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Why Knees, Chest, Chin Is Not a Chaturanga Alternative (Plus Five Poses That Actually Are!)

Yoga International

Learn safer, more effective alternatives...

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3 Common Alignment "Rules" We All Break and Why it Matters

Yoga International

A traditional yoga practice typically incorporates quite a few strict alignment rules. You’ve probably heard teachers say...

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Does Yoga Qualify As Cardio?

Prevention
Is it enough to do just yoga, or do you need to supplement your practice with other cardio exercise to really raise your h...
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There's No Such Thing as Universal Alignment

Yoga International
We are unique on many levels. So if we are so different, why should we all be expected to follow the same alignment cues i...
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How Yoga Affects Our Nervous System

Yoga International
You’ve probably heard about the nervous system in all its glory and how yoga can have a positive effect on it. You may hav...
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Rethink Your Chaturanga Alignment: 6 Practice Tips

Yoga International
Realign—and even redefine—your chaturanga with these six tips...
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A One-Strap Restorative Yoga Sequence for Self-Care

Yoga Journal
No bolsters, blankets, and blocks? No problem. This simple restorative yoga practice uses just one strap to help you drop...
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A Heart-Chakra-Focused Yin Yoga Sequence

Yoga International
Find deep upper body relief with this complete yin yoga sequence...
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Meet Your Transverse Abdominis: What It Is and How to Activate It in Yoga Practice

YogaUOnline
We hear the phrase “activate your core” often in the yoga world. We even hear the phrase “use your deep core” a lot. But w...
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A Fresh Spin on 6 Familiar Poses

Yoga International
Variety really is the spice of life. And when it comes to our asana practice, variety makes stepping onto our mats every d...
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4 Pose Variations to Challenge Your Strength Within Your Range of Motion

Yoga International
It’s a common belief that you have to be flexible to practice yoga. But joints love balance. To maintain optimal health, m...
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These 7 Prep Poses Will Help You Build the Strength to Master Crow Pose in No Time

Nomad Yoga
Crow pose is no easy feat. It requires strength, balance, and stamina. So practice these 7 prep poses to build strength fo...
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Engage to Release: A 4-Pose Practice for Tight Hamstrings

Yoga International
To potentially create greater long-term hamstring flexibility, try these poses with some keen awareness of muscular engage...
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7 Reasons Why Bali Is the Perfect Place for a Yoga Teacher Training

Nomad Yoga
The magical island of Bali, Indonesia is aptly named the “Island of the Gods.” This picturesque isle is the perfect place...
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Is It Safe to Practice Inversions During Menstruation?

Yoga International
Yoga teachers are divided on the topic. So what's the truth?...
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Fight Lower Back Pain: Work Your Piriformis Muscles

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If you suffer from back pain, you might want to check if your piriformis muscles are too tight or weak. Learn more about i...
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Yoga Teachers, Please Stop Saying “I Want You To…”

Yoga International
This may seem exceptionally nitpicky. But please hear me out...
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6 of the Best Places to Visit in the USA to Fulfill Your Wanderlust Spirit

Nomad Yoga
Some of the best places to visit in the world are actually located right in the US. Here are 6 of the best places to visit...
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5 Common Mistakes in Crow Pose (And How to Fix Them!)

Nomad Yoga
Crow pose (bakasana) is everyone’s favorite party trick but it’s not an easy pose to master. Here are 5 common mistakes an...
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Myofascial Release Techniques You Can Do With Just 2 Blocks

Yoga International
The following myofascial release techniques require nothing more than a yoga block to effectively target the fascia surrou...
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What Is Restorative Yoga? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to This Soothing Practice

Nomad Yoga
What is restorative yoga exactly? It’s a deeply soothing practice intended to downregulate the nervous system. Learn all a...
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Look for These 8 Crucial Things When You Choose a YTT

Nomad Yoga
The endless options for a 200 hour yoga teacher training can be truly overwhelming. Here are 8 crucial things to look for...
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This Simple Breath Practice Is Scientifically Proven to Calm Your Mind

Nomad Yoga
Bhramari pranayama, or humming bee breath, is a pranayama technique that is scientifically proven to calm your mind. Here....
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Use These 6 Gentle Yoga Poses to Counter the Negative Effects of Sitting All Day

Nomad Yoga
“Yoga for sitting all day” is a common search in Google because the effects of sitting all day can be truly detrimental. C...
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Your Guide to the 5 Koshas, What They Represent, and How to Transcend Them

Nomad Yoga
The koshas are sheaths or veils of illusion that prevent us from seeing our deeper selves. Learn all about the 5 koshas, w...
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Practice These 8 Heart Opening Yoga Poses to Crack Open Your Center

Nomad Yoga
Within the asana repertoire, there are so many heart opening yoga poses. And for valid reasons! Use these 8 yoga backbends...
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What Is Ahimsa? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the First Yama: Non-Violence

Nomad Yoga
Ahimsa, or non-violence, is the first yama in Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga path. Learn all about what it is and how to practi...
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Find Balance and Calm With This Soothing Pranayama Practice

Nomad Yoga
Nadi shodhana is a pranayama practice that helps to calm your body and mind. Here’s everything you need to know about alte...
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What Is Satya? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Second Yama: Truthfulness

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Satya, or truthfulness, is the second yama in Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga path. Learn all about what it is and how to practi...
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Words Matter: How to Use Empowering Language as a Yoga Teacher

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The teaching language we choose can be one of the most influential aspects of the classroom setting that we create...
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Practice These 8 Steps to Find Balance in Headstand

Nomad Yoga
Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to do a headstand (sirsasana) with grace, confidence, and ease...
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Yoga Anatomy 101: Stop Relaxing Your Glutes in Backbends

YogaUOnline
One cue that has gotten a lot of publicity and perpetuation throughout the yoga world is “relax your glutes” while practic...
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Do We Really Need to Warm up With Sun Salutes?

