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    • Jillian Halliday |

      Prep for Headstand With These 5 Yoga Poses

      Headstand pose and other inversions require preparation, strength, and practice. Practice these 5 yoga poses to unlock your headstand pose.

    • Nicky Sehra |

      10 Mantras to Set a Powerful Intention for Your Yoga Practice

      A mantra is a word or phrase that has the ability to give you power and focus. If you aren't sure what yours could be, read these 10 powerful mantras.

    • Michelle Thielen |

      Practice These 5 Yoga Poses for Tight Hamstrings + Gain Flexibility

      Find relief from hip or back pain with yoga for tight hamstrings. Learn 5 yoga poses for hamstring flexibility.

    • Dawn Yager |

      What are Bandhas? How to Engage Them to Enhance Your Yoga Practice

      Learn how to use the 4 Bandhas to enhance your yoga practice. Explore the benefits of Mula and Uddiyana Bandhas.

    • YogiApproved |

      Learning to Handstand – 15-Minute Class for Finding Strength in Your Shoulders (Video)

      Strength and range of motion in your shoulders is essential for learning how to handstand. In this free yoga class, you will learn anatomy and techniques to strengthen your shoulders.

    • Vicky Simpson |

      6 Practices to Keep You Balanced and Grounded When Traveling

      Traveling can leave us feeling unsettled, disconnected, and un-grounded. These six exercises are a simple and easy way to ground yourself when traveling.

    • Dawn Yager |

      Pranayama Explained + 5 Techniques to Get You Started

      Pranayama is the art of conscious, controlled breathing - it is controlling your breath to alter your current...

    • Bianca Williams |

      8 Yoga Poses to Prepare You for Wheel Pose

      When first attempting wheel pose, you might try to use brute force to push yourself into the pose. However, this brute force puts you at risk for injury.

    • Alexa Erickson |

      11 Signs You Need To Do Some Yoga ASAP

      Your yoga practice brings with it a greater flow of prana to your body, it creates more space and strength physically and energetically, and that’s only the beginning!

    • Kasia Litwinski |

      5 Tips to Practice Chaturanga Correctly

      Chaturanga is often part of a "vinyasa" or "flow" that yogis do on the way back to Downward Dog. It can also make a cameo in advanced sun salutations.

    • Alexa Erickson |

      7 Hip Opener Yoga Poses To Release Negativity (Photos)

      Here are 7 yoga poses to aid you in letting go of negative emotions:

    • Alexa Erickson |

      What Is Your Strongest Chakra? Take the Quiz to Find Out

      “Chakra” in Sanskrit comes from the root word “wheel,” and can be best understood as a revolving conical energy in the body. Take this quick and easy quiz to determine which of your chakra energy centers is your most prominent.

    • beYogi |

      How to Choose the Right Type of Yoga Insurance

      When choosing a yoga insurance policy, there are a few determining factors to consider. This guide will help you choose the right yoga insurance policy.

    • Jessica Gomes |

      13 Lifestyle Changes to Boost Your Metabolism

      Metabolism allows your body to function properly, and the worst thing we could do is slow it down by not eating. All those fad diets that limit your caloric intake? Throw them out the window! Instead, start speeding up your metabolism by eating metabolism-boosting foods and treating your body to a little TLC!

    • YogiApproved |

      How to Use a Yoga Wheel (Video Tutorial)

      Yoga wheels are round wheels of various sizes made predominantly from wood. They are a yoga prop designed to help you deepen your practice, aid in advanced poses, and offer therapeutic benefits to create space in the body, massage the spine, and more.

    • Alison Heilig |

      Yoga Poses for Long-Distance Runners

      Here is a 7-minute yoga sequence you can do after your long run for optimal recovery:

    • Allie Flavio |

      5 Ways to Theme a Yoga Class

      To help us create that extra oomph, below are 5 ways to theme a yoga class.

    • YogiApproved |

      Hot Yoga Clothing You’ll Love Gettin’ Sweaty In

      We have done the research for you and found 10 hot yoga clothing styles that we think are the cats pajamas when it comes to what to wear in your next hot yoga class:

    • Alexa Erickson |

      What Your Favorite Yoga Pose Says About You

      Just like our affection for certain types of yoga, we often find ourselves rolling our eyes at a...

    • Joanne Moules |

      How to Teach Kids 5 Pranayama Breathing Techniques

      Well I'll tell you something - kids love working with the breath!! There is so much fun to be had with breathing exercises.

    • Regina Due |

      5 Tips on How to Breathe Effectively During Your Yoga Practice

      The physical practice of yoga requires proper breathing – helping to quiet the mind and create the sense of inner peace, while also leading you through your practice safely and successfully.

    • Kasia Litwinski |

      5 Quick ‘n Easy Yoga Poses To Reduce Anxiety

      We’re all busy, and it’s when our schedules are jam packed that anxiety can easily creep in. Here are 5 quick and easy yoga poses to reduce, alleviate, and even prevent anxiety.

    • Samantha Wilson |

      How to Fuel Your Workout: 20 Healthy Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

      Here are twenty healthy pre- and post- workout snacks to keep you fueled and performing at your best:

    • Allie Flavio |

      Morning Yoga Sequence: 18 Yoga Poses to Start Your Day

      Here is a sequence of yoga poses to build energy, release stress and tension from your mind and body, and to simply feel good. Like really feel good. For this entire sequence, please do anything that feels right.

    • Kari-Ann Levine |

      Start Practicing Yoga: 5 Beginner Yoga Poses You Can Do At Home (Video Tutorial)

      These are five common beginner yoga poses you will encounter in a yoga class. You can practice these yoga poses at home before heading to your local studio.

    • Ashley Stern |

      20 Yoga Sutras Translated and Explained

      Here are 20 Yoga Sutras that are particularly relevant to your modern yoga practice. Each sutra is translated from Sanskrit to English, and includes a brief explanation to demonstrate the wisdom behind Patanjali’s infamous teachings.

    • Allie Flavio |

      Crow Pose Tutorial with Variations

      For this specific tutorial, we will focus on crow pose arm balance postures, as these are widely popular throughout yoga classes today. Start practicing these tips today and check back with us when you’re flying tomorrow!

    • Melissa Nordin |

      4 Tips for Creating a Home Yoga Practice

      4 Tips for Creating a Home Practice: Here are the 4 lessons I learned along my journey to shedding predictability and embracing the Wild Yogi within through a solitary home practice:

    • Ashley Stern |

      Stop the Comparisons! Yoga Is for Everybody (Video)

      Yoga is for Everybody! Ultra-skinny and ultra-bendy women are often shown as the ‘ideal’ yogis in mainstream media. They seem serene and complete each pose with ease and grace, barely breaking a sweat and always wearing the most fashionable yoga clothes. A healthy yoga practice should encourage self-love and self-acceptance.

    • Samantha Wilson |

      What to Eat and Drink Before and After Yoga

      What to Eat and Drink Before and After Yoga If you want to succeed in your yoga practice, you need to fuel your body with the proper nutrients. Yoga will give you overall body strength, but without protein, your muscles will not develop and you will feel weak throughout your practice and daily life. To get the most of your practice and feel strong and healthy, follow these “Do’s and Don’ts” on what to eat and drink before and after yoga.

    • Katherine Smith |

      Five Yoga Poses for a Better Night’s Sleep

      Gentle, restorative yoga poses are proven to have a positive impact on your sleep. Yoga before bed will calm the mind, relax the body, and lead you into a good night’s sleep so you can wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world.

    • Melissa Nordin |

      Making Yoga Work For You: 5 Modified Yoga Poses To Deepen Your Practice

      Yoga props are not just for inflexible folks; blocks, straps, and bolsters help advance your yoga practice. Props help smooth out the places where our practice becomes more difficult due to our unique bones, connective tissue, and joints. Our joints and their range of motion will eventually improve with correct use.

    • Kelsey Struble |

      “I Bend So I Don’t Break” – Here’s What it Actually Means

      You've seen it plastered on t-shirts, coffee mugs and inspirational posters: "I bend so I don't break." Here is what this saying actually means.

    • Krysta Shannon |

      5 Yoga Pants You’ll Love (Review)

      When it comes to yoga pants, I am critical. I like pants have a mid-to-high-rise waistband that stays in place and does not require constant readjustment during my yoga practice or while running errands.

    • Sarah |

      3 Amazing Yoga Retreats

      Yoga retreats are an incredible way of practicing yoga in a new place. Relax and unwind, or get your butt kicked in a bikini bootcamp!

    • Samantha Wilson |

      3 Ways Yoga Can Help With Digestion

      I came across an additional benefit to yoga: digestion. Here are a few ways that yoga aids in your digestive health.

    • Samantha Mitchell |

      3 Tips To Help You Beat The Hot Yoga Heat

      Stay Hydrated! Always be sure to drink an 8-ounce glass of water in the morning to get everything flowing. During your practice, don't hesitate to drink water whenever you need to (it's not uncommon for me to drink a liter of water during a 60 minute class).

    • Ashton August |

      15 Reasons Why You Should Date a Girl Who Loves Yoga

      Here are 15 reasons you should date a girl who is into yoga. 1. Yoga Body - Yoga butt, yoga arms, strength and flexibility. Yoga girls are hot!

    • Ashton August |

      5 Yoga Clothing Brands You Need to Know About

      Here are 5 yoga yoga clothing brands you need to know about. Watch out Lululemon, these companies are on to you.

    • Elisha Thompson |

      6 Things Every New Yoga Teacher Should Know

      As you step into the next chapter of your life as a yoga teacher, honor the time you have devoted to this accomplishment and go forth with confidence and compassion towards all that you meet.

    • Elisha Thompson |

      6 Simple Steps For Beginning a Regular Meditation Practice

      Let's face it, life can get a little overwhelming at times. When this happens it is important to have an outlet that quiets your mind, centers your thoughts and brings you back to earth with a smile. Meditation is this medicine but be carful, it is addicting and has some seriously positive side effects. Follow these simple suggestions and you'll be on your way to a better you.

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