When you hear the word ‘mantra’, what is the first image that comes to your mind? Is it a vision of a yogi sitting in lotus position with her mala beads chanting a phrase over and over again? Maybe it’s a large group of yogis repeating the same phrase in a dimly lit yoga room?
Hearing the cue of “let’s hold plank pose” in class can sometimes illicit a silent moan during your yoga practice. A strong, yet challenging posture, plank pose is a staple in vinyasa and hatha yoga classes. This posture can be a challenge to stay in, yet it holds so many benefits. Practicing plank pose builds
Woke up with a stiff neck? Everyone who has experienced this knows that it is no fun. Unfortunately, the feeling of discomfort can affect not just your physical body, but also your day and your mood. There’s nothing more annoying than not being able to move your neck properly as you go through your day!
The last pose in every yoga class, Corpse Pose is well-deserved rest after a physically intense Ashtanga class or the ultimate relaxation after a calming Yin class. Some yogis may think that Savasana is impossible to get wrong and that instructions are unnecessary, but lying completely still for several minutes can be challenging! Some yogis
Do your arms feel like jelly in plank pose or do they start to shake when attempting an arm balance? Tired arms during your yoga practice is very common, and it is totally normal for yoga to make your arms feel tired. You might feel that you don’t have enough arm strength to hold yourself
From green smoothies to facial serums to cryotherapy, there are tons of different products, activities, and therapies on the market today that promise to help you to feel and look younger. Our society is obsessed with finding ways to keep that youthful glow and have more energy and vibrancy on the inside and outside. But