When it comes to hot yoga, you probably have a few questions. What is it actually? Will you pass out from the temperature? What are the advantages and the dangers? And how does it compare to a standard hatha or ashtanga practice? Well, don’t worry. Here, WH Fitness Editor andRead More →

Hot yoga refers to different styles of yoga that take place in warm, heated studios for a more intense workout. Similar to traditional yoga, hot yoga offers a range of benefits for mental and physical health, flexibility and general well-being. The original purpose of hot temperature and humidity in hotRead More →

Sure, goat yoga is Instagrammable and quirky, but there’s something beautiful and transformative about hanging in the sky, nestled in silk, like a butterfly emerging from your cocoon. Enter aerial yoga. Along with providing many physical and mental benefits and fun acrobatics, aerial yoga is rapidly gaining momentum as aRead More →

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Feb. 09 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — John Hopkins Medicine1 and the Mayo Clinic2 recognize yoga to increase flexibility and balance, improve fitness and strength, and produce greater focus. During the pandemic, other benefits are encouraging more people to practice yoga online. Yoga helps people sleep better, reduces stressRead More →

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, February 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – John Hopkins Medicine1 and the Mayo Clinic2 recognize yoga to increase flexibility and balance, improve fitness and strength, and produce greater focus. During the pandemic, other benefits are encouraging more people to practice yoga online. Yoga helps people sleep better, reduces stress,Read More →

Breathing exercises are a quick and easy way to improve your sense of well-being. These techniques, often used in yoga, can benefit both your physical and mental health. The breathing technique known as Breath of Fire involves passive, normal inhalations and powerful, rapid exhalations. This style of forced exhalation canRead More →

Cardio yoga is a popular style of exercise that combines yoga with cardiovascular or cardio exercises. It has become increasingly popular among those who appreciate the relaxing benefits of yoga but demand more intensity. This article explains everything you need to know about cardio yoga, including its benefits, specific workouts,Read More →

Every time I miss work, I guess I’ll come back as New Chloe. Energetic Chloe, inspired Chloe, able to work 12 hour days after letting go of stress and catching up on sleep Chloe. And yet, I know that when I return to my desk, I am a less productiveRead More →

Mental Health Benefits Of Yoga And Yoga Asanas For Mental Health Photo credit: Getty Images Highlights Yoga is a healthy exercise routine that engages the mind and body A yoga guru shares with us the different yoga asanas that can be helpful in improving your mental health, self-confidence and skills.Read More →

Among the many types of yoga practiced around the world, two variations – Hatha and Vinyasa yoga – are among the most popular. While they share many of the same poses, Hatha and Vinyasa each have a distinct purpose and pace. Which choice is right for you depends on yourRead More →

Three classes of hot yoga a week for 12 weeks significantly reduced blood pressure in people with stage 1 hypertension, preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension Scientific Sessions revealed. Experts believe that it is a combination of warmth along with breathing movements and flexibility that is responsibleRead More →

4 Yoga Exercises That Can Help Keep Your Brain Healthy and Lower Your Risk of Brain Tumors Photo credit: Getty Images Highlights The brain receives information through all five sense organs – eyes, nose, skin, tongue and ears – often many sensations at once We can take the help ofRead More →

Muscles are stretched and strengthened to support the joints, while taking into account those with arthritis, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, and balance issues. The space is intimate. Soothing music plays softly. Sixteen women take their places in class on this sunny morning. They are seated upright with their feet flat onRead More →

A major £ 1.4million study looking at the benefits yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to start at Northumbria University, Newcastle. The four-year study is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and follows evidence that people with a number of long-termRead More →

The internet is full of wellness blogs that recommend yoga for a better sex life, as well as personal accounts of the practice enhancing the sexual experience – often to an enviable degree. Does the research support these claims, however? We are investigating. Modern research is only just beginning toRead More →

BETHEL — Sara Johnson signed up for her first yoga class in college, and it was love at first pose. “The connection it gave me with my mind-body-breath was unlike anything I had ever experienced before,” she said. She quickly recognized many benefits, both physical and emotional, that could beRead More →

Hot yoga may not be best for us. (Photo: Getty Images) Until recently, we mainly relied on ancient knowledge passed down by teachers to tell us how and why yoga is good for the body. But with all the claims of different types of yoga about health benefits, it’s alsoRead More →

The power of yoga! Ancient Spiritual Practice Benefits Central Nervous System, Boosts Immunity AND Gives People Sense of Focus, Study Finds Practicing yoga reduces anxiety and depression, while stimulating mindfulness It increases protein and hormone levels associated with better resilience Yoga and meditation reduce inflammation, which is linked to betterRead More →

Yoga offers tons of mental and physical benefits, but modern variations of this ancient practice are said to offer additional elements of relaxation and healing, and just plain kindness. The most recent yoga trend? Baby goats. Goats run and jump around practitioners, playfully climb on their backs, and are generallyRead More →