Yoga International
Everybody knows that sun salutations are how you warm up for yoga. But do you have to? Here's a case for thinking out of t...
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6 Life Lessons We Learn From Yin Yoga

Elephant Journal
Yin Yoga is a very soothing and restorative practice that allows us to stretch deep into our muscles as well as our minds...
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Defy Gravity: Practice These 7 Steps to Master Your Headstand Press Up (Photo Tutorial)

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It just takes a bit of technique and a clear understanding of the body to be able to float your feet up off the ground wit...
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A 75-Minute Restorative Yoga Sequence to Soothe the Nervous System and Initiate the Relaxation Response

YogaUOnline
Restorative yoga is magical. It’s a simple practice of self-care that stimulates the relaxation response within the brain...
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Rounding the Spine in Yoga: Why Spinal Flexion Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

YogaUOnline
Sometimes, we demonize things that don’t fit into our favoritism mold. Spinal flexion has become one of these demonized mo...
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Everything You Need to Know About Practicing Yoga When You Have Your Period

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Yoga while menstruating. It brings up so many questions. Can you practice yoga when you have your period? Is yoga for mens...
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The Pura Vida Lifestyle of an Expat in Costa Rica

Nomad Yoga
Life in Costa Rica is really beautiful. For an expat in Costa Rica, the pura vida lifestyle is slow, simple, and sweet. Le...
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Stand in Solidarity: 10 Actionable Ways to Support the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

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#BlackLivesMatter protests are growing and if you're wondering how to be an ally for the cause, here are 10 actionable way...
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A Simple Restorative Yoga Practice for Stressful Times

YogaUOnline
In our modern world, we tend to spend a lot of time lingering in the state of “fight-or-flight.” We’re bombarded by notifi...
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8 of the Most Exotic Places to Travel Around the World

Nomad Yoga
This vast world is filled with so many hidden gems of exotic places to travel. Here are 8 of the best exotic destinations...
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10 Ways to Make Money While Traveling the World

Nomad Yoga
We all want to pick up and leave, but traveling the world can be expensive. Here are 10 simple ways to make money while tr...
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What Is Yin Yoga? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About This Practice

Nomad Yoga
What is yin yoga exactly? It’s a deeply meditative practice intended to draw your awareness inward and increase mobility...
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What Are the Yamas and Niyamas? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to This Yogic Code of Conduct

Nomad Yoga
Just what are the yamas and niyamas? Here’s everything you need to know about this sacred yogic code of conduct as laid ou...
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Make Sure That Your YTT Covers These 8 Essential Topics

Nomad Yoga
When you’re looking for a 200 hour yoga teacher training, the options can be overwhelming. Here are 8 essential topics tha...
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Pranayama 101: Here’s Your Guide to Yogic Breathing (Plus 7 Common Breathwork Practices)

Nomad Yoga
Just what is pranayama? Here’s your guide to yogic breathing along with 7 of the most common breathwork practices explaine...
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Use This FREE Guided Yoga Nidra Practice to Find Deep, Restful Sleep

Nomad Yoga
There’s little else that compares to yoga nidra for sleep. So use this FREE guided yoga nidra practice to find deep, restf...
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Follow These 6 Steps to Take Flight in Flying Pigeon Pose (Photo Tutorial)

Nomad Yoga
Ready to take flight in flying pigeon pose? Follow these six steps and this photo tutorial to really master eka pada galav...
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Build Strength for Chaturanga With These Four Progressive Poses

Yoga International
Progressive overload is a concept in exercise science of systematically and progressively adding more and more load to yo....
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How and Why to Integrate Your Shoulders in Weight-Bearing Yoga Poses

YogaUOnline
Our shoulders are incredibly mobile. This is great news for us. Their extreme range of motion allows us to freely swing ou...
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A Simple Life on Portugal’s Stunning Coast

International Living
The wild flow of the Atlantic rattles my windows and the roar lulls me to sleep each night. Traditional Portuguese aromas...
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An Outside-the-Box Yin Sequence

Yoga International
Yin yoga is amazing. It slowly releases the tightness in our bodies through its focused stretches and soothes our nervous...
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The Opposite of Sitting: A Quick Yoga Sequence to Reverse the Effects of Sitting Too Much

YogaUOnline
Sitting is the new smoking. We’ve all heard it before. Yet, few of us take heed of this foreboding notion. Reverse the eff...
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A Yin Yoga Sequence to Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms

YogaUOnline
The piriformis is a little muscle that can be a big pain. In our modern world, we are highly susceptible to a number of in...
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Why Child’s Pose Isn’t Just For Beginners

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Child's Pose is a wonderfully restorative yoga posture that should be practiced by all skill levels...not just beginners!...
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This 1 Tip Will Totally Transform Your Inversion Practice

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Oh, yoga inversions! We all love them, but many are left wondering how to invert at all. So, use this 1 tip to completely...
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6 Office Yoga Poses for a Quick "Coffee" Break Pick-Me-Up

YogaUOnline
Practice one or all of these subtle and discreet yoga poses the next time you feel like your eyelids are a bit too heavy i...
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Travel Back in Time by Visiting the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus

Nomad Yoga
The most magical old villages in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus are filled with rustic charm and a slow-paced lifestyle t...
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7 Must-See Places and Things to Do in Bali

Nomad Yoga
There are so many things to do in Bali that it’s hard to know where to start. Here are 7 of the best adventures on the “Is...
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Yoga Arm Balancing Magic: 4 Empowering Crow Pose Variations

YogaUOnline
Crow Pose, or Bakasana, is one of those yoga party trick poses. It’s a majestic arm balance that challenges us to face our...
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Here Are 6 Racial Equality Organizations to Support and Get Involved With

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Offer your help to the Black Lives Matter movement by volunteering with or donating to racial equality organizations. Here...
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5 of the Most Adventurous Places to Travel Around the World

Nomad Yoga
Travel is always an adventure but specifically going on adventurous travels will never disappoint. Here are 5 of the most...
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5 Calming Breath Practices for Stressful Times

Yoga International
The breath is a powerful force we rarely stop to think about. Just as it sustains us, it can also greatly affect our mood...
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8 Solid Reasons to Skip Flights and Use Other Forms of Travel Instead

Nomad Yoga
There are so many reasons why you should travel by bus, train, or boat over planes. Here are 8 reasons to skip the flights...
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A Six-Step Mindfulness Practice You Can Do Anywhere

Yoga International
How do we practice mindfulness in the middle of everything—in the middle of being so busy? This basic six-step practice of...
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What Are Nadis? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to These Energy Channels

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What are nadis? Nadis are energy channels in the subtle body that are believed to transport prana, or life-force energy. H...
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Yoga master teacher BKS Iyengar with his hair blowing in the wind in front of a vast landscape of forest and mountains

Who Is B.K.S. Iyengar? Learn All About This Yoga Guru Here

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Who is B.K.S. Iyengar and why is he so famous in the world of yoga? Learn everything about this yogic guru and master teac...
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Research Suggests Yoga Therapy May Positively Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis

YogaUOnline
While drugs and physiotherapy have long been used to help manage symptoms and disease progression, recent research also in...
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4 Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

