My favorite place to practice yoga is not in a class, in fact, I’d much rather be at home. If you are new to yoga, practicing at home with Youtube videos or with a DVD can be less intimidating than a class. Lately, I have been perusing for some at home yoga space inspiration. If you are interested in creating an awesome space to practice in, consider the things that are essential to your practice and what would make it a beautiful area.
Handstand is a tough one to accomplish, but so fun to learn. The process of getting there is fun as well. For me, the key to helping me understand what goes into a handstand is finding instructors who teach the skill differently. You never know when one instructor will say just the right thing in order for something to finally click for you. Definitely look for a variety of teachers when it comes to yoga. If you are a beginner, or even if you feel comfortable on your hands, you may find some tips you haven’t heard before in the following videos! Here are several YouTube videos to help improve or begin your handstand journey! Patrick Beach has great tips for handstands, you can also find more of his tips and yoga videos on his youtube channel! Kino has a fantastic youtube channel full of yoga tips and tutorials, the two below are some of my favorite related to handstands. This video is from fabletics youtube channel, I haven’t explored many other videos but this handstand one is a keeper! A Youtube Channel called Roads to Bliss had this helpful video and Carrie seems very experience […]
If you are wanting to further your love or knowledge of yoga, finding a good blog is a great place to start. You can find so much information on poses and even free classes or videos to follow. My favorite yoga blogs usually include some tutorials and yoga teacher tips. Here are 5 yoga blogs you need to follow!
We all get stressed out, over worked, and just plain exhausted. Life gets tough, and things get stressful. When things are stressful, your mind and body do not feel well. You may not even realize stress can literally get stuck in your body causing tension and headaches. Instead of reaching for the tylenol and heading to bed, try getting active! Yoga, stretching and exercising can do wonders! Check out these videos below for mediation, cardio, and yoga to help combat that stress.
If you’re like me, you may spend hours a week (or more) perusing through YouTube. We’ve all been there and gotten lost in the black hole of funny cat and animal videos. But you can also find other videos more worth your time, for example Yoga workouts and some awesome channels! Here is a list of 5 Yoga Channels you need to subscribe to on Youtube, especially if you are a Yogi.
If you didn’t already know, yoga is a fantastic stress reliever as is most any type of exercise. Stress directly affects your muscles causing tension, stiffness and headaches. What’s great about yoga is many poses can help loosen up the areas where people tend to “hold their stress”, likely the shoulders, neck and even in the hips. Forward Fold This is probably the first that comes to mind for me. If I have a stress headache or my neck and shoulders are feeling tight. It’s a simple pose and probably one that I do several times a day. For forward fold, stand with your feet hips distance apart and slowly bend over hinging at the hips, letting your head hang loosely towards the ground. Grabbing opposite elbows will give you more of a stretch in your neck, upper back and shoulders. Your knees can be bent. Gorilla Pose For Gorilla pose you can go into this straight from forward fold, its very similar except you are putting your hands under your feet. With your knees bent as much as you need to slide your hands under your feet (palms facing up and fingers pointing towards you) until your toes […]