A Yogi's Guide to Stress Relief

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A Yogi's Guide to Stress Relief

Don't be stressed, dear yogi! It's so easy to let this negative emotion into our lives. With work, travel, and home life, things can pile up and before you know it you're under a mountain of stress.

But we're here for you! Here's a great guide with everything you need to know about stress relief. From yoga to meditation to a funny video (because what's better than a good laugh?), this guide has everything you need to leave your stress behind.

3 Reasons Yoga Reduces Stress3 Reasons Yoga Reduces Stress

The majority of my students want to manage stress and cultivate a sense of peace. They want to feel calm and centered. Read more...


A 10-Minute Yoga Sequence for Stress Relief A 10-Minute Yoga Sequence for Stress Relief

Stress—it’s a natural part of life. However, if you take too much time away from your yoga practice, you will start to feel some hefty negative effects: lower physical energy, lack of mental clarity, and emotional exhaustion. Read more...


How to Bust Stress With Meditation (VIDEO)How to Bust Stress With Meditation (VIDEO)

Worry, panic, and high loads of stress all can be the symptoms of a rich but hectic life. These feelings often lead us not to places of productivity or positive thinking, but to stagnation and stress. Read more...


5 ways to unwind after a stressful week5 Ways to Unwind After a Stressful Week

With all the pressure to practice daily, stay present and to keep still during Savasana, modern yoga runs the risk of turning into a dogma full of bold faced DOs and DON’Ts leading to the anxiety associated with the chronic seeking of perfection. Read more...


5 Balancing-Yoga-Poses-to-De-stress-and-Relax-Your-Mind5 Balancing Yoga Poses to De-Stress and Relax Your Mind

One of the ways I use my yoga practice to reduce stress is to practice balancing poses. Not only do they help to focus my mind on one thing at a time, they also help me lighten up and find acceptance in whatever happens. Read more...


7 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Work Desk to Relieve Stress7 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Work Desk to Relieve Stress

While the 60 to 90 minutes you spend on your yoga mat a few days a week certainly helps, it is no match for the chronic stress and tension you place on your body during the rest of the day in your desk job. Read more...


5-Minute Breath Awareness To Help You Relax And De-Stress (VIDEO)5-Minute Breath Awareness To Help You Relax and De-Stress (VIDEO)

When the mind is racing, the most challenging thing you can do is try to stop it. Instead, it needs to be given something else to focus on, something that will help sloooooooooow it down. Read more...


5-Yogi-Principles-For-Coping-With-Stress-And-Anxiety5 Yogi Principles For Coping With Stress And Anxiety

Whenever I talk about yoga with a new friend or acquaintance, I frequently get a response that’s something along the lines of, “So you must be really zen, huh?” No. Absolutely not. Read more...


5 Yoga Poses To Help-Reduce-Stress-And-Tension5 Yoga Poses to Help Reduce Stress and Tension

Wine, cookies, ice-cream, magnesium, Rescue Remedy, crystals…Does anyone else have experience looking for external solutions to stress in every possible place imaginable? Read more...


This-Stressed-Out-Yoga-Teacher-Is-Hilarious-VIDEOThis Stressed Out Yoga Teacher Is Hilarious (VIDEO)

This funny parody shows juuust how stressful subbing can be as the teacher (played by Bridget Barkan) tries to keep her shit together with hilarious results. Read more...