Articles with the tag yoga

Yoga Ideals You Can Apply to Your Life

It’s no secret that yoga is a powerful form of exercise for the body. You may not always feel your muscles burning or work up a sweat like you would from an intense cardio routine, but you do feel the beneficial qualities of relaxation and rejuvenation. 

Self-Care 101: Rituals Every Busy Woman Will Love

If you’re a busy woman who doesn’t really have time to relax and pamper herself on a daily basis – welcome to the club, we completely understand your concerns! However, you shouldn’t worry at all because we’re here to help you out. Here are five amazing self-care rituals every busy woman will love, so check […]

How to Save Your Back When Lifting Heavy Objects

Back injuries are something that many, many people deal with. 80% of people, to be precise. Many of those people, unfortunately, initiate or exacerbate the pain by using improper techniques when lifting heavy objects. The good news is that many of these injuries can be avoided by employing the proper methods. For example, if you’re […]

What Is the Best Yoga Mat For You?

Yoga doesn’t require a lot of fancy accoutrements. If anything, the simpler your “get-up”, the better. It is, after all, about letting go. However, there are some things that you cannot do without; some things that you can’t skimp on – the main thing being your yoga mat.

June 21 Is International Day of Yoga

Did you know that there is such a thing as International Day of Yoga? I found out about it only this week, thanks to a reader of ours, Christina Kharbertyan of Self-Realization Fellowship.

How to Wake Up at Work Naturally

Sometimes, staying awake in the office is one of the most difficult things we have to face. Even if we like our jobs, there are just times when beddy-bye land calls and it seems there is no way but to heed that call. Or drink tons of coffee and energy drinks. Now, I am not […]

Quotes That Will Give You a Deeper Understanding of Yoga

Previously, we talked about the relationship between yoga and weight loss.  We also talked about how individuals have their own reasons for practicing yoga. Pinning down yoga to a single description is practically impossible. As I mentioned before, I’ve only just began practicing, and I don’t think I can do yoga any justice if I […]

Does Yoga Make You Lose Weight?

The founders of the ancient practice of yoga probably didn’t think just how far its reach would become. Today, yoga is practiced all over the world, although its popularity in the U.S. has skyrocketed only recently, with 21 million Americans saying they’ve tried yoga in the past year. Yoga has become an industry – and […]

5 Spiritual Tools for Addiction Recovery

Nurturing a spiritual practice is a time-honored way for recovering addicts to stay strong in their recovery. It’s the foundation of many recovery paths, including the 12-Step program. Maintaining a spiritual practice doesn’t have to mean adhering to a religion. A spiritual practice can be any practice that promotes inner peace and helps a person […]

What to Remember about “Yoga”

You probably know very few people who haven’t at least tried yoga, but its travel to America is actually pretty recent. Even 50 years ago, it was considered a very new concept for Americans, and (like many things) we were quick to Westernize it. That’s not necessarily a bad (or good) thing, but it is […]