The Week In Yoga #39

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The Week In Yoga #39

For those just joining our awesome DoYouYoga community, The Week In Yoga is where we take a look back at some of our most liked and shared posts over the week so you can have a one-click venue to catch up on what you've missed.

For this week's edition however, we also want to let you know that our 30-Day Meditation Challenge with Faith Hunter has officially launched! So if you want to join over 12,000 others and get zen, simply click here and get started on your journey.


The Barbie Yogini and Curvy Girl YogaThe Barbie Yogini and “Curvy Girl Yoga”

If I open any yoga magazine, the majority of images that represent the yoga lifestyle are mostly pretty white girls bending their slender bodies in various contortions. Read more...


The Scientific Power of Meditation (VIDEO)The Scientific Power of Meditation (VIDEO)

This 3-minute video lays out ALL the science proving the incredible, mind-blowing benefits of getting your Om on regularly, in a quick, simple way that’s both eye-opening and entertaining. Read more...


4 Reasons to Take Online Yoga Classes4 Reasons to Take Online Yoga Classes

A monthly membership at a yoga studio can get pricey, and it can be hard to always make it there in time for class. Here are four reasons you should give online yoga classes a try. Read more...


The Physical, Mental, and Emotional Benefits of the Warrior PosesThe Physical, Mental, and Emotional Benefits of the Warrior Poses

Warrior I, II, and III are some of the most common postures in the yoga practice because they’re approachable for most bodies and are great postures for building strength, confidence, and body awareness. Read more...


200-Year-Old Meditating Mummy Found in Mongolia200-Year-Old Meditating Mummy Found in Mongolia

In the province of Songino Khairkhan, Mongolia, the mummified remains of a Mongolian Buddhist monk has been discovered cloaked in a piece of cattle-skin and frozen in an impressive lotus position. Read more...


4 Yoga Poses, 3 Spices, 1 Mantra- An Ayurvedic Formula for Winter Wellness4 Yoga Poses, 3 Spices, 1 Mantra: An Ayurvedic Formula for Winter Wellness

Winter yoga should focus on heating the body from the inside out, clearing congestion in the places where Kapha hangs out (sinuses, chest), and waking up the nervous system. Read more...


The Yoga of Relationships Part Two The NiyamaThe Yoga of Relationships Part Two: The Niyama

The niyama are concerned with how we use our energy in our relationships towards ourselves, offering us practical guidelines for becoming the best version of ourselves. Read more...


The Difference Between Mermaid Pose and One-Legged King Pigeon PoseThe Difference Between Mermaid Pose and One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

One-Legged King Pigeon Pose or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana and Mermaid Pose both evolve from Pigeon Pose, which is why they both begin the same way and require the ability to safely bend the back. Read more...