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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. What's Your Favorite Yoga Pose
What is your favorite yoga pose(asana)? Your favorite poses can say a lot about you. See if you can find where you might fit in.
2. Yoga Sequence for Mondays
This Monday Yoga Sequence will provide you with energy. By doing this sequence you will enhance your sense of confidence, trust, and security.
3. A Yoga Primer Chakras - Root Chakra
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. I will be taking you on a tour of each chakra for the next few weeks.
4. Yoga Sequence for Tuesday
This is your yoga sequence for each Tuesday. We are going to focus more on seated poses which open your hips and induce creativity. These poses allow your legs to rest; and the forward bends will relax your mind. Do all poses to the best of your ability.
5. 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.
6. More Yoga for Upper Body Strength
During yoga practice we use a form of resistance training; our own body weight provides the resistance. There are many yoga poses that fit into this category and I couldn’t write about them all in my first article “Yoga for Upper Body Strength”. Here are more yoga poses for upper body strength.
7. Yoga Visualization for Relaxation
To experience a relaxing, calming space during yoga practice there are a variety of methods used to help you get there. One such practice is guided visualization which is great for reducing stress, tension, and anxiety. Try this actual guided meditation and enjoy the wonderful experience.
8. 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.
9. B.K.S. Iyengar Brought Life to Yoga
Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar died August 20, 2014 at the age of 95. He helped popularize yoga around the world as a teacher and author of 14 books on the subject. This is not another obituary but a simple look at his life with Yoga.
10. Starting a Home Yoga Practice
However you come to yoga you are going to eventually want to start a home yoga practice. When you are setting up a home yoga practice there are two basic areas of structure: practicality and reasoning; and inner yoga. Here are some tips that I hope will harmonize both areas for you.
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