Sunday , April 23 2017

Which Type of Yoga Is Right for You?

According to Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the creator of ashtanga yoga, “Yoga is 99 percent practice, 1 percent theory.” But it seem like every time you turn around, there’s a new type of yoga at your local studio. There are a ton of hybrid classes springing up, only some of …

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Valerie Big Gal Yoga Instagram Body Confidence

If you aren’t already one of her 50,000Instagram followers, you need to know about Valerie of Big Gal Yoga. A prolific social media user, tireless yogi, and avid body-confidence enthusiast, she is changing the way people think about yoga, ability, and body image, one hashtag at a time. Valerie started …

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6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

Forget the Ambien or the Antidepressants your Doctor gave you! Here are 6 relaxing (and easy) yoga poses guaranteed to make you fall asleep immediately and stay asleep.If you do only one of these, make it #1, it’s especially powerful. Ease your way into a more restful night sleep with …

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How to Prepare for a Bikram Yoga Class

Bikram or “hot” yoga is performed in a room heated to about 105 degrees Fahrenheit and 40 percent humidity. According to the Bikram principles, the heat relaxes your muscles and joints, allowing you to sink deeper into the flexibility-building postures with reduced risk of injury. It also introduces a few …

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11 Essential Yoga Poses Everyone Should Practice

Overview Ancient yoga tradition describes thousands — and by some accounts, tens of thousands — of yoga postures. But chances are, with your likely packed schedule, fitting in enough time to practice even a fraction of those postures is nearly impossible. Most of us, however, can find 10 minutes a …

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10 Photos That Smash Every ‘Yoga Body’ Stereotype

Yogis of all shapes and sizes are sharing snaps of themselves doing seriously challenging poses. (Photo: MyNameIsJessamyn/Instagram) The hashtags being used on Instagram vary—plus-size yoga, curvy yoga, fat yoga—but the accompanying images of women striking a pose send the same clear message: There is no one typical yoga body. (Photo: …

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