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5 Reasons To Go On A Yoga Retreat

At some point in life, we start feeling distracted and lost. It seems that the things are falling apart and our life is going nowhere. Amidst these feelings and thoughts, the best a person can think is to go on a vacation, to unwind and to work towards resetting the...

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Improving Our Teaching for Deaf Yoga Students

Here are at Big Bear Festival Headquarters we are always excited to learn a new technique or share advice to help teachers be better at conveying information. One student at Big Bear Yoga Festival 2018 brought it to our attention that teachers weren't informed about...

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Cyclist Yoga Sequence

A Yoga Sequence for Cyclist – Cyclist Yoga Sequence Dandasana – Staff Pose (seated with legs extended out in front of you) Virasana Tadasana – Mountain Pose (standing up tall and straight) Padahastasana Uttanasana – Forward Fold ChaturangaDandasana...

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Easing into Meditation

"There is so much to feel with each breath if only we would take time and allow ourselves to." Whisper the word “meditation.” What image do you create? Is it a full pink colored lotus flower or a cross legged yogi? Perhaps the image of a strong snow-capped mountain or...

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Kiyoga? Kayaking Meets Yoga

Being on the water in your kayak can be both a blissful and energizing experience. Combine this with a yoga class prior to paddling or after a paddle, it is the ultimate way to enjoy your time on the water. Up here in Big Bear, we enjoy a lake and all of the outside...

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How to Learn Yoga Fast

Bestselling author Josh Kaufman has something interesting to say about learning, and how to learn fast. For beginners to yoga, they might be intimidated by *everything* there is to learn, especially with words in a different language. Tadasana? What? Kaufman breaks it...

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Beginning Yoga Info

Are you just beginning yoga? Here is some basic beginning yoga information to help you feel at ease and knowledgeable in any yoga class! What yoga classes should I look for if I am beginning yoga? Beginner’s Course- Offers a great introduction to yoga. Learn the basic...

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Intermediate Yoga Sequence

Preparation For your Intermediate Yoga Sequence, gather together your yoga mat, any props or music you desire. Begin your practice with either a simple meditation or breathing exercise (in a seated or reclining position) so you can collect and concentrate your...

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Beginner’s Guide to Yoga Styles

Ashtanga, Hatha, Hot Yoga, oh my! What does it all mean? If you are new to yoga, it is totally understandable why you might be *very* confused about the different yoga styles. Here we break it down for you and give you the “inside scoop.” There are many “yoga styles,”...

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Yoga Intro – FAQs

Yoga Intro - Everything you wanted to know about yoga! Here are some common FAQs about yoga and our take on the simple, easy to understand answers! What is Yoga? Yoga is built on three main structures: exercise, breathing, and meditation. Yoga is a system of...

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Top 10 Yoga Poses

Here is a top 10 list of the basic yoga poses - these are poses you will find in many yoga classes. Basic Yoga Poses: • Foundation yoga postures including basic Standing, Seated and Reclining Poses. • Learn modifications and easy poses to practice at home! • “Sun...

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