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Ashtanga Yoga 101

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Ashtanga yoga gets its name from asha and tanga, eight limbs. It is based on ancient yoga text thousands of years old that stated there were eight limbs, or supports, that serve as the foundation of a yoga practice. Yoga means union, so the eight limbs help unite body, mind and spirit. The eight limbs […]

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Which Type Of Yoga Is Right For You?

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There are quite a number of types of yogas these days that try to differentiate themselves from one another and emphasize certain aspects of the entire practice of yoga. Traditionally, yoga works on the body, mind and spirit, though most Western yogas tend to focus on the body. If you live in a moderately large […]

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Vinyasa Yoga 101

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Yoga means union, the union of mind, body and spirit. There are a number of yogas to choose from. The best yogas will combine all three. However, many modern yogas focus mainly on the poses, or asanas, and tend to not focus as much on the meditation and breath work which are an essential part […]

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What To Expect When Starting A Yoga Routine

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Yoga. We’ve all heard the word and seen the mats everyone seems to carry around with them these days. But can yoga really help improve your health and fitness levels? The answer is yes, definitely – provided that you start safely and sensibly and know what to expect. Why Yoga? Yoga can help you get […]

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Yoga And The Elderly

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Yoga is ideal for people of all ages, but particularly for seniors for a number of reasons. Low Impact The first is that in most cases, yoga is low impact. Hatha, Kundalini and Vinyasa yoga are all good examples of low-impact yoga that can be done safely even by complete beginners. Increased Strength and Flexibility […]

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How To Do Yoga At Home Safely

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It is easy to start a yoga practice at home with just a few basics. The first is a yoga routine you wish to try, such as a beginner’s DVD or yoga video you can stream on your computer. Your next important pieces of equipment are comfortable clothes that are not too tight or too […]

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Hatha Yoga 101

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There are a number of different kinds of yoga – some ancient, and some modern inventions which emphasize different aspect of yoga. What Is Hatha Yoga? Yoga means union; the union of mind, body and spirit. Hatha is the most traditional of the yogas and has been practiced for thousands of years in India and […]

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Bikram Yoga 101

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Bikram yoga was founded in the 1970s by the yoga teacher Bikram Choudhury. It is also commonly referred to as hot yoga, though there are other types of yogas also being done in hot studios these days. Bikram is also referred to as "boot camp" because it drills students in every 90-minute lesson using the […]

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Kundalini Yoga 101

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Yoga is not just a form of exercise. It is known to revitalize your body, mind and spirit as well. The word yoga means union, and the best forms of yoga are those which allow you to improve all three. Hatha yoga is the oldest of the yoga forms, dating back to 1,500 BC. Kundalini […]

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Iyengar Yoga 101

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There are many different forms of yoga, some ancient, some modern, and often a combination of the two. The Principles of Iyengar Iyengar yoga is a form of Hatha yoga. This school of yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar in the 1970s in India. It uses Hatha poses, but with an emphasis on […]

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Iyengar Yoga 101

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There are many different forms of yoga, some ancient, some modern, and often a combination of the two. The Principles of Iyengar Iyengar yoga is a form of Hatha yoga. This school of yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar in the 1970s in India. It uses Hatha poses, but with an emphasis on […]

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