Yoga Poses

Benefits of Inversions

10 Reasons to add Inversions to Your Practice

A yoga teacher’s suggestion to invert has the power to elicit a range of emotions, from confusion, anxiety, or fear to anticipation, excitement, or straight up joy. Regardless of where you land on the emotional spectrum, inversions help release tension, boost circulation, increase energy, and strengthen the physical body. Inversions can also help calm the…
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Sun Salutations

What is a Sun Salutation?

If you’ve ever taken a vinyasa yoga class then you’ve likely performed Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskars in Sanskrit. They are a key component of instructor-led yoga classes and are generally performed at the beginning of class as a way to warm up the body and prepare you for deeper stretches or more challenging postures.…
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Sweet Savasana: Exploring Yoga’s Most Important Pose

We’ve all heard it before in our yoga classes: savasana is the most important pose.  Or we see it on yoga t-shirts: I’m just here for the savasana. Even people who don’t practice yoga seem to understand the central importance of this posture.  For as basic as savasana is, it’s also known as the hardest…
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Yoga Alignment Breakdown: How to Chaturanga Dandasana

We asked, you answered. So many of you want to better understand one of Vinyasa’s most common postures: Chaturanga Dandasana. And we don’t blame you! Working with chaturanga is a process. Creating strength in the posture, and feeling confident about alignment, takes time. Please know that there are many pieces and parts to landing this…
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Heart Opening Gentle Yoga Flow For A Peaceful Holiday Season

The season of gratitude and joy has officially made its swift entry. As we all know very well, this is the season of giving… But how do we do that when we feel so exhausted and depleted? Our gentle yoga flow for heart-opening is a good start! It’s a phenomenon of our society that we…
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