Patrick Takes On Yoga by Patrick M. Harris

“Have you ever done yoga before?” says this vision of beauty standing in front of my desk at work. At first I thought this young lady was kidding. I’m 6’1”, 225 lbs, an African-American male with a thick build. Yoga … Continue reading

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Waiting to Inhale by Regina Preciado

My back foot goes where? Curl my arm under my thigh? BALANCE? My leg wobbles so much I’m sure I’m about to fall over. I’m discovering all kinds of tiny muscles in my feet and ankles that I never knew … Continue reading

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Relaxation: A Daily Treat

Have you ever wondered why Steve ends each class with a relaxation session? Sure, it’s restful, but what does relaxation have to do with yoga? Relaxation is a key component of yoga. Relaxation stimulates your parasympathetic nervous system, which triggers … Continue reading

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Inhale: It’s All About the Breathing

Before you begin yoga, you should know something about correct breathing. Yogic Breathing benefits you in terms of health and yoga. The breath, mind and body are closely linked, with one affecting the other. Correct breathing can relax your entire … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How often can I do yoga? A: You can do yoga as often as your body wants to, literally; the best rule of thumb is what makes your body feel good. Q: I’m not very flexible, can I still … Continue reading

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What’s Ashtanga Yoga?

Ashtanga yoga, nicknamed “power yoga,” consists of a series of postures linked together in a continuous flow. Each pose glides into a counter pose. Another crucial element is breath; breathe through your nose in rhythm with the poses.

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Get Started Guide: Yoga For Newbies

Yoga For Newbies 1. Consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. 2. Make sure you have enough floor space so you can move without bumping into anything. 3. Practice with an empty stomach, two to three hours after eating … Continue reading

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