Tag: Baby Boomer Yogis

new study reveals: Yoga Alleviates Pain From Arthritis

new study reveals: Yoga Alleviates Pain From Arthritis

Many news outlets are reporting on the findings of a recent study done by Johns Hopkins University.  Via the Pain News Network, “Yoga may be especially well suited to people with arthritis because it combines physical activity with potent stress management and relaxation techniques, and […]

Vietnam Vet becomes a Yoga Teacher

Vietnam Vet becomes a Yoga Teacher

Honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 1972 at the age of 22 John Neib could not find peace of mind for decades. “I had anxiety, nightmares, flashbacks, and anger issues,” he says.  For decades Neib coped with alcohol and other forms of self-destructive […]

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Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

“Practicing mindfulness in yoga rebuilds our neural pathways in the brain, and revitalizes the connection that is lost through overstimulation and mental challenges like PTSD, where one purposely detaches from emotional and physical pain,” says teacher Carrie Leven. pass it on

DailyBeast has you covered: What Kind of Yoga is Right For You?

DailyBeast has you covered: What Kind of Yoga is Right For You?

Take a look at this list of 9 common styles of Yoga.  Which one is right for you??  It’s always good to mix it up, the yoga way is usually to do the kind of practice you least want to do…in this way yoga makes […]

West Virginia reporting on YOGA Strength & Balance

West Virginia reporting on YOGA Strength & Balance

Straight out of Clarksburg, WV read about Strength, Balance, Yoga, a studio owned by Mary Ann Renzelli.  Since it opened in eight years ago Renzelli’s been offering a variety of classes to serve the needs of her local students….and they LOVE IT! Read the whole article to […]

YOGA FOR SENIORS…IN TEXAS!!

YOGA FOR SENIORS…IN TEXAS!!

What a great story about the vital and healthful benefits of YOGA for Senior Citizens in a Bryan, TX assisted living center.  The TEXAN ACCENT ain’t bad either!! Watch the whole (adorable) video via KBTX.com pass it on

via Huffpo: is yoga the next new ‘antioxidant’

via Huffpo: is yoga the next new ‘antioxidant’

Check out this blog entry by Marlynn Wei, MD, JD (and among other things, Certified Yoga Teacher).  According to a study in the July 2015 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 12 weeks of yoga boosts the body’s natural defense system— Yes! practicing yoga raised […]

Yoga for Everyone! offered at MA Senior Center

Yoga for Everyone! offered at MA Senior Center

Reporting out of Norwood, MA read this article about a yoga class not just for seniors offered at the Norwood Senior Center: “People don’t come to the senior center because they think it’s full of old people, yet the people who come to the senior […]

Poughkeepsie Journal reports on MEN doing yoga!

Poughkeepsie Journal reports on MEN doing yoga!

Many people in the United States don’t know that Yoga was originally only for men, women like Indra Devi broke barriers in India to receive training and brought their new knowledge to America.  The American Yoga Association lists more than 100 different kinds of yoga, […]