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TINIERTINA
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5/18/12 4:18 P

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Also, don't overlook www.doyogawithme.com

It's SOOOoo not their business, but their not having pose "guides" for their audios allows this self-practitioner to improvise ... I really like 3 of the teachers on there ... and for a nominal-cost site, that's saying something, since on myyogaonline.com, I like 4 of the yoga teachers on there ... yogadownload.com has repetitious and less creative flows for me, that I'd found so far ...

I use myyogaonline.com for bellydance and Bollywood dance instruction to a great degree ...


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EVERYDAYCHOICES
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5/17/12 10:21 A

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Where do I find that video? This morning I used the Forrest Vinyasa from yoga download.com and loved it! I can take this workout anywhere. I'm so excited!

~ Strive for progress, not perfection. -Unknown

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EMILYDOODLE
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5/17/12 12:46 A

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i also love yoga, the new video was on spark people which was yoga with kathy smith. really a good workout and alot of stretching. very relaxing.



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5/17/12 12:40 A

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kripalu.org/article/1205/

Kripalu Home practices are also good and have three different levels, Yoga Journal has home practices as well!

What makes a person who they are, are the choices they make. Albus Dumbledore

Our choices define us. E. Kant

If you keep believing in yourself and seek enthusiasm inside your soul, things will get simpler, more spontaneous. P. Coelho

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CAROLJEAN64
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5/16/12 10:06 P

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I agree with Shrlz...the way I do that is to begin with standing poses, then some splits, seated twists, shoulder rolls and plow. I do sun salutations in between and my routine takes about 45 minutes.

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EVERYDAYCHOICES
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I'm loving that website! it is exactly was I was looking for. I've downloaded a couple of the free sessions and can't wait to try them out!

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~Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryan


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SHRLZI
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5/16/12 7:35 P

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I love the freedom and relaxed attitude of "any pose is ok" "do what you feel like doing" -- there is really nothing "wrong" in yoga -- and I also love the results when I include poses I don't like - ones that don't come as easily as others - A rule of thumb passed down to me decaeds ago is this:
Include forward bends, backbends, side bends and twists. In other words, move every joint in its entire range of motion! Start with feet, then legs, hips, torso, arms, neck/shoulders, head. Or the other way, start with head and end with feet.
namaste

...there is a place in you where you have never been wounded, where there's still a sureness in you, where there's a seamlessness in you, and where there is a confidence and tranquility in you. ~John O'Donohue
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KASHII
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Agreed! Check out YogaDownload.com - I LOVE the pdf files that you can print or have up on your screen while doing the routine.

I think any move that you like is the best move :) Sun salutations are nice easy ways to start - for me at least - because so many routines start with them, so I already know the flow. Then just go where your body leads you! Go from down dog, lift a leg, open a hip, keep rotating it around into a wheel pose... or from warrior I to II to side angle to standing splits...

I also like using yogajournal.com to look over asanas and get ideas. But the more yoga I do, the more it seems that any way you want to "pose" is fine. One of my teachers even enjoyed a good "superman - banana!" as a way to loosen us up and get us laughing :) (You lay on your stomach and lift your arms and legs like you're flying as Superman, then quickly roll yourself on to your back and lift your arms and legs again off the mat so you're making a banana shape. Then we'd keep rolling back and forth between the two. Good way to get your energy up if you're tired)



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WISSOS138
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5/16/12 5:36 P

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There are also a lot of charts you could download from the internet if you forget your mp3 player. Yoga Journal magazine always has a new routine chart, too.

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JUSTKD
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You might try yogadownload.com. They have several free 20 min yoga mp3s I've downloaded to my phone with printable pose guides, plus a TON of other routines you can purchase.

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EVERYDAYCHOICES
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5/16/12 5:08 P

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Hi all,
I love yoga but don't always have video available to me. What are some of the best moves to do on my own?

Alternatively, is there a routine laid out that I can print or carry with me?

Thanks!

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~Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryan


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