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Yogic Solutions- Yogic Ginseng
Get an immediate and lasting burst of energy Sit with the spine straight in a comfortable cross-legged position Roll your tongue into a V with the tip just outside ...

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Cooling Postures for the Summer Heat
This is perhaps one of the best poses for women. It increases blood flow to the vital organs, relaxes the belly and diaphragm and allows the body to rest. Recline ...

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Yoga Moves for a Slim Summer
Ready for summer, but not ready for the beach? Try these confidence-enhancing, muscle-sculpting yoga moves: Modified Hand to Big Toe Pose, Hamstrings and Inner ...

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Add a New Dimension to Your Yoga Practice - Another Person
If you've tried yoga, or experienced the feel in a yoga class when the teacher gives you a much-needed adjustment, you understand that yoga can be greatly assisted ...

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Yoga with Limits
Recent reports have shed light on the various yoga injuries that can occur during a yoga practice. While some are incredibly unlikely and extreme, others, including ...

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Yoga For Confidence
If you've got a big presentation or speaking engagement, you could use a boost to your little old ego. Give yourself a boost of confidence with these simple yoga ...

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Our Best Belly-Busting, Feel Good Tips
If you've got a date or a party to attend the last thing you want is a bloated belly. Try these tricks to help eliminate and prevent the pooch. Maricyasana. This ...

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Perfect Your Posture With These 3 Easy Yoga-Inspired Moves
From standing, step your right foot back into a lunge, releasing your right knee to the floor. Imagine you're squeezing a small ball between your inner thighs, ...

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Take a Chill Pill In The Form of These 5 Yoga Moves
Need to chill out fast at work or home? Relieve stress with these 5 targeted moves from New York-based yoga instructor Janna Leyde. This mini sesh incorporates ...

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Get Stretched - Four poses to practice without actually “doing” yoga
While sitting at your desk, place your feet flat on the floor. On an exhale, press your palms into your thighs and extend your spine, bringing your chest up toward ...

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Sitting Deep Breath
Ready to dive deep? Try this easy and meditative breathing exercise: Sit in any comfortable position. Interlace your fingers. Place clasped hands underneath your ...

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Ready to Find Enlightenment?
Begin lying on your back or by sitting in a comfortable position. You want to be comfortable, otherwise you will spend your time fidgeting. Take a moment and notice ...

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Yoga for Spring Allergies
Stand on your knees with your arms overhead. On an exhale, bend forward, sweeping arms behind your back and bringing your hands to your sacrum, keeping palms up. ...

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The 4 Best Yoga Poses for Women
Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Bend your right knee, bringing the right foot to the inside of the left leg- near the groin. Keep your ...

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Fertility Chi
Unfortunately more than six million women and men struggle with infertility in the United States alone, and while modern medicine has enabled many to conceive, ...

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5 Yoga Poses for Tight Hips
As a yoga teacher, I often ask my students what they would like to focus on in class and it is not unusual to hear them cry out: “hip openers!” There are various ...

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5 Yoga Postures to Feel More Energized
Typically during these types of moments the last thing we think to do is pause and take 30 minutes to do a few yoga postures, but we promise, the results will be ...

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An Inversion a Day
Here is just a few reasons why: inverting, that is, raising part or all of the body upside down, strengthens and stimulates the circulatory system, boosts the immune ...

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Yoga at Your Desk
Inhale deeply through your nose; bring your breath into your belly, ribs, and chest. Exhale through your nose; feel your breath release from your chest, ribs, and ...

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Magnificent Maya
Wishing to share her discovery with others she began teaching a unique brand of Kundalini that combined her own music with the centuries-old practice. The rest ...

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Moving from Your CORE
Your core is like a natural girdle for your body, effectively acting as a bridge between your upper and lower body, providing support for correct postural alignment, ...

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YOGA Goes to Work, Play, and Life
Yoga teachers who are also involved with other activities find that their yoga practice makes them feel more comfortable at their sewing table or spending hours ...

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Yoga as Art
The performance sequences combine traditional asanas with graceful and awe-inspiring variations, such as extended headstands, handstands, and arm balances in an ...

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Yoga 2 Go
Yoga instructors use verbal cues to lead time-strapped yoginis through a variety of poses, and the workouts are customizable too, with sites like PumpOne and PodFitness ...

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The Revolution Goes to the Mat
Punk Rock Yoga classes are taught in community spaces, there are usually no mirrors, and the lights are dimmed. The reason: Stedl wants to take the emphasis off ...

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Revitalize at Your Desk
Inhale deeply through your nose; bring your breath into your belly, ribs, and chest.  Exhale through your nose; feel your breath release from your chest, ribs, ...

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Take a Pilgrimage to the New Golden Bridge
The only problem with her extreme popularity and fanatical fan-base was that the modest studio squeezed in as many students as it could possibly accommodate, leaving ...

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Water Yoga in Napa
The latest in yoga therapy? Water Yoga, which combines the therapeutic effects of water with the benefits of yoga. Tara Grodjesk’s latest spa development, Water ...

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Fore Yoga at The Phoenician
Workouts with sports psychologist Angie Rupiper combine yoga stretches with exercises to increase your mental focus. The benefits of Fore Yoga include strength, ...

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Whitewater Yoga!
These trips which range from two to fourteen days include spa treatments and journaling, thus creating a synergetic relationship between mind and body, muscle and ...

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Reach out and Pose with Someone
yoga improves one’s mood, relaxes the body and mind, and has heart healthy benefits. Combine touch and yoga and you’ve got a positively healing experience.

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Turning Your World Upside Down
Inversion postures, in which the head rests below the heart, help blood flow freely to the brain. Such postures can improve health, reduce anxiety and stress, and ...

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Yoga Conferences
A yoga conference is an exciting opportunity to set down your mat in front of some of the country's most well known, innovative, and exciting teachers.

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Twelve Minutes to Enlightenment
found that Kirtan Kriya, a simple twelve minute Kundalini yoga meditation, increased oxygen delivery, blood flow, and energy in the brain, while improving neurotransmitter...

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Yoga for Pregnancy
offers three sequences ranging from a mostly side-lying practice to a more vigorous standing series, and three closing relaxations to encourage stillness.

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Seeking a Greener Yoga Practice
A group of like-minded yoga practitioners who want to help the earth through their yoga practice formed the Green Yoga Association and are now hoping to radiate ...

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Home Yoga Practice
or they can opt to take one of her extended 90-minute immersions. Meditation, pranayama, solar and lunar flow classes, and preparatory postures are also featured....

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Therapy On the Mat
Guiding your awareness to the physical or emotional sensation generated as each stretch is held, you are led via conversation and breath to deeper layers of the ...

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Yoga Helps Your Game
Running and yoga share essential elements, such as breathing, focus, and stamina. Camel pose stretches your quads, increases breathing capacity, targets the hip ...

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Connecting with Your Core
Weak core muscles are related to a variety of ailments and even illnesses. Forrest believes that if we do not keep length in our core, that our organs and lungs ...

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Ready to Strike a Pose?
Yoga Day USA is coordinated by the Yoga Alliance, a national organization that sets yoga standards and registers yoga instructors.

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The Five Tibetan Rites for Strength & Energy
Kilham first came across the five exercises in a book and incorporated them into his daily yoga routine. Similar to the yoga asanas he performed, these five exercises ...

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Take the Yoga Plunge
The precise form of traditional land-based asanas may be somewhat stretched to accommodate the liquid setting, but who wants a nose filled with water from attempting ...

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