Yoga Matters | Yoga Recommendations — yoga RSS



Yoga for Climbers: Take Climbing to New Heights

Yoga for climbers might seem like a strange activity at first glance. When you break it down, it soon becomes clear why yoga can help your climbing activities reach new goals. Whether you are freeclimbing or indoor rock climbing, signing up to the next local yoga class might be beneficial. The article unpacks why yoga improves your climbing performance. Need a yoga mat? Yoga and Climbing – Sports for Physical Discipline At the core of both yoga and climbing is physical discipline. As climbers commit to becoming stronger to improve their climbing, this is tough on the body and can easily result in injuries.  This is exactly where yoga can help. Yoga gives you a strong core and good flexibility that can help your climbing...

Continue reading



Yoga Goals: 5 Tips for Tracking Yoga Progress

A lot of our yogis often ask us the best way to track their yoga progress. This quick guide gives you 5 simple ways you can keep an eye on your yoga goals, whether that is to improve your balance, work on stretches for flexibility or strengthen your core muscles. However, we must remember that yoga is a personal journey and each of our goals will vary from one person to the next. There is no need to compare yourself to any other yogi and building up daily yoga practices, for whatever reason, takes time. Though our yoga training and goals may vary, there are some simple ways that we have found that help us to monitor the success, improvement,...

Continue reading



Yogi Social Agenda 2019

If you have been wondering about the yogi social agenda for the year, we got you covered! Below we have compiled a calendar of the best and most exciting yoga events throughout the year for us yoga lovers. Get out those diaries and start penciling in the dates because these yoga events are not to be missed. February Yoga Games Stockholm, Sweden 08.-10.feb 2019 Yoga Games is the largest yoga event in Scandinavia and takes place in Stockholm, Gothenburg an Malmö (see dates below) For more information check out: www.yogagames.org March Elysia Yoga Convention Amorgos, Greece 29.march- 04.april The yoga festival is held on the island Amorgos which is known for its strong magnetic field as well as the revitalizing energy. It features...

Continue reading



10 Stress Management Techniques: How to Escape a Stressful Day at Work

So, you’ve had another stressful day at work and you’re looking for some stress management tips. Well, you’ve come to the right place as I’ve lined up 10 stress management techniques that will reduce anxiety and help you escape the stress at work.  The stress hormones are the same hormones that trigger your “fight or flight” response. This response is designed to protect you in an emergency by preparing you. When this happens day after day, it can put your health at risk so let’s walk you through some stress management techniques to help combat anxiety. Your stress levels are linked to your overall health and so it’s important that we take some time to manage stress symptoms and relieve...

Continue reading



My Hot Yoga Class from Hell

Think you’ve suffered a yoga disaster? Well let me tell you about the hot yoga class where everything went wrong, and I mean everything. I came stepping, hopping and floating into the new year and decided to join a hot yoga session. Little did I know I’d get a little more heat than I bargained for, as the class burst into the fiery pits and became the hot yoga class from hell.   “New year, new yoga class”, I thought to myself, as I played over my positive mantra for 2019. I’d been thinking about joining a hot yoga class for some time: I was excited to try out my new eco-friendly yoga mat from MatMat, I’d been advised by...

Continue reading