Finding Happiness Within Yourself

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Finding Happiness Within Yourself

(by: Wendy Du, BaliniSports Ambassador)

Often we hear from yoga teachers or read from yoga blogs that all happiness comes from within you. I didn’t really believe this when I first read it on a yoga blog in high school. Lots of external things make me happy, how could I be happy without external influences? It wasn’t until I started a consistent yoga practice that I realized it would be one of the concepts I live by.

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Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

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Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

Long ago, women were concerned that many forms of exercise was a disadvantage for moms-to-be, yet today, prenatal yoga is an all-inclusive benefit for pregnant women. In fact, according to a random study at NYU Langone Medical Center, pregnant women demonstrated that daily yoga practice significantly reduced stress and anxiety.

What makes yoga the ideal routine for pregnant women? Yoga offers versatile elements of exercise that engage the entire body including regulated breathing, mental engagement, and stress management complimented with light physical activity. Everything you need to prepare for labor.

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Common Misconceptions About Yoga

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Common Misconceptions About Yoga

Yoga Shmoga, It Just Isn’t For Me!

I want to take a yoga class, but I’m not the crunchy granola type. The idea of meditation and serenity could never apply to me. My physique is currently unflattering to even consider entertaining the thought of wearing super tight workout gear, let alone in a room full of random people.

Speaking of those random people they’ve probably already mastered every yoga pose known to man; I’d look like a fish out of water standing next to those Chakra connoisseurs! Sound familiar? Welp, guess what?-You’re not alone. People who have never experienced yoga or quite understood the premises behind the practice can easily find themselves in a whirlwind of leading misconceptions.

But have no fear your yoga guide is here. For I must admit those anxiety conjured misconceptions were also once my very own. There seems to be a few misleading ideas about yoga floating around these days, but here are the top five that usually take the cake. (You can still eat cake right?)

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How Yoga Can Benefit Runners

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How Yoga Can Benefit Runners

Have you seen that meme about how you imagine yourself running versus how you actually look running? You see yourself as a graceful gazelle gliding across the pavement, but may actually look like a flailing fool. Finding your way to that graceful ideal is as simple as starting up a yoga regimen.

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How to Prepare Before Yoga Practice

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How To Prepare Before Yoga Practice

It is time to stretch and twist, allowing your body to feel better from the inside – out. While Yoga is a known power tool to transform the body, it is not effective if your stamina or energy is low during class. Without the right preparation, you are not allowing Yoga to have it’s full effect on your body. Before you step into your next Yoga routine, make sure that you take certain steps that will fuel your body and help it to stretch to the next level of the workout.

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Have Fun With Your Kids In Yoga

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Have Fun With Your Kids In Yoga

This generation of baby boomers includes yoga moms that are erasing the stereotypical idea of parents being too busy for health and fitness. In fact, nowadays moms are including their children into their daily yoga fitness regimen. Whether it be taking your little one to participate in a Mommy and Me Yoga class or even engaging in one on one yoga at home, the ending results are always the same which is an incredible bonding experience with your child. Continue reading

BaliniSports Kickstarter Campaign

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BaliniSports Kickstarter Campaign

BaliniSports launched a Kickstarter campaign on Dec 16th, 2014. The campaign is designed to invite yoga enthusiasts and lovers of fashion to help us meet our goal of bringing our high-quality apparel to more women all over the world. We’ve created a video that showcases our passion for yoga apparel and demonstrates our devotion to sticking to our principles. Our Kickstarter campaign is so important to us because we need increased volume demand in order to continue to have our products created in the world’s top eco-friendly factories. Every tweet and Facebook share that our fans pass on to their friends and family brings us one step closer to our goal.

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Reasons to Splurge on High Performance Wear

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Reasons to Splurge on High Performance Wear

The downward dog position can become less peaceful when you come to the realization that your decision to purchase cheap activewear resulted in you mooning the entire Ashtanga class. Don’t be that Yogi; stay strong!-Stay clear of low end yoga apparel and always invest in premium quality active wear. When it comes to choosing yoga wear it’s best to splurge on top quality apparel to avoid paying for it in the end. Don’t wait for next rip to stitch; you’ve had your last wardrobe malfunction in class, it’s time to go premium ladies and gents. Knowing the difference between top quality and low quality yoga apparel can save lots of money and most importantly ensure comfortability. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for your new yoga duds.

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Yoga Fashion Trend – 5 Ways to Look Chic

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Yoga Fashion Trend – 5 Ways to Look Chic in Yoga Wear

Oh, the wonders of yoga pants. Perfect for gym and yoga classes, for quick grocery shopping sessions, perfect for traveling and for relaxing evenings with the girls or your beloved one. No other piece of clothing is as versatile and comfortable as the flexible and supportive yoga pants, which can look incredibly fashionable if you combine them with the proper top.

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Eco Friendly Yoga Wear

Eco Friendly Yoga Wear

Why We Value Eco Conscious Textile Production

Eco Friendly Yoga Wear- BaliniSports follows BlueSign Eco Conscious Textile Production.  What Eco Friendly Yoga Wear truly  means? At BaliniSports, we care about the environment and are passionate about your health. One of our biggest objectives and commitments is to ensure that you have quality sustainable products. As well, we want to help you and the environment thrive by safeguarding the environment for present and future generations.

