5 Stress Reducing Yoga Poses

Bella Breakdown If you are looking to reduce stress holistically, yoga is one of the best ways to clear the mind. It can be intimidating at times, especially if you go on Instagram and see all of the famous ‘yogis’ busting out incredible poses in incredible places. But you shouldn’t let that deter you from the real benefits of yoga, which have nothing to do with how many handstands you can do or how deep you can get into the splits. The real health benefits can be achieved through basic-level yoga, which will help with healthy flexibility and also...

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This Is The World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

Bella Breakdown Tao Porchon-Lynch, among many of things, is the world’s oldest yoga teacher. Not only is this 98-year-old woman still practicing yoga, she still does it with such grace and elegance. But, she wasn’t always shown appreciation or acceptance for her gifts. Growing up a young woman in India wasn’t easy for Tao, especially when it came to her love for yoga. Back then, she got a lot of her inspiration from watching boys play what she thought was a game at the time, but was in fact yoga. When she decided to start playing this ‘game,’ her...

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Stress Reduction Techniques From A Yoga Teacher

Bella Breakdown We all have busy lives. With work, family, friends, obligations, hobbies…it seems like we never really get a minute to ourselves. But, we cannot be any help to others if we have not first helped ourselves. You cannot pour from an empty cup, right? Stress is inevitable; we will all deal with it throughout our lives. But, there are things we can do for ourselves to ensure we don’t feel stressed all of the time. Hopefully, some of these tips will be the perfect boost to your week and allow you to feel rejuvenated and a lot...

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Feeling Down, Dog? Try Mixing In Some Yoga

Bella Breakdown Yoga has come a long way in Western society, and continues to grow in popularity in the United States. It seems like you cannot go more than a block without seeing another hot yoga studio opening its doors. But, studies are starting to show that maybe this whole “downward facing dog” thing has more bite than bark. The American Psychological Association held its annual meeting in San Diego this past May, where several studies showing yoga could be a helpful tool to mitigate depression were presented. Not only has yoga shown benefits for those struggling with depression,...

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Patty Madden Leggings will Turn the Gym into a Runway

6 Beautifully Chic Leggings You Never Knew You Needed At only $55 a pair, each uniquely patterned legging is thick yet breathable, and the raised waistline works as shapewear to create an extra flattering look! Not buying these leggings for athletic purposes? That’s fine too! Patty Madden’s designs are works of art that bring vibrancy to your street style. Art Of Where prints and sews these leggings by hand in Montreal, Canada with love… and also a formula of 88% polyester and 12% spandex. Since Patty Madden leggings have such high fabric quality, you never have to worry about...

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