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The Pros and Cons of Trying Different Yoga Styles

The Pros and Cons of Trying Different Yoga Styles

Over the years yoga has morphed and changed, and new styles and disciplines have emerged.  Many studios now offer a variety of different yoga class, from Vinyasa to Yin, to Bikram and Hatha, all in one space. This makes it easy to switch up your practice, but the question is, should you?

Invoking Lakshmi for Abundance in Your Yoga Practice

Invoking Lakshmi for Abundance in Your Yoga Practice

In the pantheon of Hindu deities, Lakshmi, the mother goddess, is the symbol of beauty, good fortune, and prosperity. She is the feminine counterpart and wife of Vishnu, one of the three main gods in Hinduism and the Absolute Supreme Being in Vaishnava, and she blesses her devotees with material and spiritual wealth.

The Best Mantras For Yoga

The Best Mantras For Yoga

Focus and awareness, as difficult as they can be to maintain, are two essential ingredients for anyone who wants to truly benefit from yoga. For thousands of years, yogis have calmed the mind and cultivated conscious presence during their exercises and meditation by reciting mantras.

The Benefits of Iyengar Yoga

The Benefits of Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar is one of the more traditional types of yoga, and is widely believed to be the form that holds the most power to both benefit and heal our bodies. There are many reasons to start practicing it, and you’ll soon see what advantages it lends to your life as a whole once you start making time for it during your day.

Everything You Need To Know About Hot Yoga

Everything You Need To Know About Hot Yoga

Hot yoga has become increasing trendy, and whether its Bikram or heated Vinyasa classes, everyone is raving about it. If you want to find out about the pros and cons we’ve listed them here so you can work out if this work out is for you!

Yoga Tips for Beginners

Yoga Tips for Beginners

Yoga is great exercise for everyone, male or female, of any age.  It’s also an on going practice, so you can always partake, no matter what skill level you may be, or how accomplished you have become. But some people find yoga intimidating, so we’ve compiled a list of tips that will help beginners get into the groove and feel right at home.

What is Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga Therapy? Yoga therapy is making use of yoga, postures, meditation and pranayama, to assist the body with healing and balance.  There are certain aspects of yoga that have shown to have healing properties.  It is important to understand that these practices are not for treating or healing medical conditions, but they can supplement traditional therapy.  Always consult your doctor before trying yoga therapy.  This article will look at a few medical conditions where yoga therapy may help.

A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga

A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga

A Breakdown of 9 Popular Styles of Yoga There are many different types of yoga to choose from whether you’re looking for a more physically challenging or a relaxing, meditative class. So how does one go about choosing the most suitable style? We suggest trying a few different styles before deciding on a favourite, but even if you’re an established yogi it’s a good idea to explore different styles to challenge yourself and break out of your comfort zone. Hatha…

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Why Yoga Is Good For You

Why Yoga Is Good For You

Why Yoga Is Good For You Yoga has been around for more than 5000 years, and the fact that it is still around today is testament to just how amazing it is. But before you think that yoga is just for hippies, or is all about stretching, think again! Yoga does a lot more than just tone muscles and burn calories, it’s a complete mind-body workout that combines building muscles with meditation, and deep breathing with building flexibility while promoting…

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