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De-Stress the Holidays With Yoga

LaReine Chabut | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
LaReine Chabut

Carving just 10 minutes out of your day to do these simple yoga moves will help reduce the stress and keep you from holding your breathe so you can enjoy this busy time of the year.

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible | Emma Haak | Posted 10.09.2015 | OWN

These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, us...

7 Easy Ways To Incorporate Yoga On The Go

Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living

While impossible yoga positions in exotic places look cool on Instagram, you don’t need to be a yoga expert (or be on foreign soil) to reap the bene...

5 Great Stretches Even The Least Flexible People Can Do | Emma Haak | Posted 09.29.2015 | OWN

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5 Fabulous Stretches for Runners!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide range of symptoms from overall tightness and pain due to shortened muscles and strained tendons.

The Faithful Shopper: A City for Divine Dancers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.17.2015 | New York
Read More: Great White Way, Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, Off Broadway, Manhattan, Ballerinas, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars, Hip-Hoppers, Contemporary, Tap Dancing, Capezio, 1650 Broadway, 201 Amsterdam Avenue, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Yoga, On Stage Dancewear, 197 Madison Avenue, Bloch, Tutus, Skate Wear, Cheerleading, Ice Skating, Pretty Ballerinas, 1034 Lexington Avenue, 27 East 67th Street, Madison Avenue, Angelina Jolie, Lindsay Lohan, Kelly Osborne, Broadway Dance Center, 322 W 45th Street, Dance Moms, The Bar Method, 155 Spring Street, Pure Barre, Columbus Circle, Union Square, West Village, Financial District, Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Cobble Hill, 2109 Broadway, 24 West 57th Street, 161 Avenue of the Americas Cardio, Strength Training, Stretching, Recovery Exercises American Ballet Theatre, Abt, 890 Broadway, Kevin McKenzie, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, 405 West 55th Street, Alvin Ailey, 92nd Street Y, Robert Battle, New York City Ballet, David H Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center, George Balanchine, Lincoln Kirstein, George Balanchine's the Nutcracker, New York's Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Peter Martins, Rosemary Dunleavy, Justin Peck, Abby Lee Miller, Abby Lee Dance Company, Maddie Ziegler, Mackenzie Ziegler, Nia Frazier, Kendall Vertes, Chloe Lukasiak, Kalani Hilliker, Jojo Siwa, Alec Mazo, Cheryl Burke, Julianne Hough, Mark Ballas, Derek Hough, Kym Johnson, Karina Smirnoff, Peta Murgatroyd, Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Witney Carson, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Misty Copeland, Yuan Yuan Tan, Shannon Harkins, Kayla Rowser, Desmond Richardson, Natalia Osipova, Chi Cao, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp, Evelyn Cisneros, José Manuel Carreño, Wendy Whelan, Aesha Ash, Cassa Pancho, Carlos Acosta, Sylvie Guillem, Shiori Kase, Michaela Deprince, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bodywrappers, Eurotard, physi5que7, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

There's no shortage of supplies, services or opportunities for every one of the city's delightful dancers and extraordinary dance companies.

Should You Stretch After A Workout?

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 09.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Before you give up on your recovery routine entirely, we're about to make it easier for you to manage. While both foam rolling and stretching have their merits, if you've only got time for one, you should grab your trusty foam roller.

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you.  In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates...

Running Injuries: 5 Steps to Recover Like a Champion

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

An injured runner is like a feral animal. Our instincts tell us to move, to flee, to run like we have for so long. But, we know that we must stay still and heal before we can go back to doing what it is we love. The trail beckons, but we have to resist.

Better Posture Is Only One (Super Simple) Stretch Away

OWN | Posted 07.23.2015 | OWN

Those rounded shoulders, a slight hunch, the hovering-over-a-desk-all-day slouch -- if this sounds anything like you, it's time for a wake-up call. No...

3 Ways You're Making Running Harder Than it Is

Prevention | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Always stretch before you run -- you've heard it 1,000 times. While the advice makes intuitive sense, you might be shocked to learn there's no research to support this wisdom. And now a study from Texas A&M University suggests that stretching can actually slow you down!

Touching Your Toes Is So '90s! Stretch Your Hamstrings in Style

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

It's an urban myth that bending down and touching your toes means that your hamstrings are healthy and flexible.

One Stretch to Wake Up Your Body

SELF | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living

It feels amazing first thing in the morning--trust. By Amy Schlinger, SELF Photo of Jenn by Jay Sullivan Bring your body to life first thing in th...

Are You Hunching Over Your Desk Right Now?

Allure | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Are you standing or sitting up straight right now? You should strive to be, since having good posture is an indication of how healthy you are mentally and physically. I asked Lindsay Newitter, who teaches the Alexander Technique, a method of holding and moving the body without tension, to give us some advice on how to achieve better posture.

Stop Everything and Do These Stretches

SELF | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Consider this your reminder to stop what you're doing, unroll your yoga mat and take a few minutes to give your body a little love.

The Best Way To Protect Against Tendon Injuries Is Not Stretching

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Roxanne Nelson (Reuters Health) - Tendon injuries are common in sports, and there are many schools of thought on how to avoid them....

Yoga Myth Busters: 'I'm Not Flexible'

Wendy Reese | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

Inflexibility is far deeper than the body, but the body is the excuse. The funny thing is, the longer one avoids stretching, the worse the flexibility becomes -- in body, mind, and soul.

Want to Have the Perfect Posture? Rearrange Your Habits

Fiona Patterson | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Fiona Patterson

Habits -- Good; Bad; Conscious; Unconscious -- our daily lives are laden with them. You need to build a deeper awareness of your body to start buildi...

The Little Exercise That Will Make A Big Difference In Your Stress Levels

Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living

For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previ...

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

How To Stretch For Better Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living

If you have troubling drifting off to dreamland, you've probably tried a long list of remedies to get more and better Zzs, from lullabies to warm milk...

What Yoga Is Teaching Me About Writing a Novel

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.16.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

"Honor your intentions," the instructor was saying. "What intention are you bringing to the mat today?" "Just to be able to get off the damn mat again," I muttered.

Why Stretching Doesn't Make You More Flexible

Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose Published: 11/14/2014 10:01 AM EST on LiveScience Many people think stretching is essential to improving flexibility. Runners stre...

8 Hip Stretches Your Body Really Needs

SELF | Posted 12.25.2014 | Healthy Living

We've all had those intense lower body workouts that leave you beyond sore, when just the thought of moving hurts. Rest easy though -- these stretches will open up your hips, groin, and legs, making your tomorrow a little bit easier.

A 4-Second Stretch That Can Help Calm Your Nerves

OWN | Posted 10.24.2014 | OWN

A tropical vacation, a long hot bubble bath, or a relaxing massage -- all are great ways to relax, but finding the time -- and money -- for stress rel...