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Yoga for Beginners

Active Alignment Sequences for Before and After Yoga Practice | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Sonia Jones Become more comfortable on and off your yoga mat by including these exercises into your daily yoga routine. When we practice yoga, w...

Honest Reasons You Should Do Yoga

Sarah Klegman | Posted 01.28.2017 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klegman

I'm not saying it'll work for everyone, and I can't promise you won't embarrass yourself, but give it a shot. If a skeptical, lazy, sassy and formerly out of shape lady like me can start practicing yoga, you can to.

Coming to the Mat as a Beginner

Angela St. Cyril | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Angela St. Cyril

Recently I completed a six-week yoga class at work. When we started the series, my co-worker and instructor made it clear that we would be approaching the six weeks with a beginner's mindset. I had never heard that phrase before.

Bust Stress at Your Desk: Office Yoga

Lauren Coles | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

You may think that your desk is an unlikely prop for inner peace, but a chair is a fantastic tool to help you find work-life balance while in the office. Try these simple stress-busting office yoga moves you can do at your desk!

11 Beginner Yoga Poses Everyone Pretends To Know

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Remember when you resolved to do more yoga? And then you sat at the back of a yoga class as the teacher said ridiculous things like "juice your spine"...

5 Great Yoga Poses for New Moms

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

As we celebrate moms this Mother's Day, I wanted to inspire new moms to take a few moments each day to quiet the mind and ease the body through yoga.

Learn to Fix the No. 1 Mistake You Are Making in Yoga Practice

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

In vinyasa or flow style yoga, we open up the practice with the ubiquitous Sun Salutations: High-push Up, Low-push Up, Upward Dog, Downward Dog. It'...

4 Benefits Of Yoga After 50

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.23.2014 | Fifty
Paul LaRosa

Yoga teachers like to talk. Not all but some of them tend to go on and on about their rent, boyfriends, etc....happy, I suspect, to have a captive audience. The thing is, almost all of them are under 40, and when they talk about the many benefits of yoga, none of the ones I've taken classes with are talking from the perspective of being over 50.

Yoga Tips for Newbies

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

Don't hide in the back of the room when you're new. Yoga is nothing like that algebra class of your nightmares. You won't be called on if you plant yourself in the front, and it's the best spot to see the teacher.

Are You Intimidated by Yoga? Get Over It and Get Into the Practice

Julie Buckner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Buckner

Whether your journey is physical, philosophical or spiritual, once you're practicing regularly, you'll find like-minded folks, who share similar values and interests. You'll find community, a sense of belonging and being together.

3 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Anger

Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By JC Peter for Spirituality & Health Magazine Anger: We all know it, many of us well. But at a yoga party, it would be gauche to bring up the ragi...

7 Restorative Yoga Poses For Your Next Long Flight

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel

It's been said that sitting is the new smoking, and if that's the case, then there's no worse place for your health than an airplane where you can be ...

We Tried It: Rooftop Yoga

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

It's hard to imagine a better setting for a yoga class: You're in the middle of the downtown bustle, but high up enough that the city sounds are reduced to a murmur.

5 Health Benefits Of A Yoga Practice For Older Adults

Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty

Beginning a yoga practice as an older adult can be intimidating, especially if you're out of shape or working with health conditions. Although you don...

8 Yoga Poses For Beginners

Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Beth W. Orenstein There are many great reasons to add yoga to your exercise routine. Yoga improves muscle tone, flexibility and balance, and it ...

5 Gentle Yoga Poses for Every Body

Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Soft and slow in pace, yoga can help relieve stress and still give you a challenging enough routine to burn calories, tone your abs, and improve flexi...

What To Expect At Your First Yoga Class

The Huffington Post | Alana B. Elias Kornfeld | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living

If you've never taken a yoga class before, the thought of it can seem daunting. What should you wear? What if you are not flexible enough? Don't worry...

It's Yoga Month: Give Yourself A Break and Stretch Your Mind

Philip Goldberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip Goldberg

September is National Yoga Month. It's a good opportunity for anyone unfamiliar with the ancient system to find out what all the fuss is about.

Yoga: It's Cool Like Tara Stiles and It's Great for Your Health

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

You can probably tell from my posts that I keep things very impersonal and professional. I don't tell you much about who I am. I really need to loosen up!

Yoga For Absolute Beginners...Try This! (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

I've heard from several people that they want to start practicing yoga but don't know where to begin. It's no secret the benefits of yoga include but...