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7 Yoga Styles to Fit Every Body and Mood

Vinyasa
What it is: You'll "flow" from pose to pose in this vigorous style that will likely leave you feeling sore the next day and strong the day after.
What it's good for: Building strength - in limbs and core - and building up a sweat. Breathing with your movement will help you release tension, stretch farther, and manage discomfort. less

7 Yoga Styles to Fit Every Body and Mood

4 September 2013

There was a time when I didn't really think much of yoga. As a runner, I'm used to sweating it out, lots of intense movement, burning tons of energy, and actually going places. But then I decided to test out a yoga class at my local gym. And it was…pretty intense. The next day I was sore, but felt relaxed and invigorated. And I could hardly wait to go back and give the Vinyasa class another try. What I hadn't realized before was that yoga encompasses a wide variety of styles and methods of practice, each of which is based on the foundation of breathing, balance, mindfulness, and spirituality. And depending on what the needs of your body and mind are, there's probably a method of yoga practice that is a good fit for you. The tricky part is knowing which style that is. Here's a quick yoga style guide to get you on the right track and to the right class. - By Lizzie Heiselt, Babble.com

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