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Beginner Yoga Blog

Yin vs Yang Yoga What is the Difference Between Them?

The vast spectrum of yoga is a tapestry of tradition, modern reinterpretation, and profound depth. As it has woven its intricate patterns across the Western world, it birthed numerous styles, each with its distinct essence. The Yin vs Yang yoga debate presents a curious balance, emerging like two birds in harmonious flight. This duality, deeply rooted in ancient philosophies, creates a unique blend for today’s yogi, offering a comprehensive yoga journey.

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Health Blog

How to Stop Toes From Curling: Exercises and Footwear Fixes

Toes curling is a common condition that affects most people at some point in their lives. From the telltale bent position of a hammer toe to the painful corns from curly toes, this condition can range from unsightly to incredibly painful. Read on if you’ve ever wondered how to stop toes from curling or the underlying causes.

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Meditation Blog

75 Yoga Affirmations for a Positive and Powerful Mind

In our ever-evolving journey of self-discovery and growth, many seek tools to connect deeper with our core values and integrate positive changes into the tapestry of our everyday lives. For countless enthusiasts, yoga is not just a series of physical postures but a transformative exploration within. Yoga affirmations are powerful tools and vital to this internal journey.

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Yoga Poses

Kemetic Yoga Poses and its Ancient Egyptian History

Kemetic Yoga, a treasure from Northeastern Africa, is gaining global recognition for its holistic approach to wellness. This ancient form of Egyptian Yoga, Smai Tawi, originates in the land known as Kemet, or ancient Egypt. With deep roots in Egyptian spiritual practices, you can find the history of Kemetic Yoga in wall carvings and hieroglyphic texts within ancient temples.

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Meditation Blog

Kechari Mudra Exercises -Yoga Tongue Benefits and How

Kechari Mudra, often revered as the “King of All Mudras,” is a highly advanced practice in Raja Yoga and Hatha Yoga Practice is described in sacred texts such as the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and Gheranda Samhita. The practice involves a tongue lock mudra, where the tongue is rolled back and placed into the nasal cavity. The ultimate goal of Kechari Mudra is to attain higher states of consciousness, stimulate the higher chakras and regulate the flow of prana, or life energy, in the physical body. This blog will delve into the exercises and the intricacies involved in this great art of

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Man doing Seated Forward Bend Caterpillar Yin Yoga pose benefits for yoga for shoulder pain and a clean stomach exercise.
Yoga Poses

Caterpillar Pose Unveiling Yin Yoga’s Deep Stretch

Paschimottanasana, commonly called the Caterpillar Pose, is a beloved element of Yin Yoga known for its profound restorative and calming effects. In Sanskrit, ‘Paschima’ translates to ‘west’ or ‘back,’ ‘Uttana’ to ‘intense stretch,’ and ‘Asana’ to ‘pose.’ Thus, Paschimottanasana implies a deep stretch of the back body. This pose emulates a caterpillar, which is small, humble, and on the verge of transformation.

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Kevin Parenteau - Yoga Teacher Asana at Home. Doing Child's Pose (Balasana)for yoga sleep position
Yoga Poses

Yoga Sleeping Position and Poses for Better Sleep

The challenges of modern life often infringe on the essential aspects of our well-being, with sleep being a major casualty. However, the importance of sleep cannot be overstated, as it is instrumental in cognitive function, mood regulation, and physical health. Regrettably, issues such as lower back pain, neck pain, and sleep disorders like sleep apnea or insomnia can gravely impair the quality of your sleep.

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Yoga Poses

Contortion Poses – Flexibility the Ashtanga Yoga Way

Ashtanga Yoga is a disciplined practice emphasizing the integration of flexibility and strength in the body. This article will explore various types of contortion poses names, ranging from intermediate poses to the hardest contortion moves, requiring extreme flexibility performed by advanced yoga practitioners or professional contortionists.

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Chakra Blog

How to Unblock a Chakra: 32 Simple and Easy Ways

The chakra system, an integral part of the human body, is rooted in the ancient Sanskrit word “chakra,” which translates to “wheel.” These primary energy centers, or chakra points, are crucial in regulating our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. A blocked chakra can manifest as various physical symptoms and mental symptoms, including mood swings, low self-esteem, and digestive issues. This blog will delve into the different techniques on how to unblock a chakra, fostering improved overall well-being.

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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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