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Yoga Tips for Glasses-Wearers

Yoga Tips for Glasses-Wearers

Yogi style is both functional and stylishly representative of an empowered, carefree way of life. Form-fitting yoga pants provide flexible comfort and versatility for free-flowing movement. A fitted tank top moves with you from pose to pose. Long locks pulled back into a high bun or braid prevents hair from falling into your face. Yogis rely on these essentials for an energizing, mindful and revitalizing practice. But if you prefer ...

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the significance of silence

the significance of silence

The word “silence” doesn’t really say much. In Sanskrit there are many words for silence. “Maun” and “nishabd” are two significant words. “Maun” means silence, meaning  you don’t speak; it is an attempt to create nishabd. “Nishabd” means “that which is not sound” – beyond the body and mind. Beyond sound does not mean absence of sound, but transcending sound.

In silence we can hear and clearly see our inner dialogue ...

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Yoga Cities and their Signature Styles

Yoga Cities and their Signature Styles

While many, many years ago yoga was mainly viewed as a practice for hippies and naturalists, in recent years it has gained popularity throughout the United States, South America and Europe as a way to heal the body, gain strength, feel more confident and so much more. As the perception of yoga has changed over the past few decades, certain cities across the country have particularly embraced yoga culture, and ...

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featured graduate #yogastory: Florence Le Boulanger

featured graduate #yogastory: Florence Le Boulanger

Florence Le Boulanger
London, UK.
Trained in Bali, December 2014

how many classes are you teaching now?

At the moment I teach a 60min class that I set up in an architecture practice.
Some of my past experience: I did several covers in London bridge HotYogaSociety and gave classes in HotYoga Montpellier, in my home town in France.

what have you been doing since we (evolation) last spoke?

Since I took the training, my ...

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why athletes choose yoga

why athletes choose yoga

Yoga may not be the first type of workout that comes to mind when contemplating which style of rigorous exercise an athlete might choose. However, yoga provides many benefits to both the mind and body that can be appealing to those in an athletic profession. Many notable athletes have been known to use yoga practices to enhance their athletic abilities. Some of the more famous of these athletes ...

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Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Everybody wants to be as green as they possibly can be, helping the environment with eco-friendly habits. But it really isn’t easy these days — even when you’re dealing with debates that you thought were decided years ago.

Take the paper versus plastic bags as a good example. Even this simple question can be confusing once you really do the research and understand everything that goes into the production and waste ...

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the importance of having a meditation practice

the importance of having a meditation practice

Meditation is about becoming one with your mind, and learning something about yourself that you may not have known before. Your practice can be as long or as short as you would like, but try to take the time to for your meditation practice every day. It is not a part of any religion; meditation is a science, which means that the process of meditation follows a particular ...

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conscious yoga tips for a beginning yoga practice

conscious yoga tips for a beginning yoga practice

photo credit: Kara Block Creative

yoga tips for anyone with a beginning yoga practice

Over the past year we have collected some great yoga tips from a few of our teachers in the evolation collective. These tips are here for anyone with a beginning yoga practice. The advice given here is a little different that what we offer in our standard posture mechanics; in a effort to show ...

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