Merging Mindfulness Meditation And Movement

Incorporating mindfulness meditation with movement is an active meditation option that I’m convinced many of you would find appealing. There are so many different ways to meditate. While it’s easy to think of meditation as a sedentary activity, you’re not limited to sitting still. I know personally that meditating while running is extremely relaxing and […]

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 […]

Studies Show Yoga Meditation Benefits Mental Health

More studies continue to roll in which support the concept that yoga meditation benefits mental health, while at the same time also improving our neurological health. Disorders such as MS (multiple sclerosis), migraine headaches, and psychiatric conditions such as bipolar disorder seem to benefit from regular practice of yoga and meditation. Author Tara Haelle writing […]

Are Yoga Meditation Benefits For Both The Spirit And The Body?

When I originally set up this blog, I explained why I named it “yoga meditation benefits“. Yoga and meditation were never intended to be separated from one another. Instead, the practice of yoga was meant to prepare the body for meditation and to enhance the experience. Only recently in western culture have we conceived of […]

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 […]

Yoga Breathing Techniques For The Beginner — Best Yoga Video Series

Proper yoga breathing techniques are very important and fundamental in mastering your practice of yoga. This video is excellent in teaching these techniques and providing the understanding in order to perform this part of your yoga properly. You may even want to use this video as a guide to your daily yoga practice. Yoga Breathing […]

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 […]

Ashtanga Yoga Meditation Techniques — Best Yoga Video Series

I was looking for a good demonstration video to highlight Ashtanga yoga meditation techniques and just thought I’d bring you this video clip of Steve Green filmed while in India. Really impressive stuff. However, the warning about “Kids, don’t try this at home” should go without saying. Clearly, the people are accomplished at this and […]

Yoga Meditation Techniques Are For Humanity — Huffington Post

While the many varied yoga meditation techniques continue to be bent, rearranged and modified, yoga is still at its most fundamental all about unity. Yoga has been adapted and modified over many lands and many years to suit the needs of its adherents. Yoga expert Leslie Hendry described some of her own thoughts and opinions […]

Best Yoga Meditation Techniques For Beginners

Question: When is it too late to begin a program of yoga meditation techniques? Answer: Never! Many people see all of the interest in yoga and start to read about all of the people out there doing all of those classes and give up before they start because they already feel left behind. This simply […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Improved Concentration

With regular practice you can achieve many yoga meditation benefits, but among them one stands out. It’s an improvement in the ability to concentrate. I’ve personally found that with all of the demands put onto my brain by others, my improved focus is really turning out to be something truly valuable. Now, as we get […]

Yoga For Beginners — Best Yoga Video Series

I was looking for just a really basic yoga for beginners video to help demonstrate simple asanas and ran I across this one. Truth be told, I was looking for one that my grandmother could do, and I think this is it. Try this routine and see for yourself. It’s only 20 minutes long. Yoga […]

Rules To Guide You In Achieving Yoga Health Benefits

We practice on some level to achieve yoga health benefits that will improve both our mental and physical health and well being. Sometimes, it’s easy to slip into a pattern of yoga practice that is counterproductive to our higher goals. Jill Lawson writes at Diets in Review.Com about three cardinal rules in yoga that should […]

Unexpected Yoga Meditation Benefits By Yogi Joschi Schwarz

While you might be aware of several of the more well known yoga meditation benefits, there happen to be a surprising number of lesser known yet significant health and wellness benefits to be had. Featured in a recent press release, Joschi Schwarz, the owner of a yoga club in New York City, has come forward […]

Yoga Health Benefits Unite Both Mind And Body

There are an increasing number of yoga health benefits documented through studies and personal experiences from individual yoga practitioners. There seem to be improvements relating to weight loss, strength enhancement, improvements in cardiovascular and endocrine functioning, and diminished stress and related mental health issues. So my question (as a doctor) is why aren’t we prescribing […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Everyone

If you stop and think about it, there are a lot of yoga meditation benefits to be gained from regular practice. I mean, not counting all of the health and fitness gains that you can achieve, there are also the increases in mental and spiritual well being. Rosie Acosta, who is here writing for Fox […]

There’s Plenty Of Yoga Meditation Techniques To Go Around

There are quite a variety of different yoga meditation techniques, and the different styles can be very confusing for a beginner. Writer Chiara Fucarino at the Daily Cup Of Yoga cuts through the clutter and confusion to explain, in very basic and simple language, just what each of the five basic styles of yoga are […]

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 […]