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

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Today's apps gone free: Who Was?, Glow Puzzle, 3D Yoga Anatomy and more
Test your knowledge of historical figures and pop icons, connect the dots, and find out what muscles are being used during your yoga poses with today's collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without notice ...

Chicago Tribune

Yoga program with a twist aims to benefit law enforcement
Chicago Tribune
Yoga instructor Shayleen Halloran is starting a Serving the Badge program at the YOUnique Yoga studio at 65 W. 112th Ave. in Crown Point. The challenging nature of police work lends itself to the benefits of yoga, a Hindu discipline that is widely ...

The Seattle Times

Outdoor Zumba, yoga for free at Seattle Center
The Seattle Times
Outdoor Zumba, yoga for free at Seattle Center. Originally published July 5, 2015 at 6:15 am Updated July 5, 2015 at 11:28 am. Yoga for Hope is an annual yoga class at Seattle Center to promote the benefits… Yoga for Hope is an annual yoga class at ...

Scranton Times-Tribune

Yoga on the roof move inside garage but maintain control of body, mind
Scranton Times-Tribune
Particpants practice yoga on Saturday morning inside the Medallion parking garage on Adams Avenue in Downtown Scranton. It was the second annual Yoga on the Roof event to the accompaniment of live cello music. BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF ...
Rain Moves Yoga on the Roof Event

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Albuquerque Journal

NM yoga retreats offer focused practice and breathtaking scenery
Albuquerque Journal
“Ommmmm.” Twenty-five voices chanted the universal unifying yoga mantra. Natural hot springs warmed our muscles, the moon illuminated our paths, a river offered meditative reflection. My husband and I recently joined together with couples, singles, ...

How Deepak Chopra and Erica Ford Brought Yoga to the Projects
Urban Yogis, a program that teaches young people in the Baisley Houses yoga, meditation, and conflict resolution, grew out of the pair's partnership. But what happened next was amazing. “We started working with gang leaders and kids who had been in ...

Journal and Courier

Can yoga curb addiction?
Journal and Courier
The practice and philosophy of yoga has helped Becky Deerr, an instructor at Community Yoga in West Lafayette, deal with daily stress and create body awareness. She believes those struggling with addictive behaviors such as alcoholism or drug use can ...

Health calendar: heart screenings, food prep and yoga
HeartReach Screenings. WHEN AND WHERE: Tuesday 7:10-11:10 a.m. in the visitor lot of Iowa Methodist Medical Center, 1200 Pleasant St. in Des Moines, and Thursday 7:10-11:10 a.m. at Waukee YMCA, 210 N. Warrior Lane. Register for a 20-minute ...

Sioux City Journal

Get with the brogram, Siouxland: Yoga is for everyone
Sioux City Journal
More than 20 million Americans practice yoga, according to a study by Yoga Journal. It's been gaining popularity in recent years, growing by 29 percent from 2008 to 2012. However, men's participation declined 10 percent over the same period to 17.8 ...

Daily Beast

Russian City Bans Yoga, Calling It a Cult
Daily Beast
American yoga practitioners—over 8 percent of the U.S. population, according to a 2012 report—are probably laughing in their Lululemons, but in fact, the spiritual and physical aspects of yoga have been vying for supremacy for over a century. And the ...
Officials in Central Russia Have Banned Yoga Because They Think It's an Evil CultTIME
Russian City Bans Yoga Due to Occult LinksJezebel
Russian city "bans yoga" because of "occult character"Boing Boing
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Hatha Yoga

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Will Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

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Yoga is Self Improvement

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Yoga and Low Carb Diets

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Yoga, Do Not Knock It Until You Try It

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How to Find the Right Yoga Class For You

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Om Yoga Meditation: Why Yoga?

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Muscle Fitness ? Can Yoga Make You Stronger?

Many people wonder if yoga can improve their muscle fitness.... Read More

Maybe Bikram is Right?

For some reason, I had the time to sit down... Read More

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

EXERCISES FOR BACK RELIEFMany people believe that rest is best... Read More

Yogic Way of Controlling of Thoughts

As described in my earlier article... thoughts in the mind... Read More

Yoga - The Solution for Insomnia

At one time, or another, all of us have experienced... Read More

A World of Infinite Opportunities

Many people feel that there is a limited amount of... Read More

Mind and Thoughts

Yoga is controlling of thoughts arising in the mind. When... Read More

Positive Energy

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

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Now, let's cover the last component of self-mastery, which is... Read More

Don?t Focus on Failure

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True Essence of Yoga

Yoga is the most prestigious field of spiritualism. People think... Read More

Yoga Position ? What Does Each Type Do?

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

How to Find the Right Yoga Teacher?

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

Using Yoga to Manage ADD

Exercise is a powerful tool for ADD management. Medical professionals... Read More

What is Self Mastery? - Part 1

Self Mastery, alone, sounds like a selfish term; but if... Read More