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Yoga as Therapy
Yoga can be soothing and healing to a troubled psyche and is often used as a form of therapy. However, yoga therapy can deal with more specific physical ailments and conditions helping to relieve or alleviate symptoms.
Yoga for Healthy Knees
The knee is considered to be the largest and most complicated hinge joint in the human body. Practicing standing poses in yoga can help you have healthy strong knees. Fifteen minutes a day of standing yoga postures is enough to strengthen the muscles that insert and surround the knee.
Yoga for Upper Body Strength
Yoga is an excellent source of resistance training, using your own body weight to provide the resistance, and building muscle in the process. Yoga is especially great for upper body strength, sculpting and defining your arms and shoulders with specific poses.
Yoga for Your Heart
The value of Yoga for heart health is undisputable. Yoga can help as an excellent activity to prevent or even reverse heart disease. Not only are the poses beneficial but the calmness and relaxation from yoga reduces stress. Stress is a major factor in heart disease.
Yoga for Your Life
Yoga can help you take care of yourself! It is different from other kinds of exercise in that it emphasizes your individual performance. Yoga can help you discover the peace and quiet available within yourself, thus giving you inner health as well as physical strength.
Yoga Helps Manage Arthritis
Arthritis pain can be unbearable at times. Yoga is an activity that can help reduce the pain or prevent it. Including yoga in your individual health and fitness regimen can help you manage the pain associated with arthritis. Practice carefully, you don't want to create more pain.
Yoga Journal Live Retreat 2014 Colorado
If you haven't attended a Yoga Journal retreat, well now is the time. The 2014 event is to be held at the YMCA of the Rockies, in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. This year’s event runs Sept. 14-21, 2014. The conference offers a multitude of ways to be involved.
Yoga Practice can be more than Poses
Many things can be considered as yoga practice. One of the goals of practicing yoga is to find a place of peace within you. It can be anything that allows your mind to relax and stay in a state of calmness. When your mind is in this state it is open to the divine within you.
Yoga Relieves Back Pain
Over 65 million suffer from low back pain and it is one of the most common causes of chronic disability in the world today. There are many different reasons for this pain and Yoga is an alternative, natural way to relieve back pain and perhaps even prevent it.
Yoga Sequence for Mondays
This Monday Yoga Sequence will provide you with energy. By doing this sequence you will enhance your sense of confidence, trust, and security.
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