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7 Yoga Alignment Principles for Safe Yoga Relief

New to yoga? Keep in mind these 7 yoga alignment principles for safe yoga relief. As the benefits of yoga are proven in a growing number of NIH-funded studies and widely publicized research papers, more people are taking up yoga. … Continue reading

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Yoga Safety Tips from Yogi Glenn Black

Here at Yoga Relief Tips, we’re all about practicing yoga to feel better. However, yoga is a physical exercise, and like any movement – even walking – there are opportunities for injury. Yogi Glenn Black was quoted in the recent … Continue reading

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How to Practice Yoga Safely

Yoga heals – and yoga injures! “Yoga is a powerful tool and if you misuse it, you’re going to end up in the emergency room,” says Leslie Kaminoff, yoga educator and author of Yoga Anatomy. The buzz this past week has … Continue reading

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10 Yoga Tips to Get Started with Yoga

Notice a theme this week? Help with your New Year’s yoga resolutions! Read on for 10 yoga tips to get started with yoga. I’ve abridged them for quick reading!

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5 Yoga Tips for Beginners: Your First Yoga Class

Ready to start yoga classes in 2012? I hope you’ve made yourself a New Year’s promise (not just a resolution, which seem to be quickly abandoned!) Try these 5 yoga tips for beginners: your first yoga class. Starting right will … Continue reading

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Yoga Resolutions: Starting Yoga for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope one of your new year’s resolutions is to start, or deepen, a yoga practice. Yoga brings improved  mood, focus, strength and flexibility, and who couldn’t use that in the new year?! Read on for tips … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Time for Yoga?

Thinking of starting a yoga practice for the new year? Or perhaps you wish you could find a way to practice more frequently. In either case, you may be asking yourself: what’s the best time for yoga? Read on for … Continue reading

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Which Yoga Type is Right for Me?

With many holiday parties under your belt (so to speak ;)), maybe you’re thinking about starting an exercise program. If you’re considering yoga, perhaps you’re confused by the myriad choices. Here’s a brief explanation of four popular yoga types, to … Continue reading

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Yoga for Beginners: Yoga Classes vs. Yoga at Home

Third and final in our series of how to get started with yoga, with tips from Paul Edwards. Starting yoga for beginners? You have a choice: yoga classes vs. yoga at home. For your first yoga session, most experts recommend … Continue reading

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Yoga for Beginners: Equipment and Clothing to Get Started with Yoga

Second in our series of how to get started with yoga, with tips from Paul Edwards. Are you intimidated about what to wear or bring to your first yoga class? Please don’t be! A beginning yoga practice accepts you as … Continue reading

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