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What Does it Mean to Give?

11/27/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and after all the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, this global movement encourages us to give.

But what does it really mean to give?


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Lunge Yoga Studio Shares An Epic Restoration Technique

11/1/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Featured Yoga Studio of the Month:

Lunge Yoga

Richmond, VA


Enjoy this restorative yoga posture shared with us during an interview with this new local studio!



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Don't Practice Hot Yoga Without A Mat Towel


With yoga towels being displayed as merely an accessory to your practice, one wouldn't think to prioritize them as a necessity for safety. With numerous benefits to their use, yoga towels should be included in all starter kits as a vital tool to use for wiping away and securing moisture.


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Practicing Your Headstand with a Yoga Wheel

6/22/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends



Practicing the tougher inversions like headstands, forearm stands, and handstands require proper alignment to avoid an injury.

When using the Plexus Yoga Wheel, we have found this prop to be useful in assistance to finding that sweet spot for holding your balance, enabling you to lift up into your desired inversion after adjusting the arms and elbows into proper alignment.



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How the Yogic Dad Teaches Yoga To His Kids

6/13/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Dad’s, you may already be well-informed already of the steps to your child’s development. As their habits and subconsciousness are being formed, a child’s parents are the key information-givers for their development. You’ll teach your children how to respond, react, listen, share, … basically how to be a human being and excel in this world!



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How To Avoid Pain While Practicing Yoga on the Beach

5/29/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Have an itch to practice yoga on the beach? Many adore listening to the sound of the waves and feeling the sand beneath their feet. But before taking your practice to that rough textured surface, indulge yourself in these safety tips!



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Featured Yoga Instructor Jonathan Miles

5/1/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends

Jonathan Miles

“People have to learn to accept help from people who are pure of heart and want to help. Those who blend their compassion and love in an effort to serve whoever is in front of you.”



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The Traveling Yogis' Way

4/9/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Noted by the Sutra 1.14, Patanjali, “Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break and in all earnestness.” Becoming sincerely devoted to our practice, we establish roots for a solid dedicated foundation of self-discipline, allowing us to reap all the benefits of yoga and meditation.  


That’s why upon traveling, we must take precautions to ensure that our practice remains firmly grounded. Straying away for too long can upset our balance and cause you to become disoriented. Our practice has become a necessity for our well-being.



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Timeless Methods for Effortless Wheel Throwing

2/12/2018 to Modern Yoga Trends


Sharing how the practice of meditation and yoga can benefit artists, her class Meditation, Yoga + Wheel Throwing introduced a mindful approach to her favorite craft. As Holly has learned, meditation can enhance creativity and set the tone for how you approach the wheel.


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Have You Tried Earthing?

12/28/2017 to Modern Yoga Trends


Grounding or Earthing is a totally natural connection we should always have with the Earth to let our bodies benefit from its healing properties.


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