Pregnant woman in yoga class

Avoid These Yoga Poses For A Healthy Pregnancy

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on March 28, 2019
last updated on March 28, 2019

As your body changes, so should your exercise routine. Some of the yoga postures can just get uncomfortable with time, but others must be modified or downright omitted to ensure a healthy pregnancy. The following yoga poses are potentially unsafe during the prenatal period and are better avoided to minimize the risks of complications.

Continue Reading

Beautiful Digital Device Fitness Calm Concentration Concept

Yoga DVDs That Are Worth Every Penny

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on March 20, 2019
last updated on March 20, 2019

Yoga DVDs bring the best of two worlds – professional guidance and clear instructions from world-renowned yoga trainers and the comfort of your home. Or the breeze of the ocean, if you like, as long you bring your laptop or tablet with you.

Continue Reading

The caption of nude woman's body in black and white

This Is Why They Don’t Want You To Do Naked Yoga

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on March 5, 2019
last updated on March 9, 2019

Who are the people doing yoga nude and why is it so frowned upon by society? I meet with Liz, a naked yogi, to talk about the history of the controversial practice, how it challenges the status quo and why the general public is not ready to accept social nudity even though studies show it makes us feel happier.

Continue Reading

Healthy woman doing yoga

Best Grip Yoga Socks To Prevent Slipping

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on February 10, 2019
last updated on March 9, 2019

Even the grippiest yoga mat can sometimes let you down when things get hot and sweaty. Fret not! If you’re sliding and feeling unstable and wobbly in some postures, these non-slip yoga socks will come to the rescue.

Continue Reading

young fit woman doing purvottanasana yoga pose with yoga wheel

Yoga Wheel Mania: Is The Trendy Prop Really Worth It

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on January 15, 2019
last updated on March 8, 2019

Yoga wheels are marketed to offer instant back pain relief, improve posture, bring versatility into your stretch routine and help build core strength. If you’re left wondering how a wobbly plastic circle can be better than long-lasting yoga straps, yoga blocks and relaxing bolsters, you’re in the right place. Here I explore this new yoga trend, what benefits it brings into your yoga practice, whether yoga wheels are safe and what are the best offers on the market at the moment.

Continue Reading

woman-doing-yoga-exercise-in-summer-park

Yoga And Pilates Are The Same Thing

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on January 6, 2019
last updated on March 9, 2019

Yoga and Pilates are incredibly popular and are considered largely similar by the many. Both are advertised to promote better strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance. But how come the ancient 5000-years old (or more) practice of yoga and the Pilates method developed by the Westerner Joseph Pilates in the 1920s are still often confused? Here I explore what makes yoga and Pilates so similar and what are the key differences between the two to help you make the informed choice for your new lifestyle change.

Continue Reading

How Yoga Bolsters Can BOLSTER Your Yoga Practice: Best Products Reviewed

Veronica Kramer
written by Veronica Kramer
first posted on January 5, 2019
last updated on March 9, 2019

Developed and introduced into the yoga practice by B.K.S. Iyengar, bolsters along with other yoga props were used to make yoga accessible to everyone including people with injuries, older practitioners and those with less flexibility. From helping yogis reach the proper posture and form, ease breathing and release tension, a yoga bolster now is a versatile yoga accessory that can be used in a variety of ways. And thanks to diversity in designs, a yoga bolster can even decorate your couch when not used as intended.

Continue Reading