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[Pose Of the Week] Recline & Stretch In Supine Pigeon Pose (Beginner)

Supine Pigeon Pose is a great beginner pose that provides a gentle stretch for the hips. Here's how to do it… Supine Pigeon Pose (Supta Kapotasana) – also known as Dead Pigeon or Eye of the Needle, is a reclined version of the popular ...

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

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 i...

Can Yoga Help With Diabetes?

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 pr...

[Pose Of the Week] Twist Into Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Beginner-to-Intermediate)

Improve digestion and detoxification & challenge your flexibility and balance with Revolved Downward-Facing Dog Pose! While Downward-Facing Dog is arguably the most popular yoga pose in the West, the revolved version is less common. Sometimes ...

[Weekly Workout] 10-Minute Full Body Yoga Stretch Class

Feeling stiff and tense but don't have much time to relax? Stretch and release your entire body with this quick beginner-friendly yoga stretch class… Yoga is wonderful just about anytime, but there is never a better time to do yoga than when you...

5 Simple Yoga Poses to Do Daily

Want to reap the benefits of yoga, but don't have much time? Do these 5 powerfully simple yoga poses every day for just 10 minutes! It seems we are all so busy these days… Between work, running the kids around, date night, household chores, and ...

[Pose Of the Week] Stretch & Stabilize With Pyramid Pose (Intermediate)

Feel strong, stable, and calm in Pyramid Pose – find out how below… Pyramid Pose (Pārśvottānāsana) (also known as Side-Stretching Pose) is a wonderful strengthening and stabilizing intermediate forward-bend pose that also provides ...

[Weekly Workout] Yoga for Stress & Depression

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 suc...

Studies Find Yoga Helpful for Treating Anxiety & Depression

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 me...

[Pose Of the Week] Find Your Inner Power In Goddess Pose (Beginner)

Celebrate your inner strength and build your outer strength with Goddess Pose! Here's how to do it… Goddess Pose (Utkata Konasana) – also known as Goddess Squat or Fiery Angle Pose – is a strong and grounded pose that tones your ...

[Weekly Workout] 20-Minute Ashtanga-Inspired Primary Flow

Release, relax, and build full-body strength with this 30-minute Ashtanga-inspired yoga flow session… This invigorating 20-minute Ashtanga-inspired yoga set will help to strengthen your entire body and build stamina. In this set, you will flow t...

5 Fun & Practical Yoga Gift Ideas

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 b...

[Pose Of the Week] Peacock Feather Pose (Advanced)

This advanced inversion pose has benefits for both the body and brain. Here are a few things to know about Peacock Feather Pose… Peacock Feather Pose (Pincha Mayurasana) is a challenging inversion pose that is often used as an alternative to...

What Is Yoga Therapy?

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 ...

[Weekly Workout] Therapeutic Yoga Practice for Hips & Sacrum

Relieve hip and back pain naturally with this therapeutic yoga practice… As we discussed on Monday, yoga is becoming recognized as a legitimate therapeutic treatment for a wide range of diseases and disorders. Yoga can be beneficial for everythi...

[Pose Of the Week] Eight-Limbed Or Caterpillar Pose (Beginner)

Build upper body strength and stretch the spine and neck with this version of Caterpillar Pose – also known as Eight-Limbed Pose. Caterpillar Pose (Ashtangasana) – also known as Eight-Limbed Pose, Knees-Chest-Chin Pose, or Ashtanga Nam...