Hot Yoga - Bikrams Twenty Six

Even though the world population has shifted from mainly rural to mainly urban in the last decade, there are still lots of folks like me who live in the sticks. Doing things like taking a yoga class becomes a different thing in our case from driving to the neighborhood gym.... Read More

Some Tantric Exercises to Increase General Well-Being and Sexual Abilities

A healthy anal and genital area is of great importance both for the general well-being and for the sexual abilities. The same is thrue about a healthy respiratory tract and breathing apparatus. Here are presented two poses and three breathing exercises that have the following effects when done together in... Read More

Are You Willing To Follow Eight Yoga Exercises For the Lower Back?

EXERCISES FOR BACK RELIEFMany people believe that rest is best for a painful back, but actually, what your back really needs when it's hurt is exercise. Regular exercise relieves back pain by strengthening and stretching the muscles that support the spine and helps to prevent future injury. This is a... Read More

Using Yoga to Manage ADD

Exercise is a powerful tool for ADD management. Medical professionals recommend that adults get at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise (such as running or biking) 3-5 times per week to improve their general health. For ADDers, this type of exercise is particularly beneficial, because it may balance production of... Read More

Yoga and Low Carb Diets

Yoga is an ancient system of movement designed to generate vibrant health and well being. Excellent health and well being are experienced in the results of a yoga practice such as: stress reduction, increased energy and awareness, increased flexibility, focused mind and strong body. In our modern world there are... Read More

Yoga for Relaxation

Discover the true meaning of yoga?In taking any modern yoga class, you will find parallels to ballet. Like ballet, the promise of poise, grace and flexibility encourages much interest. Yet if yoga is like any other exercise, it is only at first glance. Underneath the coveted health and fitness benefits... Read More

Ayurveda and Yoga, Ancient Sister Sciences

Ayurveda and yoga are sister sciences that have been united for thousands of years for the sake of healing body, mind, and consciousness. Generally speaking, Ayurveda deals more with the health of the body, while yoga deals with purifying the mind and consciousness, but in reality they complement and embrace... Read More

Yoga for Fun and Profit

Stress levels around the world are on the rise. In order to deal with this, relaxation and stress reduction therapies have sprung up from everywhere. Yoga instruction is no longer just a fringe population idea. It is now a mainstream fitness methodology. Yoga certifications are now available from many places... Read More

Yoga Instruction - How to Find the Right Yoga Teacher for You

In order to find a quality yoga instructor, you need to know what to look for. Since there is no universal certification program for yoga teachers, not all of them are created equal as you can see by the following example.I had been practicing yoga in my home for a... Read More

Can a Yoga Prop Help Prop Up Your Practice?

Some people may wonder if using a yoga prop can help them get more out of their practice. My personal opinion is yes.B.K.S. Iyengar introduced the yoga prop as a means of supporting proper alignment of the joints and bones during postures. Maintaining proper alignment is key to reducing the... Read More

In The News:

Men: How to Crush Any Workout and Win More With Yoga
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
A strong yoga practice demands that you challenge yourself and work harder than you ever thought you possibly could without running for the door screaming. Much like working out or athletics, you have to contain that raw emotion and ferocity and use it ...

Weekly Alibi

Sacramento yoga studios offering free classes Monday
Sacramento Bee
More than 20 yoga studios will offer 40 free classes on Monday, ranging from more intensive “hot yoga” classes to relaxing meditative sessions. Free Yoga Day originated in Austin, Texas and was carried over to Sacramento in 2012 by traveling yogi ...
Hater's Guide to Yoga Skeptically embracing your inner yogiWeekly Alibi
Colette Barry's Wall Yoga - An OM-Tastic Yoga

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Lucy Blogs: Free yoga comes to the Skokie farmers market
Skokie Review
and in it, I mentioned that I would love to see free yoga come to the Skokie Farmers Market Sundays, using the Logan Square Farmers Market's free yoga as an example. Scott Holtz, leader of the Independent Merchants of Downtown Skokie, took me up on my ...

Iyengar and the Invention of Yoga
The New Yorker
In contemporary yoga classes, teachers often speak of Patanjali's “Yoga Sutras,” a philosophical text compiled around two thousand years ago, as the wellspring of the practice. This requires an imaginative leap, because the yoga sutras say next to ...
Yoga Shown to Boost Brain Power in Older
The Exercise That Keeps Your Brain

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Monmouth receivers bringing yoga into daily routine
Yoga has become a popular activity for professional athletes and teams in an effort to become more flexible and avoid injury. Monmouth's wideouts have incorporated some yoga into their daily routine and they have first-year receivers coach TJ DiMuzio ...


