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    Yoga with animals

    Tonight, while doing a quick yoga session in my living room, I discovered I had an eager fellow yogi. My dog had found himself on my mat, chewing on his ball, and wagging his tail. It got me thinking about trying to get him a little more involved in my yoga practice. I think it would take a lot of work and coaxing to try and get him more involved than just taking up space on my mat, but dog yoga or “doga” is a pretty popular activity amongst yogis. It offers some pretty exciting benefits. In fact, doing yoga involving any animal can provide not only some fun but…

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    Meditative Yoga Poses

    Yoga and meditation complement each other perfectly. Both practices are essentially one and the same, although meditation isn’t as popular as yoga in the Western world. However, it is still an important and highly beneficial practice. If you struggle to meditate but want to find a way to improve, meditative yoga poses could be the answer to your problems. Many yogis use yoga poses as a means to prepare for meditation. It helps you to physically prepare for the task of sitting still, especially if you’re new to meditation. It can be hard to learn how to feel comfortable while sitting in meditation, but meditative yoga poses can be a…