Tag "beginner yoga"

Why Headstands Don’t Matter

As someone who struggles with getting upside down, I’ve heard a lot of conflicting advice from yoga teachers and students alike: Inversions don’t really matter. Inversions are essential in boosting

Why Yoga and Prenatal Massage Should Go Hand in Hand During Pregnancy

Being pregnant is one of the most incredible experiences of a woman’s life. It’s a time of emotional highs and lows. You are creating a new life, and no matter

How to Avoid those Embarrassing Moments on Your Yoga Mat

Don’t overestimate your abilities. In yoga class the other day, the burly guy right behind me tumbled out of handstand and narrowly missed landing on me, his flailing feet grazing

Yoga Might Be The Best Valentine’s Gift You Can Give

Yoga can open the heart both spiritually and physically. From poses like back bends to forward folds, yoga can open one up to both give and receive love. Yoga expert

4 Ways Yoga and Meditation Can Help Athletes with Injury and Pain

  Athletes get hurt from time to time—that’s just one of the risks of any sport. Injuries can sideline anyone from a promising young prospect to a seasoned pro, and

5 Things Your Yoga Teacher Wants To Tell You

  1. We are not perfect either I know you consider us as the epitome of knowledge and inner peace but guess what? We are humans – and that means

Get Hip This New Year: A Guide To Reducing Stress Through Hip Opening

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most stressful time of the year between holiday shopping, events, family tensions and end of the year deadlines at

10 Ways Yoga Straps Can Deepen Your Practice

Props are for students who can’t do the “full pose”, right? Wrong! Rather than being training wheels for beginners to rely on, yoga props can deepen our practice in unexpected ways.

Know your Ashtanga from your Vinyasa: A Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

How do you know which type of yoga is the type for you? Enjoy this simple explanation of some of the different kinds of yoga and which might be best for you!

The Accidental Yogi (and How I Turned into a Purposeful Yoga Practioner)

It’s never too late! Learn how this accidental yogi found her path somewhat later in life and now shares it with the world one person at a time.