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Naturally Yoga
Naturally Yoga
Blog about yoga, natural movement and life
Lori Gaspar
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Finding Balance

In hatha yoga, we purposefully combine opposite energies to find balance in our center. Many of the techniques we use in yoga are meant to counter balance the repetitive movements we use in our daily lives that drift us away from health. For instance, many of us sit with our arms forward for long periods of the day, checking our phones, working on the computer or driving. In this position, the hips are chronically flexed and the chest tends to narrow. Practicing back bends invites an opposing action by stretching the hip flexors and opening the chest. Read More