Yoga Advice Center: Top Stories

What Is Energy Medicine Yoga?
Energy medicine yoga is a new concept that has been developed by Lauren Walker, an author who has written the book “Energy Medicine Yoga: Amplify the Healing Power of Your Yoga Practice.” The book has been designed to help you get excited about working out on the days when you do not want to start working...
Spiritual Meditation
When mind, body and spirit are in harmony, then everything seems right with the world. Finding inner peace through spiritual meditation is not altogether an easy thing, if people do not make time for it. Perhaps it is not surprising, then, that in an era filled with the promises of high technology and modern ...
How To Practice A Headstand For Your Yoga Routine
Your goal for the year may be to practice a headstand to improve your yoga routine. A headstand is something that more experienced yogies try out when they have perfected their balance. But you can’t just do a headstand and expect it to be perfect. Even though you have been doing yoga for a while, you...
What Is Bikram Yoga: Definition and Useful Information
Bikram yoga is a type of yoga that challenges new yogies. It is an interesting and warmer experience compared to the introductory hatha yoga. Bikram is done in a heated room, where your body temperature can easily reach an uncomfortable state, since the room is at least 40.6 degrees Celsius. This type of yoga aims to...
How To Use Yoga To Prevent Cycling Injuries
People who tend to bike a lot may experience cycling injuries more often than not. And sometimes, getting these kinds of injuries can leave you out of commission for a while. But if you are training for a race or if you are injured where you can’t bike, yoga may be an option for you to...
Yoga Benefits: Boost Your Sexual Performance and Desires
There are many yoga benefits that you may not realize that you are experiencing when working out. Of course, yoga does help you with flexibility and stress reduction, but there are other benefits that you may not even be realizing that you are getting. Some of these actually have nothing to do with working out. So,...
Building Stronger Arms Through Yoga
I was at work the other day and a co-worker of mine who takes Yoga classes suddenly started pumping a 20 pound dumbbell he had nestled in his cubicle. Being that he does this rather frequently, I asked why and his response was, “Oh, my yoga classes don’t do anything for my arms.” I looked at him puzzled ...
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 ...
How Yoga Can Help Heal a Broken Heart
Yoga can be used for various things, including healing a broken heart. You always hear about yoga being great for healing the body, tensions, stress and serving as a way of exercise, but it sounds like it can actually be used for healing those emotions as well. If you have grief in your body, a nurturing,...
De-Stressing With Meditation In Just A Few Minutes
Meditation is an important part of relaxing after a long day, especially if you feel that you are stressing more than usual. Many people will head to the yoga studio to relax, but it sounds like people can obtain the relaxed state at home with just a couple of minutes of relaxing. Even if you are...
Common Yoga Mistakes To Avoid To Improve Your Experience
Some people attend yoga and fall in love, while others have a hard time connecting with the practice. You can avoid common yoga mistakes by doing things a little differently. If you are one of the people who didn’t get anything out of the practice, it could be because you are not focusing so much on...
Different Ways To Achieve A Meditative State
Reaching a meditative state can be a hard thing to do when you are trying to unwind. While some people can just sit down and just relax and reach that natural state, others can’t concentrate to the point where they can relax and truly feel the benefits of meditation. If you are one of those individuals...
Is Yoga for Right for You?
Yoga is the most popular and fast growing exercise trend of all. Over the last few years this form has really taken off and more and more people are choosing it among all other forms of exercise. Yoga is healthy and it is fun. Your entire body will get a total workout and a great stretch when you use yoga each...
Yoga Pants: Spice Things Up In The Yoga Studio
Yoga pants may be one thing that you cannot relate to when you head to the studio. People tend to love their pants, whether they are indeed practicing in the studio with a class, or even running errands outside. These pants have become a trending topic in the fashion industry, and some people feel that they...
Can Hot Yoga Help You More Than Hurt You?
Hot yoga, also known as Bikram yoga, seems to be trending more and more these days. People are dropping the regular yoga and are headed down to the warmer studio to sweat more and burn more calories. However, this hotter form of yoga does challenge you in new ways, because your body is continuously working in...
Yoga and Sports: Skiing
It is incredible what yoga does for skiing. People can ski all day long and much better. Conditioning before hitting the slopes can increase the safety and enjoyment of the sport. Most ski injuries occur early in the day when muscles are tight and enthusiasm is high, and late in the day when muscles are weakened ...
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...
Different Forms Of Meditation
There are no special tricks to meditating; no special posture or breathing rhythm is required. Once you have gotten the knack of it you can meditate anywhere during any activity. Some readers have succeeded in reaching this altered state of conscious while reading about my sand meditation, perhaps you too may ...