Pranayama

Pranayama Breathing Yoga

Breathing Pranayama Yoga The word Pranayama actually means “lengthening of breath” and is a key component to almost every type of yoga. This practice is basic to the study of breathing Pranayama yoga. In fact, virtually every exercise found within a study of this type is designed to help you develop better respiratory power and…

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Yoga Breathing Exercises

yoga breathing

Yoga Breathing Exercises One of the most important aspects of yoga is breathing. Followers of the art of yoga stress that breath cleanses toxins from the system. In addition, this allows for the transfer of good energies throughout the body, and is a means to control the connection between the mind and body. Any study…

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Yoga Poses at the Office

yoga poses at the office

Yoga Poses At The Office Yoga can be performed just about anywhere and the office is no exception. The most common complaints that office workers have are problems in the hands, shoulders, lower back and neck. These problems are usually caused by the repetitive actions that having a desk job causes such as typing, talking…

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Stress Relief Yoga Styles

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Stress Relief Yoga Styles One of the greatest benefits of yoga is its proven ability to reduce or relieve stress in its participants. Countless studies of brain patterns and activity have shown that people who participate in yoga are generally happier, more productive, more focused and have more successful relationships than people who don’t use…

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Weight Loss Yoga Styles

weight loss yoga

Weight Loss Yoga Styles  Almost every form of yoga will use poses that help to develop muscles, build strength and increase flexibility. However, there are a few that will not increase heart rate levels enough to be an effective stand alone form of cardiovascular exercise. The two primary types of yoga that are the most…

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Post-Natal Yoga Styles

Post-natal yoga pose

Post-Natal Yoga Styles Very popular among women that practiced yoga during their pregnancy, post-natal yoga is an effective way to lose extra weight put on during pregnancy and readjust the body to its previous way of understanding itself. Post-natal yoga does not require any additional equipment, however, it does require a careful approach and proper…

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3rd Trimester

Pre-natal yoga

3rd Trimester Prenatal Yoga By the third trimester of pregnancy, there are many issues that make physical activity more difficult than it was before. An extended belly can make many poses difficult, and internal organs are packed and compressed in the abdomen. Your spine has changed its shape and is very susceptible to injury. Your…

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2nd Trimester

Anusara Yoga

2nd Trimester Prenatal Yoga Since a pregnant woman’s body undergoes so many changes, there are a number of things you must consider when planning to do yoga. Some yoga poses may be harmful to a pregnant woman or her fetus because of these developments. One such change involves a hormone called relaxin, which softens your…

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1st Trimester

Anusara Yoga

1st Trimester Prenatal Yoga There are a number of things to take into consideration when planning to do yoga while pregnant. Your body undergoes many changes, some of which make certain yoga activities harmful. You should always inform your instructor of a pregnancy so he or she can make modifications to your workout and insure…

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Pre-Natal Yoga Styles

Pre-natal yoga

Pre-Natal Yoga Styles Although it may seem like pre-natal yoga is a relatively recent development in the art, this style has been in practice since the pre-classical period. Originally developed to aid the baby in its transition into the world, the style has been revamped in recent years to focus on both the expected and…

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