Tag: relaxation

Shape Magazine Gets It!!!

Shape Magazine Gets It!!!

“Yoga has its physical benefits.  Yet, it’s best recognized for its calming effects on the mind and body.  In fact, a recent study at Duke University School of Medicine found yoga can even be effective in treating depression and anxiety.” read the whole article here […]

KY Getting Healthy with Laughing Yoga!!

KY Getting Healthy with Laughing Yoga!!

“Laughing out loud releases all the tension and stress, loosens up the body,” says Dr. Rajesh Sheth after trying Laughing Yoga at the annual Hike, Bike, and Paddle event at the Louisville Waterfront.   pass it on

Gesture of Wisdom

Gesture of Wisdom

Dhyana Mudra pass it on

September is National Yoga Month?!!

September is National Yoga Month?!!

You heard it first, straight out of Scranton, PA! For real though, this campaign is an “observance designated by the department of Health and Human Services designated to educate people about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle.”  The Yoga Health […]

Seated Forward Bend

Seated Forward Bend

Paschimottanasana pass it on

Catz in Yoga Class…very Portland

Catz in Yoga Class…very Portland

Cats are amazing teachers, natural meditators, (mostly) wise authority figures…I’ve always wanted to bring my kitty to class (she gives great massages).  If you live in Portland you can check out Purrington’s Cat Lounge, a studio that lets kittens roam around during class. “relaxing with […]

Arizona “Cats” add yoga to their workout hoping to improve endurance

Arizona “Cats” add yoga to their workout hoping to improve endurance

“Regular yoga can increase flexibility, help prevent injuries and relieve bone, joint, and muscle pain.  The Wildcats cleared the classes with the NCAA on the grounds that it was a medical exercise, not part of the regulated strength and conditioning program” “…yoga also allows the […]

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

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 […]

North Michigan reports on 103-year-old yoga teacher!

North Michigan reports on 103-year-old yoga teacher!

Watch this ah-mah-zing video of Lil Hansen, 103 years old with 20 years of yoga teaching experience.  Lil was a dancer since she was 2 years old and she says keeping active and emotionally calm are the keys to longevity! Get the whole report via North Michigan’s […]