Category: Yoga Practice

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8 Jul
16 Jun

Yoga for Menstrual Health: How to Practice During Each Menstrual Phase

Yoga for Menstrual Health: How to Practice During Each Menstrual Phase While a regular routine is great for building discipline, it’s important to adapt your yoga routine according to your menstrual cycle. Enter: yoga for menstrual health and the practice of seasonality. Just like how you might adapt your practice according to the four seasons,
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3 Jun

Yoga Warmup: 3 Basic Fuzz-Busting Poses

Yoga Warmup: 3 Basic Fuzz-Busting Poses What are your go-to poses right after you step onto your mat? I like to warm up with a “gooey” Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose). By gooey, I mean that I warm up with lots of movement. I mobilize all my joints, including those in my arms and
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8 Apr
1 Apr

Introducing Yoga Props to Your Students

Introducing Yoga Props to Your Students You’d think it would be easy. Yoga props, such as yoga blocks and straps, increase the ease in so many poses. Yet, in this competitive culture, many people have come to think of yoga props as “crutches” for other people, you know, the ones who just can’t do the
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31 Mar

Sthira and Sukha: How to Bring Steadiness + Ease to Your Yoga Practice

Sthira and Sukha: How to Bring Steadiness + Ease to Your Yoga Practice Yoga Sutra 2.46 describes Yoga Asana as a “steady, comfortable posture.” It’s where we get the Sanskrit words “sthira” (steady, stable) and “sukha” (ease, comfortable). Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras is a collection of aphorisms or teachings and is considered to be one of
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30 Mar
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25 Feb

3 Yoga Bolsters, 3 Poses to Restore Your Energy

3 Yoga Bolsters, 3 Poses to Restore Your Energy Restorative Yoga is a form of “power yoga.” It doesn’t look anything like what we usually call “Power Yoga,” but it’s nonetheless a powerful practice. The Yoga Sutras define yoga as “the settling of the mind into silence.” This is exactly what Restorative Yoga can do.
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