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Yoga category provides info on yoga exercise. Yoga is quite a complete exercise for the mind, body and soul and gives an individual a chance to see himself in a new light. Regular practice of Yoga cuts down stress, betters concentration and benefit ones overall health.

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Abbey Marie Reynolds

Bikram Yoga - An Amazing Experience

If new to Bikram Yoga, it is important to realize that it may take a few sessions before adjusting to the hot environment. It is, indeed, an amazing experience. The ...

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Teaching Yoga: Pranayama Connects Mind and Body

Teaching Yoga: Pranayama Connects Mind and Body

Many highly esteemed Swamis encourage yoga teachers and students to practice pranayama daily for its therapeutic rewards. We feel the benefits if we engage in a...

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Peter Photikoe

When life creates an opportunity to take yoga off the mat, how does one rise to the occasion? Life can be about flow, ease and grace if we welcome them, or we can attract the polar opposite if we are

By: Peter Photikoe l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012

Many highly esteemed Swamis encourage yoga teachers and students to practice pranayama daily for its therapeutic rewards. We feel the benefits if we engage in a daily practice of pranayama.

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012

As a yoga instructor, maybe you tire of reading about states of happiness. From Laughter Yoga to feel good meditations, we know that happy feelings strengthen our immune systems. Let's look at

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012

Hot yoga studios have recently begun springing up all over the world. This recent trend in yoga might seem puzzling to some who suffer through humid summers and working outdoors, but practitioners

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012

In terms of teaching Yoga, you may find yourself in a position where you must judge whether or not it is in a student's best interest to critique his or her Yoga practice. This could be relevant to a

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012

Yoga Journal points out that the details of how to do that differ with the child's age. For children less than eight years of age, place them in Corpse Pose. Ask them to feel larger parts of the

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 09, 2012

As is widely known, some styles require little planning and preparation on behalf of the yoga instructor. These styles have preset lesson plans that do not change. They usually practice the same

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 09, 2012
Brittany Randolph

Getting up and walking around for a few minutes can help, but what can help even more is a yoga break. Most people envision yoga as an all or nothing, flat on a mat or twisted into odd positions time

By: Brittany Randolph l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 07, 2012

Yoga teacher training courses prepare you to help students develop balanced bodies. Biking is a great activity, but enthusiasts really need to practice Hatha Yoga. With growing interest in healthy

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 07, 2012
Karen R Ryan

Pregnancy and childbirth can wreak havoc on a woman's body. You may think that you will never get your pre-pregnancy body back during the weeks and months following the birth of your new baby. Your

By: Karen R Ryan l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 05, 2012

This article talks about ways to battle stiff arteries. It showcases the relation between flexibility and arteries. It also talks about how practicing yoga and pilates can make a difference.

By: Tan Ryan l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 03, 2012
Paul Jerard

Professional athletes are catching on to the benefits of Yoga for men. They are finding that through regular Yoga sessions, they can increase strength and endurance, and prevent future injuries. As

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 20, 2012
Paul Jerard

Showing compassion for others is an important part of creating a Yogic and non-threatening teaching environment. Students can tell when the Yoga instructor truly cares about them and their

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 20, 2012
Paul Jerard

There are many different scenarios that can come up throughout your journey as a Yoga instructor. You must be prepared to handle them with grace and integrity. Most Yoga institutions will have a

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012
Paul Jerard

When practiced properly, Yoga postures help keep the joints lubricated and smooth. Yoga instructors should always remind students to not lock the knees, or other joints, by keeping them slightly

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012
Paul Jerard

Yoga is not a sport and not typically associated with severe injury. In fact, therapeutic forms of Yoga fit more neatly into the category of rehabilitation. However, injuries can and do occur while

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 18, 2012
Paul Jerard

As Yoga practitioners, we often have the opportunity to witness the negativity in our own minds as we practice Yoga asanas, pranayama exercises, and meditation techniques. Yoga practices allow us to

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 18, 2012
Paul Jerard

Chronic pain affects the lives of many people who sit at computers all day, spend hours driving, or work at desks. These types of jobs can result in stiffness and pain in the back and neck, which is

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 17, 2012
Paul Jerard

One of the primary focuses of positive psychologists is to help a client to develop a sense of him or herself as a competent human being. This sense of competency may come in many different forms.

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 17, 2012
Paul Jerard

The traditional medical approach to helping people recover from serious injuries is to focus on healing the specific afflicted area, but Chair Yoga offers a unique holistic approach that deals with

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 16, 2012
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Abbey Marie Reynolds

If new to Bikram Yoga, it is important to realize that it may take a few sessions before adjusting to the hot environment. It is, indeed, an amazing experience. The peace and relaxation the body

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0

As is widely known, some styles require little planning and preparation on behalf of the yoga instructor. These styles have preset lesson plans that do not change. They usually practice the same

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 09, 2012 lViews: 78 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

There are many different scenarios that can come up throughout your journey as a Yoga instructor. You must be prepared to handle them with grace and integrity. Most Yoga institutions will have a

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

As a yoga instructor, maybe you tire of reading about states of happiness. From Laughter Yoga to feel good meditations, we know that happy feelings strengthen our immune systems. Let's look at

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

In terms of teaching Yoga, you may find yourself in a position where you must judge whether or not it is in a student's best interest to critique his or her Yoga practice. This could be relevant to a

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Professional athletes are catching on to the benefits of Yoga for men. They are finding that through regular Yoga sessions, they can increase strength and endurance, and prevent future injuries. As

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Peter Photikoe

When life creates an opportunity to take yoga off the mat, how does one rise to the occasion? Life can be about flow, ease and grace if we welcome them, or we can attract the polar opposite if we are

