Category: Yoga

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    How to Overcome Your Fear of Yoga Inversions

    Have you always wanted to try an inversion but have been too afraid? Mel Torres from Headstands & Heels teaches how to overcome these fears in a safe way. One thing I guarantee is once you find comfort in going upside down your practice will never be the same. So first things first, what exactly is an inversion? Handstands,…

  • 6 Yoga Poses for CrossFit Fans
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    6 Yoga Poses for CrossFit Fans

    Variety is the spice of life, and as a yoga teacher I’m blessed with the opportunity to work with all levels of yoginis in spaces throughout Wisconsin.  In the summer, I lead yoga retreats on a beautiful island in northern Wisconsin and teach yoga on stand up paddleboards. My winters are spent in my own…

  • Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training 6 Questions to Answer - Christine Yu
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    Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training: 6 Questions to Answer

    When I first started practicing yoga, I was the inflexible runner hiding in the back of the room. I never expected to have a regular practice or that yoga would find its way into every nook and cranny of my life. I definitely never expected to become a yoga teacher. Finding the right program for…

  • Margaret Burns Vap - Heart Opening Yoga
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    Heart Opening Yoga

    Too much time at the keyboard causing your shoulders to sag? Feeling the need to give your heart some love? There’s always a good reason to explore heart opening yoga, and making these poses part of our regular practice  can help keep our shoulders from rounding forward and our hearts from closing to the blessings…

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    Expanding our Internal Rhythm Through Yoga

    Since I was a kid I’ve been drawn to the intimate personal connection we can generate through movement. This internal, familiar, yet subconscious rhythm is part of what gets us up in the morning for that early morning run, a paddle on calm seas, or a pedal through the woods on our mountain bike. We…

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    3 Easy Ways to Sneak in Yoga for the Tech Obsessed

    My brother just celebrated his 51st birthday, and he called me to ask about relieving pain in his shoulders and neck. He’s made a career in technology in Silicon Valley, which means he is constantly in front of his computer – and now, his smart-phone, perusing apps and checking his email. Even if you don’t…

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    #ShareYourOm for Yoga Month (Week 4)

    We can’t believe National Yoga Month is coming to an end. All month we’ve been asking yogis to share their favorite pose by snapping a photo and writing a few words about why they love yoga with the hashtag #ShareYourOM. Every Friday this month, we’ve shown you a few of our favorites here to inspire…

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    What Does Yoga Mean to Me?

    Yoga is more than a powerful physical exercise to stimulate the flow of energy within the body. I think a short practice of yoga resembles the sun rising over the horizon, it opens up a new dawn of life for both nature and mankind. The subtle energy of the breath of life enable this “inner…

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    #ShareYourOm for Yoga Month (Week 3)

    Happy National Yoga Month! Yoginis from all around the country are sharing their favorite pose, snapping a photo and writing a few words about why they love yoga with the hashtag #ShareYourOM. Every Friday this month, we’ll be showing you a few of our favorites here to inspire yogis like you. Here’s what this week’s…

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