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YOGA POSE ARTICLES

Stay up to date on the latest yoga news, inspiration and insider tips from the Yoga Pose editors

YOGA POSE ARTICLES

Stay up to date on the latest yoga news, inspiration and insider tips from the Yoga Pose editors

Restorative Yoga & How It Can Help Relieve Stress

Restorative Yoga & How It Can Help Relieve Stress

Deriving from the word “restore," you can easily guess that this type...

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8 Yoga Poses That Can Help Alleviate Asthma

8 Yoga Poses That Can Help Alleviate Asthma

To clear things up, yoga is not a cure-all treatment for asthma. There...

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5 Easy Yoga Poses For Two People

5 Easy Yoga Poses For Two People

Doing Tree Pose with a partner has all the benefits of solo Tree, like...

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Off the Mat with Gianna Purcell

Off The Mat With Gianna Purcell

Gianna Purcell has healed her body through yoga. As a former gymnast and...

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5 Best Books on Mindfulness & Meditation to Read Now

5 Best Books On Mindfulness & Meditation To Read Now

Pulled from letters written in 1968 while the author, Buddist monk Thich...

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Try These 10 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

Try These 10 Yoga Poses For Lower Back Pain

If you can imagine the Sphinx in Giza, Egypt, you won’t have a problem...

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7 Yoga Poses to Help Symptoms of Osteoporosis

7 Yoga Poses To Help Symptoms Of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when your bones cannot...

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How to Protect Your Hips During Hip-Opening Yoga Poses

How To Protect Your Hips During Hip-Opening Yoga Poses

Yes, you read that correctly. It is common knowledge in the wellness community...

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The Root Chakra & Its Role In Helping Us Stay Grounded

The Root Chakra & Its Role In Helping Us Stay Grounded

When this chakra is in balance, we can feel at home with ourselves. No...

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How to Move Through Trauma with Hip-Opening Yoga Poses

How To Move Through Trauma With Hip-Opening Yoga Poses

While eastern healing and the yoga community have supported the idea that...

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5 Yoga Poses to Prepare You for Peacock Pose

5 Yoga Poses To Prepare You For Peacock Pose

Have you seen someone gracefully balance themselves on the palms of their...

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Stretch Your Mind with the Yoga Pose Book Club: July

Stretch Your Mind With The Yoga Pose Book Club: July

When Benjamin Lorr first started yoga, he was out of shape and curious...

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Off the Mat with Ben Dornbush

Off The Mat With Ben Dornbush

Yoga is a powerful source of grounding energy and it is Ben’s mission...

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How Yoga Helped Me Crush Cancer & Crisis

How Yoga Helped Me Crush Cancer & Crisis

In 2016, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 rectal cancer a few months short...

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The Importance Of Yoga & Mindfulness For Kids

The Importance Of Yoga & Mindfulness For Kids

Over the past few months we’ve all experienced upheaval in our lives...

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The Differences Between Yoga & Yoga Therapy

The Differences Between Yoga & Yoga Therapy

We’ve all at one point or another come across yoga. Whether it be years...

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Beyond the Asanas: Making Service Part of Your Practice

Beyond The Asanas: Making Service Part Of Your Practice

The first time I ever entered an ashram was in 2009. I’d been invited...

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Try This Meditation the Next Time You Do Dishes

Try This Meditation The Next Time You Do Dishes

We challenge you to ask your friends and loved ones what first comes to...

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Brighten Their Day with Our Favorite Yoga Gifts

Brighten Their Day With Our Favorite Yoga Gifts

In these scary times when many cities and states are still experiencing...

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Creating a Feel-Good Yoga Playlist Fit For You

Creating A Feel-Good Yoga Playlist Fit For You

So next time you have downtime, pop open your media player and cultivate...

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How to Start Meditating in Less Than 5 Minutes a Day

How To Start Meditating In Less Than 5 Minutes A Day

Tightness in your chest, a dull headache, inability to concentrate—no...

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How to Deal with Negative News & Media Right Now

How To Deal With Negative News & Media Right Now

When typing out “dealing with... “ in Google’s search bar, the dropdown...

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One Simple Yoga Pose to Relieve Stress on the Go!

One Simple Yoga Pose To Relieve Stress On The Go!

Everyone could use a dose of peace and calm throughout their day. But when...

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Off the Mat with Tameeka Pigford

Off The Mat With Tameeka Pigford

Tameeka Pigford also known as Meeks was a New York City Public school teacher...

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7 Yoga Poses to Try When You're Pregnant

7 Yoga Poses To Try When You're Pregnant

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, but it’s...

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The Yoga Bliss Effect: Releasing Your Happy Hormones

The Yoga Bliss Effect: Releasing Your Happy Hormones

Some of us may wish we could take a magical pill full of fruitful productivity,...

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Donate to These Organizations for Black Lives Matter

Donate To These Organizations For Black Lives Matter

The recent protests against police brutality and the horrific unlawful...

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Off the Mat with Alan Burgess

Off The Mat With Alan Burgess

Alan Burgess is a teacher in California who utilized the practice of yoga...

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Yoga As A Therapy To Alleviate Depression

Yoga As A Therapy To Alleviate Depression

Depression: We all have either experienced it personally, or watched our...

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5 Wellness Resources for Teaching Kids About Diversity

5 Wellness Resources For Teaching Kids About Diversity

In an increasingly diverse world, it is imperative for our kids to...

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How Ayurveda Can Help You Live A Healthy, Balanced Life

How Ayurveda Can Help You Live A Healthy, Balanced Life

The Benefits of Practicing Ayurveda Ayurveda is based on three guiding...

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Off the Mat with Natasha Ellis: What Is Laughter Yoga?

Off The Mat With Natasha Ellis: What Is Laughter Yoga?

