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10-Minute Yoga Supersets: Better than Another Hour of Yoga

Sadie Nardini by Sadie Nardini | June 22nd, 2011 | 17 Comments
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This year, after 15 years of yoga practice and transforming my body, I found myself hitting a plateau. Though my practice regularly involves power moves like jumping forward into Crow Pose and holding Warrior Pose for a long time, my muscle tone seemed to be stuck on autopilot: never decreasing, but never really going to that next level, either.

How to Get Past Plateaus: Part 3 of Overcoming Yoga Roadblocks

Jill Miller by Jill Miller | February 27th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Fitness, Personal Growth, Yoga | tags: plateaus

12_2Can’t seem to progress in your yoga practice? … Doing the same poses day in and day out without any tangible “movement”? It’s the dreaded plateau — “a phase in mental or physical development during which little headway is made.” But don’t fall into the trap that you are stuck and going nowhere!