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Hatha Yoga

Top 5 Myths of Yoga -- Busted!

Sadhguru | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

There is a lot of "yoga" happening in the world today that has very little to do with what yoga really is. Several myths about this ancient practice have long been masquerading as facts. It is time we demystify yoga.

How Hatha Yoga Has Made Me Cooler, Calmer and Sharper

Alka Pratap | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

Rather than being a physical exposition, for me, hatha yoga is a way to tune myself to a higher level of functioning, where you can exist at a different level of precision outside, as well as within yourself.

Please Leave Your Type A-Ness Off My Yoga Mat (And I'll Do The Same)

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen S. Exkorn

Type A-ness (which does sound quite naughty when you say it out loud) has gone beyond the corporate world and into the yoga world, one that I had assumed was supposed to be Zen.

Doing This Exercise May Boost Brain Function In Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.19.2014 | Fifty

Seeking some inner peace? A new study suggests that hatha yoga not only helps you relax, but also may boost brain function in older adults. Researc...

Have You Tried Breakwinda Yoga?

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

I'm not proud of it: I make grunting noises whenever I bend over to pick something up. The same kinds of noises made by people 25 years my senior. For someone who once took ballet, who was fluid and quiet as a mouse while dancing -- let's just say I'm somewhat surprised. Age, it seems, really does catch up to us. If I were a door, I'd spray myself with WD40.

Why You Should Get 'Hip' to Yoga Injuries

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Those who practice yoga need to realize that our differing anatomies mean every yoga position is not for every person. Injuries may be reduced considerably if both instructors and students are more patient in pushing the body's physical limits.

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yog...

Championing Yoga Asana

Rajashree Choudhury | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rajashree Choudhury

It is my hope that bringing yoga into sports and introducing it to children will create a lasting change and equip the younger generation with the skills and tools needed for growth and constant improvement.

The P90X of Yoga Has Arrived

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Many of the millions of people who actually do yoga in this country do it so they will look hot and have a rocking body, while many of the people who teach and cultivate yoga in this country turn a blind eye to this and pretend that everyone does yoga purely for the deep spiritual insight.

How To Access You Own Bottomless Well Of Beauty

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

However you do it, get back in touch with your body, your heart, and reconnect to your source of wonder. Because that wonder is you.

5 Fascinating Facts About Yoga's U.S. History

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home
Meryl Davids Landau

I didn't realize what I was missing until I recently stumbled on the work of journalist Stefanie Syman. A New York yogi and writer, Syman spent seven years researching how yoga, this somewhat minor part of Hinduism, became something millions of us adore.

Dummy for Yoga

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 02.11.2012 | Fifty
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

In the middle of my sixth decade (at age 54, Oh Best Belovéds), I abandoned the life of the mind, as I once conceived it, and gave myself over, quixo...

Should Christians Do Yoga?

Sally Kempton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sally Kempton

What is yoga? Is it a system of physical culture? Is it part of a Hindu religious tradition? Is it a practice, like meditation, that is doctrinally neutral and therefore adaptable to any religious culture?

The First 'Get Your Wellness On' Fair Has Already Saved A Life

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

With the help and support of friends and readers, I organized the first Get Your Wellness On -- A Suicide Awareness & Prevention Fair to create opportunities where we can be of help to the over 33,000 people die of suicide every year in the U.S.

Can Yoga Save the World?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

The 100 stories woven together in the book describe how people from all walks of life have used the profound benefits of meditation to improve their health and well being.

What You May Not Know About Yoga

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Last year we considered writing a book called, Can Yoga Save The World? But when we discussed it with other people many were quite puzzled and asked:...