Grounding Meditation for Anxiety (Beginners, Empaths, Panic Attacks) – Day 11

The Single Greatest Way to Increase Flexibility & Decrease Body Pains

Yesterday I told the story about how my range of motion at this point is ridiculously terrible. I also mentioned Yoga and how I have started to do that to get back to a pain free flexible body.

Teaching Hatha Yoga For Injury Prevention

Teachers should know the potential for injury in each posture. For example: When performing Matsyasana (Fish Pose), students should also know of the potential to hyper-extend the neck. If a student has pre-existing migraines, high or low blood pressure conditions, or a history of neck and back injury, this pose may have to be by-passed.

Teaching Hatha Yoga – Student Safety in Yoga Classes

Consider this: Compare one hour of step aerobics to one hour of Yoga and your body notices striking differences. At the end of both classes, you feel great, but that is where the similarity ends.

Can Yoga Really Prevent Anger Flare-Ups?

Yoga is said to cure almost every ailment known to humankind, but how do we define anger? Some of us feel anger the minute we wake up, while others never seem to let anything bother them.

The Skinny on Yoga

Yoga is an ancient physical and spiritual discipline and branch of philosophy that originated in India reportedly more than 5,000 years ago. There are many types, or schools, of yoga that have evolved over the centuries. These different types of yoga evolved as different yogis developed their own philosophies and approaches based on the traditional methods and then taught their own approach to new students, who then passed them on to their own students and disciples.

Everything You Want to Know About Yoga

What is Yoga?  Yoga is an ancient physical and spiritual discipline and branch of philosophy that originated in India reportedly more than 5,000 years ago. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word yuj, which means to yoke, join, or unite.

Yoga For Beginners – Five Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your First Yoga Class

Given the array of styles and classes, how do you choose which style/class is “right for you?” How do you know what qualities to look for, what questions to ask when inquiring about a particular class?

Iyengar Yoga For Stress Relief – Top 10 Excuses For Not Doing Yoga

If you are looking for excuses not to practice yoga, and are too lazy to think up your own excuses, take a look at our convenient list of funny original excuses. If, on the other hand, you would like to get the stress relief and other benefits of yoga, check out the resource box for a coupon for a free yoga class at participating yoga studios nationwide.

Iyengar Yoga For Stress Relief – 5 Questions You Must Ask to Find a Great Yoga Teacher

How do you make sure that you get the great stress relief and other benefits of yoga? Ask any yoga teacher the questions listed in this article. If the teacher’s answers closely match the ideal answers, you have found a great teacher.

Is Practicing Yoga Selfish?

Have you ever felt like you were visiting “Bizarro World” or some sort of parallel universe? On a rare occasion, you may get a chance to hear a unique opinion about Yoga. Some of my best memories are of listening to people talk about the benefits of Yoga; but recently, I had a chance to overhear a conversation about how self-centered Yogis are. This person’s point of view is an interesting one, even if you do not agree with it.

Back Pain and Visualisation – Part 5

Yoga in Harvard Square – Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Yoga in Harvard Square’s founder Portia Brockway’s teaching style is flowing and moderate in intensity. Kripalu-certified, Portia leads six classes per week, regular group, prenatal and postnatal. Classes are small, offering individualized attention to beginners and more experienced students alike.

Back Pain and Visualisation Part 3

In his book – Healing Back Pain Naturally by Dr Art Brownstein, the author presents his Back-to-Life Programme which concentrates on yoga-like stretches and meditative and breathing exercises. The key to this process is to strengthen the back muscles, since the origin of most back pain is weak, contracted or atrophied muscles.

Teaching Hatha Yoga Postures With Mindfulness and Safety

How much attention, to proper alignment, do you see in Yoga classes? How fast is the pace of the class? Are students being asked about pre-existing injuries before participating in a Yoga session?

Back Pain and Visualisation Part 4

Suitable for working mums-to-be during all stages of pregnancy. These gentle classes are designed to strengthen the mind and body in preparation for labour, delivery and motherhood. Classes include yoga postures to relieve the common discomforts of pregnancy; relaxation techniques and breathing exercises to calm participants during pregnancy and focus and relax their bodies and minds during labour and abdominal and pelvic floor toning to enhance postnatal recovery and back pain. No yoga experience is necessary.

Living Yoga to Calm Your Mind

Stop thinking about what you cannot do. Instead, think about what you can do. The problem with any moral code is that we always approach it from the, “thou shalt not” point of view. Let’s look at it from an entirely different angle.

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