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5 Steps For Getting Into Dragonfly Pose

Yoga Journal | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

This intricate arm balance relies on arm, core, and leg strength, balance, and spinal and hip flexibility. Miami Vinyasa and Vedanta teacher Rina Jakubowicz shows you how to warm up and take flight.

Flashy Yoga Poses

Yaoshiang Ho | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Yaoshiang Ho

I hope that people won't view the poses as the purpose of yoga. I think yoga is fundamentally about maintaining a steady breath and alignment of the body in all poses (or asanas) in the pursuit of mindfulness.

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.

Yoga Poses That Can Hurt You

Michaelle Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michaelle Edwards

To be smart and safe in yoga, we need to consider postural alignment and natural joint function, rather than blindly following a list of "must-do" traditional poses and boot camp challenges.

5 Steps to Happiness

James Brown | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

Recognize that this is a process. As you endeavor along, building skill here, embrace the unfinished state that we are all in.

What Is a Yoga Pose?

James Brown | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

Using the physical body as the main component of a spiritual practice is newly popular and barely existed just a few decades ago. Prior to that, asana was viewed as a single limb on a larger tree, mostly used as a way to get the body ready to sit in meditation for a long time without distraction.

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.

Sleeping With Ease After Plank Pose

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

Because holding plank was so difficult, I had no choice but to make it as easy on myself as possible. As with most things in life, breathing deeply and staying positive made it more attainable.

Opening the Heart in Yoga: The Camel, Melting Heart and Wheel

Tara Fass | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

I gravitate to these postures to counteract the negative effects of sitting many hours at a time in my profession that is added to the time I spend sitting while driving. Darlene tells me to breathe in space around the heart and connect the arms and shoulders to my heart.

10 Life Lessons in 108 Sun Salutations

Lauren Cahn | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

This week marked the winter solstice. To celebrate the longer, more light-filled days to come, I like to perform 108 sun salutations in the late afternoon as the sun is going down.

Degas Dancer: An Easy and Effective Open-Hearted Pose

Tara Fass | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

This one I like to do in the office in between patients to clear my head and heart. Hardly a day goes by when I don't look for and do this posture at some point to lift my spirits and switch up my proverbial energy.

Summer Cool Down Poses

Kristin McGee | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin McGee

Summer is winding down, but we still have some hot, humid days to deal with before the crisp fall weather arrives. Yoga can help cool the body to better deal with high heat and humidity during the summer.