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Love Yourself First


The goal? To have the same feelings of happiness towards yourself whether you are in a relationship or out of one.




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What Are Yoga Blocks Good For?

 

What Are Yoga Blocks Good For?

Yoga blocks are useful in everyone's practice, whether you are just getting started or are a little more advanced. Walk with me through a few poses in which blocks can help extend flexibility, correct pose alignment and deepen your stretch!



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How To Make Your Yoga Mat Less Slippery



Try these tips below to help take away the slipperiness of your mat. Note that if it’s not your mat, but your sweaty palms or feet causing you to slip, some solutions below may work better than others.



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Understanding Our Bolster Size Differences


We carry a wide variety of yoga bolster sizes and shapes. Each bolster comes equipped with two handles on either end for convenient transportation, as well as a removable cover for easy cleaning and change. Learn the differences between each and decide if the bolster you or your studio is using or is looking for matches your intentions.



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Why Some Hesitate to Start Yoga


I know, I know. I remember my first yoga class when I walked in and there was deep loud breathing surrounding me and everyone joining in for the “Ommm” before and after class… it was weird for me too.


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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 it’s not about being hard on yourself for your body is and isn’t 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 it’s 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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