Category: Yoga

Heart Opening Yoga Sequence (Video)

The word yoga means “union.” Yoga is a union of the mind, body and spirit, or the whole self. One way we can see the mind-body connection is through the manifestation of emotional pain in our bodies as physical pain or tension. For example, when you’re nervous, a typical bodily response is an upset stomach.…
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5 Lessons Yoga Taught Me About Healing from Trauma

I hate to talk about what you’re about to read. I hate to even think about it. While I have told some people over the past few years, I haven’t even told some of my closest friends yet. I’ve been living with a dark secret, but I’m finally ready to share it publicly. I think…
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Yoga for Building Strength (video)

Yoga has so many different benefits. It can help us relax, relieve stress, release stored up emotions from our bodies and become more grounded and focused. In this sequence, the benefit we’re going to focus on is building strength. This 20-minute powerful yoga flow will help strengthen and tone your legs, core and upper body!…
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Yoga Sequence for Balance (video)

 Yoga balancing postures require strength, relaxation and steady concentration. Good balance can help protect you from injuries, improve your focus and relieve stress – balancing you not just physically but mentally as well! Try this 25-minute yoga flow to open up your hips, relieve tension in your back and improve your balance and stability.  

Yoga for Energy (video)

Feeling sluggish? Practice this short heat-building sequence first thing in the morning to jump start your day, or give it a try during the afternoon when you need an energy boost. This sequence is perfect for seasoned beginners (who already know names of poses/have practiced basic yoga) to intermediate level. Practicing challenging and/or quick-moving yoga…
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Yogi Inspiration (Part two)

  Just a little inspiration from fellow yoga lovers to keep you going! ♡   She holds the record for the world’s oldest yoga teacher. Staying active helps you stay young!   An AMAZING life transformation with the help of yoga!   In the news: Columbia conflict victims and ex-militant guerilla fighters find healing through…
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New to Yoga? Read this.

  Advice for Yoga Beginners If you’re new to yoga and want to find out what it’s all about before you start your practice, this post is especially for you. Years ago, I would have never pictured myself as a yoga instructor. Some people fall in love with yoga the first time they try it. I was not…
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Yogi Inspiration (Part one)

Sometimes we need a little motivation to get started with yoga or keep our practice going. Here are a few pieces of yogi inspiration to keep you moving this weekend.   Start your day off right with a little inspiration from Krista Marie Starr in her video Mornings.   In the news: 20 Reasons Why Yoga Heals |…
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