Wall Street yoga: Finance gets its downward dog on
"The life of a trader is wrought with self-doubt and to a large extent the fear—and at times, expectation—of a negative outcome. Yoga and meditation help to remove these negative blocks and promote self-healing," said Guy Adami, professional investor ...

Yoga, anyone?
Vail Daily News
Yoga in the Park is a free event, with instructors from throughout the valley donating their time. Participants can give donations, which are in turn collected for a local non-profit. This year the donations were earmarked for The Cycle Effect, an ...

NPR (blog)

The Global Legacy Of Yoga's Master Teacher
Yoga in the US is a $10-billion dollar industry. There are yoga blocks, straps, mats. Designer yoga pants and shirts. Celebrities do it and we've all bought in, to some extent. And we owe it in large part to yoga master B.K.S Iyengar. Born sickly and ...
Obituary: BKS Iyengar, 95; was known worldwide as creator of Iyengar yogaWashington Post
Weakened By TB And Malaria, Iyengar Took The Yoga CureNPR (blog)
My teacher, Mr Iyengar: a former pupil remembers the yoga masterThe Guardian
The Independent -Huffington Post
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Gentle yoga poses proving therapeutic for back pain
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
The researchers in the most well-designed study so far, a randomized clinical trial, the gold standard for this kind of research, published in The Annals of Internal Medicine, were very particular about which form of yoga they chose for their ...

Open Yoga class available to UM students
Montana Kaimin
It wasn't long before she began taking Open Yoga, a one-credit class students can take when they want to further their yoga practice. Open Yoga students can log an unlimited number of hours at the Yoga Fitness Center (YFC) in a variety of classes, each ...

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Yoga and Low Carb Diets

Yoga is an ancient system of movement designed to generate... Read More

Nine Things You Should Know About Yoga for Children

Here are some guidelines and realistic expectations for parents, who... Read More

Yoga in the Office

Spending eight or more hours a day in an office... Read More

Yoga is a Safe Solution to Weight Control

One more study tells the world, that Yoga can help... Read More

Christian Yoga?

There is an interesting article in the September 5th issue... Read More

Child Yoga ? What is All the Fun About?

Many adults have taken up yoga, but yoga has not... Read More

Yoga and True Self

The great sage Patanjali in his work Yogasutra codified all... Read More

The Benefit of Pilates

Pilates can benefit your overall health and sense of well-being... Read More

The History of Pilates

In order to understand the basics of Pilates and why... Read More

How to Find the Right Yoga Teacher?

I am often asked by beginners about how to evaluate... Read More

What is Self Mastery? - Part 2

To continue with our overview of the physical component of... Read More

Yoga and Meditation - That Leads to Gaining Enlightenment in this Life?

Every process of Yoga... neigh Meditation that frees us from... Read More

What is Self Mastery? ? Part 3

The next large component of self-mastery is mental health, and... Read More

Yoga, Do Not Knock It Until You Try It

Are you one of those folks who have never tried... Read More

Yoga Position ? What Does Each Type Do?

I often wondered what the value of each type of... Read More

What is Patanjalis Ashtanga Yoga?- Part(I)

The Sanskrit word 'Yoga' has two meaning, because it is... Read More

Positive Energy

Cultivating positive energy: Most of us who study Yoga have... Read More

Which Type of Yoga is the Right Choice for You?

You finally made the decision to practice yoga, but which... Read More

Ayurveda and Yoga, Ancient Sister Sciences

Ayurveda and yoga are sister sciences that have been united... Read More

Understanding the Different Types of Yoga

Yoga is becoming a more and more popular activity in... Read More

The Benefit of Yoga

The benefit of yoga practice goes far beyond the actual... Read More

Yoga For a Beginner

Yoga for a beginner is an exciting time when you... Read More

Yoga for Fun and Profit

Stress levels around the world are on the rise. In... Read More

Om Yoga Meditation: Why Yoga?

The following is an excerpt from the book "Om Yoga:... Read More

Stress - How To Manage Effectively

Stress is very common in all walks of life and... Read More