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Welcome to the Bathtub Yoga blog! This blog is curated by Susan Atkinson, founder of Bathtub Yoga. It's full of resources, tips, insight and ways to get the most out of your Bathtub Yoga experience. Please poke around and don't hesitate to get in touch if you have a question!

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My Favorite Bath Activity? Doing Absolutely Nothing!

Yoga teaches us that slow breathing is your doorway to a peaceful mind.

 

Evenings are the time to unwind, relax, and prepare for sleep. A hot bath helps us to let go of the tensions of a busy day- both mental and physical tensions. Sometimes the transition of “doing” and “thinking” a thousand things during our crazy,chaotic days to “being or experiencing” a meditative [...]

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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Shower Discs

Place 5 drops of essential oil onto each disc.

An aromatherapy shower disc (also called shower soothers) is a great way to enjoy the steamy scents that you love as you shower. Place the disc (or puck) in the corner floor of your shower so the hot water hitting it releases the aroma as it dissolves. This soothing vapor mist is especially nice to [...]

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Easy Bath Bomb for Mother’s Day Gift

Half the fun is making them- Other half is using them! Lavender is many people’s favorite essential oil, so it makes a great choice to add to recipe. Great gift idea for Mom, and make a few for yourself as well!

Beautiful, easy to make Bath Bombs for Mother's Day gift!

 

 

 

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Healing Water Bath Ritual

"Water is a conduit for intuition, whether it be a shower or a great sea. Whenever you are around water it amplifies intuition. The body is the perfect intuitive receptor because it is two-thirds water. Intuition is a fluid movement, a wave movement, and the body is constantly moving in waves." Judith Orloff, [...]

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Benefits of a Hot Bath & Why it Feels So Good!

A hot soak encourages the deeper flow of blood and lymph throughout the body as vessels dilate. Endorphins are also released as our body temperature rises.

A hot bath, or soak in hot water raises our body temperature. Several benefits of this rise include: Improved blood circulation, Improved lymph circulation, detoxification, increased metabolism and [...]

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Fizzing Beer Lime Bath Salts-Really?/Make your own

Therapeutic and medicinal properties of beer, lime, and sea salts make an awesome combo!

Beer baths have been popular in Europe for years, costing up to $60 a bath. They claim the beer will soften the skin, make it more elastic, and promote tissue metabolism. It is touted as great for psoriasis, eczema, [...]

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