Yoga helps with concentration!
What are Mudras?
Yoga helps with concentration! This weeks yoga benefit is concentration. In our modern day of technology and social media, we rarely stop in an average day. We hear people saying a lot, “Jeeesh, that week (month, year) just flew by”. Part of this can be attributed to the cell phones, tablets and computers we carry everywhere […]
Healthy Pumpkin Muffin Recipe :)
Mudras: Your hands are powerful! Have you ever wondered why yogis touch their thumb to their index finger when meditating? Or perhaps you have heard someone in your yoga class talking about mudra’s and not been entirely sure what they were talking about. We were curious too, and so we scoured the internet and found […]
Answer to : “I’ve always been curious as to how many different styles or kinds of yoga there are?”
Healthy Pumpkin Muffins, mmm 😋 We like to substitute apple sauce for oil in our recipes, cuts the calories count way down and just feels so much healthier without losing any taste 🙂 Check out the recipe on the website Bless This Mess – Healthy Pumpkin Muffins Recipe And we’ve found a fantastic list of modifications for those of […]
3 Ways Yoga Helps to Relieve Stress
Answers to our weekly contest questions (check out our Bareneed Yoga Facebook page for contest details and to enter to win). Caitlin Pike asked: “I’ve always been curious as to how many different styles or kinds of yoga there are? 🙂“ This is a hard one to answer as here in the West yoga […]
Exploring Pigeon Pose in all it’s Glory
Yoga helps to relieve our stress levels, there’s no denying that by the end of your first class you will be feeling more relaxed and less stressed. Here’s 3 reasons why 1. The Ujjayi Breath Using the ujjayi breath is an instant reset for our bodies. We go about our day to day lives […]
Mountain ~ Tadasana
Exploring Pigeon Pose in all it’s Glory Pigeon Pose is an amazing hip opening pose that gets to those deep muscles in the glutes and hips including the psoas and piriformis. A deep opening posture, Pigeon pose is an amazing pose to work up to, adding it into your workout towards the end so you are […]
Benefits of Practicing Yoga: Flexibility
Let’s explore Mountain pose, in Sanskrit known as Tadasana. Mountain pose is an active pose, I usually explain to my intro class that we don’t hang-out in mountain pose, but we return to it often. By referring to Mountain pose as active I mean that the muscles are engaged. Features of Mountain Pose: Feet are […]
Wondering what the benefits are of practicing yoga? There’s so many benefits we can’t possibly list them all, but we are going to try, 1 benefit at a time. Today’s benefit… Flexibility! No matter how flexible or inflexible we think we are there’s always more flexibility available within our bodies. Yoga adds space to the […]