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The Best Way to Do the Toe Stand Yoga Pose

By Sarah Stockett | November 19, 2018

I had never done the Toe stand yoga pose before, but all the pictures on Pinterest made it look so easy and peaceful. I decided to find out for myself.

Here's how to modify archer pose

The Best Way to Modify Archer Pose

By Sarah Stockett | November 12, 2018

Archer pose requires hip flexibility, core strength, and arm strength. Here’s how to modify Archer pose if you’re lacking in any of those areas.

how to modify camel pose and avoid hurting yourself

How to Do the Best Camel Pose (and Avoid Hurting Yourself)

By Sarah Stockett | November 5, 2018

Camel pose is a common cause of back injuries for people with tight hips or spines. Here’s the smart way to modify Camel pose and avoid injury.

How to practice a quad stretch in Anjaneyasana

How to Practice a Quad Stretch in Anjaneyasana

By Sarah Stockett | October 29, 2018

For people with tight quadriceps and hip flexors, performing a quad stretch in Anjaneyasana can be quite challenging. With blocks and a strap, it’s easier.

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Make the Most Out of Your Sun Salutation

By Sarah Stockett | October 22, 2018

Many people may not realize that the “inhale your arms up” part of Sun Salutations is an actual yoga pose, and it’s called Urdhva Hastasana.

Here’s a Quick Yoga Pose That Will Calm Your Nerves

By Sarah Stockett | October 15, 2018

Parivrtta Paschimottanasana is another wonderful rotation that allows you to calm your nerves and reset your central nervous system.

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Stretch Your Upper Back with Yoga Blocks

By Sarah Stockett | October 8, 2018

You can stretch your upper back with yoga blocks. Resting on these blocks, and let gravity stretch your upper back and open your heart center.

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Spice Up Your Sun Salutation with Parivrtta Prakramanasana

By Sarah Stockett | September 24, 2018

Parivrtta Prakramanasana (Rotated Lunge pose) combines the benefits of Lunge pose with the benefits from spinal rotation, and it spices up your Sun Salute.

parivrtta malasana

Challenge Your Spine with Parivrtta Malasana

By Sarah Stockett | September 17, 2018

For me, Parivrtta Malasana is one of the most challenging yoga poses. Here’s how to correctly practice and modify this pose to keep proper alignment.

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Make Your Own Yoga Mat Cleaner

By Sarah Stockett | September 4, 2018

If you have or use a mat, you need to have your own mat cleaner. Here’s a quick and easy way to make your own yoga mat cleaner.

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