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Yoga Poses Resources

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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

17 Yoga Poses for All-Natural Pain Relief

If it's true that "pain is weakness leaving the body," a lot of us must be pretty darn strong by now. For many, some degree of discomfort is an unfortunate fact of life. According to data from the 2012 National Health Interview...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

12 Workouts to Pack for Your Next Vacation

What is it about traveling that makes us forget the word "exercise" exists and believe calories magically don't count? No matter if it's a work trip, a beach getaway or an international adventure, the minute you pull into that hotel...  Read more

always wanted to do yoga
Updated 9/24/2016 7:48:10 PM

always wanted to do yoga...  Read more

I am so very proud of myself. I just finished doing 10 yoga ball squats, 10 yoga ball push ups, 10 r
Updated 9/24/2016 8:47:39 PM

I am so very proud of myself. I just finished doing 10 yoga ball squats, 10 yoga ball push ups, 10 regular squats, 10 3 lb weight arm circles, 10 2 lb weight arm circles, 10 toe touches and I also walked 3012 steps. I lost 42 calories from my steps....  Read more

day and do yoga or zumba or something more fun. I
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day and do yoga or zumba or something more fun. I think I'm burning between 200 and 400 a day those 5 big days and another 100 or so on my bonus day. so total at least a thousand a week but up two 2000....  Read more

So excited when my too tight yoga pants nearly fel
Updated 9/21/2016 11:38:23 AM

So excited when my too tight yoga pants nearly fell off....  Read more

Tomorrow is #yoga and I can't wait! It's been almo
Updated 9/20/2016 9:04:07 PM

Tomorrow is #yoga and I can't wait! It's been almost a week since I've done a full session 😳😭...  Read more

Bored With Your Exercise Routine? Try Yoga

CautionsWhile yoga is right for just about anyone, there are some medical conditions that may limit what you can do. "Yoga practice often includes back bends and forward bends, so if you currently have an acute back injury, some positions might aggr...  Read more

My Secret

I like to stretch and do some yoga poses while I'm watching tv or cooking dinner. It helps me get any kinks out of my body from working and, and it helps me center myself....  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

Yoga 101: Poses for Beginners

New to yoga? Try these basic yoga poses to get stronger and more flexible. Mountain Pose Stand tall with feet together, shoulders relaxed, weight evenly distributed through your soles, arms at sides. Take a deep breath and raise your hands o...  Read more

8 Beginner Yoga Poses

For years celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston have attributed their lean physiques and flexibility to yoga, an activity that has been practiced for thousands of years. Even SparkPeople's own dailySpark.com editor, Stepfanie...  Read more

"Must do" Yoga poses

SparkPeople Yoga Poses Airplane Pose: Strengthens the lower back and stretches the hamstrings. Camel Stretch (Cow Pose): Stretches abs and chest. Cat Stretch: Stretches back and neck. Child's Pose: Stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles. Dolphin Pose...  Read more

Yoga Poses Without a Mat

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