34 Articles by Gigi Yogini

Gigi Yogini

How To Do The Best Triangle Pose You've Ever Done (Video)

I believe that all yoga postures can be modified to accommodate every body's needs — so that we can get the greatest number of benefits from a given...

Gigi Yogini
February 15 2015

How To Jump (Not Step) Forward From Downward Dog

I've never really liked the saying, "practice makes perfect."

Gigi Yogini
February 9 2015

2 Techniques To Get The Most Out Of Bridge Pose (Video)

Learning how to modify your physical practice of yoga a liberating feeling! And knowing how and when to use props like blocks can help you feel more...

Gigi Yogini
February 2 2015

This Is What A Yogi Looks Like (Video)

Yoga really is for every body. For a moment of inspiration, watch this video.

Gigi Yogini
December 8 2014

A Simple Breathing Technique To Reduce Stress In Minutes (Video)

The ancient yogis believe that if we regulate our breath, then we can control our minds. Since we breathe unconsciously for most of the day, what does...

Gigi Yogini
August 13 2014

A Simple Breathing Exercise To Relieve Anxiety (Video)

This is a great breathing exercise if you’re overheating in a hot yoga class or even stressing out in traffic. After a few minutes, or even just a few...

Gigi Yogini
July 29 2014

A Beginner's Guide To Ujjayi Breath (Video)

We breathe all day, every day, but sometimes we don’t even notice the process. One of the greatest gifts we receive from our yoga practice is the...

Gigi Yogini
July 24 2014

A Fun Sequence That Will Stretch You From Head To Toe (Video)

All challenging yoga sequences can be broken down into manageable component pieces. However, when you learn each element of a sequence, step by step,...

Gigi Yogini
February 6 2014

Shoulder Stand Options For Ladies With Large Breasts

I used to feel like my thick thighs and large breasts were obstacles in my yoga practice. One of the most confronting postures was Shoulder Stand...

Gigi Yogini
December 6 2013

Do You Have A Happiness Practice? 5 Tips For Cultivating Joy

As a yoga teacher and speaker, I've made it my business to help others access joy. My inspiration came from my own experiences with anxiety and...

Gigi Yogini
September 10 2013

Why & How To Practice Tree Pose (Video)

One of the loveliest yoga poses is Tree Pose (Vrksasana). It's a beautiful balancing act with a multitude of variations for all levels.

Gigi Yogini
August 27 2013

Dynamic Pigeon Flow In 10 Easy Steps (Video)

Hip opening can be challenging, but it's worth the try. When we open our hips, we create an easy flow of circulation between our upper and lower...

Gigi Yogini
August 23 2013

5 Steps To Improve Your Knee-To-Nose Core Flow (Video)

Core-strengthening exercises are popular because they can help you get a flatter stomach. More importantly, these exercises also develop your body's...

Gigi Yogini
July 25 2013

Why & How You Should Open Your Hips (Video)

Hip opening can feel like a love-hate relationship because many people experience extreme tightness. So even though you may need to open up, it can be...

Gigi Yogini
July 8 2013

3 Tips For Wild Thing Pose (Video)

Sometimes it's fun to do something new and different during your yoga practice, especially when it has a variety of benefits. Whether you call it Wild...

Gigi Yogini
June 21 2013

How To Protect Your Neck In Cobra & Upward-Facing Dog

Gigi Yogini shares how to practice Cobra & Upward-Facing Dog safely.

Gigi Yogini
May 1 2013

3 Simple Twists To Prepare For Savasana

Release lower back tension before slipping into savanna with these simple twists.

Gigi Yogini
April 29 2013

How I Learned To Love My Body

I have thick thighs, wide hips, and large breasts. It’s not often that I see women who look like me on the cover of yoga magazines, but I can always...

Gigi Yogini
February 22 2013

Why Yoga Is For Self Worth (Not Weight Loss)

Since starting a daily yoga practice, I’ve probably lost about 20 pounds, but I’d never say this is what yoga is for.

Gigi Yogini
January 22 2013