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Practicing Yoga: The Surprising Perks Of Practicing This Exercise
Practicing yoga is something that many people do on a regular basis, because they can feel the benefits of working out each day. Some people work out because it calms their mind, and others practice this kind of workout because it helps them stretch out the body and become more flexible over time. But there are...
Practice Yoga At Home With Simple Poses and Moves
People practice yoga anywhere and everywhere, including in a yoga studio, outside in the park and even at home. Some people just need to do some stretches and try out some poses and maybe they don’t feel comfortable going to the studio. And practicing yoga at home can definitely work, if you have the motivation to...
Meditation For Memory
Meditation helps the body relax. Through concentration and breathing, stress can be released and this allows a person to be more receptive and open. Meditation can be beneficial to memory too. If a person is relaxed their memory will improve. If there have been times when you forgot something like a birthday, ...
How to Use Yoga To Improve Your Sex Life
People often use yoga to strengthen the body or to lower the stress levels in their lives. However, this world famous practice actually has many benefits, including some that you can use in your private life. Because of the controlled breathing techniques often used in the practice, you can apply these kinds of ...
Yoga Poses: Chaturanga Pose Is Often Done Wrong
There are many yoga poses that require some practice if you want to get it right. When you are holding up your body, practicing your moves, sweating in the class and trying to keep your breathing in place, you may be struggling to do the move just right. Some poses require quite a bit of practice,...
Yoga Pants that Give You a Good Feel
Yoga pants are a necessity in practicing yoga. In fact, it is something people can’t do without. Yoga pants have been a major accessory in yoga exercises. Yoga pants have deliberately made people feel comfortable and at ease during a heavy or slight practice. The women are the ones who are particular ...
Yoga Changes Your Body From Your First Class
Yoga changes your body in many ways and some changes you don’t necessarily see. Unlike many other workout routines, yoga exercises can actually change things internally as well, including your mental state. When you lift weights, you may quickly spot changes in your muscles as they grow and become stronger. But ...
Yoga Routines: What To Pay Attention To When Working Out
Yoga routines are often prepared by your yoga teacher when you go to class. But if you are responsible for doing your own routine, you should keep a few things in mind. Yoga is supposed to be calming and relaxing, so there are many things you should keep in mind when you get ready to work...
And You Thought Yoga Was Just Stretching
While on the way to spot a friend of mine at the local YMCA, he asked why I didn’t just join the gym and I explained to him that I practice Yoga and occasional calisthenics at home for my exercises and really didn’t feel the need for a gym membership. His response was predictable: “Yoga…isn’t that just ...
How To Work Food Into Your Yoga Routine
When you are doing your yoga routine, you may not be thinking about food, but many people believe that what you eat and what you do is part of the yoga lifestyle. There have been many discussions about what a healthy lifestyle is when it comes to yoga and some will argue that there is a...
New to Yoga: What to Wear for Yoga and Pilates Class
Being new to yoga can be intimidating. If you are just starting out, you may feel intimated going to a class. In any given class, you will see people who are new to the practice and people who have been doing it for years. If you are new, you may find yourself getting a mat and...
Will Yoga and Pilates Give the Same Benefits As Weight Lifting?
Yoga and Pilates are very different practices, but people who are not familiar with the practices will often lump them into the same thing. There are some health benefits in doing these kinds of exercises and now, people are trying to choose between doing these relaxation techniques compared to other forms of ...
Yoga and Meditation: Mindfulness and Meditation Differences
People who practice yoga and meditation may be very aware why meditation is such an important of the practice. And these individuals may have a complete understanding of why meditation works. But for those who are not into yoga and have never meditated may be confused as to what meditation really is. And there ...
Use Yoga to Destress During Your Commute To Work
Yoga is a practice that many people use to strengthen their core and manage their stress levels. During a single yoga class, you can learn how to breathe correctly, how to manage your thoughts and how to meditate during stressful times when you thought you were losing control. And yet, some people don’t have the ...
Summer Body: How to Strengthen Your Arms for Summer
You may be working on your summer body these days and finding that some exercise routines are not targeting your arms as much as your stomach. Many workout routines go right for the abs to get the bikini body ready, but this particular yoga workout targets the arms. The arms tend to be forgotten in these...
The Story of a Yoga Student: Jyotsana Shares Her Story
Jyotsana is known as a singer, but she has had a personal battle with her weight. But she has found a way to shed the pounds, and she is eager to share her journey with other people eager to lose weight. Like other people, she admits to having problems with sticking to it, but she has...
Why Is The Heat So Important In Bikram Yoga?
Bikram yoga may not be a term that you have heard before, because people tend to call this kind of workout “hot yoga.” Bikram is actually very popular at the moment, because people love working out in a heated room in hopes of shedding more weight, getting the blood pressure going and even releasing all of...
Indian Yoga Guru B.K.S. Iyengar Dies At 95: The Man Behind Iyengar Yoga
One of the creators of yoga has died. The man behind the popular Iyengar yoga has passed away in India at the age of 95. Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dedicated his life to spreading the word about yoga and he even had a yoga type named after him. He even wrote 14 books on  the...