The Week In Yoga #61

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The Week In Yoga #61

Even the most yogic of lives get busy, and sometimes we just have to catch up on the weekend! That's why The Week In Yoga is here to provide your weekly digest of yoga goodness that you may have missed throughout the week.

It was another great week with answers to why you're slipping on your yoga mat, amazing surfboard Acro yoga, and even the UK Parliament's yoga session! In case you missed any of this week's most beloved posts, here is the run-down for your clickable convenience.

This Acro Surf Duo Will Blow Your Yogic Mind (VIDEO)

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If you’re having one of those days and need a little reminder of how cool the world is, treat yourself to this little dose of inspiration. In this amazing clip, a world champion tandem surfing team made up of Chuck Inman and Lauren Oiye needs less than 2 minutes to stun and awe us all. You might recognize some Acro surf yoga poses as the pair ride above the waves in this GoPro-captured feat. Read more...


Why Yoga Is A Fantastic Exercise For Your Mind

Why Yoga Is A Fantastic Exercise For Your Mind

I’ve been moving my body in some way all my life. Started in the crib, learned to ski before I could walk, was taking swim lessons, tennis lessons, dance lessons from the earliest age you could possibly sign up. I also loved being on the swim team, tennis and soccer team, dance squad and more. In other words, I’m not new to movement. Read more...


U.K. Parliament Takes A Yoga Break

U.K. Parliament Takes A Yoga Break

The phrase “U.K. Parliament” doesn’t typically bring to mind images of politicians doing yoga, but last week, that’s exactly what happened in England’s House of Lords. If you had been in one of the large rooms near the House of Lords in London’s historic Parliament building last Wednesday, you might have spotted several Lords participating in a 60-minute yoga session. Read more...


Stretching Versus Yoga: How Our Intention Guides Us

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Somedays you can be stretching after a run, sitting wide legged and giving the inner hips a nice stretch. The next day you can be sitting in a Yin yoga class doing the very same movement, wondering what makes one pose yoga, and one pose simply stretching. Can we unintentionally be doing yoga, and what defines a yoga pose? Is it the pose or the intention? Read more...


13 Reasons Why the People of Game of Thrones Need Yoga

13 Reasons Why the People of Game of Thrones Need Yoga

Westeros is one troubled place. After five seasons of constant war, political intrigue, and some seriously shocking violence, the people in Game of Thrones could really use some inner peace. Yoga can relieve all kinds of problems, from PTSD to addiction to everyday stress and anxiety—as the Dothraki would say, it is known. Read more...


Ask A Yogi: How Do I Avoid Slipping On My Yoga Mat?

Ask A Yogi: How Do I Avoid Slipping On My Yoga Mat?



The issue of mat slippage is a very real problem for some and a complicated topic to address. Sometimes hands and feet slip on a yoga mat due to incorrect technique. Sometimes things get slidy because of equipment or the practice surface. 

Here are some ideas of how to remedy a slippery situation in your yoga practice. Read more...


10 Yogis in Their Natural Habitats (PHOTOS)

10 Yogis in Their Natural Habitats (PHOTOS)

Here at DoYouYoga, we love it when members share the love with photos of themselves whether they are achieving new feats, laughing at mistakes, taking yoga on their travels, or just practicing with the kids. Today’s inspiration comes from the DoYouYoga community in it’s varied and natural habitats. Read more...


Arrogant Cat Takes Over Yoga Video

Arrogant Cat Takes Over Yoga Video

It’s time for a little Friday break brought to you by one yogic pet. If you have a four-legged friend, you’re probably used to home yoga sessions being complemented with a little extra furry cuteness. That’s certainly the case in this one minute yoga-turned-cat video. Read more...