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Yoga Poses Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Poses.

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

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

8 Healthy Energy Boosters

You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling...  Read more

Looking for good #yoga routines for beginners. I h
Updated 7/28/2016 9:45:38 PM

Looking for good #yoga routines for beginners. I haven't done it in awhile and I am not very flexible anymore. Any suggestions?...  Read more

Made it threw yoga left leg has been shaking all d
Updated 7/28/2016 3:06:34 PM

Made it threw yoga left leg has been shaking all day but really unconfortable in yoga don't know ifits because i'm doing more moves but don't have the leg strength could affect it all weight is held up with left leg maybe i'm able to hold longer...  Read more

Stretching is so important! I am doing yoga now al
Updated 7/28/2016 1:33:22 PM

Stretching is so important! I am doing yoga now along with my cardio! Been eating more fresh veggies and laying off white sugar! Let's get fit and be happy and healthy!!!!😄👍...  Read more

I really really want to try yoga but there are no
Updated 7/28/2016 8:14:09 AM

I really really want to try yoga but there are no available yoga classes near my place. I want to be able to do those crazy awesome poses someday tho. Anyone succesful with 100% home yoga?...  Read more

I'm new here. Does anyone else do hot yoga? #yoga
Updated 7/26/2016 9:56:14 PM

I'm new here. Does anyone else do hot yoga? #yoga...  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

Off the couch, on the floor..

Determined to stay off the couch in the evening after a long day and exercise, I found if I sit on the floor I end up doing all my Calisthenics, yoga poses and stretching, while hanging with hubby and enjoying our tv show....  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  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 editor, Stepfanie...  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

"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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