Power Yoga Tips
What Is the Difference Between Traditional and Power Yoga?
Well I guess I’m the best person to answer this question, considering I grew up from age 15 in Traditional yoga. By Traditional yoga, I mean a vinyasa yoga practice I studied in India called Ashtanga yoga. I am also the person who coined the term “Power Yoga.“ The difference between Yoga and Power Yoga or […]
Basic Yoga Positions for Beginners
The Benefits of Basic Yoga Positions Basic yoga positions can be helpful for the beginner asana practitioner and the seasoned practitioner alike. Basic yoga positions for beginners can serve to create a solid foundation upon which to build your practice and are simple and easy to integrate with a well-established practice. Anecdotal and scientific information […]
How to Do Yoga at Home for Beginners
Why a home practice is important for beginners The growing demands on our lives in conjunction with technology’s ability to make us accessible 24/7 can leave us feeling overwhelmed and chronically stressed. Yoga is a mind-body practice that supports slowing down and taking time to tune into the breath amidst the chaos of our lives. […]
What Are the Health Benefits of Restorative Yoga?
The Gift that Keeps on Giving… Do you often feel run down and overwhelmed by the seemingly nonstop treadmill of life? Do you find yourself overcome by a relentless desire to reach for another cup of coffee or other stimulant to help get you through the day, all the while knowing that this will only […]
How to Start Yoga
A Beginner’s Yoga Guide Beginner Yoga or Yoga for beginners can be approached in different ways. One way to learn is of course to go to a beginners’ yoga class, where you will be guided towards how to do yoga according to that school and most likely get a breakdown of yoga poses and maybe […]
Advantages of Prenatal Yoga for Beginners and Pregnant Yoginis
Pregnancy is a significant transition for women on many different levels. It is a time of major hormonal fluctuation that can be associated with shifts in mood, appetite, and sleep just to name a few. In addition, expectant mamas can experience uncertainty towards pregnancy and what life will look like post-childbirth. While being healthy both […]
What are the Benefits of Yoga for Men?
Specifically, What Are the Health Benefits of Yoga for Men? Whether it’s Power Yoga or Hot Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga or Flow, Yin or Restorative, whether it’s physical or mental (meditative), the benefits are most likely more than we even know. Yet so many of these benefits are obvious and need to be addressed, as it […]
What is Hot Yoga? Benefits & Poses
Yoga is the integration of mindful breathing with movement that cultivates strength, flexibility, stamina, balance and nurtures not only our physical but also psychological well-being. There are many different styles of yoga practiced in the West. One of these styles, “hot yoga”, is strongly influenced by a philosophy that suggests practicing yoga in an artificially […]
How to Hold to Your New Year’s Resolution of Staying in Shape
Ok, this question could only exist being informed by people’s inability to hold on to their resolutions. Three ideas come to mind for me when posed with the above question: 1) Find the tools and resources to help break old habits and instill new ones Make sure you have everything you need to support yourself […]