Why the business world NEEDS Yoga.
For anyone who is unacquainted with the main principles of yoga, it’s easy to understand why they might only see surface benefits which don’t stretch far past being able to touch your toes. Yet the deeper we dig away from the physical and into the theory, we see what a true treasure trove of wisdom yoga has to offer our modern day lives. In fact we think the step by step yoga path towards freedom also provides the perfect model for moulding a 21st century conscious business. Here’s why we think the business world needs more yoga!
Hot Yoga - Everything You Need To Know.
Do you love nothing more than working up a good sweat when you take a yoga class? Then hot yoga could be just the practice for you. Hot Yoga is somewhat like the Marmite of the yoga world, but it’s far from being just another yoga craze. Its many dedicated followers swear by its detoxifying and invigorating nature, whilst other yogi’s find the mere thought of it about as appealing as being a trapped dog in the back of an unventilated car in the height of summer. Before you make your mind up which camp you fall into, here’s everything you need to know about hot yoga...
Fast or Slow Yoga Practice? How to find your ideal yoga flow!
To outsiders, yoga is just yoga. It’s not until you join the yoga club that you realise that, just like yoga pants, there’s a whole world of styles out there to choose from! When trying to decipher which style of yoga is right for you, the speed of the yoga flow is likely be a factor. Here are some things to consider when deciding whether to opt for a fast or slow yoga flow:
Yoga + Breathing - Why breath is such a big deal in yoga
Go to one of the many yoga classes on offer and you’ve probably noticed how many times you get reminded to breath. The link between yoga and breathing is a big deal in the yoga world, but why exactly?! You may be thinking at this point, ‘well breathing is a pretty big deal to me in general, you know, to avoid unpleasant side effects such as dying’. So why is this already involuntary reflex highlighted as such an important element to any self respecting yoga practice?
The 5 ways yoga helps you to control your crazy!
Let’s be honest, there’s a little bit of crazy in all of us. Far from the common yoga misconceptions about those of us who practice, we certainly haven’t got it all figured out in life. In fact, many of us are using yoga as an effective tool to control the crazy. Thanks to the many positive mental benefits of yoga, yoga can be your best friend when it comes to tackling negative thoughts, emotions and feelings. Here are the 5 ways that yoga helps to control your inner crazy…
The 5 Funniest and Cutest Yoga Videos EVER!
You’ve probably gathered by now, that here at Blossom Yoga Wear we don’t like to take life too seriously. Whilst the practice of yoga is one of our favourite tools to keep the body and mind in check, we find nothing quite lightens the soul like a good old cute or funny yoga video. So if you’re looking for a 5 minute pick me up, check out our countdown of the 5 best yoga videos to raise your spirits and have you in stitches.
Everything you need to know about practicing yoga at home, if you’re a complete beginner.
You’re interested in giving this whole yoga thing a try, but maybe right now you don’t feel like you have the time, money or perhaps confidence to go to a yoga class. The good news is that practicing yoga at home is not only possible, but with a little bit of preparation, can be simple and easy. Here’s our Blossom Yoga Wear guide to giving yoga a try at home, even when you’re a complete beginner!
Yoga Q+A: The answer to those random yoga questions we’ve ALWAYS wondered about
There’s always one of two in a yoga class that seem to “take the bind option”. Are they just showing off their super stretchy limbs? Well maybe...but “binding”, which involves linking the hands (and sometimes the hand with the wrists), can also offer extra benefits to the body too.
The link that you create constricts the body and requires both strength and flexibility to hold the pose, as well as mental focus. If you’re wanting to go even deeper into an asana, a bind can be a good way to do it. When we take a bind it also subtly alters the alignment of the pose, so you experience it in a different way.
Top 7 Craziest Yoga Trends....
...and the most wonderful or weird yoga classes revealed!
From fabulously fun to downright odd, the past few years has seen an ever increasing amount of er…”alternative” yoga classes out there to try. Whilst arguably anything that leads people down the yoga path is a good thing, we can’t help but wonder where the trend for gimmick yoga could go next?! Whether you feel like it’s making a mockery of the practice or just a bit of fun, there’s definitely a yoga class for everyone these days. So here’s our ultimate countdown to the top 7 craziest yoga trends...
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So many of you have been getting in touch with a desire to be a Blossom Yoga Wear brand ambassador we have now launched our official program.
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New research shows yoga is better than over-the-counter painkillers at relieving back pain.
It seems that more and more these days science is proving the beneficial healing powers of therapeutic treatments for your body, versus popping a pill. Now new research published in the journal of the American Medical Association has found that if you’re suffering from back pain, yoga can be just as useful as recognised treatments like cognitive behavioural therapy. What’s more both might be better than simply popping a pill!
Stylish yoga clothes made with performance in mind
Welcome to Blossom Yoga Wear, a London based women’s yoga wear brand. Our apparel is designed and brought to you by yogis and for yogis who love fashion and value quality. We design activewear that looks good and provides the necessary comfort no matter whether you are on or off your mat. Forget about see-through fabrics and pants rolling down from the waist, in our yoga clothes, you will concentrate your attention on your yoga practice only. Check out our selection of yoga clothes for sale and read our blog post, a guide to being true to yourself with yoga clothes.
Blossom Yoga Wear creates fitness wear that helps women not only to perform well but also look their best while working out. We offer high waisted technical leggings that come in various colours and funky prints designed to add some fun and fashion to your yoga practice. The flattering high waistband design of our leggings offers the ultimate support and comfort. All fitness leggings in our yoga store are made from breathable, quick-drying fabric that will keep you feeling fresh all day. Flat-lock seams and a four-way stretch add extra durability to our leggings which will surely become your favourite workout wear. You will be able to relax into any pose and always feel secure and comfortable.
Explore our collection of vests and sweatshirts with yoga-inspired slogans and images, these beautiful tops are must-haves for those of us who live in our loungewear whether we are working out or not. Crafted from the softest fabric, our tops will move with your body, and the cheeky slogans will set the tone for your yoga session.
If you are looking for quality great priced (but not cheap!) yoga clothes, we are sure that you will find activewear that suit your workout needs, style preferences and budget.
As well as our online store, you will find our yoga clothes on sale in various studios and other online retailers, you can find details of these on our Stockists page.
If you have a fitness store or yoga studio and would like to stock our products please get in contact for our wholesale prices.