To get started with gluten free, please know that being gluten free by choice or necessity doesn’t have to be a hassle or social death sentence. I promise!
Back before gluten free was all the rage, it was hard to find gluten free products in the stores or at restaurants. If you had a sensitivity or autoimmune disease, you needed to read a lot of labels and books. The knowledge alone made it almost not worth eating out.
Astavakrasana, eight angle pose is one of those yoga poses that looks fun and complicated all at the same time. Although it may look difficult a few key elements are building strength, confidence and focus. As with most challenging things, if the proper steps are not followed prior to attempting, it might not go so well. Holding your body weight takes a lot of strength and core engagement. Building core strength is one of the first ways to prepare the eight angle pose.
Google “morning routine” and so many things pop-up with all kinds of information for setting a good morning routine. Having suggestions is a great way to help you narrow down the things that are most important for YOU! Ultimately you have to decide what’s right for you.
There are usually two different camps on the should yoga be free topic.. One side says something like “ Of course it should be free, it's an ancient tradition handed down from generation to generation”. The other side is, teaching yoga is a profession in which the teachers need to make money in order to live.
Late summer and the start of back to school can create stress which can cause an imbalance in mind and body. The excessive heat, increased activities, running around getting school ready for kids or teachers, there’s so much stress. Exercise or movement can be a great stress reliever but it can also add to some of the stress.
Yoga can be a great way to add mild core and whole body strengthening and flexibility into your normal routine. Yoga By taking things one day at a time, after you’ve received the green light from your health care practitioner. Because yoga uses body weight in many of the poses, it helps improve muscle tone. Adding light weights or resistance bands to your practice can also help continue to build strength when poses become “easy”.
Yin yoga is a great way to balance the excess heat and activity, along with other activities like adding more water and cooling foods to your diet. Slowing down with yoga or even taking a few moments to breath can help recharge the mind and body. Yin yoga sessions can target certain areas of the body to help release tension and increase mobility in the body. This class will help you focus on inviting more calm and balance in the body with poses that will help you chill out. Think of inviting more cool feelings into the body with each breath. Imagining you are in a place where you feel at ease and relaxed can also bring calm into your whole being.
Yoga. It’s a buzz word and has been for many years now. If you have been alive in the last 40 years at least, you have probably heard about yoga and depending on your age, you may have some opinions around the word Yoga.
There are so many reasons why people practice yoga. Many are common reasons but you may find some benefits you haven’t though of before.