With yoga towels being displayed as merely an accessory to your practice, one wouldn’t think to prioritize them as a necessity for safety. With numerous benefits to their use, yoga towels should be included in all starter kits as a vital tool to use for wiping away and securing moisture.
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- Find and Keep Your Balance in Yoga
- Methods To Easily Enhance Any Yoga Pose
- 10 Signs You Totally Have Yoga Brain
- Becoming a Yogi: The Big Shift After Practicing Yoga For A Year
- How to Create a Permanent Yoga Space in your Tiny Apartment
- The Best Way to Clear Your Mind
- Is Wrist Pain Affecting Your Practice?
- Know Your Teas: The Only 5 and The Top 10
- The Proper Way to Pose
One of the hardest things for me in my practice is balance. Balance is defined in yoga as being truly present within the moment in order to maintain focus in the mind to allow the body to relax in each pose.
Granting yourself these five tips, and applying them to your practice, will help guide you towards not only finding the correct edge within each pose but also discovering a better release.
We all know and love those moments of pure bliss following a yoga class, especially a round that really works your body. I mean, who really wants to come out of their Savasana anyways? We should all just have a sleepover and wake up wondering if we should just practice again in the morning. After yoga, we basically experience about an hour or less of euphoria and feel like we’re having an outer body experience. However, these moments definitely tend to have their bloopers and have been commonly referred to having “yoga brain.”
Just like in anything I’ve committed to, I’ve come to learn that consistency is a choice.
At first, applying this Eastern philosophy to my American-soaked life was difficult. The fitness aspects of yoga were understood, only once my practice progressed, I started noticing that yoga was much more than that.
My perception shifted. It shifted BIG.
You obviously have full permission to unroll your mat each time you want to practice. I mean, what’s the big deal right? Why do you need a designated place in your already tiny overpriced apartment to permanently dedicate to yoga?
Simple. Because it helps you stick with your practice.
The Best Way to Clear Your Mind
I think we are what gives us the ability to clear our minds because we give ourselves the permission to do so. You might be thinking, “What, I don’t need permission to relax,” but unfortunately most of us do. Permission being justifying our relaxation.
If you find your wrists starting to hurt during your yoga practice, you may be placing your weight on the wrong places. The solution to this recurring discomfort may not be that you have bad or weak wrists, but sincerely just the placement of your hands on the mat.
When most think of tea, they think of the hundreds of different flavors that help you sleep, lose weight, boost your mood and stay healthy. Well, they're right... but do they know that there are really only 5 types of tea?
Twelve common yoga poses done right! Have you ever felt sore the next day after your practice? Sometimes it’s the intensity of the class, other times it’s the positioning of your body that could cause next morning stiffness.
20 Essential Oils & Their Benefits
When grown, harvested and distilled properly, essential oils have a variety of health benefits. Concentrated from aromatic plants, trees and flowers, these liquids can be used for multiple advantages towards healing the body.
Image via: Benefits of Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)
Which Type of Mat to Use for Hot Yoga
There are definitely a few factors to take into consideration when shopping for a hot yoga mat. As we know, choosing a similar type of yoga mat used for a regular flow class will probably result in a ‘slip-n-slide’ type of experience during hot yoga. We have all been there. . . extending back to into downward facing dog and having your hands slowly slide forward more and more until next thing you know. . . you are back in plank again.
I always knew garlic was good for you, but just how good for you it is even shocked me. For your eyes only, listed below are fifteen health benefits offered from adding garlic to your diet:
You might be at your desk right this second in search of a solution to how you're currently feeling. Are you tired, uncomfortable or stressed? Work can bring us into an overwhelming state where we constantly suffer from fatigue due to the never-ending “to-do” list that transpires. You’re here to find a quick temporary solution to this problem and I’m here to give it to you, so follow these few steps and suggestions to take the edge off a little bit while at work.