Daily Yoga
Back pain is extremely difficult to live with, but there are ways that you can work to alleviate it. Practice these four r...
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4 More Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

Daily Yoga
Back pain has become the most common cause of job-related disability and one of the leading contributors to missed work. C...
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Here’s How to Take Flight in Flying Pigeon Pose

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Flying Pigeon Pose is an arm balance that stretches and strengthens the body. Learn how to take flight in this dramatic p...
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Learn to “Levitate”: 4 Yoga Poses to Prepare Your Body for Arm Balances

YogaUOnline
Arm balances are everyone’s favorite party trick. And to be fair, they’re pretty magical. You’re balancing on your hands w...
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Yoga for Better Sleep: 5 Restful Restorative Poses

YogaUOnline
Restorative yoga is a magical practice that calms and soothes the body, the mind, the breath, and, especially, the nervous...
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4 of the Best Adventures and Trips in Southeast Asia

Nomad Yoga
There is so much to see and do in Southeast Asia that it can feel overwhelming. So, to get you started, here are 4 of the...
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Woman in red leggings sitting on yoga props and folding forward into a yoga pose while holding a yoga strap

Here’s How to Modify 7 Common Seated Yoga Poses With Props (Photo Tutorial)

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Yoga props are a great way to make poses more accessible based on your body. Learn how to modify these 7 seated yoga poses...
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What Is Yoga Nidra? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About How and Why to Practice Yogic Sleep

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What is Yoga Nidra? It’s a magical practice often translated as “yogic sleep.” Here’s what you need to know about Yoga Nid...
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Feel Light With These 4 Yoga Practices to Connect With Your Air Element

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The air element is transparent, carefree, and light. Check out these 4 yoga practices to sway in the breeze like air, feel...
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Control Your Breath to Calm Your Mind: 4 Pranayama Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety

YogaUOnline
There is ample research nowadays that shows the positive effects that pranayama can have on our stress levels. This is lik...
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Guys: If You’re Not Practicing These 7 Yoga Poses, Then You’re Missing Out

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Yoga for men certainly isn’t new. In fact, it’s how yoga was practiced for millennia! Here are 7 perfect yoga poses for me...
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7 Barre Exercises to Feel a Serious Booty Burn

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Glute exercises don’t just give you an awesome figure, they also help to stabilize your pelvic girdle. Try these 7 barre e...
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7 Barre Exercises to Rock Your Core

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Core exercises don’t just give you an awesome figure, they also help to stabilize your whole body. Try this barre core wor...
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Practice This Yin Yoga Sequence to Ground Your Root Chakra

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Just about any Yin Yoga sequence will work with Root Chakra yoga poses to open the First Chakra. Try this sequence specifi...
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Practice These 5 Prenatal Yoga Poses + Avoid These 5 Things During Your First Trimester

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Prenatal Yoga is a life saver for moms-to-be, but there are important things to avoid. Learn these + 5 poses to practice i...
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This Quick Barre Workout Will Sculpt and Tone Your Arms (Tutorial)

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A barre workout creates perfectly toned arms like no other. Use this barre arms workout to build strong, sculpted, beautif...
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Simple Meditation Practice for Relaxation

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Looking for a meditation to soothe away stress and encourage relaxation? Whether it’s the global pandemic or that of a nag...
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Change Up Your Yoga Practice: 4 Bridge Pose Variations to Target Different Muscle Groups

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While the traditional alignment is great, there are also so many other ways to practice this versatile posture to target d...
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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Second Trimester + 5 Things to Avoid

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There’s so much to worry about during pregnancy but yoga shouldn’t be one. Here are 5 things to avoid and 5 things to do i...
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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Third Trimester + Heed These 3 Precautions

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Here are 3 things to avoid and 5 things to do during your third trimester prenatal yoga practice so you can practice with....
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These Are the Top 10 Quotes From “The Alchemist” to Remind You of Your Purpose

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Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is filled to the brim with wisdom. Here are 10 of the best quotes from The Alchemist to remi....
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7 Variations of Yoga's Side Plank to Gradually Build Shoulder and Core Strength

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Each of these progressions gradually adds more weight to the upper body and core. So move slowly and methodically through....
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Increase Load Capacity: 4 "Weighted" Yoga Poses

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The term “load” is used to describe physical stresses that act on the body (either internally or externally). As we add m....
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5 Myths About Yoga We Should Stop Perpetuating

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We’ve likely all heard myths in the yoga world before. There are the great myths about the god Shiva as the Adiyogi (“fir....
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Ahimsa: Your Guide to the First Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The first Yama, Ahimsa (or non-violence), begins us on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you need to kn....
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Satya Explained: Your Guide to the Second Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The second Yama, Satya (or truthfulness), helps us continue on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you ne....
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These John Lewis Quotes Will Inspire You to Continue the Fight for Social Justice

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John Lewis was a champion of the civil rights movement, social justice, and beyond. These 17 John Lewis quotes will inspi....
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Release Your Inner Roar! Here’s Your Step-by-Step Guide for Lion’s Breath

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Lion’s Breath Pranayama is a fun, invigorating, and empowering breath practice. Find out its benefits here along with you....
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Asteya Explained: Your Guide to the Third Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The third Yama, Asteya (or non-stealing), helps us continue on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you ne....
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Build Serious Core Strength With These 7 Yoga Poses

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There are so many yoga poses for core strength in the yogic repertoire. Here are 7 poses to effectively and efficiently t....
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Change Up Your Practice: 4 Not-So-Typical Yoga Poses to Stretch Your Quads and Strengthen Your Hamstrings

YogaUOnline
Just like so many things in our lives, yoga has the potential to become stagnant and repetitive. We can fall into ruts in...
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Want to Travel the World and Teach Yoga? Here Are 5 Insider Tips From Someone Who’s Done It

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The dream of so many yoga teachers is to teach yoga abroad. But how to be a traveling yoga teacher? Find out here with you...
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5 Yoga Lies Still Being Taught: This Yoga Teacher Trainer Resolves These Myths Once and For All

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Like a game of telephone, yoga lies and yoga myths continue to perpetuate throughout the yoga world...
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Why Knees, Chest, Chin Is Not a Chaturanga Alternative (Plus Five Poses That Actually Are!)

Yoga International

Learn safer, more effective alternatives...

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3 Common Alignment "Rules" We All Break and Why it Matters

Yoga International

A traditional yoga practice typically incorporates quite a few strict alignment rules. You’ve probably heard teachers say...

