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5 Yoga Poses That Make All Yoga Poses Better (Part 1 of 5)

© Cara Brostrom We all want to make our poses better…more integrated, less effortful, more sukha! Over decades of practice and thousands of sequences, I keep coming back to a handful of poses. Do these versatile yoga poses regularly and …

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8 Partner Yoga Poses for Friends and Lovers

Source: yisophotography This Valentine’s Day, forget the chocolate and flowers. Spend some time together connecting with your favorite person by doing some partner yoga. Move through these eight partner yoga poses, and not only will you experience a deep stretch …

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WATCH | Mandy Ingber’s 10 Minute Happiness Yoga Flow

In this 10-minute flow, get ready to smile, laugh, and then smile some more! Mandy Ingber’s yoga flow for happiness will help you open up the heart, appreciate who you are, and find gratitude in everyday life. With all the …

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Want Yoga-Ready Abs? Try These 5 Core-Strengthening Moves

Ask any yoga practitioner and they will undoubtedly tell you, a strong core is an absolute must for nearly all postures. And we’re not talking about just gaining show-offy, rock hard, washboard magazine abs. You straight up need a reliable …

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Light ‘Em Up: Heat-Building Beginner’s Yoga Sequence

For an active yoga practice that brings the heat, this step-by-step sequence will fit the bill for a beginner or more seasoned yoga lover. It’s the perfect combination of postures to loosen up your body and kick off the day. …

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5 Yoga Poses that Should be Part of your Morning Routine

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opportunity to start the day off right. Like the common belief that breakfast is …

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Watch | The Practice: Nauli or “Stomach Churning”

This is the most advanced of what I call “the stomach Kriyas”—Uddiyana, Agni Sara, and then finally, Nauli. Please reference my Uddiyana video to get the basic action happening, and to reference contraindications. I teach this in four basic steps. …

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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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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 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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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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