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.
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.
Everyone knows that yoga produces some of the strongest, most supple and most crazy toned bodies out there—not to mention its incredible mental and spiritual benefits. But what if you’re looking for a challenging routine that will whip you into shape super fast? Well, you’re in luck! We worked with Fabletics Master Jessica Lucatorto on a yoga flow (with a few non-yoga moves thrown in) that sculpts and tones in ways we didn’t even know were possible.
Regardless if you are a newbie or a seasoned yogi, it’s always helpful to have a complete yoga flow on hand. Although there aren’t “rules” when it comes to yoga, it is helpful to select a sequence that targets different areas of your body, rather than singling out one. Below, I will share with you a well-rounded sequence that will strengthen, tone, and invigorate not only your body, but also your mind.
There are many different styles of yoga, so if a regular hatha yoga class doesn’t seem to strike your fancy, I challenge you to give Ashtanga, Power, Bikram or Hot Yoga a try. These practices are all very physical and will help you to improve strength, flexibility and muscle tone, in addition to relieving stress, tension and anxiety. Here are 8 yoga poses specifically geared towards you guys!