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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! (By the way, we are trying something new to help cover the cost of operating this website, becoming an Amazon Associate. As an Amazon Associate we can earn from...

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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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Beginning Yoga Terms

Basic Asana Sanskrit Words Are you new to yoga and wonder what all of those words mean in yoga? Everyone else in class seems to know! Here is a list of Basic Asana Sanskrit Words to help you in your yoga practice. Adho-mukha: Face downwards. (Adho-mukhasvanasana,...

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