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The Five Traditional Branches of Yoga [Infographic]

Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. ~ Jason CrandellSince ancient times, yoga has been compared to a tree with different branches. These branches epitomize a unique aspect of life. However, these branches go beyond the physical practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Most people are acquainted with asanas and pranayamas and assume it is all about that. But within the realm of these branches, yoga extends beyond the obvious. Five Traditional Branches of Yoga Hatha, which is the branch that deals with postures and breath control, is just one of the five branches. Yoga, as a whole, goes beyond the physical practice and encompasses the spiritual growth of an individual. It helps us harmonize ourselves with universal consciousness. As we expand...

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How Couples Yoga Can Strengthen Your Mind, Body, and Relationship?

Statistics show that the more time you spend with your partner, the happier you will be. What better way to spend quality time with your spouse than by doing something that is going to strengthen your relationship and boost your health?Yoga isn't just for hippies and yogis. It's for everyone!Yoga is a great way to improve your health while getting sexy with your partner. Yes, there are great reasons - naughty and otherwise, why yoga will boost your happiness. Not only does it improve strength and tone your body, but it also de-stresses you, boosts your sex life, and reduces anxiety.By following our relationship advice and making yoga a regular part of your week, you can strengthen your relationship as well as your mind and...

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Travel Yoga: 5 Tips for Doing Yoga On-The-Go

Is yoga practice important for you?  Is it important to continue your daily yoga routine even when you are traveling from one destination to another?I know all too well how planes, trains, delays, airport lounges, small hotel rooms and being constantly on the move can interfere with your yoga practice.Establishing a regular yoga practice is easy when you’re at home and in control of your daily routine, but traveling (whether for work or when on vacation) can throw you off balance. So what better way to get back on track than taking yoga on the road with you?When traveling, you can still practice yoga. Do you want to know how? According to luxury rental cars in Baltimore, here are five tips to make yoga your perfect traveling companion:...

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Top 3 Ways to Attract the Man of Your Dreams with Sassy Yoga Posts

I’ve read somewhere that people with no clear career goals become yoga or Pilates instructors. Not only is that not fair to all those devoted yogis who teach inspirational classes, but it’s also not fair to us teaching yoga part-time while holding a 9-5 desk job.Come to think of it, maybe they just don’t understand the power of having rock-hard abs and a tight tush that turns heads on the street even when dressed in baggy sweatpants and a wrinkled t-shirt. But I do, and so do you. If you’re looking for a step-by-step yoga dating manual, you’ve come to the right place.Today, I’d like to discuss my top 3 ways to use the fact that your body is out of this world thanks to...

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7 Heart Opening Yoga Poses to Activate the Heart Chakra [Infographic]

Believe it or not, our chest muscles and thoracic region needs to be regularly stretched to open up and release tension and stress in the body. By hunching over computers and laptops all day, we tend to build tension and stiffness in the front of the body. Here, yoga can come to the rescue. Yoga postures can be a potential tool; the perfect go-to moves after a long day at the office.Long working hours, sitting at a desk with a rounded back and lack of activity can cause pain in the cervical and lumbar region. When one has a rounded back or poor posture along with a collapsed chest, it also signifies submissiveness, defeatedness, a loss of energy or a certain lack of excitement and engagement with life. This needs...

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10 Yoga Stances that Promote Mental and Physical Well-Being

Thanks to the rigorous routine of our 9 to 5 desk job, today most of us are victims of physical and mental health issues. Sitting at the desk, staring at the laptop screen for hours and barely getting any movement – that is how most of us spend the majority of our time. That is also the reason why most of the working crowd is either physically unfit or mentally stressed. What you need to understand is that the human body is a machine and if it stops functioning properly, it will lose its efficiency. Hence, it becomes imperative that you take care of your body.Considering the lack of time to be our biggest problem, how can we focus on our health? A significant chunk of...