This Week In Yoga!

New & Noteworthy in Yogaland – October 7th Edition

 


Keep Your Knees Safe in Pigeon Pose

Single-Leg Pigeon Pose (aka “half pigeon”) is a classic hip-opener and a favorite cool-down stretch often enjoyed at the end of a vigorous vinyasa practice. Statistically, Pigeon Pose is also one of yoga’s most injurious asanas […]

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Proof that Yoga Can Help Beat Rheumatoid Arthritis

It has long been known that yoga has a plethora of health benefits, but now it’s been shown to improve symptoms of RA. […]

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The Great Yoga Teacher Shortage for the 21st Century

Despite the fact there are as many as 50,000 new certified teachers each year, I’ve never met a good yoga instructor who had trouble finding work (and I’ve been in the business for over a decade). How could that be? […]

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Rise of the “Zen” Party!

Rise of the ‘Zen’ party! Say goodbye to strippers and shots… the new hens night trend sees brides doing yoga, meditating, and making flower crowns […]

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Socially Responsible Yoga Pants? Our top picks here…

These companies also have Om-worthy philosophies that you can definitely get down with. Check them out. […]

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Stunning Yoga Pix from “Yogaland”

I regulary travel to India to learn yoga at the source. I have started to portrait other practicioners and teachers coming there for the same reason. It became a neverending project […]

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Bear in Finland Does Yoga (no really)

Finland has a bear that does yoga. He has a beautiful practice. Good alignment, strong breathwork. […]

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Knee Safety Fundamentals in Warrior I Pose

Warrior I is a foundational yoga pose in most traditions, and for knee safety, there are a few key alignment points that both students and teachers should be aware of beginning with the often-overlooked back leg. […]

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Yoga on Metro Tracks!

Woman who performed risky yoga poses in the middle of a DC Metro subway track is arrested and charged with trespassing […]

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