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The Rapid Rise of Yoga (2016 Survey)

USA Yoga Statistics 2016

Yoga is gaining popularity. Fast!

Whether it's a rolled up mat slung under the arm of a business suit, yoga pants paired with the weekend's best attire or contorting poses on your social media feed, it's hard to ignore the explosion of this multi billion dollar market.

Here we detail the key takeaways from a 2016 Yoga in America Study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance. This augmented study focused on the growing practice of yoga in America, from the...

A Yoga Sequence to Instantly Release Negative Emotions

10 Yoga Poses to Release Sadness and Negative EmotionsOne of the biggest problems in our society today is unexpressed Negative Emotions. We are so afraid to feel sad that we cover it up. Soon, we start to believe the masks that we put on, and our true self gets buried deeper and deeper. 

The body can’t be so easily suppressed. The body provides a true reflection of the subconscious mind and a path to access these emotional issues. In order to understand our underlying emotions we must listen to...

Pray He Takes Up Yoga!

Marilyn Monroe the Secret Yogi

Marilyn Monroe the Secret Yogi

With Marilyn Monroe’s famous ‘Happy Birthday, Mr President’ dress selling for a record $4.8 million today, we look back on an icon known for her glamorous modelling shoots and movie career. Yet, it was her less publicised fondness of yoga and it’s philosophies that let us gain a greater insight into the person she really was.

At a time when women were discouraged from lifting a finger, let alone a dumbbell, she was an earlier adopter of strength training and allegedly made 10 minutes of weight lifting part of her morning ritual. 

She was pictured doing moves like boat pose...

Why the FIRST 20 Minutes of Your Day are the Most Important

The first 20 minutes of each day your brain is operating at 10.5 wave cycles per second, strictly an unconscious mind zone.

What you do can affect your whole day, so the trick is to start your day positive and with focus, motivation and desire.

We love this 10-15 minute morning flow sequence by Jennifer Jarrett, which leaves you with that extra 5 minutes to jump in the shower or indulge in the snooze button.

Try this tomorrow and let us know how you feel!

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