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  • Bend and Breathe: Five Yoga Poses your Knees Will Love

    Your knees probably don’t get much attention—until you strain or injure them. Tight or weak quadriceps, hamstrings or the IT band can “pull” your knees out of alignment, destabilizing the joint and risking injury. Yoga can be a key piece of the puzzle to keep your knees healthy. Yoga’s emphasis on developing and stretching the small stabilizer muscles around the knee helps prevent injury and pain. 

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  • Chakra Series: Five Grounding Yoga Poses to Balance the Root Chakra

    Imagine yourself as the tree, with a deep woody root base that connects you to the physical world. Just as the tree drinks in the sunshine, you drink in the nourishing air around you, each breath a taste of sunshine that gives you a sense of well-being. This is the essence of a balanced muladhara, or base chakra 

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  • Five Yoga Poses to Stretch Your Hamstrings

    Tight hamstrings are the bane of many yogis. If you’re one of them, you know that pinching feeling as you begin to release into Uttanasana (Forward Bend). A tautness grips your hamstrings and, as you try to reach down, your fingertips stubbornly hover a foot above the floor—and the gap doesn’t seem to be closing any day soon.

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  • Yoga For Men: 10 Yoga Poses For Strength And Flexibility

    Men who regularly enjoy yoga can increase endurance, build strength, prevent injuries, and may even stave off heart disease.

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  • Yoga Poses To Trim Belly Fat

    Yoga exercises can help greatly in the reduction of belly fat and fat deposits in the body. There are several positions in the asanas like Cat Cow Pose, Cobra Pose, and Boat Pose, which help in reduction of the belly fat with the twists and the elongations exercises in yoga.

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