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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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Body-Weight Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Start with a few moments of deep breathing or meditation to prepare your body-mind for action. Next, to engage your entire body and get your heart rate up in under 10 minutes, focus on multijoint stre…

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life.†I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my motherís guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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A Simple Way to Turn Yoga into a Kid-Friendly Adventure

Parent-child yoga classes can be pricey. This series of kids yoga videos have been a great way for me and my son to do yoga together for free instead. When I was pregnant, I had a many pictures…

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5 Common Yoga Mistakes to Avoid

During my 15 years of teaching yoga, I have noticed some common mistakes that counter the benefits of yoga and can be downright dangerous. These problem-habits, such as forgetting to breathe, can some…

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10 Yoga Poses For People Who Sit All Day

Do you work a desk job and worry that sitting all day may be harming your health? These yoga poses can help undo some of the damage that all of that sitting has done to your body. Millions of A…

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An Overlooked Cause of Knee Pain (And How to Treat It)

More than one third of Americans report being affected by knee pain, according to the American Osteopathic Association. If you have been suffering from creaky, achy knees, try to enumerate the reas…

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5 Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Under 5 Minutes Each

Do you get stressed out during this time of year? Me. TOO. Between travel messing with my toddler's already tenuous sleep schedule, making gifts, cooking holiday meals, and somehow getting work do…

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The Best Yoga For Your Ayurvedic Body Type

As inspiring and lofty as yoga can be, fundamentally yoga is a practical path that is applicable only to the present moment. Your state of awareness, moment by moment, is where yoga really happens. Yo…

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6 Ways Your Yoga Practice Can Improve Your Dating Life

As a dating coach, former fitness instructor, and yogini of 14 years, I've seen yoga transform my own life and impact the lives of my dating coaching clients in an extraordinary way. Here are six prin…

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