Day 19: Lowers Abs Workout – Yoga for Your Low Abs & Arms (35-Min)

A Look at Yoga and Its Different Branches

Yoga has been around for nearly two millenniums and has evolved gradually into various forms. It is considered one of the best forms of physical and mental exercise. People practice different kinds of yoga according to their needs. The main aim of yoga is to bring about a balance between the mind and body of an individual. Meditation is a part of all forms of yoga.

Teaching Hatha Yoga: Secrets of a Yoga Studio Lease

Did you ever wonder why small businesses fail within months of opening? Here is some valuable information for any Yoga teacher, who is thinking about signing a Yoga studio lease. It may save you a few thousand dollars and plenty of potential heartache.

The Cleansing Power of Breath

Most of us have a near-constant fixation on food, always searching for the magic diet that will help us lose some weight or gain some muscle. We pay attention to drinking; making sure to consume 8-10 glasses of water a day. However, we rarely focus on the breath as a means of achieving a higher level of vitality. In this post I will discuss the importance of breath, and a method for enhancing your mind/body connection through a simple breathing exercise.

Teaching Hatha Yoga: Prana and Pranayama

Prana, which is also known as vital energy, is in the air, our bodies, and objects around us. One of my students remarked that Prana could not be in his Yoga mat, since it was an inanimate object. After all, his Yoga mat was not a living being, so how could it contain Prana? How could ancient Yogis know of the existence of Prana about 5,000 years ago? We cannot visibly see vital energy?


Brahmacharya is the fourth of the yamas and the word, literally translated means ‘dedicated to the Divinity of Life’. The word is often used in yogic practice to refer to celibacy or denying pleasure, but this is only a small part of what Brahmacharya represents. The purpose of practicing Brahmacharya is to keep you focused on your purpose in life, the things that instill a feeling of peace and contentment.

Yoga Invigorates Your Sex Life

Yoga has proved it’s efficacy in almost all aspects of health. Sexual health also happens to be an essential aspect of being healthy. Sexual philosophy advocated by Yoga says that for getting sexual pleasure your mind and body should remain in a rejuvenated state and this rejuvenation could be only brought about by various yoga practices.

Yoga Meditation for World Peace

Does world peace seem like a fantasy? What is the number one obstruction to world peace? How can we overcome such a powerful obstruction, with Yoga? Does Yoga meditation give us the answer?

Yoga for Beginners: Stress Management Solutions

Yoga training gives us empowerment. Among the many powers we receive from regular Yoga practice is the power to say “no.” How often do you fill your plate with excessive obligations? Do you take on problems, which cannot be helped?

Hatha Yoga Certification Home Study Courses

What should you be looking for in a home study course designed for Hatha Yoga instructors? What material should a Hatha Yoga home study course contain? Will there be Yoga certification videos or DVD’s. Should the whole Yoga instructor’s training course be designed for online learning?

Yoga for Beginners: More Stress Management Tools

Yoga helps all of us discover self-awareness. Stop, ponder, and become aware of the situations, in life, which cause you the most stress. What kind of stress sends you “off the deep end?” When you become aware of what causes stressful situations, in your daily life, it is time to develop a pro-active plan to manage your health.

3 Keys to Unlock Greater Benefits from Yoga Practice

There are many factors that influence the quality of your yoga practice and your satisfaction with the overall experience. These factors range from the style of yoga you practice, the instructor you choose through to the environment in which you practice. Some of the factors you can easily control, others may be more dependent on what’s available to you. When starting out practicing yoga, you should keep searching for the perfect combination that makes your practice the most satisfying and enjoyable. There are however three factors that are 100% under your control, that affect not only your enjoyment of your practice, but just as importantly, the benefits you receive from each practice.

Yoga and MS

The course of MS is unpredictable. The four categories used to classify the clinical course in a person with MS are: Relapsing – remitting, Primary-progressive, Secondary-progressive, and Progressive-relapsing. In the absence of a resolution, several treatment options must step in to relieve the burden MS places on so many lives. Physical activity is extremely important for individuals with MS, and yoga is now recognized as an excellent means of MS management.

Yoga and Learning Disabilities

The treatment of a learning disability can vary from person to person. Different disabilities require different treatment options and even then, therapy must be determined on an individual basis: what works for one person with dyslexia may not work for another. However, yoga, because it does not focus on the disability but the person, can benefit a variety of people with a variety of learning problems.

Balance Your Energy With Yoga

Practicing yoga is a great way to energize your day. Yoga helps release tension and clear blockages, allowing energy to flow freely, creating an overall sense of vitality and well-being.

Mindful Manners on the Road

While road rage can be the reason for accidents, tickets, hospital stays and, in worst case scenarios, death, there is some good news about it: road rage is preventable.. In a world filled with epidemics that have no cures, we have the ability to eradicate road rage – in the form of a steering wheel – literally in our hands: all it takes are some mindful manners on the road.

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