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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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Benefits of a Weighted Eye Pillow


Used for Savasana and restorative yoga, eye pillows give more benefit to the body than just shutting out the light. Ever wonder just why it feels so good to have a little weight on your eyelids?



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12 Yoga Bloopers To Keep Your Practice Light


When it comes down to it, your practice is not about impressing others, and itís not about being hard on yourself for your body is and isnít capable of. The truth is, none of that really matters.



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Reflections For Yoga Moms


Reflect on your motherhood with these five thoughts for meditation and intention-setting towards your practice and daily life.


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Yoga Direct Guide: How To Choose Your Yoga Mat


You may already have a yoga mat, or one in mind, but maybe itís not the right one for you. How do you know? Regardless, whether you are just getting started with your yoga journey or have gathered plenty of experience, you are coming to understand just how personal and special the yoga mat you choose is to your practice.


We are here to help you make this choice.



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Why Mexican Yoga Blankets Were Chosen For Yoga


We have all relaxed into our Shavasana, covered by a heat-absorbing colorful blanket wondering... why these specific blankets? Out of all the blankets in the world, how did the practice of yoga adopt the Mexican yoga blanket as the go-to all-star?



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10 Yoga Poses To Prepare You For Winter Sports


In order to reduce your risk of injury, whether itís been a while or whether youíre warming up for another day on the slopes, this yoga sequence containing ten key poses is the perfect way to warm up the muscles and strengthen your body for Ö whatever the snow throws at you.



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For The Yogi Who Has Everything


Trying to find unique and thoughtful gifts for a well-practiced yogi can be quite the challenge. To help give you some ideas, we chose a few options to open your heart and mind to all the various possibilities.



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5 Ways to Enhance Practically All Yoga Poses

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Yoga shouldn't hurt. Yoga should feel good and show you just how amazingly capable your body is . . . when used correctly. Of course, first, you have to know how to use 
it correctly. 

Posture is everything, so grant yourself these five tips and allow them to sit in the back of your mind while practicing. You'll find a better release and your body will give you a big namaste as well. 


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Yoga Straps: Differences, Uses & Maintenance


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Yoga Straps give you control in a pose that you find it hard to grasp. Slowly and completely stretching out your body, you can enjoy the feeling of extension. When in a difficult pose, stretching your limbs to their limits, yoga straps aid you to relax into the pose for a more effective and deep stretch.



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