Yoga And Strength Training Can Equally Benefit Bone Mass

Yoga was long thought to be of limited benefit to maintaining bone density. Not so say recent studies, which increasingly support the concept that weight bearing yoga techniques are comparably effective to strength and weight bearing exercise regimens. Here, Mary Tolley Rhodes of Demand Media, writing for AZCentral.Com, provides some insight into recent developments in […]

Yoga Poses Both Energize And Relax

Practicing yoga poses has an effect that refocuses energy within the body. First, it helps us to relax. I mean, who can stay tense while performing a downward dog pose, anyway? Second, yoga asanas done in their proper sequence have a way of redistributing the energy within us and to balance the energy flow to […]

Meeting The Challenges Of Yoga Meditation

There is much to challenge us in our yoga meditation. It can be more difficult than we might expect, although it doesn’t have to be. How hard you push yourself can be a function of both your instructor and your own expectations of what you think you’re capable of doing. A recent short article at […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Back Pain Sufferers — Huffington Post

Among those who regularly receive yoga meditation benefits, it would seem that now those suffering from chronic back pain are now being added to the list. In a recent post by Amanda L. Chan at the Huffington Post, studies identifying the costs related to treatment and absenteeism involving those suffering from chronic back pain are […]

Six Tips For Yoga Meditation Beginners — Huffington Post

Here’s another article that outlines for the beginner starting out at yoga meditation some advice on what to do. It’s really simple and very basic, and it helps to counteract the very human tendency to over think any new project or undertaking. Author Charlotte Singmin writing for the Huffington Post outlines six very basic pieces […]

Top Four Most Common Yoga Meditation Excuses Debunked

Let’s face it, there are plenty of excuses not to try yoga meditation. In fact, there are plenty of excuses not to do anything that’s good for you but isn’t easy. Here’s an article I ran across that takes what are probably the four most commonly heard excuses not to start a yoga routine and […]

Best Ways To Keep Your Yoga Meditation Routine Fresh

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes even my own yoga meditation routine can seem a bit stale, day after day. Now, I recently ran across this piece by Lizzie Fuhr over at FitSugar where she reminds us about seven ways that we can introduce some variety into our yoga practices. Best Ways To […]

Yoga Exercises For Beginners — A Mashup

Often novice students practicing yoga exercises for beginners will frequently ask about how to best execute poses or in fact which style of yoga is best. I thought I’d pass along some useful information around these topics from a couple of different sources that I thought would be helpful. First up is a website authored […]

Start Increasing Flexibility With Yoga Meditation Techniques

I can remember starting out doing beginner yoga meditation techniques that highlighted my lack of flexibility. I didn’t realize I was that bad, being relatively fit and all. I was very self conscious about it and was reluctant to join a class, until I realized that I wouldn’t be the only one with this particular […]

Beginning Yoga Meditation At Home — Best Yoga Video Series

Here is a short but very basic video on beginning yoga meditation. The sound, I admit, could be better. The two presenters do a very nice job of introducing some basic yoga practices to the viewer. The pace is very measured and not hard to keep up with. Try this routing and see. Beginning Yoga […]

Tara Stiles, Russell Simmons & Facebook — A Yoga Meditation Mashup

Now how do you suppose these three came together for this week’s yoga meditation mashup? At first glance, it might not be so obvious as to what they have in common, but let’s go ahead and dig in a bit deeper. There is a common thread here. It’s all about human interaction and the unity […]

Basic Yoga Meditation Techniques — Best Yoga Video Series

I thought this particular video on yoga meditation techniques for the beginner would add something useful to the quiver of skills we’re developing in our yoga practice. It’s short, clear and useful, just the way I like to learn. Enjoy! Basic Yoga Meditation Techniques — Best Yoga Video Series   While there are some basic […]

Yoga Meditation Techniques For Beginners — Best Yoga Video Series

One of the most basic of yoga meditation techniques is to learn how to stretch. This relieves stress and will also build our strength with regular practice. Here is a very good video that illustrates this technique very well. Yoga Meditation Techniques For Beginners — Best Yoga Video Series   Regularly practicing yoga meditation techniques […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits For Your Health The Same As Alcohol?

Well, that’s it! I’m done! At first glance this blog title suggested that new research has just demonstrated you can achieve the very same yoga meditation benefits to your health as you get just by drinking alcohol! Well, in a word – no. Actually, when I read it and I saw these side-by-side pics I […]

Guided Power Yoga With Rodney Yee — Best Yoga Video Series

Power yoga helps develop physical strength and uses one’s own body weight as part of the strength training. Here is a video that highlights Rodney Yee and is geared more towards beginner level participants. Guided Power Yoga With Rodney Yee — Best Yoga Video Series Power yoga develops strength and can be challenging, especially for […]

Tips For Getting Started With Yoga Exercises

A program of easy yoga exercises is very straightforward to start up and then to keep going. Before you get started, though, first get an opinion from your doctor, especially if you have any chronic health problems or you are over 30. I found the article below over at HealthyandFitInfo.com which gives some very sound […]

Yoga Stretching For Flexibility And Weight Loss

There’s nothing better than improving your overall flexibility with yoga stretching, but can you also achieve weight loss with yoga? There’s debate on both sides, and it probably depends on the overall balance of activity, diet and years of yoga practice. Now, I have to say that I’ve never met anyone who practiced yoga meditation […]

Yoga Stretching Meditation

Practicing any form of yoga stretching meditation is an excellent way of experiencing relief of stress both in the physical body and in the mental experience. Any area of the body can be relieved of accumulated daily stress through the act of stretching that comes from executing a series of defined physical poses, while the […]