Tag: yoga for every body

Meet Valerie AKA Big Gal Yoga

Meet Valerie AKA Big Gal Yoga

  Via PopSugar– listen to Valarie, aka Instagram sensation Big Gal Yoga, “Through my own yoga practice, I’ve come to love my body, and accept it as it is now.  My practice has also given me the strength to get over the mental hurdle of […]

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 […]

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

She’s been featured before on Baby Cobra Medicine, this Instagram Sensation is redefining the yoga body!  True to herself, Jessamyn discovered what I too discovered: as soon as you stop worrying about losing weight, the body changes.  Watch her tell her story on Good Morning America and […]

SRI K PATTABHI JOIS

SRI K PATTABHI JOIS

Sri K Pattabhi Jois is an Indian yoga teacher who developed a popular vinyasa style of yoga called Ashtanga Yoga.  Born in 1915, Jois passed away on the 18th of May, 2009.  He established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in 1948 in Mysore, India, the […]

Even The Weather Channel wants you to do Yoga!!

Even The Weather Channel wants you to do Yoga!!

They’re not wrong with the title “25 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire Your Morning Yoga Practice” these images are truly stunning.  I’m pleased to see that people are getting the message that Yoga is an amazing thing everyone should do from weather.com.  But then also maybe […]

India moves to protect yoga asanas from patents & trademarks abroad

India moves to protect yoga asanas from patents & trademarks abroad

Amazingly, India has begun a process of listing and videographing over 1000 asanas in an effort to classify them clearly as traditional knowledge.  This is an official government effort to challenge claims made at several patent offices across the globe by individuals and Multinational Corporations!! It’s […]

Via huffpo: Dr. survives heart attack and heals with yoga

Via huffpo: Dr. survives heart attack and heals with yoga

“What I’ve found through studying yoga therapy is that people who have a daily practice have effortlessly and automatically changed their lifestyle.  They eat better, sleep better, their lifestyle is more regulated” 14 years after needing emergency surgery for his heart, Dr. Dilip Sarkar feels […]

Laughing Yoga, Hilariously Good For You!

Laughing Yoga, Hilariously Good For You!

“Once you start laughing with the group, even though you start by faking it, it becomes real very quickly,” says Laughing Yoga instructor Connie Pino. “The whole key is to laugh as long and hard as you can because that’s what gives you all the […]