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If You’re Totally Over the Stiff Joints Thing and Want to Feel Better

Practicing yoga poses for stiff joints is one of the wisest choices we can make. It’s right up there with wearing a hat in cold weather and washing our hands before touching food. Pain most definitely decreases anyone’s desire to move, but it’s actually likely the best thing you can do. Even though it’s tempting […]

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The Unacknowledged Presence in a Yoga Gift Box

Have you heard the joke about the only thing the yoga teacher wanted for their birthday? “Just your presence.” Both presents and presence exist in each adoringly cultivated yoga gift box. There’s a whole lot more than the contents inside. A yoga gift box means all of your shopping is done I mean, if you […]

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How to Practice Saucha and Why You Absolutely Have to Clean Your Yoga Mat

I’ve definitely been guilty of letting my yoga mat get a little funky. You figure, “Hey, it’s my stench. What’s the big?” Saucha (cleanliness or purity) is the first niyama (positive and ethical observances). It guides us down the path of being mindful about excess and stabilizing our relationship with what purity means to us. […]

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This Sequence Is Brought to You by The Pretty Yoga Poses

Pretty yoga poses look and feel glorious. Sure, some are fancy and extremely difficult. But there are also many lovely and not at all overly complicated postures that allow you to feel your most beautiful self. Pretty poses help us to find and feel grace You know that one friend, the one who’s never awkward? […]

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The Hot Yoga Debate: Is It Actually Good for You?

Hot Yoga is the practice of yoga in a heated room. It’s typically practiced in heat that is 100 degrees or higher. If you just said, “Yikes, no f’ing way could I do that,” I’m with you. I’ve tried many times and finally landed smack dab on not for me. But there are many who absolutely […]

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