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Meet Kris and Get Inspired

Over the past 3 years, we have been honored to empower many inspirational instructors, and we look forward to doing more of that in our upcoming teacher training program!

 

Today, we want you to meet one of the stars born out of last year’s program, Kris Hornburg: A woman with a heart of gold, the spirit of a true warrior, and the coolest shoes. We asked Kris a few things about herself, because we want you to love her as much as we do! 😍

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Our New Class Takes Your Body and Mind on a Journey

Mixx Flow & Meditate will make you look inward.

Take one — or all — of our six classes, each centered around a different mental or emotional goal and combined with workouts and poses that support those goals physically. This, plus the meditation segment is designed to help you recognize and clear whatever’s been holding you back from being who you want to be.

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There Are No Trophies in Yoga

Except for a clear mind, sense of worth, and toned bod 😉

What I love about yoga is how non-competitive it is. The only person I’m really competing against is myself.

That’s because it’s not a sport, it’s a practice, something you do habitually and eventually improve on.

In an overly competitive world, people may have the tendency to impose a competitive spirit onto yoga and think that being the most flexible in class is something to value. Let me tell ya — it’s not.

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We’re Starving After Our Workouts, Too

Ever finish a class at Mixx Yoga and suddenly want to eat everything in sight? Yup. That’s your body craving to get back all the energy you burned getting your butt kicked.

The problem is, if you’re not smart about how you refuel after working out, you might actually work against yourself and the 60minutes of HIIT you just did.

We have some tips for your post-work out meals.

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What the Heck is a Vinyasa?

When I tell my students to “go through a vinyasa” in class, I get a few looks of confusion.

Sure, Vinyasa is a style of yoga, one that involves smooth transitions between poses matched with breathing.

But, it also refers to a specific sequence of poses that takes you from Plank to Downward Facing Dog. Let me walk you through it:

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