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Entries Tagged as 'Fitness Classes'

4 Things To Do To Avoid Feeling Dizzy in Your Yoga or Pilates Class

February 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Some time ago, I wrote an article on 6 Reasons You May Feel Dizzy During Exercise.  I got an e-mail from reader asking about her dizziness in Yoga class.  She just started learning Yoga.  Whenever she gets up from lying positioning to a vertical position, she suddenly feels dizzy. This dizziness is also called “head […]

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8 Practical Tips For Yoga Beginners

February 16th, 2009 · 5 Comments

When I first tried Yoga 3 years ago, after the first class, I decided not to attend the Yoga again. My legs were sore for at least 3 days, more painful than I did my first squat. Fortunately, my friend has persuaded me some time later for another try. With her guidance, since then, I […]

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Top 10 Basic Questions about Tai Chi

January 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I remember Tai Chi was very popular about twenty years ago when my parents used to attend the classes as much as three times a week. When time goes by, the craze has gone too. Not saying that no one is doing Tai Chi nowadays, but just that it is no longer as popular as […]

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A Good Yoga Instructor Should Ask The Right Question At The Right Time

December 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I had a casual chat with my friend few days ago. She has gone for Yoga classes for the past number of months. She complaint about a not so pleasant experience in one of the classes with a new yoga instructor. Probing further, “So, your previous yoga teacher is much better and in what sense?” […]

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Can Hot Yoga Help To Lose Weight Faster?

November 3rd, 2008 · 36 Comments

Bikram Yoga, which is also known as Hot Yoga, is getting more popular among yoga community. One of the key reasons is that people believe that hot yoga will help them to lose weight in a quick and easy way. The perception comes from the experience of sweating profusely in the class.   Now, is […]

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How To Do Tree Pose or Vrksasana

September 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Tree pose or Vrksasana in Sanskrit, which is probably one of the most common poses people associate with Yoga. In addition to make you “look like a Yoga expert”, Tree Pose actually helps strengthen your thighs, calves, ankles and back. It can also increase the flexibility of your hips and groin.  If you  practice Tree […]

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