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Lizette Pompa

Mexican born yoga teacher that is living in Uppsala, Sweden. Co-founder of Yogateket and Hot Yoga Uppsala. I am passionate about yoga, movement and keeping my mind and body healthy by practicing that.

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Understanding Manipura Chakra

Get to know our third chakra the ManipuraI taught a Manipura Chakra class last Sunday. It's something I do twice a year, focusing on a different chakra per class.So whether you know something or nothing at all about chakras, I thought about sharing some aspects of the Manipura (Solar Plexus)...
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Hip Flexor / Psoas and Yoga

Introduction to psoas and yoga“Psoas” is Greek for “muscle of loin.” The psoas consists of three muscles, namely:The psoas majorThe psoas minor, and The iliacusThe psoas major is the largest of these muscles, and the psoas minor is the smallest. Interestingly, around half the...
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Glutes and Yoga

Glutes Anatomy The glutes are located behind the pelvic girdle and consist of three layers of muscle, namely the gluteus medius, the gluteus maximus, and the gluteus minimus. Gluteus MediusThe gluteus medius is the primary stepping muscle and is located under the gluteus maximus. This...
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Trapezius and Yoga

The trapezius is a muscle that works closely with the scapula or shoulder blade. The trapezius consists of three parts, namely:Trapezius Muscles AnatomyThe upper trapezius. The middle trapezius. The lower trapezius.The trapezius is a superficial muscle layer with four sides that is located...
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Hamstrings and Yoga

Hamstring Anatomy and DescriptionBefore looking at the hamstrings and their place in yoga practice, it’s worth considering thigh anatomy and the different muscles that are involved. Hamstrings refer to a group of muscles and their tendons that are located at the back of the upper leg. There...
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Gluten-free Roasted Almond & Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Yoga Food Recipes

Pavanamuktasana - Wind-Removing Pose

Yoga Asanas

Camatkarasana - Wild Thing Pose

Yoga Asanas

Sasangasana - Rabbit Pose

Yoga Asanas

Supta Vajrasana - Fixed-Firm Pose

Yoga Asanas

How to do Kumbhaka Pranayama - Full Breath Retention

Pranayama Breathing

What is Hot Yoga and How Hot is it? The Difference Between the Most Popular Hot Yoga Styles

Yoga Traditions

Did you know that Pranayama doesn't just relieve stress but also makes you stronger?

Pranayama Breathing