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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SFGate

Yoga class in SF adds marijuana for relaxation
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Get High and Do YogaSF Weekly (blog)
Bake And Bend: San Francisco Yoga Class Adds Pot To PracticeCBS Local
Puff, Puff, Pose: San Francisco's Ganja Yoga Relies on MarijuanaNBC Bay Area

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Forbes

Yoga May Reduce Risk Factors Of Heart Disease, Study Finds
Forbes
Though purists may say yoga isn't really about the body, the practice does seem to offer a number of protective benefits, one of them being cardiovascular. A study published yesterday in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found that ...
The hidden heart benefits of yogaCBS News
Yoga may guard against heart disease, study findsBBC News
Yoga comparable with walking, biking to improve cardiovascular riskMedical News Today
WPXI Pittsburgh -WebMD
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ABC News

San Francisco Class Blends Yoga Postures with Pot
ABC News
"Historically, cannabis has been linked to really early use with yoga in ancient Shiva cults," said Dee Dussault, 34, a 20-year yogi and instructor of Ganja Yoga in San Francisco, which launched this October. "Back then, they weren't smoking it, but ...
Hot Yoga? How About Pot Yoga: And Several Other Weird Yoga TrendsMedical Daily

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WFAA

Yoga class for visually-impaired offers community, fun
WFAA
All three women working on poses in the Reading & Radio Resource building - Ann Philips, Amy Suniga, and Carol White - are visually impaired in some way. They all wanted to take yoga classes for years, but most places weren't ready to work with them.


Yoga Helping Cancer Survivors Regain Strength
TWC News
The treatment of chemotherapy often leaves patients feeling weak physically and even emotionally, but a number of them have found strength in yoga. "When you are a cancer patient you lose control of your body, every part of your body they cut it out ...

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ReadWrite

A Yoga App Kicks MyFitnessPal Off The Top Of The Charts
ReadWrite
FitStar Yoga hit the No. 1 spot shortly after it launched on December 11, and has held that position for most of this week. FitStar's original app, by contrast, had a slower debut; the iPad version briefly hit No. 1, while the iPhone version never ...

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Going yoga pro
Traverse City Record Eagle
Row after row of students inside Bikram Yoga's Traverse City studio swallowed grunts and groans as they silently held the "utkatasana" posture inside the 105 degree room. Their toes ground impressions into yoga mats. Sweat dripped from outstretched arms.


The News Journal

Celebrate winter solstice with outdoor activities, yoga
The News Journal
Kotanides will hold two classes at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday at her yoga studio, Dimitra Yoga, dedicated to the winter solstice. “Solstice means to stand or to stay still, so what better way to do that than by pausing, reflecting and redirecting our ...

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Men's Journal

8 Health Benefits to Practicing Yoga
Men's Journal
There's no good reason that women dominate the yoga room at the gym. The benefits for yoga in meeting fitness goals for men — whether it's to get bigger or dominate on the tennis court — are clear: "Men have tighter muscles, limited flexibility, and ...


Business News Daily

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro Review: Is It Good for Business?
Business News Daily
Lenovo's Yoga Tablet 2 Pro was practically built for business presentations. The slate has a projector built right into its bottom edge, letting you beam content straight onto any wall. That could really come in handy during your morning meetings. And ...

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Hot Yoga - Bikrams Twenty Six

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