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Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Swirling leaves, animals foraging to prepare for cooler months ahead, children laughing, running, and jumping into piles of fallen leaf litter – these are the images of autumn, the most Vata time of year. In Sanskrit, the root of the word ‘Vata’ means ‘to move’. This time of year summons images that reflect this movement through principles of mobility and …

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Yoga for the Doshas

In Ayurvedic medicine there are three doshas, or energies, that run the human body and mind efficiently. Each dosha correlates with physical, physiological and psychological elements. A person’s bodily dosha and mental dosha may be different, and it changes throughout our lifetime. Ideally, all three doshas are balanced and active. However, as life works, one dosha often dominates the other …

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Three Yoga Poses for Bloating

Everyone can relate to feeling bloated from time-to-time. Poor diet, not properly chewing our food during rushed meals, lack of exercise, busy lifestyles, and stress all compromise the digestive system. For many of us, being bloated isn’t an occasional occurrence; it is a daily discomfort. Yoga is useful for connecting the breath and the body. By slowing down the mind …

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Yoga Poses For Good Posture

How to Support your Joints through Yoga and Supplements As a former dancer, I was trained on the importance of having good posture. An elongated stance was imperative for proper appearance. Good posture is important for more than the stage, though. Regular slouching can contribute to joint and muscle pain, spinal abnormalities like scoliosis, and can even impact our digestive …

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Yoga Poses to Start and End Your Day

Yoga is both a physical and spiritual practice. There are many varieties of yoga including vinyasa, hatha, ashtanga, yin, and more. Adding a few foundational poses to your morning and evening routine will create a routine to start and end your day. The energizing morning poses are designed to invigorate your body, while the night poses can help quiet the …