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5 Ways to Improve Mobility & Flexibility with Yoga

By Rose S. / November 7, 2022

Improve both mobility and flexibility with these helpful yoga practice tips… Yoga can be a wonderful form of exercise for staying mobile and flexible as we age. Most yoga poses will help to increase your range of motion and stretch and massage muscle fibers and fascia while strengthening muscles and joints. When it comes to […]

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[Weekly Workout] 20-Minute Yoga for Sore Muscles

By Rose S. / September 28, 2022

Release, relax, and relieve sore muscles with this 20-minute yoga flow… This quick yoga stretch flow is the perfect rejuvenating session for anyone suffering from stiff, sore, and tight muscles. From legs to shoulders, arms, neck, and back, this releasing flow will provide relief and release. It’s perfect for after an intense workout or just […]

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7 Yoga Poses That Stretch Your Psoas Muscles

By Rose S. / September 26, 2022

Try these yoga poses to help stretch the psoas muscles & prevent pain & stiffness… While you may not be familiar with the iliopsoas muscle (psoas for short) unless you’ve been in therapy for hip or back pain, it is a very important muscle to keep in good working order. This small but powerful muscle […]

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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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