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Yoga Ashtanga Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Ashtanga.

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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

How to Breathe During Exercise

When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out. I know...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

''I Tried Hot Yoga''

I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha...  Read more

I miss #yoga! I am working with a trainer for a b
Updated 5/2/2016 10:43:59 PM

I miss #yoga! I am working with a trainer for a bit to develop better workout consistency, but I think it's time to add some home yoga back in, or maybe ask my trainer to incorporate into our workouts....  Read more

Oh I've always wanted to try hot yoga but my gym d
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Oh I've always wanted to try hot yoga but my gym doesn't provide it. You may not intend to join, but you might find at the end of the week you're really loving it and change your mind :P...  Read more

I Loved yoga, I always felt so good after but my g
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I Loved yoga, I always felt so good after but my gym does not offer the times that I am available and I tried to do it at home but I just didn't feel the same. Sure I was not doing it correctly...  Read more

About to do 40 mins of yoga but uggh I'm so bad at
Updated 5/1/2016 10:18:29 PM

About to do 40 mins of yoga but uggh I'm so bad at it. Wish me luck, hopefully I don't hurt myself haha....  Read more

Headed to yoga tonight. Might get in 2 classes.
Updated 5/1/2016 3:02:24 PM

Headed to yoga tonight. Might get in 2 classes....  Read more

Do your yoga!

Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in...  Read more

Exercise is th key

Yoga & dancing are my favorite because I have fun while I'm doing them both & it makes me happy!30...  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

Which Type of Yoga is Right for You?

These days, yoga classes are more popular than ever. The practice is popping up in gyms, schools, and even some stores, not to mention actual yoga studios! With so many varieties offered, how do you know which practice is right for you? Even for a ve...  Read more

DVD Review: Yin Yoga with Jennifer Kries

Life is all about balance. Yoga helps me balance my busy life. It tones and strengthens my body, and it also calms and quiets my mind. I practice and teach Ashtanga yoga, a rigorous and regimented branch of yoga with a long history and an emphasis on...  Read more