Yoga + Weight Loss: 5 Intentions to Feed Your Success

By
Kate Lindholm Sargent
woman practicing yoga lunge

Any teacher worth his or her salt will tell you that practiced alone, yoga is not the most efficient way to lose weight, although it does contribute to weight loss over time.  There are always exceptions, but the truth is that most people don’t maintain a vigorous, aerobic yoga practice. Many of us come to yoga wanting the exact opposite: a gentle practice that slows our heart rate, reduces stress and cultivates peace of mind.

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