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8 Iyengar Yoga Poses to Improve Balance and Mobility

This eight-pose Iyengar Yoga sequence induces beneficial effects on balance and mobility after completing this series twice per week for 12 weeks. See a detailed list of the poses, along with a picture and “how to” description of each. Suitable for seniors.

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Weight Loss Without Dieting, Kripalu Yoga

This Kripalu yoga non-dieting weight loss program, resulted in a loss of 16.95 pounds after one year, at a rate of 1.41 pounds per month. Participants also experienced emotional and spiritual growth, feeling more compassion for others and less stressed out.

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What to bring for my first yoga class?

You likely don’t need your own yoga mat for your first class. Eventually, the type of mat you buy will depend on the style of yoga you do most. For example, a thick mat might make Vinyasa more difficult, but Yin Yoga classes easier. So, you may want to wait until you find a class you like and then consult your instructor.

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What Is the Yogi Grip? Doing Yoga Hands Correctly

Have you ever heard a yoga teacher talk about the “yoga grip?” This super simple yoga hands position refers to gripping your big toe with your middle and index fingers. The yogi grip helps you hold select yoga poses with grace and balance. Common yoga poses that use the yogi grip include, standing forward bend…

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Hatha Yoga Poses for a 90-Minute Intermediate Class

Here are all the Hatha yoga poses you need for a 90-minute intermediate class. You can follow this yoga sequence for your home practice or teach it to your yoga class. I created this original Hatha yoga class using my favorite yoga book Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

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Yoga Breathing Exercises to Improve Adult Asthma

Here are the six yoga breathing exercises and four poses you need to perform or teach a yoga class clinically shown to significantly improve adult asthmatics quality of life. The 40- to 50-minute class consists of 30 to 35 minutes of pranayama.

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90-Minute Hatha Yoga Class to Reduce Stress

You can skip yoga class once in a while and still enjoy the emotional benefits of stress reduction. According to a study in the Journal of Nursing Research, just one class produces significant results. Although, to reduce the physical signs, you must attend classes regularly.

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