Saturday , December 10 2016

Yoga for Plantar Fasciitis


Malasana (Garland Pose) can help ease the stiffness and pain caused by plantar fasciitis by gently stretching the ankles and the connective tissue of the foot. Seems that every year at this time I hear from students complaining about a new pain that has developed on the sole of the …

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10 Reasons to Make Time for Yin Yoga When You’re Too Busy


Think you don’t have time for yoga during the holidays—much less 3-minute pose holds? Yoga Medicine teacher Shannon Stephens makes a case for why yin yoga may be the best practice for your busiest times. As a full-time yoga instructor with a demanding schedule that has me running between classes …

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How Yoga Gives You Better Sleep


Today insomnia and abnormal sleeping habits have become a very common problem. If you are not sleeping adequately then there is a possibility of confused mindset, thinking and extra stress. Sometimes this might also lead to illness. Therefore it becomes important to take a proper sleep. Yoga becomes very helpful …

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13 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga


Thinking about taking up yoga? According to a 2012 survey from the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, more than 22 million people over the age of 6 practice yoga in the United States, and with good reason. The mental and physical rewards of yoga are well worth it — relaxation, better …

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How to Breathe During Bikram Yoga


Yoga is often about breath, more than movement. Many new practitioners of Bikram and other types of yoga must learn how to properly breathe as their practice develops. Follow these steps to get it right. Use the Two Methods of Breath for Bikram Yoga Study the two types of breath …

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This Morning Yoga Sequence Will Boost Your Energy in 15 Minutes


Do you find yourself waking up in the morning feeling tired, irritable, and already stressed by the upcoming day? Consider adding a short but effective yoga sequence to your a.m. ritual. Irina Ovsiannikova, a yoga instructor from YG Studios in NYC has created this awesome 15-minute routine, designed to help …

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