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Author: Erika Palmer

Asana at Home Yoga Blog

Expand your yoga knowledge or be confident to start your yoga journey by reading our Yoga Blog. You’ll gain valuable tips from our students and teachers.
At Asana at Home, we value the yoga journey’s different aspects – community, progress, creativity, meaningful relationships, and fun. In addition, we love how yoga connects the mind and the body in many ways, using many forms.
Our Yoga Blog will offer you inspiring personal stories from our students starting on their journey and the valuable experiences they’re learning along the way. You’ll also read motivating personal stories from our teachers about how they got started, what yoga means to them, and essential tips they’ve learned on their journeys.
Welcome to the Asana at Home Community YogaBlog.

Young relaxed woman doing yoga at home with candles and incense.
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Erika Palmer

Make Yourself More Comfortable Practicing Yoga at Home

For years whenever I did yoga, I tried to copy what everyone else in the class was doing—their form, what they wore, and what they brought to class. Proper (expensive!) yoga pants – check. An official yoga mat – check. I’m embarrassed to admit that I even did these things in the privacy of my own home

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Yoga Helps Create a Calmer Mind. Here a plus size brunette woman practices yoga with body positivity with a laptop at home for livestream yoga.
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Erika Palmer

Yoga for a Calmer Mind

I have struggled with anxiety at times throughout my life. Whenever I mindfully choose to up (or honestly, restart) my yoga practice during periods of anxiety I find it much easier to navigate life during this time. And maybe it’s just a coincidence, but doing yoga seems to prevent anxiety from happening when I would expect it to.

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How Yoga Can Help With Pain Relief: Middle age woman wearing sportswear sitting on mat practicing yoga at home with hand on head for pain in head because stress.
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Erika Palmer

Yoga For Pain Relief

It is amazing how yoga can help with pain relief in more ways than you may know. Even if your pain has nothing to do with your muscles!

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woman in comfortable sportswear doing wide lunges stretching legs using blocks to support her.
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Erika Palmer

Using Yoga Props

When I was awkwardly dangling or struggling during a pose my mind was focusing on how uncomfortable I was. I certainly wasn’t relaxing into a stretch or breathing deeply. Yoga props help you get fully into the position you’re aiming for so you can concentrate on breathing and relaxing…

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African young woman doing yoga virtual class with laptop at home
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Erika Palmer

How to Make Time for Yoga

In the past few years, I’ve needed yoga more than ever, so I’ve found ways to make sure I have time to devote to my yoga practice. Let me share some of those ways I make time for yoga.

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father and son practicing online yoga together
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Erika Palmer

Yoga is for EVERY Body!

I used to think that yoga is only done by young people with lean, strong bodies. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Absolutely everyone can benefit from doing yoga. I first found yoga after dealing with some health issues, and over the years…

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Mother and Daughter doing an online live streamed yoga class together
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Erika Palmer

Benefits of Online Yoga

Gone are the days when doing a yoga class meant I had to pack up my yoga mat and props before driving or walking to the yoga studio. Online yoga classes have thankfully increased in popularity over the last few years, and I couldn’t be happier! Not just because…

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