Open Your Heart with Locust Pose – Salabhasana

July 12, 2016 by  
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Type of pose: Backbend, heart opener Benefits: Strengthens the back. Opens the chest. Improves spinal mobility Instructions: 1. Lie down on your stomach. Placing a blanket under your hips for padding makes this pose a lot more comfortable, but you can skip it if you are doing the pose in a flow. 2. Bring your […]

How to Do Bow Pose for a Big Heart Opener

July 12, 2016 by  
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Type of pose: Backbend, Heart opener Benefits: Stretches the chest, abdomen, shoulders, and quadriceps. Improves spinal mobility. Bow pose is a deep backbend and should be considered an intermediate to advanced pose. There’s no reason why beginners can’t start to work on it, however, since it takes time to figure out how to harness the […]

Why It's OK to Take Yoga Classes Even If You're…

April 23, 2016 by  
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One of the things we work on in yoga is getting rid of the idea that there is a logical progression in our physical practices. As anyone who has done yoga for a while knows, it’s often one step forward, two (or three, or more) steps back. We try to let go of expectations, comparisons, […]

What You Need to Know Before Trying a Nude Yoga…

April 23, 2016 by  
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Doing yoga in the nude is becoming increasingly popular, and it’s gone way beyond some naked stretching in your living room. Though not quite mainstream yet, nude yoga classes are being offered in more diverse settings, including yoga studios and community centers, as well as through private clubs. As you might imagine, the venue of […]

Surya Namaskar B Is an Important Part of…

April 12, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] Step-by-step instructions take you through each pose in the Surya Namaskar B sequence from Ashtanga yoga. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

20 Yoga Poses to Open Your Heart Like Never…

April 12, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] 20 heart opening yoga poses for students at every level. Expanding your chest helps you feel more open and confident while countering the desk worker’s slouch. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

Yoga for Beginners Crash Course: Advice to Help…

April 12, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] Beginning yoga can be intimidating if you are dipping your toes into something completely unknown. Let us demystify the process so you feel more comfortable. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

Sridaiva Yoga and Bowspring Alignment – John…

April 8, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] Remember Anusara Yoga’s John Friend? He’s back with a new style (Sridaiva) and alignment system (Bowspring). I gave it a try and here are my thoughts. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

10 Yoga Poses to Stretch and Strengthen the Psoas

April 6, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] The psoas is a core muscle that gets short and weak from too much sitting, leading to back pain. These ten yoga poses work to stretch and strengthen it. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

Learn How to Do Sugarcane Pose, A Variation on…

April 6, 2016 by  
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[WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] Sugarcane pose is a variation of half moon pose that takes things up a notch by challenging your balance and flexibility by adding a bind and a backbend. Powered By WizardRSS.com | Full Text RSS Feed

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