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Netflix Just Released A Documentary About Bikram Yoga’s Dark Origin

Netflix Just Released A Documentary About Bikram Yoga’s Dark Origin

From the webpages of  It turns out founder Bikram Choudhury created a cult-like community to hide his terrible secrets. (Also read: Which Yoga Style Is Best For You?) Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator, a new Netflix documentary, exposes the dark origin of ...
Light Lower Back Stretches That Won’t Make You Overexert Your Back

Light Lower Back Stretches That Won’t Make You Overexert Your Back

Do these light lower back stretches for spine and muscle restoration. Many of us have back pain because of bad posture, long hours of sitting, or carrying heavy bags. When you look to the internet for back stretches, you'll often find intense moves like t...
Can’t Hold Your Handstand? You Might Be Making These Mistakes

Can’t Hold Your Handstand? You Might Be Making These Mistakes

If you can’t hold your handstands, read on to see if you’re making these mistakes. Handstands are hard – they require lots of arm strength, core engagement and focus. However, they can be easier when you’re doing it with the right form. Here are common ha...
How to Strengthen Your Grip for Improved Yoga Stability

How to Strengthen Your Grip for Improved Yoga Stability

Can’t seem to stay stable on your hands during yoga? Try using these tips to strengthen your grip. Having a strong grip isn’t necessary only when you’re exercising – it helps in daily life for things like proper handshakes, carrying heavy bags, and keepin...
Why People Practise Ashtanga Yoga and Why You Should Try It

Why People Practise Ashtanga Yoga and Why You Should Try It

Ashtanga yoga is an intense practice that is meant to be followed every day. Find out more about why people love it, and why you might too. The ashtanga sequence includes the full primary and secondary yoga series. It’s done daily for anywhere between one...
What Are Yoga Bandhas (Body Locks) And Why You Should Do Them

What Are Yoga Bandhas (Body Locks) And Why You Should Do Them

Doing yoga body locks (or Bandhas) has more benefits than just helping you get into certain poses more easily. Yoga Bandhas are also known as body locks because they contract the abdomen to lock certain body parts in place. Using the muscles in specifi...
Shape Team at Lululemon: We Did Partner Yoga And Shopped Awesome Leggings

Shape Team at Lululemon: We Did Partner Yoga And Shopped Awesome Leggings

Here's what happened the day we did team-bonding yoga at Lululemon's Duxton store, and shopped their best-selling activewear from sports bras to leggings. Our idea of a happening Friday night? Working up a sweat together, talking about all things fitness ...
What Happens When You Don’t Have Proper Back Engagement in Yoga

What Happens When You Don’t Have Proper Back Engagement in Yoga

A flexible back isn’t always the best – protect it by having proper back engagement in yoga. Being soft is helpful when you’re going into backbends and other stretches during yoga. But when you’re doing an active pose, it requires as much strength as it d...