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Here are the top ten articles for the Yoga Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Yoga for Upper Body Strength
Yoga is an excellent source of resistance training, using your own body weight to provide the resistance, and building muscle in the process. It is especially great for upper body strength, sculpting, defining your arms and shoulders using specific poses.
2. Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga for Relaxation
This type of yoga is called Kum Nye (Koom Nyay). Kum Nye brings us many wonderful benefits such as rest from mental and emotional stress; counteraction of stiffness and rigidity while providing muscle tone; increased circulation of the blood; and the ultimate benefit of total relaxation.
3. More Yoga for Upper Body Strength
During yoga practice we use a form of resistance training, our own body weight provides the resistance. Try these yoga poses chosen particularly for upper body strength. They are compliments to the article "Yoga for Upper Body Strength."
4. Most Popular Styles of Yoga
There are many styles of yoga to choose from. The most important thing is to pick a style that suits you, physically and mentally. Here are some of the most popular styles of yoga to try out.
5. Beginning Yoga Students Start Here
The wonderful thing about yoga is that everyone starts in their own place, within their own ability. In a typical yoga class you will see students of varying ages, levels of ability, and stages of development. Learn what to expect from your new yoga class and how to make the most of it.
6. Breathing Exercises To Generate Heat
Breathing exercises are highly beneficial for many reasons. Here I have explained three that are particularly good for generating heat in the body during the winter months.
7. Inhale and Exhale during Yoga
Your breath is in tandem with the yoga postures that you practice. Each pose has the same distinct pattern and once you have practiced yoga for awhile you will feel the pattern emerge. Here are several examples to practice your breathing with the pose.
8. Yoga's Fire Series for Abs
The Fire Series is group of abdominal poses. In yoga fire is part of the concept of “Agni” which literally means “transforming force”. This transforming force includes the fire of our body, mind and practice.
9. Does Yoga Burn Fat
Yoga has been added to the many fitness crazes, finding classes in gyms and studios as well as many other places. The question being asked by "fitness" yoga students is, Does yoga burn fat? This is not a simple question and here are facts on yoga, fat loss, and calories burn.
10. Yoga Journal Live Retreat 2014 Colorado
If you haven't attended a Yoga Journal retreat, well now is the time. The 2014 event is to be held at the YMCA of the Rockies, in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. This year’s event runs Sept. 14-21, 2014. The conference offers a multitude of ways to be involved.
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