Contra Muscles Working in Opposition

I love how these yoga classes open up my awareness of how the anatomy of my body works, and make suggestions for subtle changes and shifts in muscle tension and release that allows me to expand the movement of my body even further. It is a wonderful feeling to allow certain muscles to relax and expand by focussing on one muscle’s tension and on your breathing, and then feel yourself able to stretch even further into a pose. It is a constant reminder that you are always capable of more, and that only your own mind is hindering your body’s…

Could Yoga Be The “Catch All” Answer To Health and Wellness?

Consider you are a person with very VERY little time on your hands and you want to make the best choice for Health and Well being. Maybe you’re turning over a new leaf or setting a resolution in your life. Well, I am here to discuss what are the four internal aspects to your health and well being are. They are emotional, spiritual, psychical, and mental. Could Yoga be a “Catch All” Answer for all of the above?

Yoga and Pregnancy: Let’s Get Down Dog!

So you’re pregnant and contemplating ways to unwind or stay healthy. No more “Hot Yoga” for you, and the treadmill and the elliptical are not your cup of tea, so you’re considering prenatal yoga during your pregnancy. Well more power to you, this is a great choice! Yoga not only helps you to relax and stay healthy, but it has a ton of benefits to prepare you for labor, and improve your baby’s health. Before you bust out your mat and cute outfit you should understand the range of benefits prenatal yoga has from relieving back pain in pregnancy, to easing labor pain, to improving your health.

Prenatal Yoga: Good For You, Good For Your Baby

You know those women who seem so cool, calm, and collected? Have you ever wondered what their secret is? Well, many of them are devoted fans of practicing yoga. What better time to get in tune with your body and your spirit than now, while being pregnant? Prenatal yoga is not only good for you, but it’s also great for your baby.

High Risk Pregnancy: Is Yoga Safe?

Pregnancy is a blessing. Unfortunately if you’re reading this,you’ve been dealt the high risk pregnancy cards. Whether it is preeclampsia, pregnancy induced hypertension, low platelets, or just plain discomfort, you’re not feeling the greatest. Often these conditions call for bed rest and taking it easy. But caregivers don’t take into consideration how bored you will be for months to come. Can you still do gentle exercise? One safe way to stay fit is to try gentle yoga. Try stretching in bed!

4 Tips for a Healthy Yoga Practice

More people than ever before are practicing yoga, and nearly anywhere you go, you can find a yoga studio offering classes in a variety of techniques. However, in too many cases, yoga is presented as an exercise, a series of poses to complete. While this kind of yoga still feels good, it is missing some essential elements that can bring you maximal benefits.

Paragliding Meets Yoga Therapy

Life is all about perspective – whether we feel up or down, fearful or exhilarated, blessed or needy. This became abundantly clear as I hurled myself off a cliff recently, trusting that I would be held by the air currents sweeping into the wing of the Paraglider strapped to the instructor behind me.

Yoga – The Perfect Stress Management Technique

People today are snowed under various kinds of stresses that range from work related stress to relationships related to stress due to health issues. Stress is a silent killer. It is important to relieve the body off this stress in order to lead a healthy life.

Boost The Effect Of Your Yoga Session By Adopting The Yogic Food System

You have heard about the benefits of yoga; now include the yogic food system in your diet to get the benefits of the complete package. Find out what foods are good for you and which make you dull. Whether you are on a weight loss journey or need to eat healthy to remain alert attentive, the yogic food system is your ticket to a lighter and healthier body.

Yoga, What Is It?

Everyone seems to be talking of yoga but what is yoga really? Yoga means union in Sanskrit which is a language spoken in native India where the practice of yoga originated from. The main aim of yoga is to unite the mind, the body and the spirit. What the western world fondly refers to as yoga can be clearly described as asana in this same Sanskrit language.

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