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4 Steps to a Flawlessly Straight Handstand

Handstand is considered one of the most challenging yoga asanas taught in every modern, especially urban, yoga class. And we all know some yoga enthusiasts are obsessed with it in various degrees. I’m not kidding, because I’ve met a person … Continue reading

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Can Eating More Plants and Less Meat Make Us More Flexible?  

 Absolutely YES! At least if you ask me. But I don’t kid you, fellows. Eating more plant-based foods lets your body, mind and soul work harmoniously in such a way I cannot explain. And that is more precious than only … Continue reading

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“Let the Beauty of What You Love Be What You Do”

‎Kata Rumi… ‎Cinta kita pada sesuatu sudah sepatutnya direalisasikan dalam tindakan nyata. Bagi yang bekerja dalam bidang yang disukai, kalimat mutiara ini terasa pas. Tetapi bukan berarti tanpa konsekuensi. Keseimbangan hidup acap kali menjadi tumbal. Bekerja sebagai seorang reporter membuat … Continue reading

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Yoga Gembira di @5thiccefe (5th Indonesia Climate Change Education Forum and Expo)

‎Yoga Gembira hadir menyemarakkan 5th Indonesia Climate Change Education Forum and Expo yang digelar hingga esok hari di Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center. Agenda besar acara tersebut sendiri sangat sesuai dengan salah satu misi komunitas Yoga Gembira untuk mendekatkan warga … Continue reading

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When The Imperfect Desires Perfection

There are times when you are sitting in a yoga class and the guru says repeatedly,”It’s OK not to be perfect.” I roll my eyes whenever I hear it. I almost always believe it’s a sheer joke or a remark … Continue reading

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I Swear You’ll Sweat

‎No no no. I’m not saying it’s going to be an intimidatingly super hard-core or insanely advanced class requiring you to have a trained contortionist’s ability. I’ll be gentle and kind with myself and whoever cares to be there. It’s … Continue reading

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Standing Head-to-Knee

Standing head-to-knee pose is a bikram yoga pose which is claimed to be good for mental strength, can improve concentration, helps realize oneness of mind and body, may improve circulation and flexibility, good for diabetes, may improve pancreatic function, strengthen … Continue reading

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Compass in Life after Losses of Significant Others

‎It’s called compass pose in yoga. Though it’s not the easiest pose ever invented, it’s not the most challenging either. Compass pose is great when you need a lot of stretch in your hamstring and both sides of the torso. … Continue reading

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Trik Tendangan dalam Ardha Viparita Salabhasana

‎Banyak yang bertanya bagaimana cara mengangkat kedua kaki di udara dalam pose ardha viparita salabhasana seperti yang ada dalam foto. Ada yang mencoba mengangkat dengan langsung menaikkan kedua kaki ke atas perlahan dengan menggunakan tangan sebagai titik tumpuan. Cara ini … Continue reading

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Langkah demi Langkah Melakukan Tripod Headstand dengan Kaki Garudasana

‎Pertama-tama, sebelum mencoba pose tripod headstand dengan kaki garudasana, pastikan teknik dasar headstand yang konvensional sudah dikuasai dengan baik. Bagi Anda yang bermasalah dengan daerah kepala dan leher serta bahu, pose ini bukan untuk Anda. Otot batang tubuh atau core … Continue reading

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The Yogic Moment of HolyShitasana

‎So my yoga pal coined a word for an asana. It’s holyshitasana. Practically speaking, it refers to any yoga poses or asanas that make you scream out of frustration:”Holyyy shitttt!!! Why ain’t it getting any easier every time I give … Continue reading

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Kunci Melakukan Pose Mermaid dengan Lebih Mudah

Pose mermaid atau putri putra duyung mirip dengan pose eka pada rajakapotasana (one-legged royal pigeon pose) tetapi sebenarnya ada satu perbedaan: sisi tubuh yang diregangkan. Dalam pose mermaid, Anda lebih fokus pada peregangan lateral alias dua sisi samping tubuh. Namun, … Continue reading

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