Prenatal yoga is designed to improve strength and flexibility in expecting mothers, help prepare the body and the mind for childbirth, and help alleviate symptoms associated with pregnancy. Practicing prenatal yoga may also help reduce depression, stress, and mood swings during your pregnancy. Here’s a prenatal yoga sequence to boost your mood.
You may have already heard of yoga blocks and straps, and may even have a couple of these handy props in your personal inventory. But if you haven’t gotten your hands on yoga bolsters yet, there’s an entire roster of reasons as to why you should. But first: What are yoga bolsters for?
The last quarter of the year is upon us, which means we’re about to be neck-deep in holiday activities; and, of course, we get to look at gift guides left and right. Today, we’re sharing self care gifts that will give your friends and loved ones the dose of happiness & wellness they deserve.
Whether the practice is strong and powerful or gentle and restorative, inversions are a key component of any type of yoga. Moreover, there are many different kinds of inversions–from the challenging pincha mayurasana to the relaxing viparati karani. But what are the benefits of inversions?
Inversions like headstand can be scary and daunting. They require a lot of mobility in the lower body, stability in the core, and strength in the upper body. And because you find yourself upside down, it’s normal to feel confused and disoriented the first several times you practice them. There are many yoga poses to […]
By now, you’ve probably tried yin, vinyasa, or even ashtanga yoga. And if you enjoy the heat, energy, and vitality of the latter, then you’ll definitely want to try Baptiste Yoga. But what is Baptiste Yoga?