Category Archives: Yoga Tips

Something To Meditate Upon

Whether or not you are religious, and whether or not you are spiritual, there are genuine benefits to meditation, and involving it in your yoga regime can really pay off big-time if you are stressed, depressed or concerned about anything. While meditation is a big part of yoga for those who are spiritual, there is a way of meditating that is entirely separate from any “bigger questions”, as it were. Should you wish to, you can simply […]

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The Three-Part Breath – A Relaxation Exercise To Cherish

One yoga exercise that is beneficial in a number of settings – not least for insomniacs and sufferers of stress – is known as the “Three Part Breath”. You will see in a moment how it got its name, but you can probably already guess. As you will see, this exercise works very well when lying in bed. You begin by lying flat on your back with your eyes closed. Allow your face and then your body […]

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Use Yoga To Say Bye-Bye To Stress

Anyone who suffers from stress can easily bear witness to the destruction that it causes. For anyone who has had to live with stress – or live with someone who lives with it – the effects are quite distressing. It rips the enjoyment out of things you had come to rely on. It can lead to you taking your anger and annoyance out on undeserving friends and family, with harsh words or worse. Learning yoga can be […]

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How Yoga Can Help With Your Back Pain

It may seem like an insane suggestion, given the poses that some of the experts manage to find themselves in, but if you suffer from back pain you may find that the answer to your problems lies in yoga. One caveat to this is that you should always speak to your doctor before signing up for classes – yoga can be great for back pain, but there are some injuries and conditions that it may aggravate. Ask […]

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A Breath Of Cool, Fresh Air

Most of us have a similar problem with our home country’s climate. In the winter, we are often cold no matter what we do to try and fix it, yet when summer arrives it becomes unbearably hot, and this can affect our sleep, our mood and several things in between. As well as a few cooling glasses of water, one excellent way to lower the temperature is a yogic exercise known as the Cooling Breath. The exercise […]

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Whatever Helps You Sleep At Night – How Yoga Can Help With Insomnia

Anyone who suffers from insomnia will be only too aware of the damage it can do to your quality of life. You make extra time to have an early night so you can be confident that you will at least get some sleep, and it just makes you more aware of how tired you don’t feel. It can be absolutely infuriating – which doesn’t make it any easier. There are some basic yoga exercises which will help […]

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The Portable Keep-Fit Routine

One of the things that makes yoga so popular is its simplicity. Not only is it relatively easy to do once you are into the swing of things, and inexpensive to practise, it is also fantastically simple to “put down and take up again”. If, for example, you are on holiday or working away from home, there should be no problem in finding a local yoga class. The tempo and feel of the class may be different […]

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Your First Yoga Class – What To Do And What Not To Do

Although yoga is a refreshingly basic pastime, it goes without saying that there are some ground rules, and some simple etiquette which should be followed when you go for your first few classes. After a while, it will become second nature to follow these pieces of advice, but so that you aren’t going in blind, here are the things you need to know. Before a yoga class, you should take off your outdoor shoes. Yoga is practiced […]

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Yoga Equipment – Some Good News About What You Will Need

When you take up yoga for the first time, you will want to think about equipment. The good news is that there is very little equipment required to make a beginning in yoga. In fact, you can turn up to a yoga class with a small bag containing a t-shirt and some tracksuit bottoms. If you want to be really sure, then you can bring along a yoga mat – they are not expensive – but that […]

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Yoga For Beginners – All You Need To Know To Get Going

Yoga has been around for a great many years now, but there are still plenty of people who have yet to take it up and are considering it as a way of keeping fit. For anyone who wants to make a start, there are a few things to consider. Once you have those in place, the process of taking up yoga really is simple – and you’ll be surprised how much fun you have. The first decision […]

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