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EIP Lifestyle Half Lotus

Half lotus or Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimattanasana is a seated pose in the Ashtanga Primary series. This pose is a hip opener and lengthens the hamstrings. 67 more words

Eip Lifestyle

One Stretch a Day

I love Yoga. I mean, I absolutely love it. And not just the physical practice, but all eight limbs. I try to live a yogic lifestyle each day, guiding my life by the Yamas and Niyamas, practicing karmic Yoga, and of course practicing Asana. 650 more words


to achieve with devotion!

Sometimes we feel ourselves so exhausted bodily, mentally and spiritually. We can find a way to ease our body exhaustion but how can we ease our mental and spiritual exhaustion? 1,050 more words

Practice: Eka Pada Raj Kapotasana

Eka = One       Pada = foot       Raja = King or ‘royal’       Kapota = Pigeon       Asana = Pose or ‘seat’

A pretty deep hip-opener; pigeon pose can feel like a… 701 more words

Three Tips For A Better Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose seems to be the quintessential yoga hip opener. While it may be tempting to just flop into the pose and hang out there yin style, a much more profound experience can be had with a little alignment. 323 more words

Workshop Wednesdays

Friday Bits: Yoga Poses for Tight Hips and Hamstrings

My boot camp class on Wednesday was ROUGH. My workout started with lunges around a full-length pool while holding a 35-pound kettlebell (why did I choose that weight??) and 50 squat lifts with the kettlebell. 116 more words