This pose is also good for building your body’s resistance to asthma as it stretches your thorax & elongates the rib cage creating space around the lungs, heart & abdomen. Chakrasana, or the “Wheel Pose” is also known as the Urdhva Dhanurasana, which translates as “Reverse Bow Pose.” In this pose your body takes a … Read moreYoga Nourishes Your Thyroid and Pituitary Glands
Yoga is popular these days; certain types of yoga are more popular than others. Bikram yoga is among the most marketable and attended forms of hatha yoga today. That said, before you jump into the hottest studio in town (both literally and figuratively) get a little background on this yogic formula and weigh the pros and cons … Read moreBikram Yoga: Pros and Cons
Adding yoga to your training can increase your flexibility, strength and focus. There are numerous benefits to hitting the yoga mat instead of the roads once a week. The triad of good fitness is endurance, strength and flexibility. Too often runners focus on endurance and strength. They will run for hours in all weather conditions … Read moreYoga’s Benefits For Runners
Improve your flexibility, increase your strength, and lose weight with just a few simple yoga poses. How very Zen! Yoga has been around for thousands of years, and millions of people worldwide incorporate yoga poses into their everyday healthy lifestyle. Yoga entered our mainstream health and fitness culture as a way for individuals to find … Read moreHealth Benefits of Yoga
A sticky mat, focused breathing, cute workout clothes, and strong minds and bodies – yoga and Pilates classes have a lot in common. However, they also have significant differences, and if you don’t have three hours a day to spend at the gym test-driving both options, the following ABC’s will help you decide which class … Read moreYoga vs. Pilates: What’s the Difference and What’s Best for Me?
Wearing comfortable, activity appropriate clothing to yoga class can actually enhance the enjoyment of the workout while ensuring maximum flexibility and movement. Comfortable and functional yoga clothing helps participants practice Asanas (yoga postures and poses) more effectively. There is no strict uniform for Yoga classes (though some studios may encourage certain apparel), so participants are generally free … Read moreThe Perfect Clothing to Wear to Yoga Classes
Hot yoga is a trend that is popular all across North America. However, many do not know that it’s a great way for full figured women to exercise, tone up and shed pounds. Hot yoga is a spin on traditional yoga in which participants practice yoga in a very hot room. The precise temperature may … Read moreHot Yoga Is Fun Exercise for Full Figured Women
Hot yoga has many healing advantages such mental alertness, relaxation and physical wellness. The practice also offers weight loss opportunities, even for yoga beginners. Yoga is well known as a slow and thorough exercise which promotes mental, physical, and even spiritual health. It makes an ideal exercise for anyone who is trying to lose weight, … Read moreThe Practice of Hot Yoga to Promote Weight Loss
Bikram Yoga is extremely popular and new studios are popping up all over the place. But is it the right yoga practice for you? Read on to find out. Bikram yoga, or hot yoga, is an intense yoga style practiced in a heated room. Because of the heat and rigorous regimen, you may want to … Read moreBikram Yoga Basics: An Overview of the Original Hot Yoga Practice
There are many styles of yoga on offer in the West these days. While no one style is better than the others, there may be a style that best suits you. People practice yoga to increase flexibility or strength, to improve posture, or to assist in injury recovery. For others, yoga is a complementary practice … Read moreWhich Yoga Style is Best For Me?