How to Choose the Right Yoga Mat

Yoga mats are a personal preference and luckily there are many to choose from right now. About fifteen years ago when the Yoga phenomenon was just getting started, there were only two basic choices: purple or blue. Now, choosing a yoga mat is easy because…

Yoga Mistakes – The Right Way To Do Downward Dog Pose and More

Have you made any yoga mistakes? Downward Dog is a common yoga pose that you may not be doing correctly. Here is the right way to do downward dog pose. Its benefits include strengthens the arms, legs, and back while stretching the hamstrings and calves….

6 Morning Rituals to Start Your Day Off Right

What is your morning ritual like? A vast amount of information was shared about success morning rituals and it is evident that you have to start your day right, to create the perfect momentum for the rest of the day. 6 Ways to Start Your…

How to Use Yoga to Change Your Body

Yoga has become extremely popular these days as more and more people find out about the peaceful and serene feeling you achieve when practicing along with the overall well-being you experience. Yoga has become so popular that it has now become a $10 billion a…

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Breathe Yoga Journey – Clear Your Mind and Get Ready

Breathe Yoga Journey! Yoga is a great way to clear your mind, relax and get back into the groove of things. Yoga can help you find peace in a world that is often chaotic and stressful. Yoga is also an excellent tool for managing anxiety…

Strength Training vs Yoga – Which is Better?

What comes to mind when you think of strength training? The gym? Sore muscles and sweat? Using your muscles in positions you didn’t know existed and walking away extremely sore? Strength training requires weights and muscle contractions. This type of training leaves you sore and…

Tips on Overcoming Emotional Overeating

Emotional overeating is almost a joke in our society – movies, TV shows, and the resulting stereotypes cause many of us to laugh about how much ice cream it takes to get over a boyfriend, or how much chocolate we need to overcome rejection. But…

What to Expect When Starting a Yoga Routine?

Yoga. We’ve all heard the word and seen the mats everyone seems to carry around with them these days. But can yoga really help improve your health and fitness levels? The answer is yes, definitely – provided that you start safely and sensibly and know…

Benefits of Exercise and Yoga for Mental Health

Exercising regularly has a range of benefits for your mental health. Not only does the actual act of participating in physical activity release endorphins to your brain which will make you feel happier, calmer and help you to clear your mind, it can also help…

What Is Iyengar Yoga and Is It Right For You?

What Is Iyengar Yoga and Is It Right For You?

Iyengar yoga is a form of Hatha yoga. This school of yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar in the 1970s in India. It uses Hatha poses, but with an emphasis on detail, precision and perfect alignment in the performance of asanas (poses) and…