The Week In Yoga #40

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The Week In Yoga #40

How crazy is it that 1) it's time for Week In Yoga yet again (feels like the week went by so fast!) and 2) this is our 40th weekly yoga digest!

We have some pretty good stuff lined up in this recap, so we'll keep this short and sweet—here are some of our top posts you might have missed:

Authentically Aligned Chaturanga DandasanaAuthentically Aligned: Chaturanga Dandasana

Misaligned Chaturanga can lead to shoulder strain and rotator cuff injuries as well as neck pain and low back pain. So it is important to do this asana properly. Here are some tips. Read more...


How Yoga Is Healing the Wounds of War in the Gaza StripHow Yoga Is Healing the Wounds of War in the Gaza Strip

Evidence continues to show that yoga is an effective tool to reduce PTSD symptoms and improve daily functioning. Yoga and meditation help traumatized individuals release stress and reduce physical pain.Read more...


A Heart-Opening Yoga Sequence for Yogis of All Practice LevelsA Heart-Opening Yoga Sequence for Yogis of All Practice Levels

This yoga sequence is perfect for beginner to intermediate students to energize the body and lift your spirits. Before you begin, do three to five of your favorite Sun Salutations. Read more...


Do You Push Yourself Too Hard 4 Body Cues You Should Never IgnoreDo You Push Yourself Too Hard? 4 Body Cues You Should Never Ignore

This is what I try to teach in my classes. The lesson is to listen to your body and modify poses without feeling like a wuss, but more like a champion of awareness. Read more...


5 Reasons Yoga Makes You a Better Lover5 Reasons Yoga Makes You a Better Lover

When someone truly and unabashedly loves themselves, they will radiate confidence, and like a magnet, will attract love and positive sexual energy because they keep on sending them out into the world. Read more...


title image8 Tips for Empowering Your Own Yoga Practice

Whether you’re injured or not, I encourage you to start empowering your yoga practice and trust the wisdom and integrity of your own body. Anything else just isn’t yoga. Read more...


5 Yoga Poses to Help You Get Into Straddle Splits5 Yoga Poses to Help You Get Into Straddle Splits

This pose is generally practiced sitting straight up, with the legs wide apart, which requires deep flexibility and strength. Here are five warm up postures to help move you towards this posture. Read more...