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[Pose Of the Week] Lift Skyward In Upward Salute Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / June 14, 2019

Uplift and stretch yourself with Upward Salute Pose… Upward Salute Pose (Urdhva Hastasana) – also called Raised Hands Pose or Palm Tree Pose – is a great beginner-level pose for stretching your shoulder girdle, as well as the arms and front body. It is also thought to improve digestion and relieve anxiety and fatigue. This […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Sphinx Pose – A Gentle Back Stretch (Beginner)

By Rose S. / May 3, 2019

Begin to stretch and strengthen your upper body and back in Sphinx Pose… This gentle beginner stretch is a great way to begin preparing your body for backbend poses and start building your upper body strength. Sphinx Pose (Salamba Bhujangasana) is a heart-opening stretch for the chest, lungs, and shoulders. It also strengthens the shoulders […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Relax In Crocodile Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / April 12, 2019

Relax and release stress and tension with Crocodile Pose… Crocodile Pose (Makarasana) is a basic beginner yoga pose that is often used as a rest pose between more challenging prone poses such as Locust, Cobra, or Bow Pose. This is a great posture to relax in for a bit, as it relieves tension in the […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Build a Strong Foundation with Staff Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / March 22, 2019

This basic beginner pose is more challenging than it looks! Here’s how to do Staff Pose properly and reap the benefits… Staff Pose (Dandasana) may look like one of the simplest poses ever – you’re just sitting on the floor, right? But in fact, this pose is a lot more challenging than it appears! Your […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Release With Bharadvaja’s Twist (Beginner)

By Rose S. / March 15, 2019

Stretch tight muscles, relieve back pain, and cultivate a state of calm with Bharadvaja’s Twist… Twisting poses are common in most yoga classes, and with good reason. In general, yoga twists can help to stretch the spinal muscles and relieve back pain, calm the nervous system, and stimulate the internal organs. Therefore, they are often […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Extended Side Angle Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / March 1, 2019

Stretch and strengthen your entire body and improve your balance and stamina with Extended Side Angle Pose… Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana) is a beginner level standing yoga pose that helps to build strength throughout the body, improves balance and focus, and stretches the legs, spine, and abdominal area. This pose may also help […]

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[Weekly Workout] 25-Minute Yoga for Beginners

By Rose S. / February 27, 2019

New to yoga? Get started on your yoga journey with this gentle 25-minute yoga for beginners practice! This yoga practice is perfect for beginners looking for the best way to start your yoga journey! However, as you get started with yoga, keep in mind that the poses or asanas are only one aspect of yoga. […]

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[Weekly Workout] 10-Minute Standing Yoga Reboot

By Rose S. / February 13, 2019

Reboot your mind and body with this quick 10-minute standing yoga class for all ages and abilities… This short standing yoga class provides a great “reboot” for your energy, body, and mind, and it’s suitable for all ages and experience levels. This is a good one to do when you need a break, or at […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Open the Front Body With Upward Plank Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / January 25, 2019

Stretch your chest and open your heart as you strengthen your upper body with Upward Plank Pose… Upward Plank Pose (Purvatanasana) (also called Front Stretching Pose or Inverse Plank) is the counter pose to Pascimatanasana (Forward Seated Bend Pose), and it provides an amazing stretch for the front of the body. It also strengthens the […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Upward Bound Fingers Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / January 4, 2019

Stretch and strengthen your upper body and joints with Upward Bound Fingers Pose… Upward Bound Fingers Pose (Urdva Baddha Hastasana) – also known as Upward Bound Hands Pose – a basic beginner-level yoga pose that provides a wonderful stretch for the arms, shoulders, hands and wrists. This is a great pose for joint health, especially […]

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