The Week In Yoga #10

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The Week In Yoga #10

We had some puh-reetty interesting posts this week on DoYouYoga. And by interesting, we mean some of them really stirred discussions in the community and we were all once again reminded how fascinating it is that regardless how diverse people's beliefs, opinions, and backgrounds are, we all share one thing -- and that is passion for yoga. That said, here are some of the awesome posts you might have missed this week:

Top-5-Health-Benefits-Of-Shoulder-StandTop 5 Health Benefits Of Shoulder Stand


If you have read “Light On Yoga” by B.K.S Iyengar, you will know that this yoga master prizes shoulder stand as being one of the most healing postures out there. Shoulder stand can be performed with no props, or it can be done with several folded blankets, with a chair, with straps and with blocks. Read more…

What's Your Concept Of 'Natural Beauty'What’s Your Concept Of ‘Natural Beauty’?

Some create art to become objects of marvel and aesthetic inspiration, while some use art as a creative venue to blur the lines between what is acceptable and what may be considered taboo. London-based photographer Ben Hopper is an example of the latter. Read more...


Crane Versus Crow - What's The DifferenceCrane Versus Crow – What’s The Difference?

You may have been told that Crane and Crow Pose are one and the same, or you may have received different directions for knee and shin placement, and instructed to squat with your feet together or feet hip-width apart. Well, be confused no more! Read more...


This Shows That Yoga Is NOT Just For Women VIDEOThis Shows That Yoga Is NOT Just For Women (VIDEO)


In an ideal world, we would all already know that yoga is for everyone. But the sad reality is that many still think yoga is something only young women do. So here’s a beautiful video of yoga teacher Yaroslav Karaaba showing us that men too, can show strength while exhibiting grace in movement. Watch here...

Credit: Rachel Brathen Credit: Rachel Brathen

10 Instagram Yogis You Should Follow

While our non-yogi friends use Instagram to snap selfies and food, we can be found marveling at the insane asanas mastered by the yogis of Instagram. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or just some good old fashioned yoga fun, these yogis will make a great addition to your Instagram feed. Read more...


How Yoga Helped Me Heal A Broken HeartYoga Helped Me Heal My Broken Heart

A couple of years ago, I hit one of my lower lows as I waved goodbye to the life I had planned for. I saw my dreams stumble in front of my teary eyes, leaving me with little more than a crashed self-esteem and a profound feeling of loneliness. Read more...


What were your favorite posts this week? Let us know!