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Yoga Fitness

Is Yoga Fitness Or Spirituality? New Tax Raises Questions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion

A tax on yoga studios went into effect in Washington D.C. on October 1, raising questions for many on the use and purpose of the practice. The new ...

Carolyn Gregoire

How The Yoga Industry Lost (And Found) Its Soul Along The Way To Reinventing Spirituality In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum H...

Top 10 Yoga Postures For Strength

Kino MacGregor | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga is more than just stretching and relaxation. Daily yoga practice includes a comprehensive system that builds strength in the body and mind. There are some key postures that helped me access the deep reservoir of inner fortitude that every person contains within.

5 Tips To Avoid Yoga Injuries

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Any type of physical activity aiming to increase fitness carries with it a certain degree of risk. Pegged next to the injury rate of common physical activities like weight training and golf, however, yoga comes across as far safer than even a relatively innocuous activity like golf.

Is Yoga Really Enough To Keep You Fit?

Yoga Journal | Alisa Bauman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

When it came to the fitness benefits yoga can or can't provide, yoga teacher John Schumacher had heard it all. A student of B. K. S. Iyengar for 20 ye...