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How To Stay Healthy In Your Pilates Practice

Pilates, created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, is excellent for strengthening your core, pelvis and posture. Pilates works to strengthen and tone while also increasing flexibility. Much like Yoga, Pilates is a great total body workout and compliments other practices like Yoga, while also having positive impacts on strength training and cardio exercises. Just like any other daily practice or workout it is important to stay healthy during your [...]

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March 26, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

What’s In Our Bag This Spring

It is officially SPRING in Richmond, which means we are loading up our bags with all things bright, floral and fun for the season! Visit our boutique located at 320 Libbie Avenue or shop online to see what's new at Om On Yoga. The Bag The Sundry Bucket Bag is the ultimate Spring/Summer bag. With its lightweight and breathable feel, cute design and large size you can fit everything you need for [...]

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March 24, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How to Combine Yoga with Other Workouts

Whether you prefer running, lifting weights or really just getting your sweat on, blood rushing and heart pumping, there is a Yoga class for you. Yoga on its own is an excellent full body workout that helps to not only improve the overall health of your body but the health of your mind as well. When you have a healthy mind it is much easier to get your body to [...]

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March 23, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Foam Rolling for Yogis

We all have heard about the infamous foam roller, and by now you have hopefully given it a try.  If not, there are so many benefits to be had with even just a 10 min. daily session. Benefits of Foam Rolling Form of myofascial release Helps to loosen muscles Helps to increase blood flow to muscles Minimizes injuries by keeping muscles supple Increases flexibility [caption id="attachment_9161" align="aligncenter" width="3024"] Processed with [...]

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March 22, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

5 Reasons You Wouldn’t Take a Yoga Class and Why You Should

Everyone has their reservations when beginning a new journey.. It is completely normal and you are definitely not alone. This is extremely true when it comes to beginning, or finding your way back to your Yoga practice. You may have heard some reasons or even convinced yourself as to why you think you would not benefit from taking a Yoga class. Well, we are here to tell you that they [...]

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March 20, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How Pilates Compliments a Yoga Practice

Yoga and Pilates differ in ways, yes, but as they say "good eyebrows are sisters, not twins". This is also true when is comes to Pilates and Yoga. Although they may not be twins they are most definitely sisters and greatly assist each other. Yoga and Pilates have many complimenting characteristics and Pilates has often been proven to enhance your Yoga practice. Pilates can be used alongside your Yoga practice [...]

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March 18, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Poetry of Yoga: Collecting Feathers

source:  Heather Lancaster of Creative Heat Photography We are thrilled to announce our beloved instructor, Tara (Becky) Eschenroeder's first book out now.  We were completely inspired by this collection of sacred poetry that inspires vulnerability, compassion, and vibrancy.  What an incredible source of inspiration spoken straight from the heart and where each word has been carefully chosen to touch the reader and sprinkle a dusting of sparkles. Writing Process Almost [...]

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January 30, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Pilates Mat Work vs. Equipment

The Scoop  Newcomers to Pilates often ask the question “what is the difference between mat Pilates and Pilates on the equipment”.  Although both do a phenomenal job delivering core strength, muscular balance, mobility, and overall conditioning, exercises on the mat feel differently than those on the equipment -largely because of spring-loaded resistance and straps that assist or resist the body and diversify exercises. Mat Work On the mat, the body [...]

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January 22, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Pilates vs. Yoga

Although there are similarities between yoga and Pilates, they are really quite different. Both breath-focused exercise systems connect the mind to the body, yet each delivers these benefits among others, with contrasting methods.  The richness of yoga inspired visionary Joseph Pilates to develop an exercise method based on six founding principles honing in on the powerhouse or core muscles of the body. These principles including concentration, centering, precision, breath, and [...]

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January 15, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Ayurvedic Recipes for the New Year

Happy New Year from Om On Yoga! Like most people, we're big on starting the new year in the healthiest way possible. More time on the mat and doing other physical activities, more meditation, healthier eating habits. If you're ready to reset your body after weeks of holiday indulgence, incorporating Ayurvedic recipes into your daily meal plan can help you heal from the inside out. Ayurveda harnesses the power of [...]

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January 2, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT