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Discovering the Benefits of Warrior Pose

One of the more common poses in yoga asana is the Warrior pose, also called Virabhadrasana’s pose. Named after Virabhadra, he was a mythical warrior with a thousand arms and hair and eyes made from fire, who was brought forth by Shiva to destroy an enemy. Each of the four main p

7 Ways Yoga Benefits Your Mental Health

Yoga is a mind-body practice that incorporates physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation. Whether it’s improved digestion or increased flexibility, people have been praising the health benefits of yoga for years. But how much do you know about all the mental benefits of yog

How to Find the Right Yoga Studio

Wanting to continue your yoga journey in a new environment? We're sharing tips on how to find the right yoga studio for your needs!

Beginner’s Guide to Yoga – Everything You Need to Know

Welcome to yoga! (Well, almost!) If you have been curious about yoga classes or wanting to get started, it can feel overwhelming to actually get started. There is so much information about what you actually need to get started, then you’re thinking if you should try videos on Yo
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Kids Yoga

Teaching children yoga offers numerous benefits, such as physical fitness, the ability to maintain a calm mind, patience and self-care, and much more. That is why it is never too early to introduce your kids to yoga.

The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga during Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and looking for a way to stay active while still protecting the growing baby in your womb?  Prenatal yoga is a great way to relax and stay fit, while bonding internally with your child. It offers numerous benefits that are all unsurpassed.

Should yoga instructors and yoga schools be licensed?

I was on a website the other day that referred to itself as offering IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists) yoga therapy certification. As of right now that does not even exist according to IAYT. And even if it did, 500 hours is not considered sufficient for yoga therapy
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I have been rereading Patanjali’s sutras in preparation for the coming weekend teacher training. One reason I love the teacher trainings is I have the chance to reread the Upanishads, Gita and the sutras every year. Each year something new is found, maybe because I am in a diffe

Something to think about regrading health, life and well-being

The Dalai Lama was asked what most surprises him about humanity. His response: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being being

Yoga for Travellers: Yoga comes of age Check out this link. San Fransisco Airport opens a yoga room for travellers. Too cool