Yin Yoga - The Benefits

What is the first thing that comes to mind for you when you hear the words "Yin Yoga"? Perhaps it is "long holds" or "endless moments of silence" or something else. Chances are you have not been made aware of the many benefits of Yin Yoga.

So what are the benefits? Well I believe, and have been taught that there are three main areas where benefits will be realized. The Physical body, the Energetic body, and within the Heart and Mind.

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SUP Yoga

If you love Yoga it's likely you've heard of or have practiced on a stand up paddle board. SUP Yoga is a popular yoga-fitness fusion involving practicing a yoga routine on a paddle board while floating on water. With some help from our resident SUP Yoga Guru we have put together a paddle board yoga sequence anyone can do for a happy and healthy life.

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5 Instant Benefits of Yoga for Hockey Players

Visualization is an important tool for bantam and midget-aged hockey players.
The act of picturing yourself as a forward with the puck on a 2 on 1 or a goaltender facing down a breakaway helps relieve the pressure once that situation becomes a reality. However, the true value of visualizing is in the practice it takes to completely relax and block out other thoughts. 
The key to visualization is one of the most important elements hockey players can learn from yoga: focus.

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Yoga at Home

There is something truly special about experiencing yoga in a studio setting—breathing and sharing energy with those around us, and having the opportunity to separate from our everyday chatter. But some days we can’t get to the studio, whether it isn’t in our budget at the moment, or perhaps class isn’t at the right time to suit our schedule. How can we create an effective and enjoyable home asana practice to supplement group practice and further integrate yoga into our daily lives?

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