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Why You Hesitate to Journal

9/24/2018 to Health & Wellness


Do you keep a journal? Spilling your thoughts, experiences, and aspirations into a book? If you don't, I bet I know why. 



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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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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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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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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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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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Why You Hesitate to Journal

Benefits of a Weighted Eye Pillow

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Practicing Your Headstand with a Yoga Wheel

How the Yogic Dad Teaches Yoga To His Kids

How To Avoid Pain While Practicing Yoga on the Beach

Reflections For Yoga Moms

Featured Yoga Instructor Jonathan Miles

The Traveling Yogis' Way

Yoga Direct Guide: How To Choose Your Yoga Mat

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