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Beginner yoga inversions!

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve looked at the power of inversions in yoga, whereby poses put your head below your heart. Though great core strengthening movements, inversions can be incredibly strenuous and are often a real challenge to the novice yogini, that’s why our Kaia girls love them so much! However, even if […]

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Yoga inversions for beginners!

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve looked at the power of inversions in yoga, whereby poses put your head below your heart. Though great core strengthening movements, inversions can be incredibly strenuous and are often a real challenge to the novice yogi or yogini. However, even if you’re not quite at the level of […]

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Pelvic floor moves for women: Pt 2!

Incontinence and sexual issues can be the consequence of a weak pelvic floor, both problems affecting quality of life for women. The causes of this weakening can range from childbirth to aging, and also lack of exercise. As part of your exercise regime here at Kaia, our Kaia girls focus in on strengthening and tightening […]

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Pelvic floor exercises for women: Pt 2!

Incontinence and sexual issues can be the consequence of a weak pelvic floor, both problems affecting quality of life for women. The causes of this weakening can range from childbirth to aging, and also lack of exercise. As part of your exercise regime it is worthwhile focusing in on strengthening and tightening the muscles that […]

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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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Activate your solar plexus!

Yoga traditions focus on everyone having seven main chakras, which are believed to be energy centers along which the energy of your life force (prana and Chi) flows to power the cells of the whole body. If one of your chakras is slow or somehow not balanced then yogis believe that this will be manifested […]

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Activating your solar plexus!

Yoga traditions focus on everyone having seven main chakras, which are believed to be energy centers along the which the energy of your life force (prana and Chi) flows to power the cells of the whole body. If one of your chakras is slow or somehow not balanced then yogis believe that this will be […]

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You don’t have to be flexible for yoga!

Some people can’t sit comfortably crosslegged on the floor; others struggle to touch their toes. If your muscles are tight and your joints are rigid, then the idea of stretching into yoga postures may not appeal to you. Whether you think there’s no point, don’t want to feel embarrassed, or simply think you won’t be […]

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Think you’re not flexible for yoga?

Some women at Kaia can’t sit comfortably crosslegged on the floor, while others struggle to touch their toes when they first join our programs. If your muscles are tight and your joints are rigid, then the idea of stretching into yoga postures may not appeal to you. Because we incorporate yoga movements into our workouts […]

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