6 Ways to Use Yoga Blocks in Your Practice

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Yoga props such as blocks are an essential tool for yogis of all levels to modify or deepen their practice. Whether you think you “need” them or not - yoga blocks are useful tools to help build strength and flexibility, while improving alignment. Here are 6 ways you can use yoga blocks to enhance your practice.
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7 Easy Yoga And Meditation Poses For Seniors

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Yoga exercises are the best way to stay flexible, reduce stress, and improve your well-being. But if you're elderly or immobilized for whatever reason, there may be some poses you can't do. Nature has made way around not moving about much with simple yoga poses that help increase mobility in seniors. Here are seven easy yoga poses that senior citizens can practice to stay strong physically and mentally.
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5 Ways to Improve your Yoga Practice (Without Actually Doing Yoga)

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Ever heard of the 85% Rule? According to this rule, aiming for 85% expenditure of energy instead of going all out (or at least creating that perception in your head), leads to better results in physical performance.
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Yoga for Busy People: Best Yoga Poses and Their Benefits

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When you have a busy lifestyle, it can be hard to find time for a 60 or 90 minute yoga class. Fortunately, a quick yoga session can still be very effective.  While there is no singular benefit to each yoga pose, some can target specific concerns. If you want the best ‘bang for buck’ yoga poses but only have 20-30 minutes to spare, here are the best poses for you, and why they are so good.

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Tips on Choosing your Best Yoga Mat

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There are many different types of yoga mats on the market today. If you’re on the look out for a new yoga mat you might be wondering which one is right for you? Use this guide to find your best yoga mat - one that suits your body, practice and values.
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