Yogi practicing Tree pose

How To Practice Tree Pose

One of the most iconic poses in yoga, Tree pose, or Vrksasana, is instantly recognizable and practiced by many. Practicing this posture requires balance, strength, and flexibility and there are many variations suited for every level of yogi.  When you are in Tree pose, you feel strong and tall—just like an actual tree. This standing

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Yogi practicing Warrior 2

20 Minute Beginner Power Yoga Routine

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of yoga? Is it a peaceful and meditative yogi sitting on her meditation cushion? Or is it a strong and sweaty student moving with breath through grounded and challenging postures? If your idea of yoga is one that is athletic, powerful, and fiery,

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How Yoga Can Help You Overcome Your Social Anxiety

Feeling out of place or anxious in a group of strangers or worrying about what other people think of you is more common than you may think. With conversations around mental health becoming more open and transparent, you may find that many have the same thoughts and feelings that you do when it comes to

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How to Practice Warrior 1 Pose 

Warrior I, or Virabhadrasana I, is a pose found in almost all yoga classes. From Vinyasa to Hatha, you will likely be practicing a Warrior pose on your mat. In Sanskrit, Vira translates to hero, warrior, and courageous. While blade translates to friend and asana translates to posture.  This is a pose to practice courageously,

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Does Yoga Release Endorphins?

We’ve all heard of the runner’s high. Runners swear by that amazing feeling that they get after finishing a sweaty and detoxifying jog. With physical and mental benefits, the practice of running releases endorphins and can help you feel stronger, clearer, and happier. But how about yoga? Can the same be said after stepping off

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Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you suffer from compression, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your wrists and hands? If so, you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This ailment is characterized by compression of your median nerve, which causes discomfort in your hands or fingers. Looking for healing and ease in your body? The ancient practice of yoga is a

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