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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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Yoga Reading List

New to yoga? Looking for books to read to find out more? Here is our Suggested Yoga Reading List. Enjoy! Our top 3 favorite Suggested Yoga Reading List books: 1- LIGHT ON YOGA by BKS Iyengar 2- YOGALIFE: 10 Steps to Freedom by Johanna (Maheshvari) Mosca, PhD....

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Happy Hips & Yoga Twists

This list of poses helps you have happy hips and includes amazing yoga twists. This is a combination of poses that are beneficial for your hips, upper back and lower back. Bharadvajasana I (Bharadvaja’s Twist) ArdhaMatsyendrasana (Half Lord of the Fishes Pose)...

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What’s up with All the Pretzel Poses?

Let’s have a chat about the wacky poses we often see in yoga (and in memes making fun of yoga). Bound twists, arm balances, upside-down and sideways—I thought yoga was about de-stressing and zoning out! Actually, yoga is rarely about zoning out, even though that might...

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13 Obstacles of Yoga

“I have a cold,” “I am tired,” “I don’t have it in my budget.” These are all excuses we have given ourselves and heard about why we aren’t going to yoga class tonight or doing yoga at home. Did you know that yogic philosophy actually addresses these excuses and...

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