Tag Archives: yoga

Try these yoga poses to correct your posture

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Good posture is one of those things that’s easy to overlook, but it’s so important.

Like many of you out there, I struggle with bad posture. I found the article below to be helpful because it offers simple yoga poses that focus on your back and core.

The post from Conscious Panda has tips on Mountain Pose, Cobra Pose, and three other asanas that can help you carry yourself more efficiently and healthier.

Source: 5 Yoga Poses To Correct Your Posture

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Wellness Tips: breathe deeply

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Passing along some helpful advice I spotted over coffee this morning. See link below 🙂

“Practicing deep diaphragmatic breathing for as little as five minutes a day has been reported to have a substantial affect on the improvement of our over all health.” – Conscious Panda

Source: 10 Reasons Why You Should Stop and Breathe Deeply

Try These 8 Yoga Moves For A Complete Core Workout

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Looking for a challenging, but not too complicated, yoga workout?

Check out the sequence from Rina Jakubowicz at Mind Body Green at the link below.

Rina offers eight moves that engage the whole body – along with tips to make the workout even more badass, if you’re up for it 🙂

Source: 8 Great Yoga Moves For A Complete Core Workout – mindbodygreen.com

Breath Awareness: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Passing along a wonderfully helpful article that explains the nature of breathing awareness, courtesy of Yoga International. 

“There are many good methods of concentration bequeathed to us by our predecessors in Zen. The easiest for beginners is counting incoming and outgoing breaths. The value of this particular exercise lies in the fact that all reasoning is excluded and the discriminative mind put at rest. Thus the waves of thought are stilled and a gradual one-pointedness of mind achieved.” – Zen master Yasutani-Roshi (1885-1973)

Source: Breath Awareness: A Step-by-Step Guide to This Simple Yet Profound Practice | Yoga International