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Integrating Meditation Into Daily Life

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

Life is busy! Although technology has made some tasks easier it has allowed us to take on more! Our attention is being pulled in multiple directions, simultaneously creating much more stress than any other time in recorded history. Never before has meditation been so important to our health.

Yoga for Beginners (Part 2)

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

Okay, you have been living under a rock the past 30 years and finally you decide to climb out. Once out, you realize you are so stiff and completely atrophied. The current fitness trend seems to be yoga so why not give it a try?

Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

A beginner’s guide to yoga could include many different topics. Honestly, it could be a book and there are probably many books on this topic. Just describing the different styles of yoga could be a book, let alone the topics that could be created in introducing yoga. When I first decided to write this article, […]

Is Power Yoga Good for Beginners?

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

Power Yoga is well-suited for a diverse range of people and certainly, beginners are within that range. Personally, I feel that power yoga is the best place for beginners to start their yoga journey. Yet, I am biased toward the type of Power Yoga I share. Unlike many other types of yoga, Power Yoga is […]

Fitness Yoga for Beginners

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

Which yoga is best for fitness? What is yoga fitness? Yoga fitness might not be what you think of when you think of fitness, although it might also not be to far away from your ideas of fitness. Yet it is different. It’s common to come to your first yoga class wanting a certain type […]

Yoga for Beginners

Beginners ● Bryan Kest

Yoga classes for beginners, whether in a studio or via beginning yoga video or even a yoga book for beginners, can vary. So please know it’s possible to dislike one class immensely while really appreciating another class. How to start doing yoga or practicing yoga? Well, as mentioned above, there are classes, yoga books for […]

Yoga Meditation Poses, Techniques & Exercises for Beginners

Beginners ● Melissa Mercedes

As a beginner to yoga and meditation, I often pondered questions such as: “Are yoga and meditation the same thing?”, “Am I doing this the right way?”, “How should I place my hands when I am meditating, and does this really matter?”, “Should I meditate before or after my physical asana practice?”. The more time […]

Basic Yoga Positions for Beginners

Beginners ● Melissa Mercedes

The Benefits of Basic Yoga Positions Basic yoga positions can be helpful for the beginner asana practitioner and the seasoned practitioner alike. Basic yoga positions for beginners can serve to create a solid foundation upon which to build your practice and are simple and easy to integrate with a well-established practice. Anecdotal and scientific information […]

How to Do Yoga at Home for Beginners

Beginners ● Melissa Mercedes

Why a home practice is important for beginners The growing demands on our lives in conjunction with technology’s ability to make us accessible 24/7 can leave us feeling overwhelmed and chronically stressed. Yoga is a mind-body practice that supports slowing down and taking time to tune into the breath amidst the chaos of our lives. […]