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5-Minute Every Morning Yoga Poses

Here is a “quick guide” that you can save to your phone with 5 minutes of the best morning yoga poses. This is the first thing I do every day, wherever I am. I usually don’t even roll out my mat. The benefits are wildly disproportional to the amount...

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Playful Yoga For Times Of Restriction and Isolation

Prompt: Spend 10 or so minutes journaling on what you do to add ‘play’ into your day. What does this look like for you? Is it alone in nature, in the kitchen with family, in a recreational area with friends? Experts say, “A lack of play should be...

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Yoga For Anxiety: A Simple Sequence To Quiet The Mind

WHAT DOES ANXIETY FEEL LIKE?

“Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” Arthur Somers Roche 

Anxiety is a negative emotional state that is expressed both...

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Yoga For Strength: Protect Against Injury

BENEFITS OF PRACTICING YOGA FOR STRENGTH

  • Strengthens muscles, tendons and ligaments.
  • Stabilises joints.
  • Improves the efficiency of the cardiovascular system.
  • Increases bone density.
  • Boosts metabolism.
  • Improves body control and movement efficiency.
  • ...
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3 Types Of Hip Openers To Loosen Up Tight Hips

WHAT CAUSES TIGHT HIPS?

Your body is an efficiency machine that adapts to make it as easy possible to do your most common activities. This means that you lose the ability to get into positions and perform movements that you have systematically...

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Drishti: A Tool To Intensify Your Concentration

“Where focus goes, energy flows.” Tony Robbins

Dolphins are experts in sound, bears have a formidable sense of smell, bats navigate through echolocation but we, as humans, are predominantly visual animals. And although it isn’t talked about often,...

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Yoga for Balance: Body Control and Coordination

“Fall down seven times; stand up eight.” Japanese Proverb

From a neurological point of view, balance training is great for improving body awareness, body control and coordination. This allows for greater precision, accuracy and efficiency of...

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Yoga For Neck Pain: 3 PNF Stretches

Neck pain is a drag. It drains your energy, leaves you vulnerable to muscle tweaks and headaches and stops you from doing the things that you love. Just sitting with poor posture can give you a pain in the neck but stack a sport on top of that and...

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How (and Why) To Start Your Yoga At Home Practice

WHY PRACTICE YOGA AT HOME?

  1. The confidence to push myself harder, knowing that I can recover faster. 
  2. A better understanding of my body.
  3. The benefit to my how my hips feel is nothing short of miraculous.
  4. If I use the meditation videos before I go to...
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