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Does Yoga Qualify As Cardio?

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Is it enough to do just yoga, or do you need to supplement your practice with other cardio exercise to really raise your h...

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There's No Such Thing as Universal Alignment

Yoga International

We are unique on many levels. So if we are so different, why should we all be expected to follow the same alignment cues i...

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How Yoga Affects Our Nervous System

Yoga International

You’ve probably heard about the nervous system in all its glory and how yoga can have a positive effect on it. You may hav...

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Rethink Your Chaturanga Alignment: 6 Practice Tips

Yoga International

Realign—and even redefine—your chaturanga with these six tips...

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A One-Strap Restorative Yoga Sequence for Self-Care

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No bolsters, blankets, and blocks? No problem. This simple restorative yoga practice uses just one strap to help you drop...

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A Heart-Chakra-Focused Yin Yoga Sequence

Yoga International

Find deep upper body relief with this complete yin yoga sequence...

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Meet Your Transverse Abdominis: What It Is and How to Activate It in Yoga Practice

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We hear the phrase “activate your core” often in the yoga world. We even hear the phrase “use your deep core” a lot. But w...

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A Fresh Spin on 6 Familiar Poses

Yoga International

Variety really is the spice of life. And when it comes to our asana practice, variety makes stepping onto our mats every d...

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4 Pose Variations to Challenge Your Strength Within Your Range of Motion

Yoga International

It’s a common belief that you have to be flexible to practice yoga. But joints love balance. To maintain optimal health, m...

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These 7 Prep Poses Will Help You Build the Strength to Master Crow Pose in No Time

Nomad Yoga

Crow pose is no easy feat. It requires strength, balance, and stamina. So practice these 7 prep poses to build strength fo...

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Engage to Release: A 4-Pose Practice for Tight Hamstrings

Yoga International

To potentially create greater long-term hamstring flexibility, try these poses with some keen awareness of muscular engage...

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7 Reasons Why Bali Is the Perfect Place for a Yoga Teacher Training

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The magical island of Bali, Indonesia is aptly named the “Island of the Gods.” This picturesque isle is the perfect place...

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Is It Safe to Practice Inversions During Menstruation?

Yoga International

Yoga teachers are divided on the topic. So what's the truth?...

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Fight Lower Back Pain: Work Your Piriformis Muscles

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If you suffer from back pain, you might want to check if your piriformis muscles are too tight or weak. Learn more about i...

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Yoga Teachers, Please Stop Saying “I Want You To…”

Yoga International

This may seem exceptionally nitpicky. But please hear me out...

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5 Common Mistakes in Crow Pose (And How to Fix Them!)

Nomad Yoga

Crow pose (bakasana) is everyone’s favorite party trick but it’s not an easy pose to master. Here are 5 common mistakes an...

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Myofascial Release Techniques You Can Do With Just 2 Blocks

Yoga International

The following myofascial release techniques require nothing more than a yoga block to effectively target the fascia surrou...

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What Is Restorative Yoga? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to This Soothing Practice

Nomad Yoga

What is restorative yoga exactly? It’s a deeply soothing practice intended to downregulate the nervous system. Learn all a...

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Look for These 8 Crucial Things When You Choose a YTT

Nomad Yoga

The endless options for a 200 hour yoga teacher training can be truly overwhelming. Here are 8 crucial things to look for...

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This Simple Breath Practice Is Scientifically Proven to Calm Your Mind

Nomad Yoga

Bhramari pranayama, or humming bee breath, is a pranayama technique that is scientifically proven to calm your mind. Here....

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Use These 6 Gentle Yoga Poses to Counter the Negative Effects of Sitting All Day

Nomad Yoga

“Yoga for sitting all day” is a common search in Google because the effects of sitting all day can be truly detrimental. C...

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Your Guide to the 5 Koshas, What They Represent, and How to Transcend Them

Nomad Yoga

The koshas are sheaths or veils of illusion that prevent us from seeing our deeper selves. Learn all about the 5 koshas, w...

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Practice These 8 Heart Opening Yoga Poses to Crack Open Your Center

Nomad Yoga

Within the asana repertoire, there are so many heart opening yoga poses. And for valid reasons! Use these 8 yoga backbends...

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What Is Ahimsa? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the First Yama: Non-Violence

Nomad Yoga

Ahimsa, or non-violence, is the first yama in Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga path. Learn all about what it is and how to practi...

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Find Balance and Calm With This Soothing Pranayama Practice

Nomad Yoga

Nadi shodhana is a pranayama practice that helps to calm your body and mind. Here’s everything you need to know about alte...

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What Is Satya? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Second Yama: Truthfulness

Nomad Yoga

Satya, or truthfulness, is the second yama in Patanjali’s Ashtanga yoga path. Learn all about what it is and how to practi...

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Words Matter: How to Use Empowering Language as a Yoga Teacher

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The teaching language we choose can be one of the most influential aspects of the classroom setting that we create...

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Practice These 8 Steps to Find Balance in Headstand

Nomad Yoga

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to do a headstand (sirsasana) with grace, confidence, and ease...

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Yoga Anatomy 101: Stop Relaxing Your Glutes in Backbends

YogaUOnline

One cue that has gotten a lot of publicity and perpetuation throughout the yoga world is “relax your glutes” while practic...

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Do We Really Need to Warm up With Sun Salutes?

Yoga International

Everybody knows that sun salutations are how you warm up for yoga. But do you have to? Here's a case for thinking out of t...

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6 Life Lessons We Learn From Yin Yoga

Elephant Journal

Yin Yoga is a very soothing and restorative practice that allows us to stretch deep into our muscles as well as our minds...

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Defy Gravity: Practice These 7 Steps to Master Your Headstand Press Up (Photo Tutorial)

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It just takes a bit of technique and a clear understanding of the body to be able to float your feet up off the ground wit...

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A 75-Minute Restorative Yoga Sequence to Soothe the Nervous System and Initiate the Relaxation Response

YogaUOnline

Restorative yoga is magical. It’s a simple practice of self-care that stimulates the relaxation response within the brain...

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Rounding the Spine in Yoga: Why Spinal Flexion Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

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Sometimes, we demonize things that don’t fit into our favoritism mold. Spinal flexion has become one of these demonized mo...

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Everything You Need to Know About Practicing Yoga When You Have Your Period

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Yoga while menstruating. It brings up so many questions. Can you practice yoga when you have your period? Is yoga for mens...

