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Hot Yoga - Everything You Need to Know

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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...

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Fast or Slow Yoga Practice? How to find your ideal yoga flow!

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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:     What’s the difference between a fast and slow yoga flow? A faster flowing yoga practice tends to be, what is referred to in the...

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Yoga + Breathing - Why breath is such a big deal in yoga

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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? Why is there so much focus on breathing in yoga? A lot of yoga...

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Everything You Need To Know To Practice Yoga At Home

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Everything You Need To Know To Practice Yoga At Home

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!     1. Keep it simple It really doesn’t need to...

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Yoga Q+A: The answer to those random yoga questions we’ve ALWAYS wondered about

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Yoga Q+A: The answer to those random yoga questions we’ve ALWAYS wondered about

Why is savasana (corpse pose) the most important yoga pose? The experts always say it’s the most important yoga pose, just like breakfast is meant to be the most important meal of the day.  But why? Whether you’re practicing at home or in a studio, sometimes it’s so tempting to skip it right?! When you’ve managed to find some time to yourself to do a little yoga, it’s easy to think, do I really want to spend 5 to 10 minutes of that just lying there. So here’s exactly why corpse pose is an essential asana in your practice: Savasana...

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