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 […]

Bikram Yoga Is A Hot Mashup!

Bikram yoga is really getting to be hot these days! No kidding.  While the term “Bikram” is actually copyrighted, it’s used together with several other related styles and sequence variations. A number of articles on the web recently appeared that made me want to bring them together for your consideration. First up is the Mother […]

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 […]

Why You Should Run To Yoga

Those of you who may be runners and have contemplated taking up yoga might want to give this article a quick read. Many runners out there have their own stories of injuries that they have accumulated over the many miles. Here is an article from CNN by a veteran runner by the name of John […]

Yoga Meditation Techniques For Insomnia

Nothing is worse than laying awake all night, but there are yoga meditation techniques for insomnia that can help to alleviate it if it happens. A series of 8 poses is said to help alleviate the sleeplessness that we can all occasionally suffer from. In this short but very concise piece, Colleen Gore writes for […]

Yoga Meditation Benefits Brain Neuroplasticity

There are many yoga meditation benefits to our bodies and our spirits, but our minds and, in particular, our brains also benefit. In this Huffington Post interview, writer and interviewer Dr. Eva Norlyk Smith interviews author Dr. Timothy McCall on the ins and outs of your brain’s wiring and how it affects what you do […]

Best Five Yoga Meditation Techniques For Bone And Joint Health

There are an abundance of yoga meditation techniques that can enhance your physical integrity, aside from any spiritual and emotional benefits. As we age, our bodies have a tendency to deteriorate unless we are actively engaged in activities such as yoga that preserve and enhance our health and flexibility. Writing for the blog BreatheDenver.Com, writer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yoga Exercises For The Long Run

Learning to properly practice yoga exercises, also called asanas or poses, is a lifelong process that improves fitness and health yet is never fully mastered. Even those who have been practicing for years can learn something from going back to a basic class and getting some objective guidance from an experienced teacher. Lizzie Fuhr posted […]

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 […]

Bikram Yoga World Champion — Best Yoga Video Series

I thought I’d start highlighting some of the best yoga videos that I’ve run across. This particular video features Kasper van den Wijngaard demonstrating Bikram yoga. Now, normally Bikram yoga is done in a very hot environment, that’s why it’s also called hot yoga. I’m truly awed by his form and his control. Very impressive. […]

Stay Healthy With Yoga Meditation Practices

There are an increasing number of documented health benefits derived from regular yoga meditation practices. Numerous medical research studies have shown the health benefits that practitioners can achieve by practicing the art of yoga regularly. Stay Healthy With Yoga Meditation Practices Practicing yoga for an hour and a half three times a week can make […]

Yoga Meditation to Help Control Diabetes

More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Enter yoga meditation.  Let’s face it, our sedentary lifestyles and too-easy access to high calorie, low nutrient foods makes it increasingly likely to develop as we get older. Now there are drugs that can slow the progression of the illness, but a drug-free approach […]