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[Pose Of the Week] Revolved Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose (Beginner)

By Rose S. / February 18, 2022

Enjoy a strong twist, a great stretch, and relief from back pain with Revolved Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose… Revolved Wide-Legged Forward Bend Pose (Parivrtta Prasarita Padottanasana)  – also known as Revolved Wide-Legged Standing Forward Fold, Prasarita Twist, Revolved Wide Leg Stretch, Straddle Fold Twist, or Revolved Straddle Fold – is a simple standing twist pose […]

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[Weekly Workout] 12-Minute Restorative Yoga for Back Pain

By Rose S. / February 16, 2022

Relieve back pain in minutes with this quick & gentle restorative yoga flow… We’re taking a quick break from our Yoga Journey series this week to focus on back pain. Back pain impacts a substantial number of Americans, and working from home during the pandemic has only worsened the problem. Fortunately, yoga can be a […]

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5 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

By Rose S. / February 14, 2022

Got back pain? Get some relief with these 5 gentle stretch & strengthening yoga poses for lower back pain! If you suffer from lower back pain, you’re not alone! In fact, 80% of Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, according to the National Institutes of Health. Lower back pain can […]

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6 Helpful Yoga Poses for Seniors

By Rose S. / November 8, 2021

Thinking of taking up yoga in your golden years? Here are 6 beneficial yoga poses for seniors to get you started… While most images you see of people doing yoga feature young, thin, agile-looking women, the fact is that yoga is for people of ALL ages. In fact, yoga can be extremely beneficial even in […]

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6 Yoga Tips for Chronic Pain Relief

By Rose S. / July 26, 2021

Stay safe during yoga and follow these simple tips for chronic pain relief… Odds are that most of us will suffer from some type of chronic pain at some point in our lives. No matter how careful you are, accidents, overuse, and repetitive stress injuries can happen. When they do, it can sometimes feel difficult […]

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3 Reasons to Try Yoga Therapy

By Rose S. / May 24, 2021

Yoga therapy may help with both mental and physical healing. Here are 3 signs that it might be right for you… Yoga can be a great way to relax and de-stress, improve flexibility and functional strength, and even improve your mental health. But besides these many benefits, did you know that yoga can also help […]

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10 Best Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

By Rose S. / February 8, 2021

Take a few minutes to shake off life’s stresses and relax with these 10 awesome yoga poses for stress relief… Practicing yoga daily is a great way to reduce your stress and calm your mind. However, some yoga poses are better for stress relief than others. Practicing a sequence of the right poses can help […]

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[Weekly Workout] 30-Minute Yoga for PMS & Menstrual Cramps

By Rose S. / November 25, 2020

Yoga is great for PMS and relieving menstrual pain. Here’s a quick class you can do at home to ease your discomfort… When you’re feeling tired, bloated, and crampy, the last thing you want to do is work out, right? However, moderate exercise can actually help to reduce PMS symptoms and menstrual pain. Yoga is […]

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11 Best Yoga Poses for PMS & Menstrual Pain

By Rose S. / November 23, 2020

Relieve common menstrual symptoms with these helpful yoga poses for PMS and menstrual pain… While the last thing you may want to do during “that time of the month” is exercise, doing yoga can actually help with many menstrual symptoms. You may have noticed this yourself, but there are a number of studies to back […]

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6 Best Yoga Poses for Runners

By Rose S. / October 26, 2020

Yoga is a great way for runners to improve their running ability, avoid injury, and get more out of every run. Here are 6 of the best yoga poses for runners… Runners are an amazing bunch of people. They run to stay in shape, run to compete in marathons and run because they just love […]

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