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The Difference Between Yoga and Meditation
April 20, 2022
The history of yoga and meditation dates back thousands of years. At first glance, yoga and meditation look the same. However, they have a lot of major differences. While meditation can be a part...
Tips for Creating an Inspiring Meditation and Yoga Room
October 22, 2021
Yoga should be done in a sacred, serene setting that transfers us to a calm state of mind away from the tensions of daily life. A dedicated yoga room offers all of the advantages of...
6 Yoga Poses to Boost Immunity
October 1, 2021
We all come to yoga for similar benefits. We strive for a freedom from daily stress, an ease for emotions, strength in our bodies, a release of physical tension, a boost in optimal health....
Austin’s Fitness Instructor Shortage
October 1, 2021
Every day, in every way, Austinites are moving: high-intensity interval workouts, suspension training, kickboxing, spin, dance and barre, plus mind-body favorites like yoga and Pilates. With such a large population of workout-minded citizens, local...
Our Pets Are Our Teachers
March 4, 2021
Many of us learn at some point in our practice that yoga is more about the mind than it is about flawlessly moving through asanas. So when our pets follow us to the mat,...
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Practice Inspiration
January 15, 2021
The New Year is traditionally a mark of a clean slate; a fresh start; an opportunity to begin again. As we wrap up what may have been one of the most confronting years of...
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Wellness FAQ with My Vinyasa Practice
December 1, 2020
AFM: What is yoga therapy? MVP: Yoga therapy is complementary to other therapeutic modalities. It leverages the tools found within yoga and mindfulness to work through the different energetic layers of the body to...
Building Community in the Time of a Pandemic
October 29, 2020
The pandemic has undeniably changed the way we yoga, and as a new studio, this has been especially true for us at My Vinyasa Practice. Although our online studio has been active since March...
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Practicing Mindfulness Through Yoga Hike
September 1, 2020
Water ripples slowly, leaves flow in the breeze and the view of the Texas Hill Country is breathtaking as a group of yogis completes a mindfulness exercise on the rocky terrain—welcome to Yoga Hike....
Workout of the Month with My Vinyasa Practice
August 31, 2020
Meet Shayne, one of the studio teachers for My Vinyasa Practice. To connect with Shayne, check out her IG @shayne_themindfulyogi, or join her in the studio on Monday’s at 12pm.  Root Chakra – Tree...
Preserving Your Mental Health
May 1, 2020
How yoga helps manage stress and overall well-being. Now more than ever, it’s important to create rituals around self preservation and mental health. Yoga gives us many skills to work directly with the central...
Improve Your Posture
March 1, 2020
Posture is a vital component of your overall health. Aligned posture creates harmony and balance in all aspects of being — physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. When your bones and joints are stacked properly...
An AFM Guide to SXSW 2020
March 1, 2020
SXSW 2020 is just around the corner. Whether you’re a local basking in the fun or you’re an out-of-towner looking to take advantage of all Austin has to offer, you’ll need some down time...
Per(fit) Couples
February 1, 2020
With the couch, a snack and your favorite TV show at your fingertips, the thought of a night in  with you and your partner may make going to the weight room sound like more...
Yoga For All
January 1, 2020
Deep respect, intentionality and community filled the air at the celebratory launch party of Austin’s first deaf yoga instructor, Lilli Erin Beese. Watching the interactions and signing between the radiating faces of those who...
How to Get the Most out of Your Yoga Workout
September 16, 2019
Whether you’ve lived on your mat for years or are new to the world of yoga, you want to get the most out of your workout. Yoga literally means the union of breath and...
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