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9 Ways Yoga Improves Your Wellness (plus videos!)
People think yoga is just a way to get flexible, and it certainly can be. But yoga is actually so much more than that. Yoga has been around for thousands of years; it started as a way to connect with the divine. Over time, it has been turned into a physical exercise...
10 expert tips to prevent wrist injuries in yoga
Most yoga injuries aren’t severe and are easy to ignore. Maybe you stretched just a little too much and your hamstring is sore the next day. Wrist injuries, on the other hand, are a bitch, and you can damage your wrists easily if you don’t take care. That’s certainly not something you want. When your […]
Yoga Poses for a Bulging Disc
Photo by Chermiti Mohamed on Unsplash. Many people suffer from bulging discs, but aren’t quite sure how to deal with them. While they often cause irritation, sometimes it’s not enough to need surgery or medications. One of the best ways to help deal with and even fix...
What Is the Difference Between a CYT-Certified Yoga Teacher and RYT-Registered Yoga Teacher?
While there are no set regulations on what level of training is necessary to teach yoga, choosing to pursue teacher certification, demonstrates a commitment to yoga and deepening one's understanding of this ancient practice. CYT certification reveals that a yoga...
8 Awesome Benefits of Yoga
Yoga can be beneficial for men, women and children of all ages. Although it’s been practiced since the sixth century B.C., yoga has recently been gaining an increasing amount of attention across all lifestyles due to its many health benefits. Although some practice yoga for spiritual purposes, many modern participants are most interested in the […]
Yoga Mats: What are they, and do you need one?
There are literally thousands of yoga mats on the market, and all of these choices can be difficult for a beginner yogi to wrap their head around. You may see all these dozens of yoga mats and feel paralysed by all the choices, and then you find yourself wondering,...
How to do Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose)
Triangle is a core standing pose that you will encounter in many styles of yoga, including Sūvata. There are a few key benefits to triangle pose, that make it this worth incorporating in your practice. Increases balanceElongates & opens the spine and side...
6 yoga poses to help lower blood pressure
How to keep a yoga journal
Last Updated: 29 April 2020 I’ve been doing yoga for years, and one of the best decisions I made in the early days of my practice was to start keeping a yoga journal. No, I don’t mean ordering and hoarding the magazine. I mean keeping a physical journal of my practice. This came in handy […]
Yoga Flow for Sitting Too Much
Thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic, more and more people are stuck at home. Millions of people are spending their days at home, on the couch, or parked in a chair in front of a laptop. Unfortunately, this can be bad for the hips. When you sit too much, your hips...