What is Laughter Yoga?Laughter yoga is a unique exercise and wellness routine...

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15 Black Owned Yoga Studios You Should Support Today

15 Black Owned Yoga Studios You Should Support Today

Yoga is a proven way to reduce stress and lower anxiety, two mental health...

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Voices from the Black Wellness Community: Daryl Satcher

Voices From The Black Wellness Community: Daryl Satcher

Melanated men feel disenfranchised in our neighborhoods, cities, states,...

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7 Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Intense Emotions

7 Self-Care Tips For Dealing With Intense Emotions

Right now is perhaps one of the most stressful, traumatic and saddening...

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Off the Mat with Althea Lawton-Thompson

Off The Mat With Althea Lawton-Thompson

Meet Althea Lawton-Thompson A serial entrepreneur, Althea Lawton-Thompson...

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At-Home Wellness Hacks for the Homebody Yogi

At-Home Wellness Hacks For The Homebody Yogi

Now more than ever, we should be looking after our wellbeing and focus...

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9 Reusable Water Bottles For Your Next Yoga Class

9 Reusable Water Bottles For Your Next Yoga Class

Water. We love it! We can’t get enough of it. We’re practically made...

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How Hip Opening Yoga Poses Can Improve Your Day

How Hip Opening Yoga Poses Can Improve Your Day

The hips hold everything. Along with being the core of our physical body,...

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4 Yoga Poses for Neck Pain

4 Yoga Poses For Neck Pain

Driving, hunching over a computer, poor posture, texting and carrying a...

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5 Arm Balance Poses to Try

5 Arm Balance Poses To Try

Have you ever taken a yoga class where students seem to effortlessly fly...

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Practice Yoga on the Water

Practice Yoga On The Water

Feeling on-edge or up-tight? Need some soothing? Try getting grounded on...

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Yoga During Your Period

Yoga During Your Period

I get extremely bad periods, to the point where it severely impacts...

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12 Poses to Lower Stress

12 Poses To Lower Stress

Anxiety disorders plague more than 18 percent of American adults every...

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5 Yoga Poses for Your Core

5 Yoga Poses For Your Core

Say goodbye to crunches for good! Yoga’s wide variety of poses ensure...

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7 Yoga Poses for Breathing

7 Yoga Poses For Breathing

One of the most intimidating parts of yoga for beginners is practicing...

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13 Yoga Poses for Anxiety

13 Yoga Poses For Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the US, with more...

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4 Poses for Better Sleep

4 Poses For Better Sleep

Forward bend yoga poses are good for anyone looking for spinal mobility,...

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How to Clean A Yoga Mat

How To Clean A Yoga Mat

Your yoga mat is like your own portable yoga studio. You can take it anywhere...

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Yoga for Lower Back Pain

Yoga For Lower Back Pain

If you can’t get through your day without taking an OTC pain medication...

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Thinking About Nude Yoga?

Thinking About Nude Yoga?

Nude yoga. Before you run for the hills at first mention of this liberating...

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Yoga For Mental Health

Yoga For Mental Health

One in four people will be affected by mental health disorders in their...

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Become A Yoga Teacher

Become A Yoga Teacher

It’s hard to go somewhere in the US (let alone the whole world) where...

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga

The 8 Limbs Of Yoga

What if there was a comprehensive set of guidelines for living a mindful...

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5 Reasons To Do AM Yoga

5 Reasons To Do AM Yoga

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could start your day feeling refreshed and...

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Yoga Quotes for Depression

Yoga Quotes For Depression

For centuries, yoga has helped relieve the symptoms of depression and anxiety....

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7 Mistakes New Yogis Make

7 Mistakes New Yogis Make

Yoga is one of the most amazing tools for both mental and physical wellness,...

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Yoga for Couples

Yoga For Couples

If you’ve heard anything about yoga, it’s likely you’re familiar...

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Coronavirus & Yoga

Coronavirus & Yoga

It’s now more important than ever to take care of our mental and physical...

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Happy Hips Sequence

Happy Hips Sequence

You may not realize it, but you rely on your hips for most activities in...

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7 Dreamy Yoga Retreats

7 Dreamy Yoga Retreats

Stuck in lockdown with nowhere to go? Now is the perfect time to start...

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What is Yoga Nidra?

What Is Yoga Nidra?

 Also known as dynamic sleep or yogic sleep, Yoga Nidra is a type...

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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

A Beginner's Guide To Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice renowned for its healing of symptoms and fitness...

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Practice During COVID-19

Practice During COVID-19

COVID-19 has the world scrambling to adapt to the new normal. It’s paramount...

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Depressed? Try Yoga!

Depressed? Try Yoga!

According to the World Health Organization, clinical depression and Major...

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Try Body Scan Meditation

Try Body Scan Meditation

If you’re reading this, you probably know how yoga makes you feel. It...

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Yoga for Mental Health

Yoga For Mental Health

MentalHealth.gov defines mental health as, “Mental health includes our...

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Weird Yoga Trends We Love

Weird Yoga Trends We Love

When it comes to the benefits of yoga, most people think of flexibility...

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What is Power Yoga?

What Is Power Yoga?

Power Yoga is an energetic type of yoga that is flow based. Stemming from...

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Why Savasana (corpse Pose) Is The Best Yoga Pose Of All

Why Savasana (corpse Pose) Is The Best Yoga Pose Of All

“Most difficult for students,” says Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, “not waking,...

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Yoga 101: Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga 101: Vinyasa Yoga

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, it’s likely you’ve heard a teacher...

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Yoga For Kids!

Yoga For Kids!

Yoga for kids is a growing trend and form of exercise that teaches healthy...

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Yoga & Flexibility

Yoga & Flexibility

"I can't do yoga, I'm not flexible." It’s one of the most common phrases...

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