When in Doubt, Twist it All Out

Twists are one of my very favorite groups of postures! As someone who has dealt with a lot of digestive upset in my life, learning yoga twists has been a lifesaver for me. Twists are postures that generally involve moving the shoulder girdle to face in an opposing direction in relation to the hips. There are different twists that target the upper, middle and lower portions of the torso, all having their own unique set of health benefits:

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Call of the Wild: Practicing Yoga Outside

Nature connects us to our roots. The grass, the ocean, the foliage, and the flowers are all part of our primeval world and it is where we feel the most at home. Practicing yoga outside can transform a stagnant routine into a heightened experience that will enhance wakeful relaxation and internal focus—two important components of a rewarding yoga practice. Spending time in nature can replenish depleted energy.

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Tap Into That Innate Light Within You That the World Needs

In this life there exists the constant of darkness and the Light, Yin and the Yang, the positive space, and the negative space. Although the coexistence of these dualities has a continual presence, cycles of subtle to extreme fluctuations can result in an imbalance. Since these opposing forces comprise of energy and we are energy Beings, we feel these imbalances on an emotional, mental, and spiritual level.

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