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Day 17: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Averee on September 30th 2015.

Practice Pose: Standing Side Stretch Pose

This pose gently opens the side of the body, especially the ribs and intercostal muscles.

To practice:

Standing in Tadasana with your feet together, inhale while stretching your left arm out to the side and over your head. Your chin remains level wi… read more

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Day 16: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Lyndi Horn on September 29th 2015.

Practice Pose: Downward Facing Dog {Adho Mukha Svanasana}

  • Begin on your hands and knees. Align your wrists directly under your shoulders and your knees directly under your hips. The fold of your wrists should be parallel with the top edge of your mat. Point your middle fingers directly to the … read more
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Day 15: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Tish Hilyer on September 28th 2015.

Practice Pose: Alternate Nostril Breathing {Nadi Shodhana Pranayama}

This pranayama practice, or breathing exercise is deeply relaxing to the mind and body. Alternate Nostril Breathing helps to balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain… the "thinking brain" and the "feeling brain" … bri… read more

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Day 14: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Sonya Klepper on September 27th 2015.

Practice Pose: Mountain Pose {Tadasana}

Many common ailments and discomforts can be traced to poor posture. If the spine is not properly aligned or if there is tightness or stiffness in the back, the result is often an imbalance in the body. When this imbalance becomes chronic many kinds of disor… read more

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Day 13: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by on September 26th 2015.

Practice Pose: Modified Camel Pose {Ustrasana} for Crosstraining

Strengthens the back; opens the shoulders, chest, and quadriceps; boosts mood and energy.

This pose is a good one to practice when you need a little relief in any sport where you may be hunching over.

Keeping shoulders over th… read more

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Day 12: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by on September 25th 2015.

Practice Pose: Half Moon Pose Pose {Ardha Chandrasana}

Getting Into Half Moon Pose:

Use the wall for alignment and balance until you feel ready to stand without support.

Begin in Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) to the right side. Soften and bend your right knee, resting your le… read more

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