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Welcome to the Asana at Home Yoga Blog, your trusted portal for yoga and mindfulness. Here, we delve into the dynamic world of yoga, exploring news, trends, and happenings globally.

Our Yoga Blog articles, enriched with personal experiences and insights, aim to guide you through every facet of your practice, with articles on Yoga Instructors, Beginner Yoga, Yoga Poses, Yoga at Home, Chakras, Health, and Meditation.

If you are curious about the latest yoga trend, seeking weekly inspiration, or hoping to enhance your understanding of Reiki and other holistic practices, we’ve got you covered.

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Health Blog

Yoga Body Types: Vata, Pitta, Kapha Ayurveda Doshas

Yoga body types are specific classifications that categorize individuals based on physical and energetic characteristics. These classifications help create personalized yoga practices that cater to each individual’s unique needs. Understanding yoga body types is crucial because it acknowledges that everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies, which can significantly impact their yoga practice and overall health.

Recognizing different body types allows yoga practitioners to tailor their practice to achieve optimal health, balance, and well-being. By aligning yoga routines with the specific needs of their body type, individuals can maximize the benefits of their practice. For example, certain body types may benefit

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Beginner Yoga Blog

30 Day Yoga Challenge Get Started Today

A 30 Day Yoga Challenge can be a terrific way to start your yoga practice, build a solid routine, and discover the many advantages of daily yoga practice.

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “30 Day Yoga Challenge”? A little worry? That is something I could never do! … Annoyance? Yoga is not that! … Excitement? I’m eager to get going again and push myself. Maybe even a little fatigue? We’ve faced enough “challenges” this year.

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Yoga and Wellness Retreats and Festivals

International Day of Yoga 2024: Celebrate the Practice

The International Day of Yoga (IDY) is a globally celebrated event dedicated to the practice and benefits of yoga. Observed annually on June 21, this day emphasizes the importance of yoga in promoting holistic health and well-being. Recognized by the United Nations, IDY encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to incorporate yoga into their lives, fostering physical, mental, and spiritual growth. The celebration of IDY highlights yoga’s universal appeal and its ability to unite individuals worldwide in a shared pursuit of health and peace.

This Year’s International Yoga Day is on June 21st, 2024 and its theme is Yoga for

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Yoga Instructor Blog

Why Yoga Teacher Continuing Education is important

One of the main things that yoga teaches us is that things change. Change is the only constant in this world. Of course, this is also true for the yoga and fitness industry. That is why Yoga Teacher Continuing Education is important.

The Yoga industry has changed in many ways. Our knowledge of the human body continues to evolve. We continue to grow in understanding the best methodologies to teach and guide our students. Lastly, as teachers, we continue to develop and change with experience. This growth and change are healthy and important. If we, as yoga and fitness teachers, do

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Yoga Instructor Blog

Yoga Teacher vs Instructor: What’s the Difference?

I think it is important to differentiate between Yoga instructor vs teacher when teaching a public class in a yoga studio. A Yoga instructor instructs people what to do, ‘exhale and step your right foot forward, inhale your arms up to the sky.’ You can go through an entire class with an instructor and not learn a single thing.

On the other hand, a Yoga teacher educates you.

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Yoga Instructor Blog

17 Famous Yoga Teachers in India – The Gurus Guide

India, the birthplace of Yoga, has produced numerous influential yoga teachers who have spread their knowledge and expertise worldwide. In this article, we will explore the world of Yoga, delving into the lives and teachings of 16 famous yoga teachers from India and examining their impact on the global yoga scene.

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Yoga Instructor Blog

40 Best Books for Yoga Teachers – The Essential List

With an abundance of literature available on yoga philosophy, anatomy, practice, and teaching methodologies, it can be challenging to determine which books deserve a spot on your bookshelf. To help guide you in pursuing continued education, we’ve curated a comprehensive list of the 40 best books for yoga teachers. These hand-picked selections cover various topics, from ancient texts and yogic philosophy to modern adaptations and practical teaching resources.

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Yoga at Home Blog

16 DIY Yoga Mat Storage Solutions and Tips for Home

Do you need help finding extra space for yoga mats and accessories in your home yoga room or small spaces? As a yoga enthusiast, you’re not alone. With yoga blocks, blankets, resistance bands, yoga balls, hand weights, jump ropes, yoga straps, and more, it can be challenging to keep everything organized and easily accessible. But don’t worry. The good news is that many DIY yoga Mat Storage and DIY Yoga Mat Holder solutions can help you declutter and create a peaceful yoga studio in the comfort of your home.

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Yoga at Home Blog

DIY Yoga Bolster, Blocks and Strap Found in Your Home

Incorporating DIY Yoga Bolster, Strap and Blocks into your yoga practice can make it more comfortable by bringing you closer to your mat. Sometimes, certain poses may only be achievable with the use of props. Often this is the case if you have just started incorporating yoga into your life or if you find specific areas of your body particularly tight. Looking around your house, you will likely be able to find a Yoga Block Substitute or a Yoga Bolster Substitute. We explore creative DIY Solutions so you can use as yoga props at home.

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Yoga at Home Blog

7 Guidelines for Building a Home Gym in Your Apartment

We all know that exercise is important to living a healthy life, but finding the time and money to go to the gym can be a huge burden. With an uptick in remote jobs, many workers are interested in building a home gym so they can get a quick workout during lunch or between calls. For those in a home, whether it be renting in downtown Seattle or owning in the suburbs of Edmonds, it’s possible to devote an entire room to being a gym.

However, folks in apartments don’t have that luxury. With few places to store equipment, building a

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Beginner Yoga Blog

Yoga for Everybody: Everyone’s Guide to Getting Started

I used to think that yoga was only done by young people with lean, muscular body types. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Everyone and every body can benefit from Yoga. I first found yoga after dealing with health issues, and over the years, I have resumed my physical practice whenever I need to boost my strength or flexibility.

Most people don’t start with lean, muscular bodies—they develop them after maintaining a consistent yoga practice. Here’s what I (a middle-aged woman) learned about incorporating a practice into your routine, no matter your age or ability.

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Yoga and Wellness Retreats and Festivals

Joshua Tree Wellness Retreat 2024: Best of California

Nestled in the heart of the desert, Joshua Tree and its mystical landscape stand as a beacon for those seeking wellness and spiritual rejuvenation. Renowned for its unique desert beauty and powerful energy vortex, Joshua Tree provides an idyllic backdrop for wellness retreats. These retreats offer a harmonious blend of yoga practices, wellness classes, and transformative workshops designed to nurture the body, mind, and spirit.

Set against the natural beauty and tranquility of Joshua Tree, these retreats promise an immersive experience that fosters deep healing and personal growth.

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Our Yoga Blog and Our Values

At Asana at Home, we value the yoga journey’s different aspects and its connection to our values: 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. 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. Finally you’ll find articles covering topics in our Yoga Instructor Blog, Beginner Yoga Blog, Yoga Poses, Yoga at Home Blog, Chakra Blog, Health Blog and Meditation Blog.

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