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Yoga Defined: Savasana

Savasana (shah-VAHS-anna) sava = corpse This pose is also called Mrtasana (pronounced mrit-TAHS-anna, mrta = death) Savasana is perhaps the most important part of yoga practice. Lying on the back, the arms and legs are spread at about 45 degrees, the eyes are closed and the breath deep, using deerkha (long) pranayama (breath). The whole body is relaxed […]

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12 Yoga Tips

Yoga, while incredibly therapeutic and transformative, can also be profoundly challenging, and takes years (if not a lifetime) to master. This is not meant to intimidate, but actually to help normalize the feelings of intimidation that one can actually feel at times, particularly as a new yoga student. Below, we have listed 12 practical and […]

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Beginners Start Here

Words of Wisdom and Tips for Beginners Beginning students are just as likely to feel the joy that comes from yoga as are their more experienced comrades. But beginners also face a pesky collection of obstacles. For one thing, the vocabulary of yoga can be difficult. Despite its beauty, Sanskrit has a tendency to make […]

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