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Yoga Postures

5 Ways to Modify Your Yoga Practice as You Age

Joan Moran | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I cherish more deeply my longevity in yoga and meditation and honor my body with greater awareness of my limitations. I no longer hold on to the perfect. I am simply grateful that I have so much mobility at 70. Like life, a yoga practice is constantly and perfectly in transition.

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.

Discover the Power of the Present Moment in Yoga

Kino MacGregor | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

The humble task of yoga is not to get anywhere, but to stay on the sensation of the breath, posture and gazing point to calm the mind and experience the reality of what is.

Overcoming Trauma With Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.

6 Heart-Healthy Yoga Postures

David Magone | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
David Magone

Can't touch your toes anymore? Not to worry. Practice this short cycle of postures three times per week to improve the results of the sit-and-reach test.

Anusara Yoga - Becoming a Standing Mudra of the Heart

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

"Okay, let's do a drop-back. Who wants to show how to do a drop-back?" It's the second day of the Anusara Yoga Grand Gathering at the annual Yoga Jou...