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new yoga gear just for men

In this blog, Jeffrey Posner wrote a post on January 5, 2012 about the limited options of yoga clothing for men. Well, he and the rest of the male population are in luck because companies are starting to see men

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a new type of fitness yoga (can the world take another?)

You’ve probably never heard of or tried Troga because it’s a brand new type of yoga that doesn’t officially begin until next week. Shelly Horton, an editor for BrisbaneTimes.com.au, reported in a March 14, 2013 article that she was the

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jeffrey’s yoga playlist (no. 3) rock, reggae and some Sade..

Welcome back to my yoga playlist series here at Yogaforfocus.com. While I do enjoy yoga music, I tend to lean more towards traditional music in my classes these days. Some songs may be too much for your liking, but I

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child’s pose (balasana) ground yourself with this basic asana

Child’s Pose, or Balasana in Sanskrit, is not only for children. This nurturing pose is very relaxing and it brings your focus inward. Plus, this pose provides a nice stretch to your hips, ankles and thighs. Different variations on it

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10 ways to revive a slumping meditation practice

If you’ve been meditating for a while, chances are you’ve experienced periods of frustration, boredom, or a lack of motivation. It’s entirely normal to feel that way from time to time; in fact it’s actually an important part of the

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are lawsuits starting to change the yoga industry?

A YogaJournal.com report from February 20, 2013 states that yoga instructor Hilaria Baldwin, wife of Alec Baldwin, is being sued by one of her students who claims he was injured in her class. Spencer Wolff is the name of the

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trataka: developing concentration and focus through steady gazing

“As we are able to cease the restlessness of eyes seeking something or the other, by fixing its gaze, the restlessness of mind too comes to a halt.” (Anandmurti Gurumaa) As we’ve seen through the numerous discussions on this blog,

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does yoga competition follow the values of yoga?

Many yoga practitioners think of yoga as a non-competitive practice that encourages compassion, love and community. Nevertheless, yoga has also been turned into a competition by the non-profit USA Yoga, which has a goal of “promoting Yoga Asana as a

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