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Can You Become Flexible in Your 30’s?

When we see 5-year-old gymnasts on TV showing off their middle splits we sometimes look at our own body and think: “That ship has sailed, I’ll just never be one of those flexible people.” Many people think there is no way of becoming flexible if you don’t start early...

How to Unlock Tight Hips: 4 Simple Poses

I’ve suffered from having tight hips throughout my life. Once, after a day-long out-of-state road trip, my right hip was so tight that my boyfriend had to cantilever me out of the car. Tight hips can happen to anyone, even yoga practitioners. Hips become tight due to...

15 Minute Yoga Sequence for Seasonal Allergies

From itchy eyes, swollen nasal passages, and runny noses, seasonal allergies can definitely be a drag to deal with come the change in weather. Some choose to take over the counter or prescription medication to alleviate seasonal allergy symptoms, while others choose...

Why is Yoga So Hard? Common Struggles of Beginner Yogis

Beginners usually start off thinking yoga is easy – until they actually start practicing and realize how physically and mentally challenging it can be and start asking themselves: Why is yoga so hard? Chances are you’re feeling frustrated if you’re reading this...

Can’t Do Crow Pose? Here’s Why & How to Master It

It’s your least favorite moment in your otherwise wonderful yoga class: you’re 30 or 40 minutes into class when your yoga teacher tells you to enter yogi squat (garland pose), place your hands on the mat in front of you, and practice crow pose – and, “if you’re...

10 Common Yoga Symbols and Their Meanings

Symbols are a huge part of our lives whether we take notice of them or not, and in yoga they are very prevalent and hold a lot of meaning. Yoga symbols, like quotes, are an important part of human communication and are meant to convey a message, idea, concept,...