Building a Consistent Yoga Practice (Playfully and With Confidence)
In aspiring to be consistent with our yoga practice, we need to consciously make space, be open to potentially breaking old habits, and rejoice in the possibility of creating new ones. And although we do need the drive to stay committed and disciplined, being consistent enables us to approach our mat with confidence and playfulness. Here’s why
For the Fun of It: 5 Poses to Cultivate Your Sense of Play
Do you bring a sense of playfulness to your asana practice or does your mind tend to focus only on what the pose will bring you (strength, flexibility, challenge, etc.)? By practicing the following poses, you’ll have the chance to open yourself up to the power of play.
The Power of Play in Yoga
So often our mind falls into the trap of perfectionism and control on our mats. It is too easy to focus so much attention on having correct alignment and being serious in a yoga practice. But remember, a “yoga practice” is just that - a practice! Not a “yoga perfect”. So why not have some fun in your practice?
7 Gentle Poses to Explore for a Happy Pregnancy
Your body is working incredibly hard to create a healthy environment for your growing baby. Yoga is a chance to add energy rather than create more demand on your body. It is an opportunity to be empowered and advocate for what feels good and what does not in your unique body. Take time to explore your beautiful body and bond with your baby with these 7 poses.
Fire Up Your Core With This Challenging Flow
The bedrock of a solid arm balancing practice boils down to core strength. Let's fly through a flow that will ignite your core and have you playing your way through arm balances you perhaps didn't even know you could do.
4 Poses To Help You Play Your Way Into A Handstand
Here are a few poses that’ll help you get out of your head, put your ego aside, and open up a playful approach to your asana.
Trust Your Strength and Test Your Balance With This Tortoise to Firefly Transition
So many asanas can become much more accessible and safe to practice when you grab a prop for assistance. Props can help to get your body into a safe alignment, make the asana more comfortable for your anatomy, and just add a little more oomf. So, let’s get into it… how to use a chair for take off into firefly pose (tittibhasana)!
5 Restorative Yoga Poses to Balance Your Mood
Of the many restorative poses that offer you space to grow, these five target different regions in the body and are associated with different effects. It is less important to practice all five every day. Rather hold a pose that feels right for you and focus on the creating balance in your breath and body.
Try This One Exercise Proven to Burn Fat, Tighten Your Core and Improve Balance
Find balance with this one exercise that will strengthen your core muscles and burn excess calories.
Sasha de Beausset
A Simple 10 Minute Daily Balance Regimen for Seniors
The benefits of yoga support healthy living at every stage of life, and can be particularly beneficial as we enter our senior years. Let's take a look at a quick and simple, at-home practice, that will keep your mind, body, and heart healthy.
4 Ways to Connect with Your Core and Stay Balanced, Whatever the Pose
As we deepen our physical connection to our core, we open the doors to our spiritual center as well. On a practical level, how we can explore this connection to our core? Read on for four techniques to help you get started today.
Master Your Headstand with 5 Simple Steps
Learn how to stand on your head with 5 simple and unique tools, tips, and tricks.
5 Clever Variations for a More Comfortable Pigeon Pose
Pigeon pose is a great way to stretch the hips, but it doesn't work for everyone. Explore these pigeon variations to find which version works best for your body.
4 Yoga Poses to Unleash Your Inner Goddess
Access your own strength, grace and beauty with these secret weapon poses that evoke the goddess within.
Your Lifesaver Cool-Down Sequence to Restore Post-Workout
A delicious slow-mo yoga series to stretch out all those muscles groups you worked after an intense workout.
6 Chair Yoga Poses to Strengthen the Entire Body (For All Ages)
Move over, Utkatasana- there is a new chair in yoga town! Chair yoga is a great way to strengthen the body in an accessible, supported way for students of all ages!
Try These Relaxing Yoga Nidra Techniques to Prep for Deep Sleep
Learn relaxation techniques that can help prepare you for sleep by studying how yogis prepare for yogic sleep, yoga nidra.
7 Shoulder Opening Yoga Poses to Increase Mobility & Strength
Four delicious ways to open up tight shoulders and three ways to strengthen them up safely.
5 Useful Ways to Use a Wall to Improve Your Backbend Practice
Like any other prop, the wall is a great tool to help expand a yoga practice. Look at five useful uses for a wall to improve a yogis backbend practice while being creative.
5 Yoga Poses That'll Keep Your Bones Healthy (Plus How)
These yoga poses helped hundreds of people improve their bone health without any side effects.
7 Yoga-Inspired Exercises for Happy & Healthy Feet
Our feet are one of the most important parts of the body, though we don't always pay attention to them. Use these exercises to focus on the feet and keep them healthy, happy and strong.
A 7-Step End-of-Day Recovery Routine (for Instant 'Ahhh')
Mark the end of a hard day by liberating yourself from its grasp or perfect the end of an easy day with these little routines of “ooo ahhh bliss".
5 Yogic Exercises to Help You Through Change & Adaptability
Going with the flow involves more than simply kicking back and watching life unfold. It’s about keeping your roots strong while adapting to the rustling winds of change.
6 Yoga Poses to Correct Rounded Shoulders & Relieve Pain
A few yoga poses and movements to help alleviate shoulder and neck pain felt from hunching forward all day and creating a more rounded upper back (excessive kyphosis).
7 Amazing Spring Yoga Poses to Awaken & Enlighten
In these 7 amazing spring yoga poses that focus on grounding and growing, we will channel that energy to awaken and enlighten.
How to Safely Bend Deeper into Forearm Wheel Pose
Five safety tips that explain the importance of certain actions and accompanying poses to help prepare them for Forearm Wheel Pose.
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