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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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A Strong Start

Now that the holidays are over, get the new year off to a strong start by getting back to yoga. Try incorporating 4 muscle building strategies into your asana practice,...

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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! The post How to Do...

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How to Do Cat-Cow Stretches (Chakravakasana)

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! The post How...

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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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How to do Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Let's make your Downward Facing Dog better! We explain each alignment point and modification so your pose is more comfortable and beneficial. The post How to do Downward Facing Dog...

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Yoga Wants You! 5 Step Plan to Get Yoga Into Your Life

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. The post Yoga...

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Back (and Back and Back) to School, Yoga Style

How to apply the energy that swirls around “back-to-school” each autumn to your yoga practice. The post Back (and Back and Back) to School, Yoga Style appeared first on ....

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