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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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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 [...]


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 [...]


7 Easy Ways to Strenghten Your Immune System During Cold & Flu Season

A strong immune system can reduce our risk of colds and flu.

Easy ways to bolster you immune system include:

1. Probiotics- Include “good” bacteria foods such as yogurt, kefir, and miso in your diet

2. Reduce Stress- Breathing Exercises, guided imagery, meditation, a simple walk in nature

3. Eat Healthy- Foods that strengthen [...]


Wrist Pain and Yoga- Alternatives for Practice

As a yoga instructor I have heard many people explain they want to do yoga, but can’t because of their wrists. Poses like down dog, wheel, or cobra are just too much pressure to the wrist area for some. The wrist stretches below will help to bring lubrication and circulation to the wrist joint. If [...]


Great Gift Item- Bathtub Yoga Kit

For the bath lover or yoga lover on you gift list! Can also be great for those who are tired, sore, or cranky!

The Bathtub Yoga kit makes a great gift item at just $39.99 (free shipping). This detoxifying practice improves flexibility while calming the nervous system for a great night’s sleep after. This [...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


Bathtub Yoga Makes a Splash at the BeWell Expo

Exhibit display for Bathtub Yoga at the BeWell Expo, Los Angeles Convention Center.

The bewell Expo, a beauty and wellness show took place Sept 29th and 30th, 2012, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Our booth featured a claw foot tub with a water fountain and soft music to set the mood for [...]


Make Your Own Aromatherapy Lavender Bath Salts

Lavender bath salts are a popular favorite with young and old bath lover's before bedtime.

Lavender has a calming influence on our mood, making it a natural with bathing, especially in the evening. The name lavender is derived from the latin verb– “Lavare”– to wash. see: Bathing with Lavender Can you guess what [...]


Foaming Rose Bath Salts\ Homemade Bath Salts Recipe

Soothing and relaxing, foaming rose bath salts are easy to make for special occasion.

Roses are often associated with romance, love, and passion. Over 60,000 roses go into making just one ounce of rose essential oil!Many people smell rose and think of their grandma’s garden, or the rose water she wore behind her [...]