“Just take a deep breath.” This is likely an instruction you have heard whether you practice yoga regularly or have never set foot inside a studio. Almost intuitively, we know that stopping and taking a long, deep breath can help calm our body when we are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or frustrated. Indeed, a host of … More Pranayama: Uncork the Power of the Breath
Many come to yoga after an indulgent weekend (or week, or year) as a way to detoxify the body. Studios even advertise classes specifically designed for this purpose, such as “Weekend Detox Flow.” Hot yoga has gained popularity for many reasons, one of the biggest of which is because it is seen as a way … More The Yoga Detox: What is Real and What is Garbage?