Top 7 Yoga Asanas For Seniors

1. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) Tadasana or the Mountain Pose is the basis of all asanas. All the other yoga poses are variations of the Tadasana. You can practice Tadasana at any time of the day and not necessarily on an empty … Read More

WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST YOGA CLASS

1. ASANA What it is:  The word asana simply refers to the physical poses and postures practiced during yoga class. Why it’s useful:  Asanas provide both physical and spiritual benefits and are known to improve strength, flexibility and alleviate pain, stress and increase … Read More

YOGA FOR A PERFECT POSTURE

Due to sedentary lifestyles and poor habits in daily activities, many Americans tend to have poor posture, exhibiting the traits of kyphosis, an excessively rounded upper spine, and lordosis, an excessively arched lower back. Because of its emphasis on proper … Read More

BEAUTY COMES FROM WITHIN

Who doesn’t want clearer skin, shinier hair, and stronger nails? When we think about how to get them, most people think mainly of cleansers, ointments, and creams. And while these topical products can make a huge difference, nutrition is often … Read More

5 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE (ALMOST) ANY YOGA POSE

1. Find your roots. In standing poses that means pressing your feet into the floor for stability. In seated poses, it’s your sitting bones that will ground. In Downward Dog, your hands and your feet become your roots. A strong foundation almost … Read More

50 YOGA CLASS THEMES FOR YOGA TEACHERS

Becoming a successful yoga teacher means being able to give concise and clear-cut cues to allow students to float smoothly between asanas (or poses). But the theme you present during class sets you apart and shows your individuality as a … Read More

Understanding the New Moon and Its Effects On You

During the new moon Phase, the nights are dark as they’re illuminated only by the natural light of stars and other celestial objects. The naked eye cannot identify the moon’s proper position during this time. This is due to the … Read More

CHALLENGE YOURSELF

To go deeper into your practice of yoga, it is necessary to challenge your body-mind-spirit on occasion. Use these four powerful techniques in combination or by themselves to challenge yourself further. Go to the Edge When holding a yoga posture … Read More

How to Get Started With Yoga

Yoga is a popular exercise that combines breathing, movement, and meditation. Imported to the United States from India over a century ago, yoga has long been praised for its physical and spiritual benefits. Research shows yoga can help manage stress, … Read More

What to do when you can’t sleep

We’ve all experienced some form of insomnia at particularly stressful times in our lives. It’s normal to have trouble sleeping at these times, and it usually passes after a night or two. Insomnia is a problem only when it becomes … Read More