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The One Goal of Yoga

The meaning of yoga from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (The Yoga Sutras are the most read yoga text. It was written approximately 2,500 years ago from a collection of ancient yoga knowledge that Patanjali gathered.) The meaning of yoga from Patanjali’s Yoga...

Garland Pose

Garland Pose – Malasana- Deep Stretch Pose Garland Pose is a great yoga pose for weight lifters to stretch. I love doing it to stretch in a squat workout or during yoga. It feels like it decompresses my spine after holding heavy barbell squats. I have been doing...

Abdominal Stretching

The front abdominal area is typically overlooked in stretching. We get the side abs, but you do not see much stretching of the front. I enjoy stretching it to release tension and help posture. It also is a good way to unwind after a challenging workout. I feel like...

Going Outside Your Comfort Zone

Think through how your days and weeks look? How routine is it? Is it full of variety and excitement or is it stagnant? Do you feel like the months are passing you by with little new happening in your fun time and work growth? Do others around you look to be having...

An area to stretch everyday

Hip Stretches for tight hips: Many people have tight hips. These are caused by things like sitting at desks all day, wearing heavy equipment, martial arts, and cycling. Even stress gathers in our hips making them tight. Women tend to hold more stress there than men. ...

Are stretching and yoga the same?

“I tried a yoga class and I hated it. Can I skip yoga and just stretch or meditate?” Nope. Stretching and yoga are different. To meditate effectively we must have a yoga practice. It allows the body to be flexible enough to sit long periods. There are...