By: Peter Photikoe l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Yoga is a type of exercise wherein both physical and mental practices unite. It has different kinds of poses and movements that encourage muscle strength, endurance and flexibility. Bikram yoga and

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

When practiced properly, Yoga postures help keep the joints lubricated and smooth. Yoga instructors should always remind students to not lock the knees, or other joints, by keeping them slightly

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Relaxing has so many ways, ranging from the physical, to the emotional and spiritual. Yoga can assist you to acquire flexibility and strength. Some poses in yoga are dynamic. Although demanding

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Yoga is not a sport and not typically associated with severe injury. In fact, therapeutic forms of Yoga fit more neatly into the category of rehabilitation. However, injuries can and do occur while

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Knowing some of the important yoga tips is already an advantage for beginners. Conditioning yourself before taking yoga will assist you to a more comfortable feeling towards yourself and others. This

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

The significance of Yoga in our daily lives is a system of practice consisting of eight levels of development in the areas of physical, mental, social and spiritual health. Yoga is a heritage method

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Showing compassion for others is an important part of creating a Yogic and non-threatening teaching environment. Students can tell when the Yoga instructor truly cares about them and their

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Many highly esteemed Swamis encourage yoga teachers and students to practice pranayama daily for its therapeutic rewards. We feel the benefits if we engage in a daily practice of pranayama.

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Yoga Journal points out that the details of how to do that differ with the child's age. For children less than eight years of age, place them in Corpse Pose. Ask them to feel larger parts of the

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 09, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

In Yoga, the brain is considered as the object and the body being the subject. It teaches to spread out the energy to the other parts of the body. This is the only form of exercise that is highly

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

Hot yoga studios have recently begun springing up all over the world. This recent trend in yoga might seem puzzling to some who suffer through humid summers and working outdoors, but practitioners

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

Yoga teacher training courses prepare you to help students develop balanced bodies. Biking is a great activity, but enthusiasts really need to practice Hatha Yoga. With growing interest in healthy

By: Faye Martins l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 07, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

People tend to underestimate the damage that an office position can have on the health of your body in terms of posture, blood flow, and senses. Yoga classes at the local fitness center can keep you

By: Kevin Prague l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
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Abbey Marie Reynolds

If new to Bikram Yoga, it is important to realize that it may take a few sessions before adjusting to the hot environment. It is, indeed, an amazing experience. The peace and relaxation the body

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 91 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Yoga is a type of exercise wherein both physical and mental practices unite. It has different kinds of poses and movements that encourage muscle strength, endurance and flexibility. Bikram yoga and

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Knowing some of the important yoga tips is already an advantage for beginners. Conditioning yourself before taking yoga will assist you to a more comfortable feeling towards yourself and others. This

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

The significance of Yoga in our daily lives is a system of practice consisting of eight levels of development in the areas of physical, mental, social and spiritual health. Yoga is a heritage method

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

Relaxing has so many ways, ranging from the physical, to the emotional and spiritual. Yoga can assist you to acquire flexibility and strength. Some poses in yoga are dynamic. Although demanding

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Abbey Marie Reynolds

In Yoga, the brain is considered as the object and the body being the subject. It teaches to spread out the energy to the other parts of the body. This is the only form of exercise that is highly

By: Abbey Marie Reynolds l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Yula Martel

Women everywhere often dread "that time of the month" and its often experienced side effects such as cramping and variations in mood. This article shows how you can use three simple tips from yoga to

By: Yula Martel l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Anmol Mehta

The main reason for joining a yoga teacher's training program is of course to become a certified yoga teacher, but just by completing such a program numerous other benefits are gained as well. This

By: Anmol Mehta l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 24, 2012 lViews: 36 lComments: 0

People tend to underestimate the damage that an office position can have on the health of your body in terms of posture, blood flow, and senses. Yoga classes at the local fitness center can keep you

By: Kevin Prague l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 45 lComments: 0

Restorative yoga has many benefits, and it has been beneficial to many infertile women trying to become pregnant. It has also helped many women who have already become pregnant as they look to manage

By: Arianna Benson l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 23, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

If you have never heard of this form before we provide an explanation of what is hot yoga that you may find helpful. Plus we will explain some of the benefits to be gained from performing this type

By: Bill Redoubt l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Brittany Randolph

Getting up and walking around for a few minutes can help, but what can help even more is a yoga break. Most people envision yoga as an all or nothing, flat on a mat or twisted into odd positions time

By: Brittany Randolph l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Jun 07, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

There are many different scenarios that can come up throughout your journey as a Yoga instructor. You must be prepared to handle them with grace and integrity. Most Yoga institutions will have a

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

When practiced properly, Yoga postures help keep the joints lubricated and smooth. Yoga instructors should always remind students to not lock the knees, or other joints, by keeping them slightly

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 19, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Yoga is not a sport and not typically associated with severe injury. In fact, therapeutic forms of Yoga fit more neatly into the category of rehabilitation. However, injuries can and do occur while

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

As Yoga practitioners, we often have the opportunity to witness the negativity in our own minds as we practice Yoga asanas, pranayama exercises, and meditation techniques. Yoga practices allow us to

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Chronic pain affects the lives of many people who sit at computers all day, spend hours driving, or work at desks. These types of jobs can result in stiffness and pain in the back and neck, which is

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 34 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

One of the primary focuses of positive psychologists is to help a client to develop a sense of him or herself as a competent human being. This sense of competency may come in many different forms.

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

The traditional medical approach to helping people recover from serious injuries is to focus on healing the specific afflicted area, but Chair Yoga offers a unique holistic approach that deals with

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 37 lComments: 0
Paul Jerard

Yoga can do remarkable things for children. It allows them to take a break from often over-stimulated days, giving them a much-needed break from every day anxiety. Yoga teaches us to relax and bring

By: Paul Jerard l Health & Fitness > Yoga l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0
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