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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...

How to Do Ragdoll Yoga Pose

As a yoga teacher, one of the most common questions that I receive after class is, “What poses would you recommend for lower back pain?” I always tend to recommend one of my favorite poses— ragdoll pose. This juicy, relaxing, and gentle pose is a posture that I always...

How Often Should You Do Yoga for Anxiety?

As a yoga teacher who experiences anxiety on a daily basis, I often get asked if yoga helps anxiety. I can honestly say that for me, yoga has helped me manage my symptoms for the past 5 years. How often should you practice yoga for anxiety? practicing as little as ten...

15 Minute Yoga Sequence for Seasonal Allergies

From itchy eyes, swollen nasal passages, and runny noses, seasonal allergies can definitely be a drag to deal with come the change in weather. Some choose to take over the counter or prescription medication to alleviate seasonal allergy symptoms, while others choose...