Mallakhamb - Indian pole gymnastics

Mallakhamb – Pole dancing like you’ve never seen it.

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When you usually think of pole dancing, you think of scantily clad women, right? Well what about equally scantily clad men? Take away the sexuality and add in even crazier gymnastics and yogic flexibility and you’ve got Mallakhamb. Originally used as a form of training for wrestlers, since 1958 Mallahkamb is it’s own competitive sport in India.

Battle ropes for a culmination exercise

Culmination exercise: Build your workout to a crescendo

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An idea I learned in yoga: building your workout to a Culmination Exercise Every Saturday I can, I head over to Tough Love Yoga and take a class, usually from my most favorite of all yoga teachers I’ve ever taken from, Neda Draupadi Honarvar. It’s not just the fact that we listen to awesome metal […]

Yoga breathing exercises for improved health and performance.

New Breathing Exercise – Bahya Kumbhak: the Extended No Breath

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Breathing isn’t just inhaling and exhaling. What about in between? Unless you’re hyperventilating, there are spaces between breaths, both after the inhale and after the exhale. Most of the time, you won’t notice or pay attention to these spaces. But each of them has value and spending some time expanding both of the retained segments […]