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7 Crafty New Uses for Your Old Yoga Mat

By Rose S. / March 25, 2019

Getting rid of your old yoga mat? Here are a few smart and earth-friendly ways to reuse it instead of tossing it in a landfill… Yoga mats can break down over time and lose their grip or cushioning. If it’s time for a new yoga mat, you may be feeling a little guilty about simply […]

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3 Helpful Yoga Breathing Exercises to Teach Your Kids

By Rose S. / March 4, 2019

Teach your kids these easy yoga breathing exercises to help them learn to manage their emotions and relieve stress. Many people think of yoga simply as a series of specific poses. Others may think of it as a serene form of exercise with a spiritual or meditative component. While both of these aspects are important, […]

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Yoga for Insomnia: 7 Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep Better

By / December 10, 2018

Can’t sleep? Try yoga for insomnia instead of pills. Here are 7 relaxing yoga poses to try… Insomnia has been reported as the most common of sleep disorders among adults in America, with approximately 12% of the population having chronic insomnia. Of those, approximately 40% are adults. That’s a lot of people losing sleep every […]

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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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5 Fun & Practical Yoga Gift Ideas

By / November 19, 2018

Looking for a great yoga gift for the holidays? Treat your favorite yogi – or yourself – with these fun and useful yoga accessories! It’s time for holiday shopping, and if you have a few yoga lovers in your life (or someone who might want to buy a gift for your favorite yoga lover…), 😉 […]

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Can Yoga Help With Diabetes?

By / November 12, 2018

A quick look at the research on the use of yoga for treating diabetes… Diabetes in various forms affects up to 5 percent of the world’s population, with 12 million diabetics in Western Europe alone. Of the different ways in which diabetes presents, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) is probably the most commonly encountered genetic disease. […]

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Studies Find Yoga Helpful for Treating Anxiety & Depression

By / October 29, 2018

According to a number of recent studies, yoga is not only great for your body, but may also help to alleviate mental conditions such as anxiety and depression… While various forms of yoga have been practiced for thousands of years, modern medicine is only just beginning to catch on to the benefits of this wonderful […]

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3 Reasons to Try Blindfolded Yoga

By / October 8, 2018

Find a closer connection between your mind, body, and inner self with blindfolded yoga! Here’s why you should try it – and some tips for getting started… Looking for a simple twist to your yoga practice that can help you go deeper and gain more from your practice? Try blindfolded yoga! This unique practice tip […]

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Why You Should Do Yoga Every Day – According to Science

By / August 20, 2018

Scientific research shows this is the best way to do yoga – especially if you want a healthier brain… You probably already know how good yoga makes you feel, and you may even known some of the measurable health benefits that yoga can bring – both physically and mentally. But although even short and infrequent […]

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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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