Protecting Wrists in Our Yoga Practice

Having taught Hatha Yoga classes at a variety of Yoga studios with carpet and others with hardwood flooring, I have become more in tune with how the floor surface can impact one's wrists in key yoga poses. Regardless of the flooring type, I often see common hand-placement errors in wrist-loading Yoga poses like Downward Facing …

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Burning Calories: How Yoga Measures Up

My personal yoga practice stems around gaining physical and mental wellness through expansion and connection.  But I certainly appreciate and acknowledge that yoga acts as a form of exercise with one major benefit being that it does expend calories and help maintain healthy body composition (ie keep body fat in check).  With so many people …