YOGA SIX BLOG

Live the practice of yoga -- both on and off the mat.

September 24 | The Practice

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Yoga Teacher Training: Peter Myers

A lifetime of learning brought Peter Myers, a current PhD student in Movement Science in St. Louis, to the Yoga Six Teacher Training Program. Read how this scientist and academic grew from the YTT experience…

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September 13 | The Practice | The results | The Science

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5 Yoga Poses for Stronger Muscles

These 5 yoga poses will help you build lean muscle mass and incorporate strength training into your fitness routine. All you need is a yoga mat, no workout machines or dumbbells required!

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September 8 | The Practice

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Yoga Teacher Training: Andrea Hooper

Veteran Andrea Hooper traveled all over the world with the US Air Force and Peace Corps. After settling in San Diego with her husband and five children, she transformed her life with Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how the program helped her grow in her practice and as a teacher…

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September 1 | The Practice

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Yoga Teacher Training: Darcy Cantrell

Darcy — a mom, artist, and classically trained musician — practiced daily at Yoga Six before taking her practice further. Learn how Yoga Teacher Training helped her grow and transformed her life…

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August 29 | The Lifestyle | The Practice

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Which Yoga Pants Are Right For You?

The activewear trend is on the rise, which means there are more brands and styles than ever to choose from. But, shopping for yoga clothes is more than just finding what looks good. The right type of fabric can make all the difference in your practice….

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August 12 | The Practice | The results

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What I Learned from 30 Days of Hot Yoga

Entrepreneur and host of The Pulse, Cindy Matalucci, celebrated her birthday with 30 days of Hot Yoga at Yoga Six. She shares what it was really like to practice every day and how a daily Hot Yoga practice changed her life both on and off the mat…

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June 3 | The Practice

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I Broke Up With Bikram for Hot Yoga

A common misconception about yoga is that Bikram Yoga and hot yoga are one and the same. Both classes do take place in a heated room, but Bikram Yoga and hot yoga are actually very different. We demystify the difference here…

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June 3 | The Practice | The Science

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Why Men Need Yoga

The notion that yoga is only for women is as outdated and incorrect as the idea that yoga is easy.  Nothing could be farther from the truth.  In fact, yoga can be far more physically challenging and mentally rewarding than most kinds of traditional exercise…

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May 27 | The Practice | The Science

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Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of physical complaints and is often a result of imbalance or weakness in another area of the body. These yoga poses address different weaknesses in the core, hips, and hamstrings that contribute to back pain…

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May 20 | The Practice | The results | The Science

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Yoga & Weight Loss

While yoga can help you lose weight, the practice is not regarded as a big calorie buster and that is certainly not its intention. Weight loss is a natural byproduct of the mindful transformation that takes place with a consistent yoga practice.

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