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Om is the ubiquitous sound most everyone associates with yoga.

Pronounced “Aah Ooh Mmm”, Om is a sacred mantra… and is really fun to say.

Try it. I’ll wait.

Fun, right?

Here is where you will find posts on yoga, as well as meditation and mindfulness.

Here are a few to get you started:

A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga Inversions

How Mindful Eating Helps You Eat Well

6 YouTube Yogis You Should Be Watching 

 

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These Are the Easiest Yoga Inversions for Beginners

Inversions provide a stable foundation to expand your yoga practice. They also happen to be great for your body. As you move your head below your heart, you stimulate your nervous system. Blood and oxygen move toward the brain, increasing your circulation while you…

November 12, 2018
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The Benefits of Yoga for Back Pain

Many still think of yoga as something that froo-froo ultraspirtualists do, but the practice spans thousands of years. You gain physical, mental and emotional benefits from yoga which empowers people to take up the practice, and many lose their negative perceptions of yoga when…

October 7, 2018
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5 Easy Ways to Connect With Others and Be Your Best Self

“Being alone doesn’t mean you’re lonely,” people like to say. A dash of solitude with self-care can rejuvenate your energy and make you feel ready to take on the world again. You get so busy taking on the world that you forget to flow…

September 1, 2018
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The Best Yoga Mom Blogs You Should Be Following

The thousands-year-old tradition of yoga sprouted yogini wings out of India in the ‘80s and swept the rest of the world — the west hasn’t been the same since. Yoga comes in many diverse forms with just as diverse practitioners, but the heart of…

August 15, 2018
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Why You Should Do Yoga on Rest Days

Fitness experts tout the need to work out at least three days a week, but what should you do on rest days? Should you do anything at all? Isn’t rest supposed to be for — well — resting? When you hit the gym for…

August 8, 2018
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How to Be a Mindful Mama While You’re Pregnant

Picture a mindful mama, and you’ll likely see something between Gaia and the Buddha — but with a way bigger belly. Expecting mothers don’t spend 40 weeks glowing from the inside out. There’s glaring, wobbling and snarling — yes, snarling. Every part of your…

July 18, 2018
Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice.
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Yoga for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Kate DeRosa, teacher of Prenatal Yoga at Wake Up Yoga South, in Squat Pose. Photo by Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice. Pregnancy is an incredible experience. It can be joyful and amazing, but it’s not exactly a comfortable process. Humans have big babies, and carrying them around…

June 5, 2018
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These Restorative Yoga Practices on YouTube Are the Best

1 There are a lot of resources on YouTube. You can learn about pretty much anything from the eradication of smallpox to the basic care of a new cat. Search for yoga, however, and you’ll get millions of hits. That kind of result can…

June 1, 2018
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These Yoga Poses Are Best for Bedtime

Finding a healthy way to unwind before bed can be tough. A lot of people try to do it by watching TV or reading a book, and those are both excellent options. But they’re not for everyone. Sometimes, choosing the wrong show or just…

March 30, 2018