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Yoga Pose Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Pose.

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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

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

12 Workouts to Pack for Your Next Vacation

What is it about traveling that makes us forget the word "exercise" exists and believe calories magically don't count? No matter if it's a work trip, a beach getaway or an international adventure, the minute you pull into that hotel...  Read more

8 Healthy Energy Boosters

You're sitting at work, and you feel yourself drifting off. Your head is bobbing, and you're minutes away from zonking out completely. Sure, you plan to hit the hay early tonight to make up for it, but you need help NOW. (Snoring or drooling...  Read more

Areas that yoga targets: core, arms, legs,glutes,
Updated 6/21/2016 7:08:27 PM

Areas that yoga targets: core, arms, legs,glutes, back, flexibility,...  Read more

Morning meditation and yoga before my morning workouts seem to always help mi get thru it.... Workin
Updated 6/17/2016 9:37:17 AM

Morning meditation and yoga before my morning workouts seem to always help mi get thru it.... Working on my Chakra awareness!...  Read more

Any DDP yoga fans?
Updated 6/17/2016 1:41:04 AM

I just completed my first session of the "beginner beginner" series -- figured it would be a good way to get my feet wet with the whole DDP program which I'd bought awhile ago, but hadn't actually opened until yesterday. I used to really enjoy yoga...  Read more

I started doing fat burning yoga a couple days ago
Updated 6/16/2016 7:43:44 PM

I started doing fat burning yoga a couple days ago. It's challenging but feels good. I have neurocardiogenic syncope. I hope I I'm able to keep it up. Wish me luck! #yoga...  Read more

Did yoga today for the first time. Loved it!!!!
Updated 6/16/2016 3:42:06 PM

Did yoga today for the first time. Loved it!!!!...  Read more

My Secret

I like to stretch and do some yoga poses while I'm watching tv or cooking dinner. It helps me get any kinks out of my body from working and, and it helps me center myself....  Read more

Off the couch, on the floor..

Determined to stay off the couch in the evening after a long day and exercise, I found if I sit on the floor I end up doing all my Calisthenics, yoga poses and stretching, while hanging with hubby and enjoying our tv show....  Read more

Yoga Lovers

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

8 Beginner Yoga Poses

For years celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston have attributed their lean physiques and flexibility to yoga, an activity that has been practiced for thousands of years. Even SparkPeople's own dailySpark.com editor, Stepfanie...  Read more

Yoga 101: Poses for Beginners

New to yoga? Try these basic yoga poses to get stronger and more flexible. Mountain Pose Stand tall with feet together, shoulders relaxed, weight evenly distributed through your soles, arms at sides. Take a deep breath and raise your hands o...  Read more

Strike a yoga pose

Just before bed, do a few gentle yoga poses: Hold bridge pose for 30 seconds. Alternate between cat and cow 10 times before relaxing in child's pose for 3 minutes. Get into child's pose- or any other. A little yoga goes a long way toward restful slee...  Read more

Wednesday's Yoga Pose of the Day: Reclining Bound Angle Pose

Today's Yoga Pose - as put out there in the One Minute Yoga group at SparkPeople - Reclining Bound Angle Pose, or Supta Baddha Konasana. It feels nice to do some yoga again. I was feeling rather stupid and awkward. facingdiabetes.blogspot.c...  Read more