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[Pose Of the Week] Open Up With Gate Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 30, 2019

Open your hips, hamstrings and ribs with Gate Pose – a lovely side stretch with many helpful benefits… Gate Pose (Parighasana) is a great beginner yoga pose for runners, those who are pregnant, or anyone with tight hamstrings or thigh muscles. This pose provides a great stretch for the often-neglected intercostal muscles between the ribs, […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Release with Pyramid Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 23, 2019

Stretch your legs, arms, shoulders, back, and more in Pyramid Pose… Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)  – also known as Intense Side Stretch Pose or Standing Single-Leg Forward Bend Pose – provides a strong stretch for the side body and back, and also stretches the spine, shoulders, wrists, hips, and hamstrings, strengthens the legs, improves posture and […]

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6 Yoga Poses That Improve Your Posture

By Rose S. / August 19, 2019

Improve your posture and relieve neck and back pain with these posture-correcting yoga poses. Americans are suffering from a posture crisis, and it’s more serious than you may think… Bad posture does more than just affect your appearance; over time, it can lead to changes in bone structure, chronic pain, and other long-term health issues. […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 16, 2019

Stretch and release your legs, lower back, and more with Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose… Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold Pose (Prasarita Padottanasana) – also known as Straddle Fold, Standing Straddle, and Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose – is a common yoga stretch, and one of my favorite poses! This pose stretches your hips, hamstrings, and back, […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Exploring Side Lunge Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / August 2, 2019

Stretch and strengthen your hips, hamstrings, ankles, and more in Side Lunge Pose – a popular transitional yoga pose. Side Lunge Pose (Skandasana) – also known as Young Goddess Warrior Pose –  is a beginner-to-intermediate level yoga pose that offers a great hip and leg stretch, while also strengthening the hips, legs, and ankles. It […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Build Core Strength With Dolphin Plank Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / July 19, 2019

Dolphin Plank Pose will help you strengthen your core, upper body and more, while sparing your wrists… Dolphin Plank Pose (Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana) – also known as Elbow Plank Pose – is a great beginner-level yoga pose that helps build strength in the upper body and core muscles. A strong core is essential for […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Bow Down In Humble Warrior Pose (Intermediate)

By Rose S. / July 5, 2019

Bow to the earth, focus inwards, and increase full-body flexibility with Humble Warrior Pose… You may be very familiar with Warrior II or Warrior III, but what about Humble Warrior Pose (Baddha Virabhadrasana)? This often-overlooked pose (also known as Devotional Warrior pose, Bound Warrior pose, or Silver Surfer pose) offers some unique benefits as it […]

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Top 5 Yoga Poses for Beginners

By Rose S. / July 1, 2019

Thinking of getting started with yoga? Here are 5 foundational yoga poses for beginners that you’ll need to be familiar with… If you are considering taking up yoga for the first time, it may seem a little bit confusing and overwhelming. There are hundreds of yoga poses, and many have different variations, and even different […]

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