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The “Magical Art of Tidying” can help your Yoga

The "Magical Art of Tidying" can help your Yoga

I recently treated myself to the phenomenal global bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, written by Japan’s expert declutterer, Marie Kondo. (more…)

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Skilled Sequencing: How to Build Your Warm Ups

Skilled Sequencing: How to Build Your Warm Ups

The topic of warming up is a controversial one in yoga. Let’s delve in and examine the pros and cons of yoga warm ups.

Is It Always Necessary to Warm up Before Yoga?

Image Credit: PRODavid Ingram on Flickr.
Image Credit: PRODavid Ingram on Flickr.

The short answer is, not necessarily: different forms of yoga require different things from the body. Iyengar or Hatha yoga, for example, are static stretches of the body and usually, by following a set progressive sequence, the poses will naturally warm up your body for you. (more…)

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