The Week In Yoga #36

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The Week In Yoga #36

Today's Week In Yoga showcases just some of the content that YOU guys loved, liked and shared. From tips on yoga poses and asanas to stress relief, body image, and yep, even pooping—we've got you covered! Here are some of the week's top posts:

5 Yoga Backbends for Beginners5 Yoga Backbends for Beginners

Backbends can seem intimidating, but you don’t have to be a contortionist or drop into a Full Wheel from standing to reap the heart and chest opening benefits this pose delivers. Read more...


3 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Stress3 Ways To Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Stress and anxiety are like two points of a vicious circle. Stress gives birth to anxiety, and further anxiety leads to fight or fight syndrome, thereby leading to more stress. Read more...


5 Easy Ways to Start the New Year With Yoga Without Going to a Studio5 Easy Ways to Start the New Year With Yoga Without Going to a Studio

There’s a plethora of ways that you can fit yoga into your life, without ever stepping foot in a yoga studio. Here are my top five easy ways to start your New Year with yoga. Read more...


4 Reasons We Love to Hate Hip Opening Poses4 Reasons We Love to Hate Hip Opening Yoga Poses

Hip openers are up there with wheatgrass and Brussels sprouts; the taste may be a little bitter but, the after effects of these yoga gems are so good for us that we keep coming back for more. Read more...


6 Yoga Poses to Inject Creativity into Your World6 Yoga Poses to Inject Creativity into Your World

When you’re looking for a way to clear the cobwebs in your mind, be the change you’d like to see in the world, and make way for new ideas, try these six yoga poses to inject creativity into your world. Read more...


Why You Can't Heal A Body You HateWhy You Can’t Heal A Body You Hate

What do you see when you look in the mirror? Have you succumbed to thinking your thighs are too fat, your belly is too big, or that you’re having a bad hair day? Read more...


Alternate-Nostril-Breathing-101A Basic Intro to Alternate Nostril Breathing

Nadi shodhana, or alternate nostril breathing, is a simple technique that took my yoga practice beyond asana. Nadi means “channel,” and shodhana means “cleansing” or “purifying.” Read more...


Poop Hacks 7 Tips to Eliminate Like a NinjaPoop Hacks: 7 Tips to Eliminate Like a Ninja

Be it full-blown constipation or just a general feeling that you can do better, use this quick and somewhat dirty list of bowel movement best practices as tips to eliminate like a ninja. Read more...