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Beginner’s Yoga Spotlight: Downward Dog & Three Legged Dog

It’s a two for Tuesday my friends! Yes, I said it we have a double team yoga spotlight today.  Downward dog and three legged dog go so hand in hand, that it just didn’t seem right to separate them.  Before I even tried practicing yoga, I knew about downward dog.  It’s pretty much the most easily recognizable name in the yoga game.  Transitioning into three legged dog from downward dog is the most natural movement of your body, and I’m pretty in love with the  ...

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Warrior I Pose (Varabhadrasana I)

Time to take a look into the world of the warrior!  The warrior pose is fierce, beautiful, and graceful.  It stretches so many muscles, and has tons of great variations.  I will be exploring the variations in different posts throughout the series, but for now I wanted to start with the basics.  As a newbie yogi scrolling anxiously through Instagram to see all of the fantastic (and seemingly impossible) poses, it can be intimidating to say the least.  You can get there, I know that if I stay  ...

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Beginner’s Yoga Spotlight: Garland Pose (Malasana)

Here we go again, my newbie yogis (yes that’s us baby)!  We are going to just jump right into it today, with a little asana known as the garland pose (malasana).  The garland pose is basically a yoga squat.  I love doing this first thing in the morning, you know when you get that little burst of energy you get when you climb out of bed (can’t be just me, right?)  Plus, this pose aids in digestive health as well as strengthening our metabolism.  Revving up the metabolism and  ...

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Beginner’s Yoga Spotlight: Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

This morning, while doing a quick morning warm up sequence I decided I was going to start a new series of posts!  As I continue to dive deeper into the yoga world (and fall more in love), I am starting to realize what direction I would like to take this little blog here in.  When I started my weight loss journey last year, I began an Instagram account so that I could document and hold myself accountable.  I had no idea that it would end up being the beginning of something life changing.  I  ...

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