloween Yoga flow and …

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Wild Thing (Rock Star), Camatkarasana

Yoga Pose Breakdown | Wild Thing (Rock Star), Camatkarasana

Sanskrit Name: Camatkarasana (ka-mat-KRAS-anna) Get Started: :: Begin in Downward-Facing Dog :: Shift your weight into your left palm and left foot :: Lift your right leg and stake your right hip over your left :: Inhale and lift your hips :: …

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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 …

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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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