Best Yoga Inspirations on Instagram

Most Influential Yogis on Instagram     The prettier the weather the nicer it is to take your yoga outdoors, but where exactly? Let this gallery of pretty poses with amazing backdrops inspire you to get creative with your stretching. Whether you’re at the beach, park, poolside or on holidays you can get your yogi on…

All you Need to Know About Yoga

  Yoga involves Eight Basic Principles “Yama” means restraint and involves following characteristics such as ahmisa(compassion for all), satya( truthfulness), asteya (non-stealing) and brahmacharya (celibacy or regulated sex life). “Niyamas” means observances and involves: hri (remorse), santosha (contentment), dana(giving alms), astikya (having faith in the guru), ishvarapujana (worshipping the Lord), siddhanta shravana (studying scriptures), mati…

What is Yoga

YOGA 101 A set of specific exercises, called poses, combined with specific breathing techniques and meditation principles are the building blocks of a yoga class. If a pose causes pain or proves too difficult, there are variations and modifications that can be made to help students. Props like blocks, blankets and straps — even chairs…

10 Yoga Poses You Should know

  The building blocks of yoga are poses. These are good ones to learn as you build a regular yoga practice. These 10 poses are a complete a yoga workout. Move slowly through each pose, remembering to breathe as you move. Pause after any pose you find challenging, especially if you are short of breath,…

Yoga Poses for Beginners

  If you are brand new to yoga, there are certain postures that are essential for you to learn so you can feel comfortable in a class or practicing on your own at home.   It’s not easy to narrow everything down since there are over 300 positions in the physical yoga (asana) practice, but…

Yoga Poses to Energize

Top 10 Yoga Poses to Energize 1. Downward Facing Dog Downward Facing Dog is actually an inversion since your head is below your heart. Inversions work wonders to increase your body’s circulation and boost energy. Your heart will have to work just a little bit harder in this yoga pose and that will in turn…

Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Best Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain 1. Apanasana Begin lying on your back with legs and arms extended long. Exhale – bring both knees into the chest and clasp your hands around them. Keep the back flat on the mat and draw the tailbone and sacrum toward the ground to lengthen the spine. Release…

Yoga for Toning and Detox

Toning Yoga Pose #1  – Bridge Pose   Bridge Pose – Lie flat on your back and bend your knees so that your feet are hip-distance apart and about 10 inches from your pelvis. Keep your arms and bent legs in a straight line, palms facing down. Using your abs and legs, slowly lift your back…

30 Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga Poses for Beginners Pose #1 – Mountain Pose Mountain Pose with Upward Stretch – Stand straight up with your legs together or slightly parallel to each other, stretching your body.  Open up your back and straighten your shoulders.  Extend your spine from the top of your head to your tailbone.  Lift your arms from…