Props: Marvelous Mats

Yoga mats come in all colors, sizes, textures. Although they seem to be the most essential prop, many practiced without them until they came on the scene in the 80's. The first ones were nonstick mats to put under carpets protecting and enhancing the life of the carpet. Now, a yoga mat is one of ... [Read On...]

Yoga Tip #10 – Extending the Spine

Always extend and lift  the spine before turning in a twist. The 9th in our series of weekly Yoga Tips by Iyengar Yoga North County. These tips are are posted to to Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Join us there to get the quickest updates.   ... [Read On...]

Yoga Tip #9 – How Often Should I Come to Class?

For the most benefit, come to class twice a week, and practice at home one other day. The 9th in our series of weekly Yoga Tips by Iyengar Yoga North County. These tips are are posted to to Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Join us there to get the quickest updates. ... [Read On...]

Yoga Tip #8 – How to Wash Your Mat

The 8th in our series of weekly Yoga Tips by Iyengar Yoga North County. Have you taken your mat camping? Take advantage of the warm weather and wash your mat! Place it in the Gentle cycle with a little detergent, let it spin, then hang it out to dry. Thin mats take a day to dry; thicker mats will ... [Read On...]

Yoga Tip #7 – Avoid Pushing the Knees Back

The 7th in our series of weekly Yoga Tips by Iyengar Yoga North County. Use your thigh muscles to lift your kneecaps. Then extend your outer knee ligaments from center to upper and lower leg.This will help avoid pushing the knee back. These tips are are posted to to Facebook, Twitter and ... [Read On...]

Yoga Tip #6 – Extending the Arms

The 6th in our series of weekly Yoga Tips by Iyengar Yoga North County. How do you extend your arms? from inside the center of your chest to your fingertips.  These tips are are posted to to Facebook, Twitter and Google+. ... [Read On...]