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The benefits of somatic yoga
Somatic yoga is distinguished from other forms of yoga by its unique approach focused on internal listening and responding to signals from the body. Originating from the work of Thomas Hanna, somatic yoga does not only aim to improve flexibility or strength but seeks to re-educate the body and mind to function more harmoniously and efficiently.
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Bamboo clothing: what you need to know...
However, there are more environmentally friendly alternatives among bamboo textiles. Some clothes are made from natural bamboo fibers , not transformed into viscose. These textiles are generally more expensive due to their more complex and more environmentally friendly production process. To justify this higher price, manufacturers often provide details about the production methods used. Unlike bamboo viscose, which is very soft, natural bamboo fiber has a rougher texture and is often blended with cotton or other textiles to improve comfort.
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How to choose your yoga clothes?
The type of yoga you practice has a big influence on your clothing choices. For more dynamic styles, choose fitted clothes that follow the movement of your body and wick away perspiration well. For gentler practices, looser and more comfortable cuts will be more appropriate. Don't forget the importance of accessories, like non-slip socks or headbands, which can greatly improve your experience.
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What is somatic exercise?
Integrating somatic exercises into yoga creates a beneficial synergy by strengthening body awareness and improving fluidity of movement. This combination enriches the practice of yoga by allowing a deeper exploration of asanas through sensation and listening to the body.
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