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Guidelines for new yoga students

New to yoga and not sure what to expect? Check out page 34 the summer/fall issue of FIT Arkansas to for our guidelines. Or view the complete Yoga Student Guidelines list on our Yoga page.
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Should I enroll in a Yoga teacher training course? (Hint: You don’t have to want to teach!)

Does this sound like you: Should I enroll in a Yoga teacher training course? How do I know if I’m ready? What if I don’t want to teach? We’re asked those questions all the time at The Floating Lotus. If you’re asking them,…
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Yoga is for everyone!

We've all seen them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more: images of predominately white, young, thin women practicing yoga. Is yoga really for everyone? The answer is yes! It's important to find a studio that makes you feel comfortable…
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Salute the autumn sun with Global Mala Sept. 18

  September means it's time for Global Mala! And, 2016 marks The Floating Lotus’s seventh year to participate. Little Rock joins more than 100 cities around the world taking part in the Global Mala Project on Sept. 18. This…
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Little Rock Thai Yoga Massage Workshop

The Floating Lotus will host the next Thai Jam event Sept. 9 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.! This monthly event is a great way for both beginners and professionals to learn more about the ancient practice of Thai Yoga Massage. What is Thai Yoga…
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How does yoga affect your mental health?

Anyone familiar with yoga knows it's the perfect physical stress reliever, but what is it about yoga that calms the spirit? Yoga is like therapy, and can bring about a great release of emotional burdens.  Yoga focuses on balance, the…
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How Yoga Teacher Training Deepens Your Practice

  So, you’ve been thinking about taking your yoga practice to the next level – have you ever considered teaching? Embarking on a certified teacher training course can help you really delve deeper into your practice. In typical…
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How yoga can help relieve menstrual cramps!

  When it's that time of the month, for some of us, that means lots of painful cramps! Ouch! No fun. You've tried everything -- warm compresses, hot showers or baths, even pain medicines. Have you ever considered yoga?  I…
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Tension, Yikes!

We’ve all seen it — the parade of zombie-teens (and adults) wandering around businesses, bathrooms and parks hunched over their cell phones. Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation, but how is it affecting our bodies?   The game brings…
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Don't Shrink -- Lengthen!

One of my 65-year-old students recently noticed something telling about yoga. While she’s maintaining her height, her friends are getting shorter! It’s true that we shrink when we age, but what’s going on here? In short, it’s…