Yoga has gained popularity in the recent years, and it seems like everywhere you go, there’s somebody carrying their yoga mat into a gym, studio, park, or even to the beach. If you haven’t been to a yoga class yet, you’re probably thinking about trying it out… So to prepare you, here are some commonly used yoga terms and phrases, DECODED
In our quest for fitness, the importance of flexibility is often overlooked. However, being flexible is an attribute that not only helps prevent injury, improves posture and enhances athletic performance but also sets us up to remain more active as we age. With that in mind, here are 6 yoga poses that are essential in maintaining a flexible and supple body.
Anielka Azarian (AKA Pretzel Girl) is an Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga instructor who, like you, thought yoga was all relaxed poses and stretching. Today she’s here to show prove that theory wrong with some heart pumping poses. Follow along as she shares her favorite calorie-buring yoga moves in our July collection.
It’s easy to psych yourself out of a workout. You might think you don’t have enough time to get a complete session in, so it’s better to just skip it altogether. However, these six exercises from Maria Mejia of Style and Amor prove this theory wrong with six multitasking moves that get a lot done, in not a lot of time.
Have you ever heard, or (*gulp*) said, “I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible?” Well, then that’s the reason you SHOULD do yoga! One of the many benefits of yoga is to maintain and/or gain flexibility as well as strength physically, mentally and emotionally. Here are five great yoga stretches (with modifications and varying levels of expression) that will help you open/stretch the legs and hips.