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12 Yoga Poses to Stretch Your IT Band

You probably hear “my IT band is so tight” from people in the gym, or you may hear a yoga teacher or class instructor say, “this will work your IT band,” but what exactly is the IT band? What works it and what doesn’t? If it’s tight, how do you stretch it? We’re here...

Sun Salutation for Weight Loss: How Effective Is It?

Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskars, are an integral part of most flow yoga classes, whether it’s Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha, Power, or any variation of flow – and for good reason. A Sun Salutation sequence works every muscle in the body, providing a strengthening and...

Can’t Do Eagle Pose Arms? Here is What to Do

You are all too familiar of that part in class when your yoga teacher says, “Right arm under left arm, cross the arms, and interlace your fingers or press your palms together in a prayer. Find your eagle arms.” But what if you can’t find your eagle pose arms? What if...

23 Yoga Phrases to Survive Your First Yoga Class

Yoga can feel like a foreign language – technically, many of the words are, since yoga was established in the Sanskrit language. But even the English yoga phrases seems foreign – “sun salutation” – am I saluting the sun? “Tuck the stomach in” – is my belly hanging...

What is the Hardest Type of Yoga?

While many people who have never practiced yoga before may think of it as “gentle stretching”, yogis know that other styles really get your heart rate up and make you sweat buckets. There definitely are challenging types of yoga, but which ones are classified as the...

No Energy to Workout in the Morning? Solution Here!

If you feel like you have no energy to workout in the morning, know that you definitely aren’t alone. Maybe you have set fitness goal for yourself and are excited to start your new routine of waking up for early morning workouts. While you may have the best...