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A Simple Restorative Yoga Practice for Stressful Times

YogaUOnline

In our modern world, we tend to spend a lot of time lingering in the state of “fight-or-flight.” We’re bombarded by notifi...

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10 Ways to Make Money While Traveling the World

Nomad Yoga

We all want to pick up and leave, but traveling the world can be expensive. Here are 10 simple ways to make money while tr...

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What Is Yin Yoga? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About This Practice

Nomad Yoga

What is yin yoga exactly? It’s a deeply meditative practice intended to draw your awareness inward and increase mobility...

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What Are the Yamas and Niyamas? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to This Yogic Code of Conduct

Nomad Yoga

Just what are the yamas and niyamas? Here’s everything you need to know about this sacred yogic code of conduct as laid ou...

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Make Sure That Your YTT Covers These 8 Essential Topics

Nomad Yoga

When you’re looking for a 200 hour yoga teacher training, the options can be overwhelming. Here are 8 essential topics tha...

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Pranayama 101: Here’s Your Guide to Yogic Breathing (Plus 7 Common Breathwork Practices)

Nomad Yoga

Just what is pranayama? Here’s your guide to yogic breathing along with 7 of the most common breathwork practices explaine...

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Use This FREE Guided Yoga Nidra Practice to Find Deep, Restful Sleep

Nomad Yoga

There’s little else that compares to yoga nidra for sleep. So use this FREE guided yoga nidra practice to find deep, restf...

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Follow These 6 Steps to Take Flight in Flying Pigeon Pose (Photo Tutorial)

Nomad Yoga

Ready to take flight in flying pigeon pose? Follow these six steps and this photo tutorial to really master eka pada galav...

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Build Strength for Chaturanga With These Four Progressive Poses

Yoga International

Progressive overload is a concept in exercise science of systematically and progressively adding more and more load to yo....

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How and Why to Integrate Your Shoulders in Weight-Bearing Yoga Poses

YogaUOnline

Our shoulders are incredibly mobile. This is great news for us. Their extreme range of motion allows us to freely swing ou...

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An Outside-the-Box Yin Sequence

Yoga International

Yin yoga is amazing. It slowly releases the tightness in our bodies through its focused stretches and soothes our nervous...

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The Opposite of Sitting: A Quick Yoga Sequence to Reverse the Effects of Sitting Too Much

YogaUOnline

Sitting is the new smoking. We’ve all heard it before. Yet, few of us take heed of this foreboding notion. Reverse the eff...

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A Yin Yoga Sequence to Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms

YogaUOnline

The piriformis is a little muscle that can be a big pain. In our modern world, we are highly susceptible to a number of in...

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Why Child’s Pose Isn’t Just For Beginners

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Child's Pose is a wonderfully restorative yoga posture that should be practiced by all skill levels...not just beginners!...

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This 1 Tip Will Totally Transform Your Inversion Practice

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Oh, yoga inversions! We all love them, but many are left wondering how to invert at all. So, use this 1 tip to completely...

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6 Office Yoga Poses for a Quick "Coffee" Break Pick-Me-Up

YogaUOnline

Practice one or all of these subtle and discreet yoga poses the next time you feel like your eyelids are a bit too heavy i...

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Yoga Arm Balancing Magic: 4 Empowering Crow Pose Variations

YogaUOnline

Crow Pose, or Bakasana, is one of those yoga party trick poses. It’s a majestic arm balance that challenges us to face our...

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5 Calming Breath Practices for Stressful Times

Yoga International

The breath is a powerful force we rarely stop to think about. Just as it sustains us, it can also greatly affect our mood...

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A Six-Step Mindfulness Practice You Can Do Anywhere

Yoga International

How do we practice mindfulness in the middle of everything—in the middle of being so busy? This basic six-step practice of...

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What Are Nadis? Here’s Your In-Depth Guide to These Energy Channels

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What are nadis? Nadis are energy channels in the subtle body that are believed to transport prana, or life-force energy. H...

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Who Is B.K.S. Iyengar? Learn All About This Yoga Guru Here

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Who is B.K.S. Iyengar and why is he so famous in the world of yoga? Learn everything about this yogic guru and master teac...

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Research Suggests Yoga Therapy May Positively Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis

YogaUOnline

While drugs and physiotherapy have long been used to help manage symptoms and disease progression, recent research also in...

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4 Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

Daily Yoga

Back pain is extremely difficult to live with, but there are ways that you can work to alleviate it. Practice these four r...

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4 More Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

Daily Yoga

Back pain has become the most common cause of job-related disability and one of the leading contributors to missed work. C...

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Here’s How to Take Flight in Flying Pigeon Pose

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Flying Pigeon Pose is an arm balance that stretches and strengthens the body. Learn how to take flight in this dramatic p...

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Learn to “Levitate”: 4 Yoga Poses to Prepare Your Body for Arm Balances

YogaUOnline

Arm balances are everyone’s favorite party trick. And to be fair, they’re pretty magical. You’re balancing on your hands w...

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Yoga for Better Sleep: 5 Restful Restorative Poses

YogaUOnline

Restorative yoga is a magical practice that calms and soothes the body, the mind, the breath, and, especially, the nervous...

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Here’s How to Modify 7 Common Seated Yoga Poses With Props (Photo Tutorial)

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Yoga props are a great way to make poses more accessible based on your body. Learn how to modify these 7 seated yoga poses...

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What Is Yoga Nidra? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About How and Why to Practice Yogic Sleep

YogiApproved

What is Yoga Nidra? It’s a magical practice often translated as “yogic sleep.” Here’s what you need to know about Yoga Nid...

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Feel Light With These 4 Yoga Practices to Connect With Your Air Element

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The air element is transparent, carefree, and light. Check out these 4 yoga practices to sway in the breeze like air, feel...

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Control Your Breath to Calm Your Mind: 4 Pranayama Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety

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There is ample research nowadays that shows the positive effects that pranayama can have on our stress levels. This is lik...

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Guys: If You’re Not Practicing These 7 Yoga Poses, Then You’re Missing Out

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Yoga for men certainly isn’t new. In fact, it’s how yoga was practiced for millennia! Here are 7 perfect yoga poses for me...

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7 Barre Exercises to Feel a Serious Booty Burn

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Glute exercises don’t just give you an awesome figure, they also help to stabilize your pelvic girdle. Try these 7 barre e...

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7 Barre Exercises to Rock Your Core

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Core exercises don’t just give you an awesome figure, they also help to stabilize your whole body. Try this barre core wor...

