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The Real Truth About the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are often cited in modern Yoga classes, but how much do you really know about the origin and purpose of this work of philosophy? The...

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Keep it Real: some thoughts (and facts) about Yoga and, ahem, stealing

Naughty behaviour in the yoga world! We all know stealing is wrong, right? It may surprise you to find out that it’s happening all the time in the yoga world...

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Every Day has its Dog: 7 Playful Yoga Down Dog Variations

A selection of Downward Facing Dog variations to suit your every mood, including back bending, twisting, core strength, and shoulder strength. This sequence includes Puppy, Turbo Dog, Dolphin, a Down...

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How to Do Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair Pose is one of yoga’s strongest postures, working the legs from ankle to thigh, the glutes, the back, the core, and the shoulders. It’s done frequently in flow classes,...

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Yoga for Strength: 9 of Yoga’s Best Strength-Building Poses

Yoga is strength training for the body and mind. Here are 9 poses that offer a real workout for your legs, arms, core, and back, plus tips on how to...

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How to Do Happy Baby Yoga Pose (Ananda Balasana)

Happy Baby is a lovely stretch for the hips and groins, but people often get confused about how to do it. We’re here to help!

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How to Do Cat-Cow Stretches (Chakravakasana) 3 Ways

Three ways to try the Cat-Cow yoga stretch: classic hands and knees, seated in a chair, and lying on your back. A spinal warm-up for every body!

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4 Yoga Poses to Clear the Vishuddha (Throat) Chakra

Practising Yoga poses that clear your throat chakra supports your intention to speak your truth and helps keep your neck (where a lot of tension is stored) looser and more...

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Yoga Wants You! 5-Step Plan to Help You Start Today

If you’re yoga curious, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got 5 tips to get you through the door so you can start doing yoga now.

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How the couple behind EkhartYoga find Balance

We caught up with Esther Ekhart and Bas Paul, the couple behind EkhartYoga, to find out how they find work/life balance on and off their mats.

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Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

A properly aligned Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana) is all about setting yourself up well. We’ll approach this classic yoga balance step by step, fine-tuning along the way.

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Ana Forrest Interview: How Yoga Gives You Tools for Everyday Life

Ana Forrest, creator of Forrest Yoga, explains how lessons learned in yoga asana practice can improve your emotional well being.  

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