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6 Benefits of Yoga Blocks (And How to Use Them)

6 Benefits of Yoga Blocks (And How to Use Them)

Whether you’re new to yoga or have years of experience, yoga blocks are helpful tools and can be used in endless ways to enhance your practice. In this guide, we look at some of the key benefits to be gained by practicing with blocks and provide a few examples of…

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6 Ways to rejuvenate your practice in 2021

6 Ways to rejuvenate your practice in 2021

It’s fair to say, 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. But with the heightened worry and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, taking the time to roll out our mats, disconnect from the outside world and focus on the present, has proved more important than ever.Yet if you…

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Best Natural Eco-Friendly Yoga Mat - CorkYogis Review

Best Natural Eco-Friendly Yoga Mat - CorkYogis Review

By Florence Lee (Guest Blog)Are you looking for the best yoga mat in the market? I know I certainly am. Like many beginners in yoga, I've struggled to find a perfect mat that is grippy, large and eco-friendly. I don't really like using plastic mats as they smell and are…

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My First Time Trying a Cork Yoga Wheel - CorkYogis Review

My First Time Trying a Cork Yoga Wheel - CorkYogis Review

By Florence Lee.This deceptively simple tool is actually one of the best things you as a yogi can get, and today I am going to talk about this eco-friendly cork yoga wheel from CorkYogis, a lovely yoga accessories shop that I love.A bit about the brand- selling eco-friendly yoga accessories,…

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The Importance of Alignment in Yoga

The Importance of Alignment in Yoga

Good alignment is key for practicing yoga safely and effectively. It enables you to receive the maximum benefit from each pose, whilst minimising the risk of injury. But in modern yoga the importance of alignment is often overlooked and without intervention, it can cause serious long-term impacts. Even experienced yogis…

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7 Reasons Why Hot Yoga is Great for Your Body and Mind

7 Reasons Why Hot Yoga is Great for Your Body and Mind

Taking place in a heated room, hot yoga will certainly get you working up a sweat. And in recent years the number of people practicing hot yoga and Bikram has sky-rocketed. So why is hot yoga so popular, and what can it do for your physical and mental health?Before we…

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Sex Trafficking in India - The Facts

Sex Trafficking in India - The Facts

An illegal industry with an estimated annual profit of $150 billion worldwide, sex trafficking has denied millions of people of their freedom and violated their basic human rights in some of the most extreme ways imaginable.At CorkYogis, we want to help survivors of sex trafficking. That's why 10% of our…

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What Is The Best Yoga Mat Material? Cork Vs Plastic PVC Mats

What Is The Best Yoga Mat Material? Cork Vs Plastic PVC Mats

A good yoga mat is essential for a comfortable practice. Not only does it provide a safe, non-slip surface for maintaining balance, it also offers important cushioning and protection for your joints. When it comes to choosing your mat, you'll find plastic/PVC mats are the most widely available, and also…

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Best Online Yoga for Practicing at Home

Best Online Yoga for Practicing at Home

Whether you're an advanced yogi or a complete newbie, practicing yoga at home is a great way to look after your physical and mental well-being. By slowing down the mind and becoming present in the moment, yoga is often an effective remedy for stress, anxiety and even depression. Benefits of…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

The Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Rolling out your yoga mat for the first time can be daunting and a little intimidating. But regardless of your age, weight, religion, or fitness level, yoga is for everyone. To help you get started, we’ve created the ultimate beginner’s guide to yoga, explaining the key principles of yoga and…

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