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What Is Yoga Therapy?

By / November 26, 2018

Most yoga can have therapeutic benefits, but what distinguishes yoga therapy from regular yoga? Here are a few differences… As yoga has become more and more popular in the West over the past few decades, more and more medical practitioners have begun recommending it to their patients to help with certain health conditions. However, while […]

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[Weekly Workout] 30-Minute Yoga Practice for Dealing With Diabetes

By / November 14, 2018

A healing 30-minute yoga practice to help relieve stress and manage diabetes symptoms… As we discussed on Monday, yoga can be a wonderful addition to a diabetes treatment plan. Most types of yoga can help relieve stress and may have a positive impact on your blood sugar levels as numerous studies have shown. This gentle […]

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[Weekly Workout] Yoga for Stress & Depression

By Rose S. / October 31, 2018

This uplifting and heart-opening yoga class may help to relieve stress and combat depression and anxiety… There has been a lot talk lately in yoga news circles about therapeutic uses for yoga – especially when it comes to mental conditions such as anxiety and depression. Yoga has been found to have profound benefits for those […]

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[Weekly Workout] Daily Yoga for Flexibility

By / October 17, 2018

This simple daily yoga practice will help to increase flexibility and reduce pain and stiffness throughout your body. Doing yoga every day has amazing benefits for your health and longevity, according to scientific studies. While a regular yoga practice can help relieve stress and anxiety, reduce symptoms of depression, improve muscle strength, and increase your […]

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[Weekly Workout] 20-Minute Relaxing Yoga Flow for Anxiety & Stress

By / September 26, 2018

Release anxiety and stress, improve your mood, and sleep better with this 20-minute relaxing yoga flow… This gentle and relaxing yoga flow will help you dissolve anxiety and stress, find your center, and feel great! This is a great session to do before bed, or anytime during the day when you’re feeling stressed, anxious, or […]

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What It Means to Listen To Your Body

By / August 27, 2018

You probably hear the phrase a lot, but what does it really mean to listen to your body? Here are a few tips for mastering this important yogic skill… “Listen to your body.”  It’s a phrase you probably hear all the time in yoga class, on yoga DVDs and online videos, and read in articles […]

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4 Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

By Rose S. / July 30, 2018

Can yoga keep you young? Here are 4 anti-aging benefits of a regular yoga practice… Many people do yoga for physical reasons such as weight loss, muscle strengthening and toning, to improve flexibility, or to relieve pain. But did you know that yoga may also have some important anti-aging benefits? In fact, yoga can have […]

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Yoga Poses for High Blood Pressure & High Blood Sugar

By / June 25, 2018

A recent study finds yoga an has effective therapeutic applications for high blood pressure & other cardiovascular issues… With the continued rise of modern lifestyle diseases and health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure, many people are seeking treatments to complement or improve the results from conventional treatment methods, which often fall far […]

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[Pose Of the Week] Restore Hip Function With Cow-Face Pose (Beginner Variation)

By / June 8, 2018

Stretch and release tight hips and relieve tension and stress with this beginner variation of Cow-Face Pose. Tight hips can be a big contributor to chronic back pain and injury. The mobility of our hips is closely related to our overall balance and mobility, so keeping your hips functional and flexible is important for overall […]

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[Weekly Workout] 15-Minute Yin Yoga for the Extremities

By / May 2, 2018

Give your extremities some love and care with this gentle 15-minute Yin yoga sequence for the hands and feet. While our hands and feet take arguably more abuse than any other part of our bodies, we tend to neglect them during exercise. Even most yoga workouts don’t focus much on relieving stress and tension in […]

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