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How to Turn the Negative Energy of a Bad Day into a Productive and Fierce Yoga Workout 

Have you ever had one of those days that leaves you feeling ready to punch a wall, scream for hours or both? Perhaps all you wanted to do was crash on your couch and open a brewski — no matter how it made your head feel the next day.  Before you cave into...

Why Yoga is Perfect for Teens

Yoga has a lot to offer to practitioners of any age. But teens are a particularly perfect group to give the calming, body-bettering practice a try.

Why you Should Practice Yoga Inversions

There are so many asanas — poses — in the practice of yoga that you could spend your entire life trying to master them all. There's one series of poses that everyone wants to try,  but they can intimidate even the most seasoned yogi — inversions. Headstands,...

Benefits Of Yoga For New Parents

Author Bio: Ryan Howard runs SmartParentAdvice, a site that provides parenting advice for moms and dads. Ryan writes about all of the different ups and downs of parenting, provides solutions to common challenges, and reviews products that parents need to purchase for...

How You Can Use Yoga to Balance Your Emotions

How You Can Use Yoga to Balance Your Emotions  You get stuck in traffic and show up late to a big presentation. Your negative coworker's griping starts depressing your mood. How can you improve your outlook fast without the use of harmful substances?  Why not give...

Are Yoga Instructors Liable for Injuries That Occur in Their Class?

Although yoga is an ancient healing practice, many yogis find out the hard way that it can also cause harm. And, if you are an instructor for long enough, odds are someone is eventually going to get injured in your class. Whether it was due to a pre-existing injury,...

The Best Ways to Remove Negative Thoughts From Your Life

We all have them. The nasty little voices that whisper in our ear and come up with anything they can think of to tear us down. You'll hear it when you're exercising, when you're at work or when you're trying a new hobby. I call mine Bitchy Jen, because she's still a...

How to Enjoy a Good Morning Yoga Session Without Sacrificing Sleep

Need a way to energize yourself first thing on a morning? An early morning yoga session could do just that. Yoga is an excellent way to relax and unwind when you're getting ready to go to bed, but it can also be an opportunity to open up your muscles and prepare your...
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Why You Should Take Your Yoga Practice Outside

For most people, the idea of yoga conjures images of indoor studios with padded floors, air conditioning and Namaste plaques on the walls. While indoor classes are popular, studios shouldn't be the only place you're practicing your asanas. Why should you take your...

7 Tips for Getting a Hesitant Friend to Try Yoga with You

You adore yoga and think the world would be a better place if everyone adopted the practice. However, your bestie doesn't share your enthusiasm. How can you get them to join in the fun? Heavy-handed tactics rarely work, and you risk putting them off the benefits of...
5 Popular Forms of Yoga

5 Popular Forms of Yoga

Despite popular belief, yoga is more than just stretching. Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual practice that originated in India....

Yoga Tips to Warm Up in Winter

Yoga Tips to Warm Up in Winter

Cold weather causes more than just discomfort. Sure, you’re freezing and would do anything to feel the warmth of the sun again, but that wintertime chill is straining your body’s resources, too.