There are some stressors you can control in life, and others you can’t. But there are things you can do to aid relaxation and a calmer state of mind (which in turn benefits your body)–like restorative yoga. Here are six gentle yoga poses that can help reduce stress. More
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Earlier today, Sadie Nardini helped us debunk the myth that it’s somehow bad to do yoga inversions while you’re having your period. Luckily, she’s also given us the perfect quick yoga sequence you can do while you’re menstruating.
The following inversions are useful to energize you and help counteract an over-grounded state. Do this sequence, and youʼll likely feel much more refreshed, detoxed and centered…whether Aunt Floʼs in town or not.
I love yoga; specifically, I love hot yoga. Sweaty, challenging, muscle-burning yoga. But the end of almost all of my classes, there’s a time when the sweating stops and the stillness begins. Savasana (or Shavasana, depending on which school of practice) may not look like much–it’s basically lying on the back, sometimes with the heels together, sometimes not–but it is, to many practitioners and instructors, the cornerstone of any yogic practice. But why, I’ve often wondered? What is it about this pose that’s so restorative, so healing? So I asked two celebrity yogis–Mandy Ingber and Kyle Miller–to explain why they think we all need Savasana. More
Last week, Alex Auder, Blisstree’s resident yogi, demonstrated a beautiful arm-balancing pose – dwi pada viparita dandasana. Today she returns with another super-cool Iyengar asana that will make you want to return to your practice as soon as possible. Watch … More
In case you missed any of our Blisstree videos last week, settle back and watch our top 10 list: 1. Keeping Your Boyfriend While In Prison: Piper Kerman, Author of “Orange Is the New Black” Opens Up on Video 2. … More
Last week, Alex Auder, Blisstree’s resident yogi, showed us a soreness-inspiring arm-balancing series featuring ekapadagalavasana (flying crow). Today she returns with another jaw-dropping Iyengar asana that will make you want to hit the mat as soon as possible. Watch Alex … More
When we last saw Alex Auder, Blisstree’s resident yogi, she balanced herself on the yoga mat into the mind-boggling arm-balancing series featuring dwipadasirsasana and tittibhasana (firefly pose). Today she’s back with another jaw-dropping Iyengar asana that will make you want … More
Have you done your sun salutations in preparation for today’s insane yoga pose from Alex Auder? Last time, she balanced herself into bhairavasana, chakorasana, and koundinyasana, and today she’s back with another jaw-dropping Iyengar asana that will make you want … More
Alex Auder, Blisstree’s kick-ass resident yogi is back! Remember last week, when she got herself into twisting lotus crow? Well, she’s returned with another jaw-dropping Iyengar asana that will make you want to honor the hell out of your practice. … More
Remember last week when Alex Auder, Blisstree’s resident yogi, got herself into lotus crow? Well, she’s back with a jaw-dropping series of Iyengar asanas that will make you want to honor the crap out of your practice. Watch her get … More