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Pose for sport: welcome to competitive yoga

Competition and yoga are two words you don’t see put together very often. It’s also quite difficult to imagine yoga as anything more than a class that you go to after work. However, it’s a thing, and the world of competitive yoga is making great leaps to establish itself as an Olympic sport. Already celebrating […]

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Why look after your pH levels?

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a hundred times: practice everything in moderation; balance is the key. Of course, even when we’ve let our exercise routine slide, or our healthy eating plan has been slightly derailed (hello holiday season!), we know in our hearts that it’s true. And this sentiment is rarely as […]

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Barbell basics for women

Some women believe that barbells are made solely for men. However, this is far from being true. A barbell is one of the most effective and versatile pieces of equipment a woman can use to work out the upper and lower body muscle groups and strengthen the body. The problem is that the barbell area […]

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How Yin yoga can transform your life

Whether you’re new to yoga or have been practicing for years, chances are you’ve heard of Yin Yoga and its many benefits to the bodies and minds of all who practice it. Yin is popular as it’s a deep and reflective style of yoga that offers a more meditative approach than the better known yoga […]

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Want to cut back on sugar? Don’t do this

With the rise of type 2 diabetes, it’s pretty clear Americans have a problem with sugar. From rotten teeth to obesity and a potential correlation with cancer, too much sugar can have severe effects on your health if consumed in high quantities on a regular basis. At Kaia, we enjoy sweet treats just as much […]

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What not to do when cutting back on sugar

The inner child in all of us likes to think that just one more cookie isn’t gonna hurt. But when that one cookie turns to three, four and then the entire box, that’s when you know you’ve gone overboard. What’s more, with the rise of type 2 diabetes, it’s safe to say most of us […]

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Breathing for yoga!

Breathing techniques are a crucial part of yoga practice to inspire and promote wellbeing and to control what is known as Prana, our body’s vital life energy. It is this holistic approach that appeals to us here at Kaia and why so many Kaia girls find our training so beneficial. Controlling the breath and using […]

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Yoga breathing!

Breathing techniques are a crucial part of yoga practice to inspire and promote wellbeing and to control what is known as Prana, our body’s vital life energy. Controlling the breath and using it to work with yoga movements and poses, is regarded as a way of bringing more oxygen to the blood and to the […]

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What’s to love about planks?

Planks are in the top 10 of the best abdominal exercises to do, according to to the American Council on Exercise. There’s no doubt about it that planks have become a go-to strength exercise which has great benefits for the whole body and at Kaia us Kaia girls absolutely can’t get enough of them. If […]

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What’s so great about planks?

Planks are in the top 10 of the best abdominal exercises to do, according to to the American Council on Exercise. There’s no doubt about it that planks have become a go-to strength exercise which has great benefits for the whole body. If you have not yet harnessed the power of the plank then it […]

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