Yoga

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How To Practice Yoga for Beginners Tips and Tricks You Need to Know

If you are a yoga beginner and want to welcome yoga into your life, it can feel overwhelming. Maybe you are not sure where to start. We remember going to our first Yoga classes and Yoga studios and wondering… what the heck.  The Yoga teachers would use Sanskrit (the ancient Indian language) words to describe …

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International Yoga Day 2022 | Celebrate International Yoga Day With Us!

International Yoga Day 2022 is celebrated on 21 June. A day to celebrate the goodness that Yoga can bring to the individual practitioner, communities and the world.  The theme for International Yoga Day 2022 is ‘Yoga for humanity’. Of course as a whole, the world has been through (and continues to go through) much adversity, …

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How To Do Yoga? | The 8 Limbs of Yoga Explained

Yoga is an ancient practice and philosophy that involves physical, mental and spiritual disciplines to help you create peace within. If you’re searching for the answer to the question: how to do Yoga? You may have thought the answer was only going to involve downward facing dogs, headstands and silent meditation… sure Yoga includes all …

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Where To Start With Yoga And What Are The Easiest Poses to Begin With?

If you are a Yoga newbie who wants to experience all the amazing Yoga benefits, both physically and mentally, but you’re feeling a little intimidated, we want to remind you that this is completely normal and ok. We remember how nerve-wracking it was to walk into Yoga Studios and see the experienced yogis upside down …

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Reduce Stress with this 25 Minute Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork Class

This 25 minute Yoga, Pilates and Breathwork class is the ultimate class to help you reduce stress and relieve tension in the body and mind. We call it ‘Stress Release Fusion’ and it starts with calming breathwork to get you feeling centred. Then get ready for Yoga flow movement that seamlessly moves into heart-pumping, booty …

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How Many Calories Does Yoga Burn (and other stuff to stop googling)

Before we found the practice of self acceptance we too used to google things like how many calories does Yoga burn? Does Yoga burn calories? Wait, what about Power Yoga? Hatha Yoga? Vinyasa Yoga? Bikram Yoga (is this the type of hot yoga, in a heated room?) Tell us… which Yoga class and style of …

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How Yoga Changed My Body Before and After (this is not what you expect)

You won’t find a before and after photo in this post. In fact, with MerryBody we don’t do before and afters. We have shared our own physical transformation stories a few times on this platform but we have learned, slowly but surely, that this form of storytelling is inspired by diet culture. Diet culture being …

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MerryBody Featured: Wellness Tips to Avoid Burnout

MerryBody was featured in the Dive In Blog…  “Achieving everything we want in life can be highly rewarding. However, it’s also strenuous and time-consuming. According to Harvard Health, 47% of workers reported feeling overwhelmed at work. At the least, it makes you more prone to stress and burnout. It gets even worse if you have …

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