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6 Embarrassing Yoga Moments That Can Happen To Anyone!

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6 Embarrassing Yoga Moments That Can Happen To Anyone!

From wardrobe malfunctions to natural bodily functions, not every yoga session is an #instaperfect glamour fest! Yoga may be above all else about self love and acceptance, but that doesn’t stop us from becoming a little red faced when one of these embarrassing yoga moments happen to us. But don’t fret, we’re all only human and this catalogue of cringe worthy yoga blips are pretty darn common in classes up and down the country…   via GIPHY   1. Wobbly bits falling out Whether it’s a boob or two that goes astray or your wobbly bits coming loose from your...

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Yoga For Stress and Anxiety

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Yoga For Stress and Anxiety

With our busy modern lives, dealing with stress and anxiety is a reality that many people face. Those of us who have felt the releasing powers of a post yoga buzz will already know that yoga can play an important role in tackling the symptoms of stress related conditions. The evidence is more than anecdotal, research backs this up too. But exactly why and how can yoga help you deal with stress and anxiety? We talk you through everything you need to know!   The Science bit: Yoga as a natural anxiety and stress relief   According to Harvard Medical...

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9 things to take on your yoga retreat

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9 things to take on your yoga retreat

You've done it! You've booked your first yoga retreat and now get the opportunity to spend a few days or a week if you're lucky getting deeper into your practice and learning with like-minded people. But how do you know what to bring along? We've compiled this list to help you with what essentials you’ll need to pack to make the most out of your yoga retreat. 1. Yoga Clothes A no-brainer you may think, but packing a few of your favourite vests and leggings is key. Just try to keep your yoga essentials to the bare necessities and add a...

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Should yoga be classed as a sport?

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Should yoga be classed as a sport?

The Yoga Federation of India has asked the Indian government to give yoga asanas the classification of a sport, and hopes that one day it may even make it into the Olympics. With the physical side of yoga now a worldwide phenomenon, it has become a commonplace fixture right alongside Boxercise and Legs, Bums and Tums classes on gym timetables up and down the country. So should yoga postures be recognised as a sport in their own right, or would this risk cutting yoga asanas off from a spiritual side of the practice? The arguments for making yoga a sport...

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The fascinating real history of yoga may rock everything you think you know about it!

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The fascinating real history of yoga may rock everything you think you know about it!

We all know that the roots of Yoga trace back thousands of years to India, right?! But the details of how, why and when it made its way over to the west are far more sketchy to most of us. You may be surprised to hear for example that most of the poses people practice in yoga classes all around the world today, actually only date back to the 19th Century. Why? Because that was the first record found where a description of asanas was actually written down. It’s just one of the fascinating facts in a story of how...

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