Tagged: new to yoga

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YOUR FIRST YOGA CLASS: WHAT TO BRING

ANNA ERCILLA
Yoga Faqs
November 19, 2017

Perhaps you were gifted a free class pass, or a friend managed to convince you to come to a session with her favorite teacher, or you’ve just made this awesome decision to sign up at the studio near you—you’re finally going to your first yoga class! You’ve picked out a great beginners’ class, you’ve set aside time in your…


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Q&A WITH JASON CRANDELL (Part 1): LEARNING ALIGNMENT

NICA HECHANOVA DE ERQUIAGA
Asana 101
November 23, 2016

Internationally known yoga teacher, Jason Crandell makes time to answer a few questions from us here at Urban Yogi. I had the pleasure and privilege of  chatting a bit with Jason, (one of my favourite yoga teachers) who is known for his skillful, grounded way of teaching vinyasa flow yoga.  Jason Crandell, a San Francisco based teacher, holds regular…


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10 THINGS YOUR YOGA TEACHER WANTS YOU TO KNOW

ANDI BAÑEZ
Yoga Faqs
August 26, 2016

If you’re new to the practice of yoga, here are some things you should know that might help you ease into your new found wellness habit!   #1: “You can wear whatever you want” is a lie! When you ask people what you should wear, you’re often given vague answers but here’s a tip we don’t always get…


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Intro to the Sun Salutes

BY TRISHA SARMENTA
Yoga Faqs
March 24, 2016

Sun Salutations (or Surya Namaskar) are a great entry point for beginners to their yoga practice, although there are a few things you should know before you start. Sun Salutations are a great workout for the whole body. They stretch, flex and tone the muscles, while building heat and cardiovascular activity. As a moving meditation, Sun Salutations develop…


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Me vs. Yoga by Mikka Wee

Real Yogis, Real Stories
November 30, 2015

Say what, it’s November already?! October has been all about making big decisions and turning new pages. It’s been overwhelming, exciting, and scary. And while life lately has been on ultra speed, I’ve been trying my best to manage myself properly. It’s a struggle, honestly. Focus has been one of the hardest things to get together, especially given…