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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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Love is in the air....

Recipes

Love is in the air....

Show how much you care this Valentines day with a home baked treat for the people you love, with our recipe for these tasty little Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cheesecake Bites  [Vegan] by One Green Planet Ingredients for 32 bites 3/4 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for at least 4 hours 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/3 cup strawberries 3-4 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup dark chocolate Freeze-dried strawberries to garnish (optional) Preparation Add the cashews, coconut oil, strawberries, maple syrup, and vanilla to a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. If it's not pink enough, add a couple more...

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Top 7 craziest yoga trends...

Yoga Trends

Top 7 craziest yoga trends...

....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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Yoga Better For Back Pain Than Over-the-Counter Painkillers

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Yoga Better For Back Pain Than Over-the-Counter Painkillers

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!   The power of mindfulness for pain relief. Researchers at the Group Health Research Institute got 229...

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Yoga guide for detox this New Year in 3 simple steps

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Yoga guide for detox this New Year in 3 simple steps

If you’ve had a good Christmas and New Year, the chances are your thoughts have now turned to detox, or perhaps just buying some extra stretchy yoga pants (hey, whatever works for you, we’re not judging!). The good news is yoga and detox are a partnership made in cleansing heaven. So it’s out with the mince pies and sherry (although you’ll be forgiven for hanging onto the gin) and in with the green juices and spinal twists. Here’s our simple and easy as 123, yoga guide to detox this New Year!   via GIPHY   1. Diet  The hibernation mode...

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