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Recovering From Breast Cancer: A Gentle Sequence

Recovering From Breast Cancer: A Gentle Sequence

During cancer treatment, one of the most common side-effects is fatigue. At the same time the emotional upheaval of being diagnosed with cancer and undergoing treatment can be draining. When it does, try this grounding, nurturing yoga practice.

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4 Poses for Strong, Resilient Ankles

4 Poses for Strong, Resilient Ankles

Ankle stability is a key component of balance — a foundational and often overlooked part of good health. So why do we lose ankle mobility and strength as we get older? What happens when we have wobbly or stiff ankles? How can you work on your ankles when you fear falling? Read on to learn the answers along with four yoga poses for keeping your ankles strong and stable.

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4 Standing Yoga Poses for Better Posture

4 Standing Yoga Poses for Better Posture

As we get older, poor postural habits can have a domino-effect on our entire bodies stressing joints as well as internal organs of the heart, lungs and digestive tract. Quite often, pain or injury stems from postural imbalances. That is why improving your posture, strength and mobility can help you move more freely with less pain and stiffness. Fortunately, it is never too late to improve your posture.

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Posture Perfect: 4 Yoga Poses to Help You Stand Taller

Posture Perfect: 4 Yoga Poses to Help You Stand Taller

Ever catch a glimpse of yourself in a store window and feel horrified at how hunched your posture is? Many of our daily activities—driving in a car, working at a computer—contribute to the rounding of the upper back and shoulders. So does stress. Try this four yoga poses perfect for releasing upper back tension so you can stand taller.

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Waking Up Your Piggies: Big Toe Mobility Key to Balance

Waking Up Your Piggies: Big Toe Mobility Key to Balance

Understanding the role of the big toe points out why you should include toe mobility exercises in your yoga routine. Here’s a brief primer on the anatomy of your big toe as well as three yoga exercises you can do to wake up and strengthen your all-important big toes.

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