The Week In Yoga #15

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The Week In Yoga #15

This past week brought in a good mix of content and articles that will make you laugh and think, inspire you in your spiritual journey on self-acceptance and self-love, and encourage you to keep practicing and keep showing up on your mat.

Here are some of the week's top posts, in case you missed them:

10-Yoga-Postures-For-Back-Pain10 Yoga Postures For Back Pain

Most of our lives we take our backs for granted. But for just about everyone, at some point in life, our backs revolt and remind us that they need love and attention too. In severe cases, medical attention may be necessary, but if your pain is less severe, yoga may be able to help. Read more...


5 Tips To Help You Show Up On Your Yoga Mat5 Tips To Help You Show Up On Your Yoga Mat

Our body and mind know the immense benefits of our yoga practice...but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t occasional obstacles on our way to the yoga mat.Use these tips during periods of temporary difficulty getting to the mat or employ them as part of your regular patterns to maintain your self-practice. Read more...


5 Yoga Postures To Help With PMS & Cramps5 Yoga Postures To Help With PMS And Cramps

For some, that time of the month can be downright miserable—the cramps, the bloating, and just overall feeling blah. We all know the urge is to put on pajamas and sit on the couch with a bowl of ice cream, but if you can get from the couch to your yoga mat and try these 5 postures, you may find you feel like a whole new woman. Read more...


Yoga Body Image and YouYoga, Body Image And You

One of the first things I learned about my body, was that it was fat and I needed to change that.  I heard the quote “you can never be too rich or too thin.” It’s a stupid and harmful way of thinking. we need to stop hating and shaming our bodies and start focusing on building better self-esteem. We need to broaden the image of what a healthy body looks like. Read more...


How-Does-Yoga-On-The-Rope-Wall-WorkHow Does Yoga On The Rope Wall Work?

Originated by B.K.S. Iyengar, the Yoga Rope Wall can be considered the mother of all yoga props. It can guide you to length, strength, alignment and ease in the postures like nothing else. You will be able to activate muscle groups in a new way, and appreciate the subtle nuances that may have gone unnoticed in the past. Read more...


7-Benefits-Of-Partner-Yoga-5-Poses-To-Get-You-Started7 Benefits Of Partner Yoga + 5 Poses To Get You Started

The following are kick ass poses for opens the hamstrings, the heart, strengthening the core muscles, calming the nervous system and boosting your libido! All of which are fabulous ingredients for a fun play date! Read more...


5 Health Benefits Of Supine Twist5 Health Benefits Of Supine Twist

This pose is one of my go-to end-of-class postures because it helps to make the transition from the yang of practice, into the yin of Savasana, so smooth and seamless. This pose is both calming and conducive for meditative, slow breathing, as well as being very healing in its own right. Here are some of its benefits. Read more...


As always, feel free to sound off in the comments section—let us know which ones were your favorite, and what you'd like to see more of on DoYouYoga. We're listening! :-)