Yoga Benefits

Yoga and Aging Gracefully

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

Is yoga a good workout to tone your body? Well, we’ve got two reasons as to why there isn’t any other fitness regimen more ubiquitous than yoga. 1) it may be the most rational fitness regime in existence. There is no other exercise that combines strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and cardio all while enhancing every range of motion and exposing and caring for every nook and cranny. 2) The way it leaves you feeling. Pretty much like a lover, not a fighter. In other words, you are chill, all is good, whatever happened ain’t as bad. It's a great feeling!

Finding Sanity Through Yoga and Meditation in 2021

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

I have been leading challenges for so many years now that they have become a bi-annual ritual, expected of us by our members, fans and followers. Our yearly “Holiday Sanity Challenge” is my biggest event of the year with thousands of participants. A home yoga practice is so easy and has so many benefits that […]

Practice Yoga and Be Free

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

The title of this blog is so apropos towards the multi-faceted benefits of yoga. I will not speak about what I have read pertaining to this subject, I will only speak about my experience. So, when reading this you will know how a yoga practice has affected someone and, therefore, there’s a good chance you will get a similar effect.

The General Benefits of Yoga

Yoga Benefits ● Melissa Mercedes

We are living in unprecedented times, both domestically and globally. With uncertainty stemming from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) swirling around us on a daily basis, now, more than ever, is a potentially transformational opportunity for us to implement our “spiritual skills” that we work so diligently to nurture and strengthen. Regardless of what your spiritual practice […]

Benefits of Yoga…Online

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

This article should be called “The Benefits of Online Yoga” as that is the only yoga people will get right now due to COVID-19. What I have been surprised to discover is online yoga is every bit as effective as a studio yoga class. There are differences, no doubt. Yet both have benefits and can […]

NOURISHING THE HEART SPACE: Mental Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga Benefits ● Melissa Mercedes

I recently had an experience in which I was confronted with toxic and negative communication that was directed towards me and my family. Being a human being, my initial reaction was to “fight back” and to partake in similar, unhealthy communication. Thankfully, though, my yoga and meditation practice (as well as my training as a […]

Is Yoga Good for Weight Loss?

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

Important Questions about Yoga, Weight Loss, and Wellness Let’s address these and many other questions pertaining to yoga and weight loss. Is yoga good for weight loss? Can you lose weight with yoga? What types of yoga are good for weight loss? Is Power Yoga good for weight loss? How does yoga help you lose […]

What Does Yoga Do for Your Body?

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

Wow, where to begin. You know you can easily Google “yoga for health“ or “what does yoga help with“ or “physical benefits of yoga,“ and I think you would be blown away at all yoga can accomplish and yoga’s health benefits. What I want to express here is my 38 years of experience and how […]

What Are the Health Benefits of Yoga?

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

Wow, where to begin. You know, you can easily google “yoga for health,“ or “what does yoga help with,“ or “physical benefits of yoga,“ and I think you would be blown away at all yoga can accomplish and yoga’s health benefits. What I want to express here is my 38 years of experience, and how […]

Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain Relief

Yoga Benefits ● Bryan Kest

Most people, when searching the topic “yoga poses for lower back pain,” are either in pain or want to help someone who is in lower back pain. They want to know which yoga is best for lower back pain so I would like to share what I know. I have two titanium discs in my […]

What Are The Benefits of Yoga & Meditation?

Yoga Benefits ● Melissa Mercedes

Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and chronic stress are prevalent in the United States, and are considered serious health conditions alongside heart disease, cancer and asthma. Integrative and holistic mind-body practices such as yoga and mindfulness meditation have become increasingly popular and beneficial as well when it comes to psychological and physical health […]

How Yoga & Meditation Help with Stress, Anxiety & Depression

Yoga Benefits ● Melissa Mercedes

The confluence of Western psychology with Eastern mind-body practices such as yoga and meditation creates a ripe environment for working with emotional and psychological issues. As a result, the mental health field has witnessed an upsurge in these mind-body healing modalities to address issues ranging from mood and anxiety disorders to stress relief. What are […]