Image: Shutterstock Yoga is known for its healing and restorative benefits for the mind, body and soul. But how beneficial are easy morning yoga poses when you start your day with them? Yoga practitioner and trainer Dr. Shilpa Patel says: “Doing yoga regularly every morning gets your body into theRead More →

Slowing of abilities with age is inevitable. Yet, regular yoga practice can not only boost immunity, but also integrate body, mind and spirit to achieve tranquility and peace later in life. People of all ages and from all regions can benefit from the many approaches that yoga has to offer.Read More →

@ offbeat.yoga Take back the flexibility of your Kindergarten 💪 # stretch #mobility #crosslegchallenge #yogaforhips Stories 2 – Danilo Stankovic One of the first things I learned about meditation is that if you can’t feel comfortable physically, you won’t be able to relax mentally. When I started to meditate regularly,Read More →

Couples looking to extend their pregnancy wellness routines beyond folic acid should consider prenatal yoga and pregnancy stretches. Offering a combination of muscle building, flexibility, mindfulness, and pregnancy-friendly stretching, yoga offers expectant mothers unexpected skills that could make childbirth easier. And when fathers join in, a prenatal yoga practice canRead 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 →

Yoga has long been touted for its anti-stress benefits. And research, indeed, backs up that claim. Studies show that yoga can help improve mental health, increase feelings of relaxation and reduce irritability in people who practice it. The mind-body practice helps regulate the stress response, which triggers physiological changes inRead More →

Local yoga instructor Lena Armstrong-Strober suggests using breathing and yoga exercises, as well as maintaining a routine, to combat depression and stress at home. (Courtesy of Lena Armstrong-Strober) Getting in touch with your body, mind, and spirit is an important way to stay healthy during a troubling time. Like manyRead More →

Most eleven-year-olds don’t have much interest in yoga, let alone becoming a certified yoga instructor. But that is not the case for Meka Leach, of Palos Park, Illinois. Leach became the world’s youngest certified Bhakti yoga teacher at the age of 10. There are other young certified vinyasa yoga instructorsRead 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 →

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 →