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Yoga Poses Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Poses.

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

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

Relax Your Mind and Body with Yoga

Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind. People of all age...  Read more

My beautiful cat Bella always loved to pose with m
Updated 10/1/2015 11:20:41 PM

My beautiful cat Bella always loved to pose with me when in the morning I am doing yoga before work....  Read more

Anyone else here doing DDP Yoga?
Updated 10/1/2015 10:03:30 AM

Anyone else here doing DDP Yoga?...  Read more

anyone know where to buy a good yoga DVD for begin
Updated 9/30/2015 12:57:10 AM

anyone know where to buy a good yoga DVD for beginners...  Read more

im planning to buy a yoga mat and its my first tim
Updated 9/29/2015 12:21:51 AM

im planning to buy a yoga mat and its my first time so i really dont know which brand is the best. what brand are you using? does the thickness matters?...  Read more

So excited! I made it into camel pose in yoga this
Updated 9/28/2015 9:34:01 AM

So excited! I made it into camel pose in yoga this morning. I've been trying for a while, and I finally did it! It feels so good to accomplish this goal....  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 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

"Must do" Yoga poses

SparkPeople Yoga Poses Airplane Pose: Strengthens the lower back and stretches the hamstrings. Camel Stretch (Cow Pose): Stretches abs and chest. Cat Stretch: Stretches back and neck. Child's Pose: Stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles. Dolphin Pose...  Read more

Yoga Poses Without a Mat

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