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Feeling Tired After Yoga? Here’s Why & How to Fix It

When I first started yoga, I often found myself collapsing on the couch in exhaustion after evening class. Yoga seemed to be a fitness activity that anyone could do, so why did it make me so tired? Here’s what I’ve discovered with research and personal experience. Why...

Should I Do Yoga Before or After Cardio?

As someone who enjoys a rigorous sweat in many forms of exercise, I also appreciate the flexibility of mind and body that results from a regular yoga practice and understand how yoga supports a well-rounded exercise routine. My only question is, if I’m practicing...

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...