Yoga Practice

What to look for in a yoga mat

What to look for in a yoga mat

A quality yoga mat is the most essential piece of equipment, next to your breath, that you need to build a consistent and safe yoga practice. However, with so many types of mats on the market, it can feel daunting to pick the one that’s best for you. From color and material to thickness and…
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Hamstring Flexibility

Healthy, Happy Hamstrings: How to Gain Hamstring Flexibility

Your hamstrings are a group of three muscles that run along the back of your thigh, from your hip to just below your knee. Tight hamstrings are very common, and tend to become tighter and less flexible as we age, primarily due to how much time we spend sitting.  Regardless of your activity level, you…
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Find Your Deep Core

Find Your Deep Core

If you’ve been to an Ohana class or spent any time at all around an instructor or trainer, then you’ve likely heard them ramble on about the importance of a strong core. But what does that really mean? Are they referring to your abdominal muscles or something else entirely? What is your deep core? The…
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Improve Your Posture with Yoga

Improve Your Posture With Yoga

Can yoga make you taller? Probably not, but it can improve your posture, making you appear taller, although the benefits of improved posture go far beyond aesthetics.  Poor posture plagues as much as 80 percent of the population and experts agree that the ramifications of bad posture are more serious than simply how you look.…
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Yoga for Low Back Pain

Yoga for Low Back Pain

If you are over the age of 30, chances are you may have already experienced a bout of low back pain. In fact, it’s estimated that 80% of adults will experience persistent or chronic back pain that limits daily activity at some point in their life. And, while low back pain can be attributed to…
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In-Person Yoga + Barre Classes

The Benefits of Practicing Yoga + Barre In-Person

We already know that yoga and barre are good for us. And that we should probably be practicing more frequently, but are there any benefits to in-person yoga + barre as opposed to virtual classes? The answer is a resounding YES! Find Community The power of moving and breathing together, in community, is something that…
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