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Being that yoga is an ancient practice, you can imagine the boundless amounts of information that has accumulated over time. Our yoga blog is independently and thoroughly researched to help answer all your questions, inspire you through the words of our contributors and encourage you with current news and research.

  • What Is Hot Yoga

    What Is Hot Yoga?

    By Forte Yoga on February 27, 2017

    Hot yoga, or Bikram yoga, is a more rigorous and intense style of yoga that incorporates high temperature and humidity during practice. This induces sweat and water weight loss…

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  • Is Yoga Cardio or Strength?

    Is Yoga Cardio or Strength?

    By Forte Yoga on April 18, 2016

    Yoga incorporates cardio and strength exercises but is more focused on strength building than cardio in most practices. The continuous stabilization of poses creates strength, and the balance of…

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  • Yoga For Your Beach Body

    Yoga for Your Beach Body

    By Forte Yoga on February 9, 2016

    With spring break right around the corner, you’re probably looking for ways to achieve the lean body you have been wanting. Instead of vigorous gym sessions, try getting toned…

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  • Can Yoga Improve My Sex Life?

    Can Yoga Improve My Sex Life?

    By Forte Yoga on November 3, 2015

    While yoga does create more flexibility in the body, the real changes you’ll encounter have to do with the mind. Remember that yoga is not merely a physical exercise,…

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  • What Is Restorative Yoga

    What Is Restorative Yoga?

    By Forte Yoga on June 30, 2015

    Restorative yoga, although still a lesser-known option, remains a favorite among people worldwide because of its extremely de-stressing effects and its ability to open and stretch the body passively….

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  • Yoga for Healthy Skin

    Practice Yoga for Healthier Skin

    By Forte Yoga on May 26, 2015

    Yoga has an amazing mind-body connection that allows it to help ease tension and reduce stress in the body. The release of stress often leads to less tension being…

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  • Is Hot Yoga Safe

    Is Hot Yoga Safe?

    By Forte Yoga on April 21, 2015

    Most people have heard of – if not practiced – hot yoga. It’s an incredibly popular trend in the yoga world, which involves practicing various yoga styles, from Bikram…

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  • Doing Yoga If Overweight

    Can I Do Yoga If I’m Overweight?

    By Forte Yoga on March 31, 2015

    Because the majority of depictions of yoga involve thin, fit women, there’s a relatively common misconception that you can’t do yoga if you’re overweight. Not only can you…

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  • Dharma Yoga Wheel

    What is a Dharma Yoga Wheel?

    By Forte Yoga on March 12, 2015

    A Dharma Yoga Wheel is a hand-crafted wheel designed to deepen stretching and alignment of the body in the practice of yoga. A committed, well-articulated yoga practice alone can…

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  • Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga

    What is Stand-Up Paddle Board Yoga or SUP Yoga?

    By Forte Yoga on February 23, 2015

    Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) yoga is exactly what it sounds like – practicing yoga poses on a paddleboard over open water. According to devotees of the practice, substituting the mat…

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  • Yoga For Depression

    Does Yoga Help With Depression?

    By Forte Yoga on February 19, 2015

    Depression affects a large population and can range in severity. There are many different forms of depression and symptoms are represented uniquely in many individuals. Depression is one of…

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  • Does Yoga Lower Blood Pressure

    Does Yoga Lower Blood Pressure?

    By Forte Yoga on February 12, 2015

    High blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, is a major concern for adults, especially in America. 1 in every 3 American adults has hypertension, and children aren’t safe from it…

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  • Doe Yoga Get Easier

    Does Yoga Get Easier?

    By Forte Yoga on February 5, 2015

    The beauty of yoga is that it can be catered to each person; we have to be conscious of our bodies and the asanas we perform, and self-awareness is…

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  • What To Wear To Yoga

    What Not to Wear for Yoga

    By Forte Yoga on January 28, 2015

    When preparing for your daily yoga practice, you always want to be as free in your movements and as comfortable as possible. Make sure you remove all jewelry and…

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  • Will Yoga Make Me Flexible?

    Will Yoga Make Me Flexible?

    By Forte Yoga on January 20, 2015

    Of the 20 million Americans that practice yoga, almost 80% listed flexibility as a major motivator. There’s no denying that yoga will help make you flexible, and with thousands…

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