Need a little help dealing with holiday stress? We have five simple, soothing and restorative yoga poses to help calm you and release tension in your body and mind that can naturally occur as we move into this season.
Set the blocks at the top of your mat on the tallest setting. Place your hands behind your blocks and come into downward facing dog. On your inhale, shift forward into your plank pose.
There are many different styles of yoga, so if a regular hatha yoga class doesn’t seem to strike your fancy, I challenge you to give Ashtanga, Power, Bikram or Hot Yoga a try. These practices are all very physical and will help you to improve strength, flexibility and muscle tone, in addition to relieving stress, tension and anxiety. Here are 8 yoga poses specifically geared towards you guys!
Get your poses flowing for National Yoga Month. We’ll be featuring one pose a day for the entire month of September. Are you up for the challenge?
I’ve been there. Insomnia, sleep apnea and another night of lost sleep brings forth another day of lost focus. A vicious cycle of stress that leads to another restless night, over time, could lead to more serious disorders. Here are 7 easy poses that will help you win back hours of sleep to awaken refreshed and ready for a bright new day!
Spring – a time of fresh starts and renewal. The perfect time of year to do some Spring Cleaning, not only for your home but your body too. Our bodies naturally cleanse themselves, getting rid of waste products, but sometimes they need a little boost.
Aerial Yoga is a new form of yoga practiced in, with and on a long piece of fabric hung like a hammock. Each hammock, rigged with mountain-climbing grade daisy chains and carabiners, can typically hold up to 1,000 lbs. The benefits are numerous, the challenge is exciting, and the fun factor is out of this world!
There have been a slew of recent articles discussing the virtues of yoga versus Pilates to help people choose which of these mind body disciplines they might want to practice. Why choose? Let’s take a look at not only their differences, but how they complement one other.
The Chaturanga is a pose that requires ample core and upper body strength. Avoid injuries to the rotator cuffs by following these steps
Inhale, exhale, breathe deeply, and find your center. Hearing the rhythmic breathing in a room can be relaxing and soothing, but if you’re powering through a vinyasa flow, sometimes all you need is a song with a good beat to push you through.