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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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Back Pain Quiz-Test Your Knowledge & How a Hot Tub Can Help


Back Pain Quiz- Test your Knowledge & How a Hot Tub Can Help 1. What is the most common reason of back injury?

1. Heavy Lifting

2. Accident/Fall

3. Poor Posture

4. Improper body mechanics

5. lack of stretching/ warm up

Answer- Heavy Lifting. All above answers are causes of back injury, heavy [...]


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 [...]


Benefits of Hot Tub Yoga in Cold Weather

Benefits of Hot Tub Yoga in Cold Weather

As the weather turns cold during the autumn and winter months, it can take a toll on our bodies. Many experience stiff and achy joints that lead to a more sedentary and less active lifestyle. This lack of physical activity can add to the many negative [...]


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 [...]


Arthritis Hand & Wrist Exercises While in Your Hot Tub

Arthritis hand and wrist exercises

Arthritis Hand & Wrist Exercises As You Soak

According to the Arthritis Foundation, 1 in 5 Adults are affected by arthritis making it the leading cause of disability in the US. Carpal Tunnel syndrome affects the wrists of 4-10 million Americans. Soaking in your tub can relax muscles & bring added circulation and [...]


Forest Bathing- a Different Way to Take a Bath

Practice Shinrin-yoko by visiting a forest. Forest Bathing

In Japan a forest bathing trip is called Shinrin-yoku. It involves spending some leisurely time in the forest for stress relief, focusing on the sights, sounds, and smells of nature. One emerges feeling refreshed, washed, healthier and happier.

The positive effects of nature, specifically a forest, [...]


Hot Tub Yoga-2 Surprising Ways to Reduce Low Back Strain

Most people with low back issues think the solution is to strengthen the muscles in their back, and while this is partially true, there are 2 other often overlooked important components to reduce low back strain. If you have low back pain, check with your doctor before exercising.




#1 . Strengthen [...]


Hot Tub Yoga DVD Mother’s Day Giveaway- A Great Gift Idea

Win a hot tub yoga dvd

Hi everyone,

We’re excited to announce a giveaway of 3 Hot Tub Yoga DVD’s (value $19.99 each)! Whether you keep it for yourself or give it as a fun and unique gift (maybe to Mom?) is up to you. Hot Tub Yoga is a great gift of health!

Here are the rules:

The giveaway [...]


6 Best Yoga Poses While Showering

Most of us love our shower time- hot water cleansing, invigorating, waking us up time! The heat helps to stimulate our circulatory & lymphatic system. It also heats up our muscles and connective tissue- a great preparatory step for stretching and increasing our flexibility. By adding some yoga poses as you shower you can build [...]


How to Loose Weight in Your Hot Tub

Raise your metabolism as you enjoy a soak in your hot tub!

Great information & video on how to raise your metabolism while enjoying a soak! Enjoy!

Raise your metabolism as you enjoy a soak in your hot tub!