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Practice This Yin Yoga Sequence to Ground Your Root Chakra

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Just about any Yin Yoga sequence will work with Root Chakra yoga poses to open the First Chakra. Try this sequence specifi...

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Practice These 5 Prenatal Yoga Poses + Avoid These 5 Things During Your First Trimester

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Prenatal Yoga is a life saver for moms-to-be, but there are important things to avoid. Learn these + 5 poses to practice i...

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This Quick Barre Workout Will Sculpt and Tone Your Arms (Tutorial)

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A barre workout creates perfectly toned arms like no other. Use this barre arms workout to build strong, sculpted, beautif...

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Simple Meditation Practice for Relaxation

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Looking for a meditation to soothe away stress and encourage relaxation? Whether it’s the global pandemic or that of a nag...

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Change Up Your Yoga Practice: 4 Bridge Pose Variations to Target Different Muscle Groups

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While the traditional alignment is great, there are also so many other ways to practice this versatile posture to target d...

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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Second Trimester + 5 Things to Avoid

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There’s so much to worry about during pregnancy but yoga shouldn’t be one. Here are 5 things to avoid and 5 things to do i...

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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Third Trimester + Heed These 3 Precautions

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Here are 3 things to avoid and 5 things to do during your third trimester prenatal yoga practice so you can practice with....

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7 Variations of Yoga's Side Plank to Gradually Build Shoulder and Core Strength

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Each of these progressions gradually adds more weight to the upper body and core. So move slowly and methodically through....

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Increase Load Capacity: 4 "Weighted" Yoga Poses

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The term “load” is used to describe physical stresses that act on the body (either internally or externally). As we add m....

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5 Myths About Yoga We Should Stop Perpetuating

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We’ve likely all heard myths in the yoga world before. There are the great myths about the god Shiva as the Adiyogi (“fir....

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Ahimsa: Your Guide to the First Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The first Yama, Ahimsa (or non-violence), begins us on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you need to kn....

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Satya Explained: Your Guide to the Second Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The second Yama, Satya (or truthfulness), helps us continue on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you ne....

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These John Lewis Quotes Will Inspire You to Continue the Fight for Social Justice

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John Lewis was a champion of the civil rights movement, social justice, and beyond. These 17 John Lewis quotes will inspi....

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Release Your Inner Roar! Here’s Your Step-by-Step Guide for Lion’s Breath

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Lion’s Breath Pranayama is a fun, invigorating, and empowering breath practice. Find out its benefits here along with you....

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Asteya Explained: Your Guide to the Third Yama From the Eight Limbed Path of Yoga

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The third Yama, Asteya (or non-stealing), helps us continue on our journey toward enlightenment. Here’s everything you ne....

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Build Serious Core Strength With These 7 Yoga Poses

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There are so many yoga poses for core strength in the yogic repertoire. Here are 7 poses to effectively and efficiently t....

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Change Up Your Practice: 4 Not-So-Typical Yoga Poses to Stretch Your Quads and Strengthen Your Hamstrings

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Just like so many things in our lives, yoga has the potential to become stagnant and repetitive. We can fall into ruts in...

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Want to Travel the World and Teach Yoga? Here Are 5 Insider Tips From Someone Who’s Done It

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The dream of so many yoga teachers is to teach yoga abroad. But how to be a traveling yoga teacher? Find out here with you...

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5 Yoga Lies Still Being Taught: This Yoga Teacher Trainer Resolves These Myths Once and For All

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Like a game of telephone, yoga lies and yoga myths continue to perpetuate throughout the yoga world...

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The 7 Best Yoga Poses For Back Pain Relief

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Many of us suffer from back pain, but yoga can help. These are the 7 best yoga poses for back pain that will provide some...

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Long Flight? Practice These 9 Yoga Poses in Your Plane Seat to Soothe Your Sore Body

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Airplane yoga may sound like an oxymoron to you but there are so many yoga poses you can practice right in your plane seat...

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These 8 Benefits of Yoga Nidra Will Make You Want to Practice ASAP

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The benefits of Yoga Nidra are plentiful and powerful! Here’s what you need to know about the plethora of healthy benefits...

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Gain Full-Body Flexibility Using These 3 Key Yoga Props (Photo Tutorial)

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Wondering how to become flexible using yoga? The secret is yoga props! Learn how to use three key yoga props to gain flexi...

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Expecting Mamas: Keep These 5 Key Pillars of Prenatal Yoga in Mind When You Practice

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Prenatal Yoga is a beautiful practice to prepare for childbirth and motherhood. As you’re practicing yoga while pregnant...

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Create Space With These 4 Yoga Practices to Connect More With Your Ether (Space) Element

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The space element (or ether element) is expansive, vast and open. Use these 4 yoga practices to balance your space element...

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September Is National Yoga Awareness Month – Here Are 3 Ways to Celebrate

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Did you know that September is National Yoga Awareness Month? Here’s everything you need to know about this healthy month...

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5 Grounding Yoga Poses to Root You to the Present

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If you’re feeling stuck in the past or too far ahead in the future, give these grounding yoga poses a try and feel yoursel...

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Online Yoga Practice

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Online yoga is amazing. But it can sometimes be hard to navigate the whole online industry. Here are 7 ways to get the mos...

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What's the Best Time of Day to Do Yoga? See the Pros and Cons of Different Practice Times

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When is the best time to do yoga? You'd think there's a simple answer but there isn’t. Here are the pros and cons of pract...

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7 Reasons Why Bali Is the Perfect Place for a Yoga Teacher Training

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The magical island of Bali, Indonesia is aptly named the “Island of the Gods.” This picturesque isle is the perfect place...

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6 of the Best Places to Visit in the USA to Fulfill Your Wanderlust Spirit

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Some of the best places to visit in the world are actually located right in the US. Here are 6 of the best places to visit...

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The Pura Vida Lifestyle of an Expat in Costa Rica

Nomad Yoga

Life in Costa Rica is really beautiful. For an expat in Costa Rica, the pura vida lifestyle is slow, simple, and sweet. Le...

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8 of the Most Exotic Places to Travel Around the World

Nomad Yoga

This vast world is filled with so many hidden gems of exotic places to travel. Here are 8 of the best exotic destinations...

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10 Ways to Make Money While Traveling the World

Nomad Yoga

We all want to pick up and leave, but traveling the world can be expensive. Here are 10 simple ways to make money while tr...

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A Simple Life on Portugal’s Stunning Coast

International Living

The wild flow of the Atlantic rattles my windows and the roar lulls me to sleep each night. Traditional Portuguese aromas...

