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Cleanthony Early turns to Yoga in Preparation for the NBA season!!

Cleanthony Early turns to Yoga in Preparation for the NBA season!!

According to the ESPN blog New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early is “surprisingly” (I’m not surprised) adding yoga into his work-out regime.  He’s noticed a difference in his defensive positioning, dribble positioning, ankle and hip mobility, and overall flexibility. “I think all of those [factors] […]

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 […]

KAREEM ABDUL JABBAR

KAREEM ABDUL JABBAR

  “I believe that yoga is one of the reasons that I was able to play as long and as healthy as I did.  Yoga is somewhat hard to quantify in terms of benefit because you see them in all the injuries you don’t get. […]

Another college team adds yoga to their routine!

Another college team adds yoga to their routine!

let’s talk Raphael Davis– “relentless” “spirited” “physically gifted” senior guard at Purdue.  I love his story about coming to yoga: “The first time I went in [to yoga class] I had all these…middle-aged women that were doing it perfectly and I was struggling to stay […]

via NYTimes: Yoga as a way for Players to Stay in Shape

via NYTimes: Yoga as a way for Players to Stay in Shape

Titan’s veteran Wesley Woodyard said he believed every linebacker could benefit from yoga.  More and more yoga based practices have been serving professional athletes, especially in the N.F.L. where impact and injury can deform the vessel which these players count of for making a living: […]

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

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 […]

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

Democratic Representative from Ohio, Tim Ryan has written books about mindfulness and zen meditation.  His legislative agenda includes stress reduction and a whole food diet.  He’s a big, midwestern guy who played football in high school and, not surprisingly, like hot yoga.  Some of the […]

Yoga at Principle Park, home of the IOWA CUBS!

Yoga at Principle Park, home of the IOWA CUBS!

“The crowd included men, women, children, and players” don’t sound so surprised DesMoines Register!  Yoga is beneficial to every body who practices, and that’s including more and more pro-athletes!  Before the team runs batting practice a big group gathered, seems like these Iowans really took in […]