What Is the Difference Between a CYT-Certified Yoga Teacher and RYT-Registered Yoga Teacher?

While there are no set regulations on what level of training is necessary to teach yoga, choosing to pursue teacher certification, demonstrates a commitment to yoga and deepening one's understanding of this ancient practice. CYT certification reveals that a yoga...

Yoga Mats: What are they, and do you need one?

There are literally thousands of yoga mats on the market, and all of these choices can be difficult for a beginner yogi to wrap their head around. You may see all these dozens of yoga mats and feel paralysed by all the choices, and then you find yourself wondering,...

How to do Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose)

Triangle is a core standing pose that you will encounter in many styles of yoga, including Sūvata. There are a few key benefits to triangle pose, that make it this worth incorporating in your practice. Increases balanceElongates & opens the spine and side...

Yoga Flow for Sitting Too Much

Thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic, more and more people are stuck at home. Millions of people are spending their days at home, on the couch, or parked in a chair in front of a laptop. Unfortunately, this can be bad for the hips. When you sit too much, your hips...

5 Popular Forms of Yoga

Despite popular belief, yoga is more than just stretching. Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual practice that originated in India. Yoga can help increase your flexibility, align your spine, clear your mind, and assist in healthy sleeping patterns. In addition to...

How Yoga Helps Women Manage Stress

by Om Singh We live in a fast-paced world with fast food, fast technology, fast internet, and there is an even deeper need to slow down. Constant hustling can be detrimental to our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health. This is where yoga comes in. Yoga is...

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10 Daily Yoga Poses for Everyday Problems

10 Daily Yoga Poses for Everyday Problems

Yes, you know that yoga is a great way to workout, lose weight, calm your mind, and get super flexible, but there’s a lot more to it. Yoga offers such a wide range of health benefits that it is no longer just in the realms of alternative medicine. Even conventional...

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The Best Ways to Remove Negative Thoughts From Your Life

The Best Ways to Remove Negative Thoughts From Your Life

We all have them. The nasty little voices that whisper in our ear and come up with anything they can think of to tear us down. You'll hear it when you're exercising, when you're at work or when you're trying a new hobby. I call mine Bitchy Jen, because she's still a...

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Why You Should Take Your Yoga Practice Outside

Why You Should Take Your Yoga Practice Outside

For most people, the idea of yoga conjures images of indoor studios with padded floors, air conditioning and Namaste plaques on the walls. While indoor classes are popular, studios shouldn't be the only place you're practicing your asanas. Why should you take your...

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