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Travel Back in Time by Visiting the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus

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The most magical old villages in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus are filled with rustic charm and a slow-paced lifestyle t...

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7 Must-See Places and Things to Do in Bali

Nomad Yoga

There are so many things to do in Bali that it’s hard to know where to start. Here are 7 of the best adventures on the “Is...

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5 of the Most Adventurous Places to Travel Around the World

Nomad Yoga

Travel is always an adventure but specifically going on adventurous travels will never disappoint. Here are 5 of the most...

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8 Solid Reasons to Skip Flights and Use Other Forms of Travel Instead

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There are so many reasons why you should travel by bus, train, or boat over planes. Here are 8 reasons to skip the flights...

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4 of the Best Adventures and Trips in Southeast Asia

Nomad Yoga

There is so much to see and do in Southeast Asia that it can feel overwhelming. So, to get you started, here are 4 of the...

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Want to Travel the World and Teach Yoga? Here Are 5 Insider Tips From Someone Who’s Done It

YogiApproved

The dream of so many yoga teachers is to teach yoga abroad. But how to be a traveling yoga teacher? Find out here with you...

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10 Dishes From Around the World That You Need to Try

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Foodies travel far and wide across the globe to find some of the world’s best food internationally. Here are 10 of the wor...

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Long Flight? Practice These 9 Yoga Poses in Your Plane Seat to Soothe Your Sore Body

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Airplane yoga may sound like an oxymoron to you but there are so many yoga poses you can practice right in your plane seat...

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Yoga Retreat: From Croatia Directly Into Your Living Room

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An interview with Leah Sugerman about her online yoga retreat filmed on location in beautiful Vis, Croatia...

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5 Essential Tips to Survive the Souks of Marrakech

Nomad Yoga

The souks of Marrakech can be intimidating to say the least. But no trip to Marrakech, Morocco is complete without visitin...

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11 Of The Most Romantic Places To Travel As A Couple

The Talko

Cherish your lover as you explore beautiful gems together...

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10 More Of The Most Romantic Places To Travel As A Couple

The Talko

Romance is alive wherever you may travel with your love...

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Journeying Through the 7 Chakras in Paradise

Summersalt Yoga

Life is slow on this little island paradise in the Adriatic. Its gentle pace reminds us to slow down ourselves: our bodies...

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5 Reasons Why It’s Okay To Spend All Your Money On Travel

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Spending your money on travel is like investing on something with infinite returns. Here are more reasons to go out and ex...

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8 Yoga Teachers Who Travel Around The World

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Love yoga AND travelling? Here are 8 amazing yoga teachers who are living the dream of traveling and sharing their love of...

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15 Reasons To Take A Gap Year

The Talko

You will step outside of your comfort zone and grow in ways that you could never have even imagined!...

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15 Reasons To Move To A New City

The Talko

Step out of your comfort zone!...

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The Perfect Pre-Flight Yoga Routine

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Wanna save yourself from the back and shoulder pain caused by prolonged sitting on a plane? This pre-flight yoga routine i...

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15 Dos & Don’ts When Visiting Thailand

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It's important to respect their culture completely and adapt yourself to blend within...

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15 Vacations You Need To Take With Your Friends In Your 20s

The Talko

Your 20s are the greatest growing period of your life...

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13 Places To Visit If You Love Fairy Tales

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Fairy Tales can be real!...

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Home Is Where I Lay My Mat

Yovada

Nomadic yogi Leah Sugerman shares how her experiences travelling the world have taught her to put more value in her yoga p...

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13 Cities To Visit If You’re Looking To Find Love

The Talko

You may be looking for love in all the wrong places...

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8 Most Yoga-Obsessed States In The US

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Do you live and practice yoga in the US of A? Check out this quick, fun list of the 8 most yoga-obsessed states in the US!...

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10 Perfect Destinations For Women Traveling Alone

The Talko

It is one of the most empowering experiences you will ever have!...

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Traveling On A Budget: 10 Of The Cheapest Countries To Visit

The Talko

Imagine traveling to a beautiful place that doesn't hurt your pockets...

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Traveling On A Budget: 10 More Of The Cheapest Countries To Visit

The Talko

The world is your oyster when you are able to travel inexpensively...

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10 Tips For Solo Female Travelers

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I am a female and a passionate world traveler...

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13 Things You Should Do While Traveling In Your 20s

The Talko

Traveling soon?...

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10 Ways To Get Over Your Post-Travel Blues

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The post-travel comedown doesn’t have to leave you lost in a ball of depression...

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10 Of The Most Visited Places In The World

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Some of these places on the list don't surprise us!...

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10 Ancient Monuments Around The World That You Must See In Your Lifetime

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These monuments are the masterpieces of the ages...

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12 Reasons You Need To Visit Costa Rica

The Talko

Whatever adventure you are looking for, you will not be disappointed by Costa Rica’s fulfillment of it...

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12 Reasons Everyone Is Traveling To Southeast Asia

The Talko

Southeast Asia is the perfect location for any wanderlusting traveler...

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Interview With A Traveling Yoga Teacher: Meet The Nomadic Yogi

The Yoga Nomads

Leah is a traveling yoga teacher who received her training in Bali, Indonesia. She teaches hatha, restorative, aerial, ash...

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10 Things To Remember When It’s Your First Vacation Together

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Traveling is not always all romance...

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10 Reasons To Get Lost In Every City You Travel To

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost...

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Arrival To The Land Of Pura Vida

Holis Wellness Center

I arrived in Manuel Antonio late on a steamy hot evening. After a very long day of travel, I was exhausted. I was nervous...

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Diaries Of A Yoga Teacher: The Warmth Of Croatia

Summersalt Yoga

I arrived in Split, Croatia with a very poorly packed suitcase. I had assumed that it would be hot there (like very, very...

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12 Not-So-Basic Wedding Destinations

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A Tropical Christmas

Holis Wellness Center

The first time I passed a Christmas tree while dripping with sweat, I thought "who has a Christmas tree up in July?" That...

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Let Love In: 6 Yoga Poses to Open Your Heart

YogaUOnline

We spend most of our lives existing in constricting movement patterns that close off our hearts. We hunch over in front of...

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11 Of The Most Romantic Places To Travel As A Couple

The Talko

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10 More Of The Most Romantic Places To Travel As A Couple

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7 Ways Yoga Can Find You The Love Of Your Life

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Yoga has so many physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits, but did you know it can also help you find the love of your...

