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

A break for your face

Your face works hard. All day long it helps you see, breathe, chew, speak, laugh, cry, kiss, grin, grimace, smile, frown, sneeze and whole lot more. It gets hit by sun, rain, wind, snow, rubs, scratches, scrapes, make-up, grit and … 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

How to Get Flexible Quickly and Safely

Most people wish they were more flexible but don’t do anything about it, because most flexibility training feels like a weird form of torture. But the actual “trick” to fast flexibility is to focus on the areas you personally need … Read More

Know Before You Go: Bikram Yoga

Most studios and fitness centers offer yoga in a warm or hot room, but Bikram yoga, sometimes called the original hot yoga style, is a whole different ball game. Technically, Bikram is a version of Hatha, a traditional branch of yoga … Read More

5 Yoga Myths to Stop Believing

You Have to Be Flexible to Do Yoga Saying you have to be flexible to do yoga is like saying you have to be in shape to go to the gym, or that you have to be clean to take … Read More

4 Reasons Why Yoga Isn’t a Religion

1. Yoga is meditation. Meditation is a vehicle. It can lead you to spiritual enlightenment, if that is your goal. Or it can help you focus and relax, if that is your goal. All depends on where you want to go. … Read More

5 Yoga Poses to Ease Lower Back Pain

The lower back, or the lumbar region, can be an area that often gets sensitive for most of us at some point in our lives. Whether we have to sit a lot during the day, or whether we move a lot, … Read More