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Why Yoga Is the Perfect Active Rest

A key aspect of getting into shape is making sure your body has time to rest. Recovery is just as important as actually working out, otherwise you risk exhaustion and injury. But that doesn’t mean you should just lay around and veg out either.…

June 8, 2017
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A Morning Yoga Sequence to Boost Productivity

Most people associate yoga with deep stretches and relaxation. Others leverage its unique movements for a full-body workout rivaling any jog. But, because yoga engages the mind and the body, few people realize how powerful it is for productivity and stamina throughout the day.…

March 21, 2017
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Here’s What Will Happen To Your Body, Mind & Soul When You Meditate

The following is a guest post from Elaine Clara Mah,  Elaine is a Contributing Writer for BookMeditationRetreats.com. She is a firm believer in meditation and sets aside at least an hour a day for silence. Though I certainly don’t have an hour of silence a…

February 21, 2017
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6 More YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching

Still interested in starting a yoga practice, but just haven’t quite taken the plunge? Or have you gotten into a yogi-slump and are tired of your current routines? Well, if you have foregone your yoga endeavors, sorry to say, you’re simply out of excuses.…

February 2, 2017
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Yoga for Stress: Poses to Soothe

When the stress of the day and looming to-do lists start to take a toll on your health, practicing yoga can prove to be an effective stress reliever. It may seem impossible to take an hour out of your busy day to do a…

January 7, 2017
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Yoga for Gratitude: 5 Poses to Inspire

Practicing gratitude improves your mood and overall attitude about life, but that’s not all. It also helps reduce stress, which is no small thing when it comes to your physical health. Studies show that stress can increase the risk for heart disease, high blood…

November 10, 2016
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Why Bedtime Yoga Is My Favorite Yoga Ever

While I consider myself a morning person for the most part I have found that, these days, I wake up more easily than I used to, and it’s all due to my bedtime yoga routine. Just as I need my morning cup of tea, I…

August 2, 2016
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A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga Inversions

Putting yoga inversions into your daily yoga practice is a scary concept to some people. I know that it was for me. You’re not sure where to start or which inversions would be best for you, but more importantly, you’re hesitant about the possibility…

April 4, 2016
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6 YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching

Yoga is an incredible practice that can be quick, convenient and have a lasting impact on your day. Yoga can give you that bit of relaxation and muscle tension release you need to get through a tough day at work or a tough day at…

February 17, 2016
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Let’s Get Upside Down: The Benefits of Practicing Yoga Inversions

  Seeing the phrase “yoga inversions” may conjure mental images of impossible gravity-defying poses. In reality, an inversion is any pose that puts your head below your heart. That doesn’t sound nearly as scary, does it? These poses can fit into anyone’s practice: Even…

January 25, 2016