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corpse pose (savasana)

It is said that there are two poses that are the most important in the yoga practice; they are tadasana…and savasana.  Savasana is usually performed at the end of every yoga practice and it is a pose that we use to

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supine spinal stretch

The supine spinal stretch is an exercise that can be helpful when you have been sitting for long periods of time or just feeling compacted in the lower back. Being that you are laying on your back (supine), it is

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standing forward bend (uttanasana)

One of my personal favorite poses is uttanasana, or standing forward bend. A big reason I was drawn to yoga in the first place was because it relieved my constant back pain, and standing forward bend was a pose that

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downward facing dog (adho mukha svanasana)

The infamous downward facing dog. This pose is a simple yet great way to lengthen the spine and get the blood flowing again without much movement. It has a way of revitalizing the entire body by stretching out a large

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not getting results in yoga?

If you have been doing yoga for some time now and are not getting the results you desire, then maybe you should take the time and go over the details of your practice. Whatever your goal… lose weight, be in

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mountain pose (tadasana)

Probably one of the most known and used pose in and out of yoga is tadasana or mountain pose. Simply put, it is standing up straight. Funny thing is this seems to be such an easy task, however it can

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downward dog crunch

This is a great exercise that can be used as a warm up, during class or just in your office when you need to get some blood flowing. It starts out with one of the most common positions in yoga

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why go to yoga school?

Because it is awesome!!! As this blog is about yoga, and since I am the main writer at this point, it’s safe to assume that I myself practice yoga regularly…That, and the fact I’m telling you right now. Anywho… I

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elbow to knee warm up

Here is a really easy and low impact warm up exercise you can do to strengthen the lower back while at the same time lengthening the spine. Begin on all fours (hands and knees). Make sure the shoulders are stacked

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so you want a hot yoga body?

One of the main reasons I got into yoga was because everyone I knew that was doing seemed to have a great body. I remember saying, “if it will make me look like that, then I’ll try it”. Maybe deep

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