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In the last few years, yoga has been popularly revived by many fitness enthusiasts all over the world. It has been included by many as part of their active lifestyle.

Yoga Central – Bridge Pose

This is the latest article in our yoga central series and today we will be looking at a pose known as bridge pose or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana. We will look at how to properly carry out the pose, the benefits you can get from it and anything that you need to consider before beginning. Please read the entire article before trying the pose.

Two Popular Yoga Breathing Exercises to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Have you noticed that when you practice yoga, your yoga teacher constantly reminds you to stay focused on your breath to relax and breathe into the pose or simply be still and observe your breath? As you are aware, yoga breathing exercises are an essential part of your yoga practice.

Yoga For Little Ones – Infants and Parents Reap Benefits of Yoga

Recently I was speaking with an expectant mom about yoga for kids. She mentioned that she’d be interested in learning more in a couple of years once her oldest was into pre-school. I inquired, “Why wait? Even infants can do yoga.” She was completely amazed. I told her I had done yoga with my children and highly recommend it for all new parents.

Want to Have a Baby? Try Yoga For Fertility

You don’t have to be a yoga guru, or much of an earthy person for that matter (unlike all the beautiful people who look really in touch with their bodies at the yoga classes). I’m just a regular person who wanted to have a baby the natural way over the age of 40. Yes, it’s possible – contrary to everything you hear about fertility declining in your late 20’s and how you must get to that fertility clinic before it’s too late.

Yoga For Stress Relief – Seven Simple Signs and Symptons Which Indicate You May Be Stressed-Out

There are many reasons why you feel may feel stressed. You could be going through a long and painful divorce which is impacting upon your ability to concentrate and focus at work; or you may be caring for your mother, who is poorly and you find it hard to make the time to visit her as often as you would like due to commitments at work. You could even be looking for a way to stop smoking and the thought of giving up your habit causes you intense emotional distress.

Yoga For Simple Backaches

A lot of the time, we don’t pay attention to our backs until they start to bother us with various aches and pains. Very often, all that it will need is some heat treatment, rest and anti-inflammatory medicine but the following yoga asanas (poses) will help to tone and strengthen the back muscles and aid in recovery.

Yoga For Prolapse

Sometimes, an abdominal organ such as the uterus may become detached from the supporting pelvic bones and drop from their original location and cause the pelvic muscles to weaken and cause pressure internally that can manifest as a backache. Strengthening the muscles after prolapse occurs is very difficult but yoga offers a lot of help in providing relief and rectifying the situation to a great extent.

Favorite Daily Yoga Pose – Anantasana – Lord Vishnu’s Couch Pose

Anantasana, Lord Vishnu’s Couch Pose, has been a favorite yoga pose of mine for quite some time. In fact, it is probably the pose I have been doing for the longest. When I was a little girl, I would watch a good deal of television with my sister up in our third floor playroom of the house in which we grew up.

Yoga at Work – Seven Simple Steps to Be Happy and Stress Free at Work

How many times have you sat through team presentation meetings and wondered “what is all this about….” as your team reviewed the Company’s annual sales targets? Have you ever gazed absentmindedly through your office window counting off the days to the weekend or plotting ways to leave the office early without being noticed?

Yoga Mats – Take Your Pick

Yoga is an age old exercise that does not really require equipment. In fact, all you need is comfortable clothing and good enough space where you can stretch and flex your body into the several asanas and postures.

Yoga For Sciatica

Sciatica is the condition where pain is felt in the lower back and goes down the legs. The following exercises should be attempted with caution, starting with only one round and then gradually increasing them.

Yoga For Cervical Spondylosis

The neck is the most vulnerable part of the body in any accident because the most minor of stresses can cause a ligament to tear or be strained if the muscles become weak. This, among other reasons, is what can cause cervical spondylosis. The symptoms depend on which nerves are being affected, ranging from numbness in the legs to tingling sensations in the arms or shoulders, but the most common are pain and stiffness at the base of the neck. Here is where yoga can help by releasing the stress from the neck.

Yoga Therapy For Lower Back Pain

Studies have shown that yoga therapy can reduce chronic lower back pain which has otherwise proved to be a very stubborn problem with only moderate success from purely medical treatments. This is the main reason that so many sufferers turn to alternative therapies such as yoga.

Yoga For Scoliosis

More common in women than in men, scoliosis, or bent spine, is the abnormal shape of the spine which can cause back pain. It can be a heredity condition but is also caused by habitual slouching and bad posture in childhood. Scoliosis does not hurt during childhood and may therefore not be detected until the late teens or early adulthood. Regardless, treatment should begin immediately.

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