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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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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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Easy Ginger Detox Bath

Adding fresh or dried ginger to the bath is a easy way to increase sweating and detoxifying.

Ever feel the need to detoxify? Perhaps you over did the holiday drinking & eating or a prolonged period of stress? A detox bath with ginger can increase heat levels in the body. This ups the level [...]

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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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Inspirational Bathing Quotes

Woman relaxes in a marble tiled bath tub.

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s bath like a lump of sugar. Pablo Picasso

I think best in a hot bath with my head tilted back & my feet up high. Unknown

“A hot bath! I cry as I sit down in it! Again as I [...]

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