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Is Yoga or Walking Better for Weight Loss?

In my own weight loss journey, I’ve found that there is nothing more enjoyable than starting my day with a cleansing yoga practice or a long walk under the sun. Yoga is a fantastic form of low impact exercise that leads to mindfulness, reduces injuries, and leaves you...

Does Yoga Help You Grow Taller After Puberty?

When I first started practicing yoga, people started asking me if I was getting taller, and as weird as it sounds, I “felt” like I was getting taller. Because of their reactions, I looked into if yoga makes you taller and here is what I found. Yoga does not help you...

Why Can’t I Do Pigeon Pose?

When I started my first yoga class I remember the day the teacher introduced us to Pigeon Pose. When I tried getting into the pose I quickly realized I couldn't do it. I would feel this burning sensation in my hips as I attempted to fold over my leg. I thought I just...

Can Yoga Improve Your Memory?

Ever since I started yoga I saw large improvements in my overall strength and I noticed that my ability to think was sharper. I was able to come up with more creative solutions and it felt like my memory had improved. So can yoga improve memory? Yes, it can. Yoga can...

What is the First Yoga Pose You Should Learn?

Practicing yoga for over 10 years has been a joy because the process of yoga has taught me so much about myself and about my body. When thinking back at the beginning stages of yoga I was trying to figure out what the first yoga pose a beginner student should learn....

Can Yoga Build Muscle?

Over 10 years ago I always thought yoga was just another way to gain flexibility. Little did I know that yoga allows you to build solid muscle that makes you look lean and strong. The question you are wondering is can you build muscle with yoga? The answer is yes:...