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Yoga Tutorials

Here’s How to Actually Do a Downward Facing Dog

February 26, 2018
The Downward Facing Dog pose is probably the first yoga pose you will encounter in most yoga classes. I was astonished to learn in my yoga teacher training that after many years of practicing yoga, I had been approaching downward facing dog all wrong. This tutorial is meant to shed some light on how to improve your down dog and get the full benefit out of this basic yoga pose.
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Yoga to Relax During the Holiday Season

December 26, 2017
Holiday stress can possibly manifest as aches and pains, general anxiety and/or depression, insomnia or poor sleep, and otherwise dampening your spirits aka transforming you into the living grinch of Christmas. My simple yoga routine will only cost you about 15 minutes.
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How to Wheel Pose | Yoga Tutorial for all Levels

December 11, 2017
Wheel pose is an exhilarating backbend that seduces me every time that I come to the mat. The pose's progression means that beginners can access it by learning it in stages — or by practicing it with blocks. More advanced students can introduce variations that make this playful backbend challenging and fun. In this tutorial I’m going to cover the who, what, why, and how of wheel pose. You will learn wheel pose anatomy, the key actions and benefits of wheel pose, how to improve your wheel and how to practice this backbend with props and blocks.
Product Reviews

Yogajellies Product Review and Tutorial

November 30, 2017
Diversity in opinion is to be expected as each person’s yoga is personal. Yet the overall response to YogaJellies is a positive one and since I have introduced them into my persona practice I have been able to go deeper into certain asanas. Well made, effective, portable and easy to use, most real buyers of this product are extremely pleased with their purchase of YogaJellies and would recommend this yoga prop to others.
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Benefits of Savasana

October 17, 2017

Savasana is king of poses. Yet for many it is considered to be one of the easiest asanas. Even though it may look very simple and non-beneficial it is…