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Guide to Avoiding Transparent Yoga Pants

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A Smart Girl’s Guide to Avoiding Transparent Yoga Pants

Tips on avoiding transparent yoga pants.  BaliniSports is in the business of making women look their best. I use everything I’ve learned at fashion shows and personal styling sessions to create beautiful, durable and flattering pieces for the BaliniSports collections. My career has given me the privilege to dress Kim Kardashian, Teri Hatcher, Rachel Mortenson, and many more beautiful and talented women. Hollywood celebrities can’t risk getting caught in the middle of a wardrobe malfunction. Our brand is passionate about creating yoga apparel that won’t rip or appear transparent when flashbulbs are going off. My passion extends to helping women just like you look slim and feel confident without worrying about embarrassing fashion blunders. Part of looking great in yoga apparel is learning how to avoid see-through yoga pants. BaliniSports has put together a definitive guide to picking out yoga pants that won’t reveal more than you want.

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Top 5 Nutritional Superfood for Smoothies

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Secret Smoothie Ingredients to Give Your Mind and Body a Boost

What happens on the yoga mat is only part of the full equation for living a healthy life. What you put into your body plays a big role in what you can get out of your body. Achieving your best state comes as a result of a proper balance of diet and exercise. One of the best things I do for my body every morning is to make a delicious smoothie. Smoothies have the amazing power to do everything from settle your stomach to detoxify your organs. Are you ready to improve your mind, body and soul one delicious sip at a time? My list of essential ingredients to sneak into your smoothies will help you boost your brain, calm your spirit and energize your body.

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BaliniSports Introduces New Fashion Guidelines for Yogis

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BaliniSports Introduces New Fashion Guidelines for Yoga Outfits

BaliniSports is inviting women around the world to learn about innovative ways to squeeze more out of every piece of yoga apparel they own. The brand is releasing five essential tips for stretching your wardrobe to create flawlessly stylish outfits. Designers at BaliniSports have collaborated with fashion models to create guidelines for how to pair various items from the brand’s collection with everyday fashion essentials. The brand hopes to give women the confidence to dress comfortably and stylishly without needing to spend a lot of time or money.

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6 Sports Bras Every Girl Needs by Lucky Magazine

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BaliniSports Ranks High on Lucky Magazine’s List of Essential Bras

Lucky magazine has chosen to rank a product from BaliniSports as one of the top six essential bras every woman should own.

The brand’s fitted yoga bra has been ranked third among pieces from household brands such as Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour and H&M. The publication praised the bra for its fashionable look and comfortable fit. The fact that the bra is designed using kinetic science for superior support was highlighted in Lucky’s endorsement of the product. The review also pointed out that every seam in the bra is carefully measured. It is anticipated that customers will appreciate that the fabric in the bra is cut according to a calculated dimension to offer the highest level of compression available on the market today.

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BaliniSports Now Sold at EvolveFitWear

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Hey Balini Lovers!

We are so excited to announce that our Balini Brand yoga clothing is now available on Evolve FIT Wear. A woman owned and run company, Evolve FIT Wear truly knows what we love to wear on the mat and how to look our best before, during and after yoga. The yogi girls over at Evolve discovered our must have Bikram tops and bottoms earlier this year and just couldn’t wait to feature us on their site. Continue reading

Hot Yoga Poses That Make You Better In Bed

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Top Sexy Yoga Poses That’ll Make You Better in Bed

Wanna know which Hot Yoga Poses would make you better in bed?  If you are in a good relationship and planning to get one step ahead in your relationship, then first you have to be ready for that. How can you prepare yourself, when you will have the most pleasant experience of your life? Often girls plan to have makeup support for that very moment, but it doesn’t work to make you better in bed. You need to make your body capable of attracting your partner for that special moment. Get help of yoga to make your body comfortable for that pleasant moment. I am suggesting you few exercises that will surely make you better in bed. Continue reading

How Yoga Can Cure Depression

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How Yoga Can Cure Depression

Tips on how yoga can cure and relieve depression.  Like the rest of the world, all of us in the BaliniSports family were shocked and saddened to hear about the death of Robin Williams. I want to take the opportunity to reach out to the yoga community to talk about the benefits of yoga while coping with grief over the loss of such a tremendous talent and legend. My reaction to the news was particularly strong because I have personal experience with depression. Do you want to know what helped me pull through it? Discovering yoga and founding BaliniSports. Walk with me on a journey through pain, healing, and finding my true purpose. Continue reading

The Perfect Pair of Bikram Yoga Shorts

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The Perfect Pair of Bikram Yoga Shorts

Attending a yoga class doesn’t mean showing up wearing a boring combination of loose shirts and yoga pants. Yoga shorts, affectionately coined as “booty shorts,” are a great way to switch it up and look great at the same time. When you look good, you feel good, and you remain diligent in your practice. Yoga shorts are a great option for yoginis of any shape, size, or style. Ready to take the plunge and try out a new sexy style of Bikram yoga clothes? You’ve come to the right place! Here’s why you should start wearing booty shorts to yoga and how to find the perfect pair. Continue reading

How To Find The Perfect Bikram Yoga Apparel Online

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The BaliniSports story is certainly serendipitous; a yogini whose passions for the Earth and for yoga found her creating an online brand of bikram yoga clothing that’s as good for the Earth as it is for yoginis. Shopping online for bikram yoga apparel can be intimating, so what better proof of confidence could a yogini ask for than having clothes designed and made by a yoga enthusiast herself? Here are some things to look for when shopping for hot yoga clothes online.

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Make Everyday Great With This Morning Routine

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Make Everyday Great With This Morning Routine

If you wake up and start your day off with positive feelings, thoughts and energy, everything else falls into place, and you can enjoy a productive, creative, fulfilling day ahead. Start incorporating a few habits into your morning routine, and each day you’ll see the benefits. Some of the benefits include: Continue reading