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Shoulder Health Yoga

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This set of exercises takes your shoulders through their full range of ration, which is important to do regularly to ensure the longevity of our functional movement and to avoid injury. These movements also bring a lovely sense of openness to the front of the body. You might need a belt or scarf for these

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Foods That Reduce Stress or Anxiety

We all deal with stress and anxiety from time to time (often daily!) and by now, we all know they take a toll on both our mental and physical health. People employ various techniques to help them deal with life’s stressors, such as long walks, yoga or making time to meet up with friends or

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Choosing Your Approach to Yoga Practice

Within the world of yoga, it is easy to get carried away, wanting to master the same poses your neighbor achieves so well—or just wanting to keep up with the rest of the class. The Dream and The RealityI personally have to keep reminding myself this is not what yoga is about. As a teacher

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Working Out With Intention

Wondering what exercises to do and how often? As a fitness professional, I’m often asked this question, and unfortunately, there’s not a one-size-fits-all answer. It depends on your goals, abilities and interests. No matter what you do, make sure your activity adds up to at least 150 minutes per week, and your exercises should feel

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Strengthen Your Body With Exercises You Love

What exercise should I do? Should I do yoga? Is running bad? Will I hurt myself doing HIIT? As a physical therapist, a lot of my patients ask for advice about what exercises they should do to stay healthy. My answer is, the best exercises are the ones you like. People are more compliant with

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Yin Yoga for for Overall Health and Longevity

I want to encourage everyone who hasn’t tried Yin Yoga, to try it. Why? Because the feeling you’re left with after you have practiced Yin Yoga is amazing! Benefits of a regular Yin Yoga practice • Calms and balances the mind and body • Reduces stress and anxiety • Increases circulation • Improves flexibility •

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The 30-Day Yoga Challenge I Didn’t Complete

My intentions were true, my goal was clear, and I still didn’t complete the 30-day yoga challenge at my yoga studio…or did I? The studio proposed to its yogis to take classes, post an image performing the pose of the day, a positive quote on Instagram, and take a few workshops offered during the month.

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