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11 Best Yoga Poses For Weight Loss (+ Free PDF)

One of the biggest misconceptions about yoga is that people believe it is only used to relax your mind and gain flexibility. I was one of those people and after joining my first yoga class over 10 years ago my beliefs about yoga changed completely. At the time I was...

Should You Warm Up Before Yoga?

You often hear about athletes practicing yoga to warm up before an intense workout, but I find that yoga can be an intense workout on its own, which led me to wonder whether I should warm up before settling into my mat for my yoga practice. So I did a little digging! ...

Is Yoga Strength Training or Cardio?

When you think of the word “yoga”, what comes to mind? Do you imagine someone sitting peacefully with his or her eyes closed chanting in a seated position? Or do you picture a sweaty, cardiovascular, and challenging workout that engages every part of your body? Yoga...

Yoga for Runners: 10 Minute Post-Run Sequence (+Free PDF)

I've recently gotten back into running for plans to run my first half marathon. After practicing yoga for many years and now running again has made me realize how important yoga is for runners. Every single person who runs should be practicing yoga consistently in...

Can You Do Yoga Every Day?

I haven't seen this one friend for the past 5 months and when I finally met up with her I was amazed at her body transformation. She told me that the secret to her transformation was that she has been doing yoga everyday for the past 140 days. Which leads me to the...

Why is Chaturanga So Hard?

When I first started yoga, Chaturanga was by far the absolute hardest and most frustrating pose for me. I would collapse every time I attempted to descend and felt like I was just too weak to get it. I noticed a lot of other people struggled with this pose when they...