Tagged as yoga

Whether you're brand new to working out or you're a seasoned athlete, we can all benefit from stretching. Adding just -5-10 minutes of it to a daily routine- can do incredible things for the body. Let’s take a look at 10 potential benefits. The Top 10 Benefits of Stretching - Stretching should play a key role in -every workout program. Here are the top 10 reasons that we all should take the time to...
October 15, 2020
Yoga and Pilates are both excellent workouts. Some of their combined benefits include improving core stability, gaining mental clarity, increasing flexibility, and building long, lean muscles. But which one is best for you? Here's how to choose. Yoga vs. Pilates: Similarities - Pilates is a specific exercise system that was created by a German anatomist in the early 1900s. Yoga, on the other hand,...
August 13, 2020
Yoga offers numerous -health benefits-, ranging from flexibility and weight loss to stress relief and improved energy. With thousands of yoga styles out there to choose from, how do you know which type is right for you? Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced yogi, it’s important to find a style that you enjoy practicing. But if you're new or have only ever tried one style, how can you know which...
June 2, 2020
Is it too late to get flexible after 50? And what if you were never flexible? It seems that just about the time that we get more time and availability for things like exercise and flexibility training, arthritis starts to set in. Life is nothing if not ironic, right? But we went deep to find out if it's possible and if so, how to go about it now that we have some more time to do better by our bodies....
January 21, 2020
More seniors than ever before are embracing the deep breathing, gentle stretching, and soothing mindfulness of yoga. Yoga is a safe option for remaining active well into retirement, and a yoga class is a great way to make new friends and strengthen existing friendships. While some seniors worry that yoga or other exercise regimens might not be safe as they age, - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
December 27, 2019
An injury can disrupt an entire routine. You might feel inclined to forego working out while you’re healing, but that could do more harm than good as you lose ground. If you’re cleared for modified exercise, we have some great workout ideas to help keep you moving. There are many ideas that work especially well alongside most physical therapy regimens so e set out to collect them here. So read this...
December 2, 2019
Touted as a way to -get fit and relax -at the same time, many people are curious enough to try yoga at least once. However, the thought of public yoga classes can be a turn off for some of us. Maybe there’s no yoga studio where we live, the price is too high or we’d rather practice alone. Maybe the idea of an in-air fart is too much to get us into that yoga studio. Maybe there's no place to drop the...
September 26, 2019
As a meditation teacher, by far the most common complaint I hear about meditation is “I can’t meditate, it’s just too hard.” - Many people come to the practice determined to find peace and joy but instead, all too often, meditation becomes a battleground, with each minute feeling like an hour to be struggled through. People feel bored, uncomfortable and often terrified to -sit alone with their own...
September 19, 2019
The bad news - millions of people experience and are slowed down by lower body pain and stiffness. The good news - they can loosen up some of those tight spots with the right exercises. We have a few that are proven to help and you don’t need to be naturally flexible or athletic to get started. When our back, knee or hip is giving us trouble we tend to move less, because of the pain it causes. This...
May 23, 2019
Do you need to get away? We live in a hectic world, and we all need to refuel from time to time. A wellness retreat might be just what you need to recharge your spirit and body and keep you performing at your best. Wellness retreats allow you to let go of day-to-day stressors while caring for yourself in new and healthy ways. Check out these 5 relaxing retreats and see what a little added wellness...
March 5, 2019