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Bedtime Yoga: Poses from a Professional to Include in Your Nightly Routine

Posted on September 10th, 2014

Posted by Danyelle C. Overbom, guest blogger Taking a few extra minutes before bed to practice some basic yoga poses will ease your mind and body into a more restful state. I recently spoke with Iyengar-certified yoga instructor Deborah Baker of Park Hill Yoga in Denver, CO, who shared the following advice for soothing bedtime yoga [...]

Three Paddleboard Yoga Poses for Beginners

Posted on August 28th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger “Paddleboard yoga” is just what you think: practicing yoga while floating on a paddleboard. The concept has recently become the latest sensation in the yoga world, and it is apparent in its numerous benefits. Yoga on the water offers a completely different experience than in a studio. It’s calm, soothing, [...]

Five Types of Yoga and the Benefits of Each

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger Year after year, people flock to yoga as part of their regular routine. Yoga offers a plethora of benefits, from improved moods and relieving stress to sharpening focus and relieving pain from rheumatoid arthritis. As with traditional exercise, it can be practiced through a variety of methods. Here’s a look [...]

Get Out! Benefits of Outdoor Yoga and How to Zen-it-Yourself

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Posted by  Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Most of us want the benefits of a yoga routine, but the same old space you practice in can sap your motivation. That’s why you should revive your workout outside. Outdoor yoga combines the health advantages of exercise with the freshness of nature. Studies reported by The New York Times [...]

Incorporating Yoga for Stress Relief

Posted on July 7th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger We all wish life was worry-free. Unfortunately, stress inevitably rears its ugly head. Even the most positive people can get stressed out, but there are ways to combat it to ensure it doesn’t overwhelm you. Exercises such as jogging, bike riding, weightlifting, and group classes are just a few [...]

5 Office Yoga Positions to Reduce Stress

Posted on June 19th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends 8.8 hours a day working. Being glued to your desk or stuck behind the wheel on a long commute is no good for your body, so it’s important to squeeze some activity into your day. Thankfully, office [...]