Category: Yoga

4 Reasons Why Flexibility Is Important for Your Health

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Have you ever watched a young child play? It’s amazing how flexible their bodies are, and how they’re able to contort themselves into practically any position as they climb trees and playground equipment with ease? It can be hard to remember that most of us started out with that exact same level of flexibility, especially …

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Healing Your Postnatal Body with Yoga

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Pregnancy is a journey that completely transforms your body. After the nine months or so of gestating and creating a little human, the concept of reclaiming your body as your own and feeling normal again can seem inconceivable. Many women will attempt to jump right back into their pre-pregnancy workout routine in hopes of toning …

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Creating a Yoga Environment In Your Home

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It only takes doing yoga once or twice to realize how healing it can be for your body and your spirit. While regular yoga practice makes your body stronger, there are also multiple ways that it will support your emotional health as well. It only makes sense that you want to incorporate yoga into your …

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Restorative Yoga and Physical Therapy – Perfect Partners for Your Path to Recovery

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You may know that there are various forms of yoga – including some that can really have you working up a sweat. While most people understand that the range of types of yoga make it appealing to people of all ages and fitness levels, not as many are aware that regular yoga practice can also …

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3 Easy Poses That Prove Yoga Is for Everyone

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Do you have a yoga mat that’s just sitting in the corner, collecting dust? Perhaps you bought it with the best of intentions, but then when it came time to use it you began to doubt your own body’s ability to stretch and contort itself into some of the complicated yoga poses you’ve seen. Here’s …

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4 Amazing Benefits of Vinyasa Yoga

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Vinyasa yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga practiced today. Focusing on flow movement workouts, it delivers many health benefits and is ideal for people who prefer a more strenuous, yet challenging, workout. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the main health benefits regular Vinyasa Yoga sessions provide. 

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5 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Outdoor Summer Yoga

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By practicing yoga outdoors, you’ll be able to take advantage of the beautiful weather, while simultaneously doing something that will improve both your health and your quality of life. Yoga has been proven to increase strength, endurance, peace of mind, and balance. But that’s not all.  There are extensive health benefits that come from practicing …

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How Yoga and Mindfulness Are Interconnected

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Take a minute and look around. Does it seem as if the world that surrounds you is buzzing with constant energy? We’re a society of multitaskers, always on the move and trying to scratch just one more thing off our never-ending to-do lists. Commotion has a place in the world, but that place shouldn’t be …

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Determining the Optimal Frequency for Practicing Yoga and Pilates

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We all know that regular exercise is incredibly important to good health. Many well-intentioned people start a fitness routine with an excess of enthusiasm and then quickly burn themselves out because they did too much, too soon. In Pilates and yoga, as with all forms of exercise, the correct frequency can make the difference between …

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for Your First Flying Yoga Class

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Flying yoga is a type of yoga practice that’s gaining traction in yoga centers everywhere. It’s no wonder considering the health benefits and the sheer feeling of freedom that comes with combining yoga movements with aerial dance. Flying yoga is amazing, and while many people are interested in trying it, the uncertainties about what to …

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