Yoga can completely transform your body, mind and soul. Here you will find all types of workouts for beginners such as routines to improve flexibility, lose weight, build strength, and destress.

What is Gentle Yoga?

There are hundreds of types of yoga in this world – and dozens that you see regularly on studio and gym schedules, but gentle yoga is one of the kinds that really doesn’t get the credit it deserves. I’ve been teaching yoga for 6 years, and practicing yoga for 16, and...

Why is Flexibility Important?

Whether your a world class athlete or just starting on your fitness journey, improving your flexibility is something you need to incorporate into your routine.  So why is flexibility important? Better flexibility means a better range of motion, which prevents injuries...

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...