New This Week – 8.15.2019

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Can you believe it’s the middle of August? We’ve got FIVE new videos for you. Check them out: A whole new slew of “Yoga Don’ts!” 1. Why Not – Headstands – Yoga Dont’s 2. Why Not – Shoulderstands – Yoga Dont’s 3. Why Not – Stretching the Back of your Shoulder – Yoga Dont’s A new MEDIUM video, as requested! 4. MEDIUM / HARD … Read More


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[You live your life as though] you can [only] permit yourself one failure… and devote your remaining days to mourning. ‘Alas, alas, the critics panned my play.’ ‘When was this, friend?’ ‘In 1894!’ This failure, it would seem, has been kept like a trophy, lovingly polished and always on display. But for a productive life, and a happy one, each … Read More

What is Yoga Better?

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What is Yoga Better? If you’ve been coming to our classes for a long time, you know our style of yoga is a different than all the other yoga you have experienced before. Or perhaps this is your first time here, and you’re trying to figure out what this new style of yoga is all about. So, how do we … Read More

Got knees? Then you’ll like this class!

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These joints are so important and are sometimes prone to pain. Let’s take care of them! 1. Knee-Hab This class is 14 minutes of pure knee rehab: Knee-hab! Andrew walks you through the main tenets of knee function, and has you do the one thing we never do: full range of motion. Sitting in chairs doesn’t allow us to reach … Read More

Brand New Videos and Categories!

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We have two brand new categories (with new videos inside them!) just for you: 1. Fundamentals Definition: These videos are deep dives into the building blocks and the thinking behind why we do what we do at Yoga Better. These fundamentals are at the core of every class we teach. If you want to learn more about the nuance and … Read More

Two Ways to Slow Down

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Looking to interrupt the way-too-fast speed your day is going? To slow down we can use many different strategies; in this post, we want to show you two specific ways to achieve that goal. Either way, there’s a nap at the end 😉 1. Dive Right In The first method is to simply start relaxing muscle tension, breathing deeply, and … Read More

Class Highlight! “Breath O-Clock”

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Want to double your lung capacity this year? Try this 20 minute breathing mini-workshop and practice, guaranteed to make your ribs shake! What you’ll need: – You’ll need a breath spirometer if you want to test your lung capacity like Andrew will show you in the video, but otherwise nothing is required. – If you want to practice your breathing outside of this video … Read More

Let’s Get Handy!

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Our hands are incredibly important. If we want to have them be functional now, and for the rest of our lives, then we need to start paying attention to them, taking care of them, and giving them a reason to get stronger. Here are four classes – starting easy and getting harder – that will walk you through (1) troubleshooting … Read More

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday. Here are 3 classes for your dad to try!

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Be honest: How long have you been trying to get your dad to do yoga? We’ve chosen the below three classes for fathers everywhere because they directly impact issues that busy dads tend to deal with: 1. The first issue is uncomfortable posture & constant neck tension – that’s why we’ve started the class with Posture Fixer Upper: 10 minutes of working on spinal health, relieving pain and tightness from slouching and having your … Read More

The Three Levels of Difficulty

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Have you ever wondered what our different difficulty levels mean when you’re choosing which class to take? Are you curious about where you should start, or how to transition between the three levels? We’ve put together this post to walk you through exactly what we mean by each level of difficulty, how to navigate the variety of classes that we … Read More