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Easy Spinal Twist Yoga Pose Video

Easy Spinal Twist Yoga Pose Video

Easy Spinal Twist Yoga Pose Benefits of practicing Easy Spinal Twist Pose include increased blood circulation of the spine, which is very vascular. The rotation of the spine stretches and strengthens the intrinsic muscles of the spinal column while improving…

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana) It is traditional practice to lay in corpse pose between postures when winded as well as at the end of a full Yoga poses (asana) practice. The technique is virtually the same across the globe as to…

Breathing Through the Kidneys

Breathing Through the Kidneys

Breathing Through the Kidneys While in the throes of an asana Yoga class the teacher’s solid voice rings out “breath into your lower back.” Huh? What does that feel like exactly? What does it do for me? Take a closer…

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana

Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana   Hip opening Lizard Pose can counteract the effects of running, biking, and sitting to bring back the love to tight hips. Gravity helps to improve hip flexibility while the forearms rest on the ground…

Groceries In  Garbage Out

Groceries In Garbage Out

Groceries In  Garbage Out Wonder what groceries in and garbage out has to do with Yoga poses? Unless you’ve heard the instructions “Eat a large meal no closer than 2 hours before a Yoga practice!” or “Practice the poses before…

Half Bridge Pose

Half Bridge Pose

Half Bridge Pose The backbend Half Bridge Pose or in Sanskrit Ardha Setu Bandha Sarvangasana is a preparation pose for full Bridge Pose and eventually Wheel Pose. Half Bridge Pose is a gentle back bend to mobilize the spine, a…

Yoga Props Yoga Strap and Block

Yoga Props Yoga Strap and Block

Yoga Props Yoga Strap and Block   Yoga props such as a Yoga strap and block are fantastic tools to freshen a Yoga practice with awareness and to make accessible new poses that were perhaps not manageable before. Yoga props…

9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis

9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis

  9 Gazing Points / Eyes – Yoga Drishtis   Yoga drishtis direct how to channel the energy of the mind through gazing; it is for the purpose of removing attachments to the mind-stuff (chitta) so momentum may gradually build.…

10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity

10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity

  10 Ways to Improve Office Productivity   What is backing your day at work? Is it a great chair, positive co-workers, green space, living food, clean air, regular sports activities, a clear and creative mind, frequent holidays or someone…

Boat Pose or Paripurna Navasana

Boat Pose or Paripurna Navasana

Boat Pose or Paripurna Navasana Boat Pose (Paripurna Navasana) is a pose that can be performed daily and is useful for strengthening the core, the legs, lower back, kidneys, the thyroid, veins of the legs and improves posture and general…