Prenatal Yoga: 10 Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Prenatal Yoga: 10 Benefits of Pregnancy Yoga

Opinions on what women should and shouldn’t do during pregnancy vary across different cultures. Some insist on moms-to-be slowing down and pretty much spending most of their pregnancy in bed. Others encourage…

How to Clean a Yoga Mat So That It Lasts Longer

How to Clean a Yoga Mat So That It Lasts Longer

Knowing how to clean a yoga mat properly can make it last longer and prevent infections. Yoga mats, like any other thing out there, get dirty. As you practice, they get exposed to…

Yoga Philosophy: Aparigraha, The Fifth Principle Of Yama

Yoga Philosophy: Aparigraha, The Fifth Principle Of Yama

The fifth and final principle of yama is aparigraha. It's is closely related to asteya, the principle of abundance. Though they both go hand in hand, there are slight differences between the…

How to Choose the Best Yoga Mat for Your Practice

How to Choose the Best Yoga Mat for Your Practice

When I first decided to start practicing yoga at home, I lived in Madrid, Spain. That was years ago and the yoga scene there was in a budding stage. So, there weren’t…

Brahmacharya, The Fourth Principle of Yama

Brahmacharya, The Fourth Principle of Yama

Brahmacharya is the fourth principle of yama. Along with compassion, truthfulness, and abundance, it makes up the ethical guidelines for how one can interact with other people and the world around us.…

Yoga for Beginners: The Do’s and Don’ts of Yoga

Yoga for Beginners: The Do’s and Don’ts of Yoga

Coming to a public class at a yoga studio can at times be intimidating and stressful. Especially for beginners who've never been to a yoga class before. “What should I wear?” “Should…

Yoga Philosophy: Asteya, the Third Principle of Yama

Yoga Philosophy: Asteya, the Third Principle of Yama

You may already know that being compassionate and honest are two ways of practicing yoga on and off the mat. Let's dive into asteya, the third principle of yama. What Is Asteya?…

How to Start and Maintain a Home Yoga Practice

How to Start and Maintain a Home Yoga Practice

You know that yoga is good for your body and mind, and you like what it does to your body and how it makes you feel. However, for one reason or another,…

Yoga Philosophy: Satya, the Second Principle of Yama

Yoga Philosophy: Satya, the Second Principle of Yama

You’ve likely heard a variation of “lying is bad” more than once in your life. It’s one of these concepts that is generally considered immoral and bad. Let’s look at it from…

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