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5 Surprising Mental and Emotional Benefits of A Yoga Vacation In Costa Rica

There are obvious reasons to take a yoga vacation in Costa Rica. It’s yoga, spa time, relaxation and adventure all in one amazing package in the happiest country in the world. Nothing about that sounds terrible! But, did you know that there is scientific evidence to prove that your yoga vacation will actually make you …

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Pandiculation – the benefits of stretching like a cat

The act of yawing and stretching – or pandiculation – is not just a luxurious pastime but as important to our health and wellbeing as good nutrition and regular exercise. Have you ever had the glorious opportunity to wake-up and greet the day with a luxurious, cat-like, head to toe stretch? One of those full-body, bone-to-skin …

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How Yoga Helped Me Accept My Chronic Disease

We asked our college-age readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. As a child, Emily Kurc, spent her time at doctors’ appointments instead of running and playing with friends. She explains how yoga helped her find peace with her diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and joy in moving her body again. When …

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10 Diseases That Can Be Treated With Yoga

10 Diseases That Can Be Treated With Yoga

Yoga is one such form of exercise that actually boasts an impressive plethora of physical and mental benefits, which include reducing depression symptoms, improving heart health, building strength and flexibility. But one of the benefits of yoga that stands out is its potent ability to treat diseases. Various health conditions or diseases such as asthma, …

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The Mind Body Benefit of Yoga

The Mind-Body Benefits of Yoga

There are countless benefits of yoga, and most of them apply to your mind and body simultaneously. When we hold tension, trauma, stress, or fear in our bodies, it not only causes mental distress but physical problems as well. So many physical ailments are made worse from (if not directly caused by) stress, from tension headaches …

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