A small part of yoga is aerobic training, a greater part is resistance training, and a large part is flexibility exercise.
This is an interview with Lupé Carranza, who currently teaches at Yoga@LEMA, a free community yoga class located in the Lincoln Heights area of Los A...
Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., M.D.(hc) -- clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and professor of public health at the Universit...
Why do we suffer? After treating patients with migraines for over a decade, I have concluded that pain has a purpose. Those who experience pain, ...
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.
You needn't have a medical background to know my symptoms were not normal. My hairdresser was watching my hair fall out by the handfuls for months, and she kept asking me about potential thyroid issues.
With a great deal of bipolar disorder in my immediate family, I've watched depression's dark tentacles wrap themselves around our hearts in the most insipid and life-altering ways.
If you have your own private office, or access to a private space in the office, try lying on your back on the ground with your legs up the wall. Doing this pose saved me in times of stress during my career as a public school teacher.
This is an interview with Lara Land, who was first introduced to yoga service in 2008, when she traveled to Rwanda with an organization now called Pro...
I am always heartened to hear the stories of the pioneering doctors of integrative medicine, who were willing to risk their professional comfort and ease, in the interest of helping people truly get better.
Obesity and being overweight are linked to higher disease state complications and progression of both gout and osteoarthritis. So getting yourself into target weight is important for joint health.
A stable life is highly doable. You have to take stock of your life and shape one you'd be proud and happy to live. It is a lot of work. But what in life isn't?
This is an interview with Jardana Peacock, based in Nashville, Tennessee, where she uses yoga as a healing tool for people working through emotional trauma and physical injury.
It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.
As a 22-year-old beauty writer who loves to sample new products, I have never felt the need to indulge in luxury treatments. So you could imagine my confusion when Karen, the lovely esthetician giving me my first-ever facial, told me to take off my dress.
Remember: The whole point of getting well is enjoying our time on this planet, and harmonious relationships are key to our overall health. When we nourish our family relationships, we ultimately nourish ourselves.