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17 Heart-Opening Yoga Poses for Better Posture

Fight the hunch! Too much time looking at screens can give you a rounded spine and a bad case of text neck. Yoga heart openers are the cure.

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The Lotus Symbol in Yoga Philosophy and Practice

Why is Lotus flower imagery so common in yoga? A look at the origins of Lotus symbolism in Buddhism and Hinduism and modern interpretations. 

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Starting the Journey to a Healthier You: 14 Tips for Beginner Yogis

Some helpful encouragement for everyone who’s ever thought about doing yoga but hasn’t quite made it onto the mat… yet.

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How to Do Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

Bow Pose offers a deep backbend with accessible variations for beginners and advanced Yogis. Our step by step instructions help you build your best Dhanurasana.

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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The 8 Limbs of Yoga Explained

The 8 limbs of Yoga described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are the most enduring part of this classic work of philosophy. While delving into their original context, we...

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How We Became Environmentalists

Liforme’s commitment to the environment goes beyond our innovative creation of a truly eco-friendly high-performance Yoga Mat. We’re also committed to supporting the vital work of amazing environmental organisations like...

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How to Do Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is a foundation Yoga posture that looks a lot easier than it is. Working from the ground up, we’ll show you how bringing your attention to each...

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The Plastic Problem: Why We Have so Much Waste and How to Reduce it

Pollution from single-use plastic packaging is a huge environmental problem that must be addressed by reducing the use of unnecessary plastic and investing in eco-friendly alternatives. Learn more about how...

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Root to Rise: Yoga’s Natural Connection to the Earth

‘Root to rise’ is a pretty common directive in Yoga classes and it’s a cue we can use far beyond our physical practices. When we take our inspiration from nature,...

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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 Fake Yoga Mats

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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Lokah Samastah Sukinho Bhavantu (May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy and Free)

Lokah Samastah Sukinho Bhavantu means May All Beings Everywhere Be Happy and Free. We take a deeper look at this popular Yoga mantra, including its origins and how you can...

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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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