A Guide to Yoga for Diabetes

A Guide to Yoga for Diabetes

With almost 30 million people in the United States that have diabetes, this disease is anything but uncommon. This disease affects everyone regardless of age, gender, or race, and the number of people with diabetes seems to keep rising. There is no reason that one…

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Yoga can do wonders in helping kids deal with the reality of modern day life. When yoga becomes a part of their already busy routine, kids will learn to handle life and all that comes along with it. Yoga for children is excellent for the…

Yoga for Athletes

Yoga for Athletes

These days yoga is everywhere, and it’s become pretty apparent that the benefits of this ancient practice reach far across the board. It comes as no surprise then that athletes are taking advantage of the many benefits yoga has to offer with many adding to…

The Art of Intention

The Art of Intention

Depending on the type of yoga (and yoga instructor), you may be asked to silently “set an intention” at the beginning of class. And yet, from personal experience, rarely does the instructor explain what an intention is. So whether you are a beginner or have…

Breathing Presence Into Your Practice

Breathing Presence Into Your Practice

We all know that breathing is important as we can perish within minutes without oxygen. But according to Dr. Andrew Weil, breathing is special in several respects: it is the only function you can perform consciously as well as unconsciously, and it can be a…

Tips for Using Yoga for Knee Pain

Tips for Using Yoga for Knee Pain

We all know yoga is important, but to what extent does its importance stretch? By performing the different yoga poses, an individual reaps mental, spiritual and physical well-being. Mentally, yoga leads to relaxation, reduced stress levels, promotes self-awareness and re-energizes the mind. Yoga touches the…

When you are present in the moment, life itself becomes the teacher.

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Swell Solutions: The S’well Water Bottle

Swell Solutions: The S’well Water Bottle

In a hot yoga room, there is often nothing more critical than having a cold beverage within reach. In fact, I would often freeze a 32 oz. plastic water bottle so that mid-way through class, I was still guaranteed an ice-cold sip. Now, I’ve found…

The Best Standing Yoga Poses Worth Trying

The Best Standing Yoga Poses Worth Trying

Yoga is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise out there. It offers physical, spiritual, and mental balance that no other type of workout can provide the body. There are so many unique poses that offer different benefits, and learning each of their benefits…

Awareness transcends what it is aware of. It is as separate as light is from what it shines upon. — Michael Singer

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Yoga Techniques Offer Natural Relief for Migraines

Yoga Techniques Offer Natural Relief for Migraines

A migraine is a form of headache, throbbing, recurring headache usually on one side of the head often accompanied by nausea. It occurs when a person in under severe stress or has gotten over that state. Even people like Freud and Caesar suffered from it….

When your mind starts telling you what you have to do to be okay, don’t buy into it. The truth is, everything will be okay as soon as you are okay with everything.

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The way out is through awareness.

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The Critical Five Musts (and Must Nots) Before Hot Yoga

The Critical Five Musts (and Must Nots) Before Hot Yoga

The secret to having the best experience in the yoga studio, is to prepare your body and mind before you enter — particularly if it is a heated room. Kevin Mattison, MS, a certified Bikram Hatha instructor at Bikram Yoga Santa Barbara, shares his approach…

5 Benefits of a Daily Yoga Routine

5 Benefits of a Daily Yoga Routine

The desire to live a balanced life that is harmony with the world and everything around us is innate in everyone. The many demands in our modern lifestyles, however, often leave us feeling disconnected and out of touch with the world around us.  The fast…

Meditation Techniques for Stress

Meditation Techniques for Stress

In today’s progressive world it is easy to get stressed-out with the multiple demands that are required of us each day. The hyper-speed of modern reality is excellent at making us feel exhausted and often end up damaging our nerves and destroying our sense of…

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