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Go Deep with Restorative Yoga: 3 Postures to Nurture your Spirit

When I first started doing yoga back in 1998, I never even knew restorative yoga existed. I was an aspiring actress, therefore my mission in life was to impress everyone I saw, feel important, and become a size zero (last being most important).…
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5 Minute Revitalizing Yoga Burst: Yoga Video with Dogs

This 5 minute revitalizing yoga sequence tells all the organs in the body WAKE UP, WAKE UP! Sometimes, going slow can be more powerful than moving quickly from pose to pose with no real focus or direction. Pretend you are watching yourself…
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Best stretch for lower back pain

I come from a long line of lower back sufferers. God forbid anyone in our family needs help moving or lifting anything ….”ahh can’t my lower back is kaaa...illlin me!” In the last few years it got progressively worse beginning…
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Reverse Warrior: Get long and slender with this beauty

 Rule #1,  you may want to practice this pose on flat ground not in a body of water Reverse warrior (Viparita Virabhadrasana) I love poses that stretch the side body making for a long, lean, physique. Whenever I practice reverse warrior…
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A Tumble-tious Love affair: How to do Handstand

Yoga: That's why they call it a practice. Stretching and strengthening your body in the right areas will help you get closer and closer to going upside down. With handstand, so much of it is fear based. Phew! Talk about practicing yoga on…
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Psoas I was saying....Best stretch for this muscle

....protect this muscle, cuz it protects you! Oh that sweet psoas muscle. Where is it, and why should we even care? Well first off, we all have one. The psoas is a deep core muscle that begins at the outside of every lumbar vertebra, across…
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How to do revolved triangle pose for beginners

 Taking a spin in revolved triangle pose is one of the best ways to detoxify the body One of my favorite sequences to teach is a whole-body detoxification class where I love to say “you’re ringing yourselves out like sponges," just so…
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Best post-run stretch

 Hip streches are one of the best post run stretches around, if practiced correctly Oh the dreaded standing hip stretch! The hips are the storage tank for a lot of our physical and emotional baggage. After a run we get that baggage nice…
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Extended Side Angle Pose for Beginners

 How to do extended side angle pose for beginners. Yoga means listening to your body when it talks to you. If ever a pose feels like too much, just back away and breathe. Uttita Parsvakonasana translates to extended, side, flank, angle.…