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Is Vinyasa Yoga Hard

By Kate Saal / February 1, 2021

People ask, “Is vinyasa yoga hard” because they want to know if they’ll be able to do it.   Vinyasa isn’t more difficult than any other type of yoga if you choose a class based on your ability and level of fitness. Jump into a random vinyasa class without much yoga experience, and it can be…

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Is Yoga Cardio

By Kate Saal / January 14, 2021

You already know yoga calms your mind and relieves your stress but will it also give you a blood pumping, leg shaking, heart-pounding workout? Can yoga be the one physical activity where you get cardio, strength, and consciousness? Yes, yoga can be considered cardio and thus improve your fitness level if you practice certain forms,…

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What is Vinyasa Yoga?

By Kate Saal / February 19, 2019

Vinyasa is a style of yoga characterized by stringing postures together so that you move from one to another, seamlessly, using breath.  Commonly referred to as “flow” yoga, it is sometimes confused with “power yoga“. Vinyasa classes offer a variety of postures and no two classes are ever alike.  The opposite would be “fixed forms”…

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The 6 Problems with Vinyasa Yoga and Solutions

By Kate Saal / December 16, 2016

Each yoga system or type of yoga has deficits for none is perfect.  The well informed yogin knows what they are and works to reduce them. Vinyasa Yoga has several problems. 1) Alignment  In yoga circles alignment refers to how the posture is done.  (This is a huge, complicated subject and deserves its own discussion.) …

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