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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. Svadhisthana Chakra
The second chakra, the sacral energy wheel, is associated with generativity and creation.
2. Alternate Nostril Breathing
Nadi Shodhana is a pranayama, or breathing technique designed to help balance the body.
3. Yoga 101
Completely new to yoga? Here are a few ideas for easing your way in
4. Virabhadrasana II
Virabhadrasana II is one of the key standing poses. It's important to use it for more than just a way into and out of other open hip poses.
5. Three Balancing Poses with Props
These three balances are tough, but using props to practice can help you to move forward.
6. Yoga For Paddlers
Paddle sports such as kayaking and canoeing require a strong yet supple core. Here are some ideas for using yoga to improve one’s paddling.
7. Moving Into Stillness Book Review
The full title, "Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness" sets the tone for a classic reference tome that belongs on every yogi/ni's shelf.
8. Muladhara, or Root Chakra
Muladhara, or Root Chakra, is the energy center located at the bottom of the torso. Working with this chakra can help one feel more grounded and stable, and help with problems weight gain, anxiety, and panic.
9. Equal Breathing
Equal breathing is a foundational technique useful to both new and seasoned yogis and yoginis.
10. Introduction to the Chakras
The chakras, or energy centers of Ayurvedic medicine, are increasingly being verified by modern medicine. These seven energy centers help to regulate the endocrine system and thus improve mental and physical health.
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