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Learn to Headstand: 9 Tips to Practice at Home

There is something indescribably intimidating about headstands. For some, it happens naturally, but for others, it may take up to 12 months of practice, while learning to fall and recover

10 Simple Yoga Practices for Beginners

Yoga has become incredibly popular in recent years. Its popularity is due in part to flexibility. It’s very flexible! Yoga can be done just about anywhere by almost anyone. People

The Strength to Surrender: Compassionate Backbends

Life has a compressive quality. We are all subject to the downward pull of gravity, and at this busy time of year often find ourselves carrying the weight of stress

BURN AND BREATHE YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

When you ask someone how they’re doing, do you ever hear, “I’m great, life is so balanced and calm and stress free”? Or, when you’re sitting in traffic, late for

Practice Compassion On the Mat

A yogic life is centered around showing compassion for all things. As your practice grows and develops, you’ll find that it pushes out ego and insecurities, opening the door to

Make Like a Tree: 7 Steps to Balance Your Body This Fall

  As the sun starts to set faster and fold into cooler nights, we begin to see the trees, once working hard to acquire energy from the sun, release and

Yoga – Beyond the Physical

“Up dog, down dog, take a big breath in and bend your knees.  Find child pose”. We can all relate to these common words in a yoga class. We are

10 Step Yoga Nidra: Curing the Sleep Crisis

When you think of a crisis, getting enough sleep is probably not the first issue that comes to mind. According to Reader’s Digest, sleep deprivation now rivals obesity and smoking

Back to Basics: Breath is the New Black

  Lately I’ve been fascinated by the human brain’s proclivity for being seduced. Yoga students are seduced by the fancy (and perhaps erroneously labeled ‘advanced’) yoga poses. University students are

3 Ancient Yoga Practices to Motivate You Today

Motivation has been around for centuries. See how these ancient yoga concepts can help keep you on track today and everyday!