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[Pose of the Week] 3 Variations on Camel Pose to Liberate & Inspire You

By / August 11, 2017

These variations on Camel Pose will help you to find the best way to perform this challenging and heart-opening yoga pose. Camel Pose (Ustrasana) is a foundational yoga pose that opens your chest area, stretches your abdominal muscles, improves flexibility of your shoulders and spine, and strengthens your arms, shoulders, and core. Some say that […]

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How to Safely Transition Into Wild Thing Pose

By / August 4, 2017

Here’s how to safely enter Wild Thing pose (or “flip your dog”). 🙂 Wild Thing Pose (Camatkarasana) – also known as “Flip Dog,” can be a beautiful, fun, and challenging yoga pose. Please keep in mind that this is an advanced yoga pose, and when not practiced properly, injury to the delicate shoulder joints can […]

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5 Yoga Poses to Take On The Road With You

By / July 31, 2017

Doing yoga while traveling helps to improve blood circulation, relieve stiff muscles, and reduce travel stress. Here are 5 simple yoga poses you can do anywhere! Whether you’re embarking on a late-summer road trip, or flying across the country for a beach vacation, yoga can go wherever you do! This comes in handy, as there’s […]

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How to Do Mountain Pose Correctly

By / July 28, 2017

Mountain Pose is one of the foundational basic yoga poses. Here’s how to do it right… Wait, there’s a right way and a wrong way to to Mountain Pose? Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is one of the most basic yoga poses, and it may even be the first one you are introduced to in your first […]

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[Weekly Workout] 16-Minute Yoga Handstand Prep Session

By / July 26, 2017

Want to learn how to do a yoga handstand? This 16-minute prep session will help get you on your way! A yoga handstand is not something you will learn to do overnight, but it is an excellent goal to work towards in your practice! This session contains a series of poses to help you strengthen […]

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3 Bridge Pose Modifications for Safety & Comfort

By / July 21, 2017

Having trouble with Bridge Pose? Here are 3 ways to modify it for greater comfort and safety. Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana) is a classic yoga pose with a number of different variations. As with most yoga poses, Bridge Pose can be modified to suit your needs. For example, if you are a beginner, you […]

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Beginner Yoga Pose: The Lion

By / July 14, 2017

Lion pose, or Simhasana, is a fun beginner yoga pose with several unique benefits. Here’s how to do it… This is an interesting yoga pose that I’ve always thought was a lot of fun – and kids love this one, too! Lion pose has a number of benefits, including strengthening the lungs and throat, and […]

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How to Do One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose

By / July 7, 2017

Up for a challenge? Try One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose! Here’s how to do it… When you’re ready to move on to more advanced yoga poses, a whole world of exciting new possibilities awaits! One example is One-Legged Inverted Staff pose, or Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana (yikes – it even sounds hard!). While not for the […]

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3 Classic Yoga Poses With Powerful Benefits for Your Body & Mind

By / July 3, 2017

You’ll be amazed at how beneficial these 3 classic yoga poses are for your mental and physical health! Here are just a few powerful benefits you may not be aware of… If you practice yoga, you probably are already aware of the many benefits that it provides for your body. But what about what it […]

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Chaturanga Pose: Do It Right To Avoid Injury

By / June 30, 2017

Here’s the right way to do chaturanga pose in order to maximize the strength-building benefits of the pose and help avoid injury. While yoga is an individual practice, and everyone should practice at their own level, this doesn’t mean there isn’t a correct way to do each pose. In fact, for some poses such as […]

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