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June 2018

YogaFit Teacher training
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YogaFit Teacher Training- Pros and Cons

For several years now I have been toying with the idea of becoming a certified yoga teacher.  I’ve spent hours searching for the perfect program.  And have even paid a deposit and dropped out of a 200 hr Yoga Teacher training.  I couldn’t quite find what I was looking for, but had considered YogaFit the entire time. I kept getting stuck on the whole Yoga Alliance 200 hr RYT.  Which, don’t get me wrong, is still my end goal. But the more I looked at what works best with my personality and lifestyle, right now the best option seems to be YogaFit.

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yoga props for beginners
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Yoga for Beginners: A Beginners Guide To Yoga Props and Equipment

When I first started yoga, I practiced a store bought DVD that didn’t really use any yoga props other than a mat. I always wondered what the blocks, straps, and other things were used for.  The more I got into yoga at home and in a studio, the more I realized the importance of props and they aren’t just for beginners! Here are some commonly used yoga props and equipment!

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15 Minute yoga workouts
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15 Yoga workouts under 15 minutes

If you’ve read a few of my posts you might see that 15 minute timers to get shit done is kinda my thing.  It’s no surprise that some days when I’m short on time or just not feeling it, I shoot for a shorter workout, a 15 minute yoga flow is usually my go to. You might be thinking, how could 15 minutes do you any good?!  And yea maybe you are right, but 15 minutes for a bit of mental clarity and time for myself is SO worth it.  I also feel like you can actually get in a damn good workout in 15 minutes.  I usually go for more intense yoga workouts if I’m doing a shorter workout.  I decided it might be nice to share a few of my go to under 15 minute yoga workouts, so here are 15 yoga flows under 15 minutes long!   Here we’ve got a 7 minute core workout by Patrick Beach, its killer and AH-mazing!   Another Fantastic flow by Patrick only 15 minutes long!  Trust me, he can work you good in just 15 minutes.   Tara Stiles Cardio Yoga Workouts are great, for when you want something closer […]

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How to Start an at Home Yoga Practice
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Creating an at home yoga practice

When starting out in yoga, I first practiced at home to a DVD.  I wasn’t very consistent but did it every now and then.  Then I came across yoga challenges on Instagram that kinda changed the whole game for me.  And honestly my boredom with life led to me challenging myself at home and wanting to dive even deeper into yoga.  This is when I started to create a consistent at home yoga practice. Creating a home practice can be difficult at first.  Like with any other habit you are creating, it takes time.  With these simple steps you will be on your way to a consistent and enjoyable home practice.

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