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Why More Men Should Practice Yoga

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

As more celebrities step into the spotlight as yogis, I'm happily seeing more and more men give it a shot. Thanks to yoga, they are now enjoying better flexibility, improved performance in other sports, and less injury.

Top 3 Ways to Bust 'Test Stress' With Yoga

Lauren Coles | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

Yoga teaches us that moments are temporary, whether they are happy or stressful. The key is to be fully aware in every moment, so that you can take control of your thoughts. These simple yogic habits can help you push through negative thoughts and feelings, and bring your mind to a better place.

Doing 108 Salutations Quieted My Noisy Brain

Susie Orman Schnall | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Orman Schnall

Could I even do 108 Sun Salutations? Would it feel like running a marathon or a 3K? Would the shoulder-stressing downward-dogs become unbearable after, say, round 36? Or round five? And, most importantly, would it quiet my mind?

4 Restorative Poses to Beat Holiday Stress

Yoga Journal | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

When you have a to-do list that could rival Santa's, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the holiday season. That's why you need yoga more than ever right now.

4 Ways Cancer Patients Can Benefit From Yoga

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Prioritizing daily yoga can be life affirming, whether you are a cancer patient, survivor or supporting someone who is fighting the battle of his or her life.

Got 10 Minutes? Try This Stress-Relieving Yoga Routine

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Consider a 10-minute yoga break instead of a 10-minute coffee break. These four simple and effective yoga postures and deep breathing will help you feel calm, relaxed, and rejuvenated.

Your Desk Job May Be Hurting Your Health. Here's The Remedy.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

You may joke that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true. And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it ...

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...

Just Breathe

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

The numbers of asthma attacks and allergies continue to rise, which shows that these medications are just a Band-Aid for a larger problem. They aren't targeting the root cause of asthma and allergies: inflammation.

How Yoga Made Me Happier

Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

When I signed up for yoga teacher training, I knew benefits would come from it. I would get stronger and more flexible. I would make new friends, gain a better understanding of yoga and eventually be equipped to lead a class. But I had no idea how much happier it would make me.

A Yoga Practice To Reduce Stress

Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Day 3 of HuffPost Healthy Living's 14-Day Stress-Less Challenge! In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, our goal is to use the next t...

The 10 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga pos...

7 Simple Yoga Poses To Relieve Symptoms Of Menopause

Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty

Aging gracefully isn't always easy, especially when the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause set in. Between nightly hot flashes, heightened anxiety an...

Stressed? Here's A 5-Minute Fix (And All You Need Is A Wall)

Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By JC Peters for Spirituality & Health Magazine Increasingly over the past couple of years, I’ve been having outbreaks of hives and itchy skin. I...

Healthy, Not So Wealthy and Wise

Penny Love | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Through yoga and living in the moment your life will be enhanced in ways that money cannot buy.

5 Yoga Poses To Beat The Blues

Intent | Posted 04.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Intent

Yoga's unique mind-body approach is being used more and more to reduce stress in cases of PTSD, treat depression, and to enhance overall well-being. The following three studies provide some insight into the benefits of yoga for depression and anxiety.

Yoga and the Workplace: A Practice That Works Wherever You Do

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

Even though I live and preach this stuff, I am stunned by the difference a few moments of breathing and movement can make in my comportment and mood.

Former Inmate: Prison Yoga Changed My Life

Posted 01.17.2013 | Healthy Living

It's no surprise that the ancient art of yoga has penetrated into mainstream culture -- you can really do it anywhere. Now, prison yoga -- exactly wha...