Did You Know You Can Machine Wash Your Dirty Yoga Mat?

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Whether your yoga mat is used on a regular basis or not, it can still get filthy. Think about it: After class you may notice the sweaty proof of your hard work, but what you don’t necessarily see is the dust on the studio floor, the dirt from your feet, and your body’s natural oils and bacteria. Without a second thought, you roll it up and stow it away until next class.
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Yoga With Jake: Detox and Refresh With This Quick Yoga Routine

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Some of you are probably familiar with Philly yogi Jake Panasevich: He teaches at a number of studios around the city, he’s the yoga trainer for the Philadelphia Union soccer team, he put together this yoga routine for runners, and he preaches the gospel of Yoga for Dudes in ongoing workshops throughout the year. His specialty is yoga for men (in case you couldn’t tell), but his classes and routines work for ladies and gents alike. And, good news: Every week, we’ll be posting one his yoga videos so you can get your at-home yoga practice on.
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Outdoor Yoga in Philadelphia: Where to Do Yoga Outdoors in Philly and the ’Burbs

Outdoor Yoga Philadelphia | Yoga on the Pier

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Philly-area yogis will be mighty busy (and tan!) with this summer’s lineup of outdoor yoga classes. From waterfront options in the city to wine-and-yoga events in the ‘burbs to on-the-sand classes down the Shore, we’ve got plenty of al freso yoga options to keep you more than occupied.

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Sleep Better: Yoga Moves That Prime You for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Most of us are connected to our computers, smartphones, and televisions right up until the moment we close our eyes. This habit is proven to interrupt the quality of our sleep. Instead of crawling into bed at night to catch up on your favorite guilty pleasures or to pin your recipe to-dos on Pinterest, try winding down with a bedtime yoga flow.  Read more »

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