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13 Cities To Visit If You’re Looking To Find Love

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10 Things To Remember When It’s Your First Vacation Together

The Talko

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12 Personality Traits To Look For In A Partner

The Talko

Relationships are a give and take...

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12 Not-So-Basic Wedding Destinations

The Talko

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Does Yoga Qualify As Cardio?

Prevention

Is it enough to do just yoga, or do you need to supplement your practice with other cardio exercise to really raise your h...

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How Yoga Affects Our Nervous System

Yoga International

You’ve probably heard about the nervous system in all its glory and how yoga can have a positive effect on it. You may hav...

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Engage to Release: A 4-Pose Practice for Tight Hamstrings

Yoga International

To potentially create greater long-term hamstring flexibility, try these poses with some keen awareness of muscular engage...

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Fight Lower Back Pain: Work Your Piriformis Muscles

DOYOUYOGA

If you suffer from back pain, you might want to check if your piriformis muscles are too tight or weak. Learn more about i...

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Myofascial Release Techniques You Can Do With Just 2 Blocks

Yoga International

The following myofascial release techniques require nothing more than a yoga block to effectively target the fascia surrou...

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This Simple Breath Practice Is Scientifically Proven to Calm Your Mind

Nomad Yoga

Bhramari pranayama, or humming bee breath, is a pranayama technique that is scientifically proven to calm your mind. Here....

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Use These 6 Gentle Yoga Poses to Counter the Negative Effects of Sitting All Day

Nomad Yoga

“Yoga for sitting all day” is a common search in Google because the effects of sitting all day can be truly detrimental. C...

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Find Balance and Calm With This Soothing Pranayama Practice

Nomad Yoga

Nadi shodhana is a pranayama practice that helps to calm your body and mind. Here’s everything you need to know about alte...

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Everything You Need to Know About Practicing Yoga When You Have Your Period

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Yoga while menstruating. It brings up so many questions. Can you practice yoga when you have your period? Is yoga for mens...

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Pranayama 101: Here’s Your Guide to Yogic Breathing (Plus 7 Common Breathwork Practices)

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Just what is pranayama? Here’s your guide to yogic breathing along with 7 of the most common breathwork practices explaine...

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Use This FREE Guided Yoga Nidra Practice to Find Deep, Restful Sleep

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There’s little else that compares to yoga nidra for sleep. So use this FREE guided yoga nidra practice to find deep, restf...

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A Yin Yoga Sequence to Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Symptoms

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The piriformis is a little muscle that can be a big pain. In our modern world, we are highly susceptible to a number of in...

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5 Calming Breath Practices for Stressful Times

Yoga International

The breath is a powerful force we rarely stop to think about. Just as it sustains us, it can also greatly affect our mood...

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A Six-Step Mindfulness Practice You Can Do Anywhere

Yoga International

How do we practice mindfulness in the middle of everything—in the middle of being so busy? This basic six-step practice of...

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Research Suggests Yoga Therapy May Positively Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis

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While drugs and physiotherapy have long been used to help manage symptoms and disease progression, recent research also in...

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4 Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

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Back pain is extremely difficult to live with, but there are ways that you can work to alleviate it. Practice these four r...

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4 More Restorative Yoga Poses to Ease Your Back Pain

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Back pain has become the most common cause of job-related disability and one of the leading contributors to missed work. C...

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Yoga for Better Sleep: 5 Restful Restorative Poses

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Restorative yoga is a magical practice that calms and soothes the body, the mind, the breath, and, especially, the nervous...

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Practice These 5 Prenatal Yoga Poses + Avoid These 5 Things During Your First Trimester

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Prenatal Yoga is a life saver for moms-to-be, but there are important things to avoid. Learn these + 5 poses to practice i...

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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Second Trimester + 5 Things to Avoid

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There’s so much to worry about during pregnancy but yoga shouldn’t be one. Here are 5 things to avoid and 5 things to do i...

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5 Yoga Poses to Practice During Your Third Trimester + Heed These 3 Precautions

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Here are 3 things to avoid and 5 things to do during your third trimester prenatal yoga practice so you can practice with....

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September Is National Yoga Awareness Month – Here Are 3 Ways to Celebrate

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Did you know that September is National Yoga Awareness Month? Here’s everything you need to know about this healthy month...

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5 Yoga Poses to Help Alleviate Menstrual Pain

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Menstrual pain varies from person to person, but there are a number of yoga poses that can help. Painful cramps can be tru...

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Simple Calming Breath Practice

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We all know the importance of breath. We know that deep breathing affects us not only on a physical level, but also on a m...

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How Meditation Became the Saving Grace For the Trapped Thai Soccer Team

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The benefits of meditation are plentiful and may reach further than you know. Here’s how meditation helped save the the tr...

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Relieve Stress With This 30-Minute Restorative Yoga Sequence

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Restorative yoga is a great tool for stress relief. Relieve stress and unwind with this short and sweet, 30 minute restora...

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7 Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Neck Pain

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As people continue to spend more and more time looking at devices, neck pain in our society has exponentially increased a...

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10 Simple Yoga Poses for People Who Are Always on Their Feet

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Whatever it is that keeps you on your toes (literally!) all day is likely wreaking havoc on the rest of your body. Luckily...

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3-Day Vegetarian Meal Plan for Yogis

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This 3-day vegetarian meal plan is perfect for vegetarians, transitioning vegetarians, & those who simply want to start ea...

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10-Minute Yoga Sequence To Help Relieve Stress & Anxiety

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Feeling stressed and anxious? Roll out your mat and practice this simple yet effective 10-minute yoga sequence to put all...

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5 Vegetarian Foods Rich in Protein and Iron

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Still think that vegetarians do not get enough protein by not eating meat? Here are 5 vegetarian foods rich in protein and...

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6 Health Benefits of Yoga

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Yoga has tons of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits. But what exactly are the health benefits of yoga? He...

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Yoga Sequence For Anxiety And Panic Attacks

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Do you or anyone you know suffer from anxiety and panic attacks? Try this yoga sequence for anxiety to keep negative & pan...

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5 Telltale Signs Of Burnout And Overstress

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We all have our moments of stress, panic, and anxiety, but how do you know you're pushing past your limits? Do a quick che...

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6 Delicious Yoga Snacks You Won't Be Able To Resist

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Always hungry after a yoga sesh on the mat? Replenish and indulge with these deliciously healthy yoga snacks!...

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10 Healthy Superfoods To Add To Your Diet

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There are so many benefits!...

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11 Ways To Make That Workout Happen In The Morning

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How can you make that morning workout routine happen and actually stick?...

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