Yoga and Exercise
Much of the time yoga is used as a workout. It does do amazing things to your body, you stand taller, muscles are stronger, and your core is tighter. Reap the benefits of yoga, physical, mental, spir
Learn about this gentle and non-competitive style Yoga in this article. Discover why and how Viniyoga brings together the most meaningful and beneficial of all Yogic teachings.
A Meditation Moment
Haven´t got hours to dedicate to meditating? There are alternatives! Focusing on our breath for just a few minutes can make us think more clearly and relax our whole body - while sitting in front of our computer!
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Be Safe From H1N1 at Yoga Classes
Taking precautions to keep yourself healthy during the winter months is especially important this year! This article gives you some smart precautions to take so that going to Yoga classes doesn´t mean getting sick.
Dandasana or Staff Pose
Dandasana (Staff Pose) is a foundation asana that should be learned by everyone who practices Yoga. It is the beginning of many seated asanas, and correct form in Staff Pose paves the way to achieving correct form in other poses as well.
Developing Your Drishti
Drishti is the practice of using your sight to look inward as you practice yoga. Read on to learn how to develop your drishti and why it can strengthen your yoga practice.
Does Yoga Burn Fat
Yoga has been added to the many fitness crazes, finding classes in gyms and studios as well as many other places. The question being asked by "fitness" yoga students is, Does yoga burn fat? This is not a simple question and here are facts on yoga, fat loss, and calories burn.
Easy Pose Forward Bend
This asana can easily be done in your office, so you can take a break from working at the desk!
An introductory Yoga asana, Goddess Pose brings all things feminine to the energy field around you. Soft but certain power and gentle self-discipline are just some of the benefits of practicing this pose.
Gomukhasana or Cow Face Pose
Cow Face Pose is an uplifting pose that provides a good stretch for your arms and shoulders. Especially good for anyone who spends hours at the desk!
Head To Knee Pose
This seated pose provides an intense stretch to the back of your legs, focusing on one at a time. It's a great way to get the "kinks" out of your mid-back area and stretch the back of your waist - and firm the muscles in your face and neck.
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Postures that promote opening of the hip and knee joints and full extension of the spine.
More Yoga for Upper Body Strength
During yoga practice we use a form of resistance training; our own body weight provides the resistance. There are many yoga poses that fit into this category and I couldn’t write about them all in my first article “Yoga for Upper Body Strength”. Here are more yoga poses for upper body strength.
Prone means "face down" and these postures originate from laying face down on the mat. Prone postures promote building strength in the muscles of the back.
Practicing these postures will help increase your ability to sit comfortably on the floor and may contribute to a decrease in lower back pain.
These asanas begin with standing on both feet. Building a firm foundation in these asanas create a strong sense of balance and body awareness.
These postures begin in svasana, or corpse pose, giving the body a rest from the constant exertion against gravity.
What Is Bikram Yoga?
The origins, philosophy and methods of Bikram Yoga, aka "Hot Yoga", are explained in this article. Learn more about it before you take that class!
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 Promotes The Thanksgiving Spirit
The idea of giving thanks for all we have is the main point of many Yoga styles. Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Kripalu Yoga and Jnana Yoga and how they relate to Thanksgiving are discussed in this article.
Yoga Stress Management
Living with stress is a fact of life, but it doesn´t have to be a way of life! We can control how stress affects us using Yoga breathing practices known as Pranayama. Two exercises are explained in detail that can help you make this positive change!
Yoga's Fire Series for Abs
The Fire Series is group of abdominal poses. In yoga fire is part of the concept of “Agni” which literally means “transforming force”. This transforming force includes the fire of our body, mind and practice.
Yogalosophy – A Review
The book called “Yogalosophy, 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover” was written by Mandy Ingber in 2013. In this review you will read about the 28 Day Makeover, The Workout Plan, and Healthy Eating. Mandy is known as the "yoga teacher" to the entertainment stars.
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