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4 Benefits Of Yoga After 50

Paul LaRosa | Posted 04.23.2014 | 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.

Stand Up or Die Trying

Mark Morford | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

You know what's funny? Back spasms. Not twitches. Not tremors. I'm talking ferocious muscle contractions so sudden and violent they hurl you out of y...

Why Are 1,000 People Doing Yoga in the Same Room? Because of This Woman!

Rich Polt | Posted 04.22.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Does a person who perspires a lot -- say a personal trainer or certified yoga instructor -- possess a greater capacity to transform innovative ideas into realities? I have no way of knowing, but after meeting Sarah Gardner, I'm inclined to say hell yes!

Cunnilingua Yoga

Francis Levy | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

You hear of hatha, vinyasa and Iyengar along with many other styles of yoga. Now there is a new addition to the varieties of yoga experience that is b...

When Will the Joint Chiefs Practice Yoga?

Rob Schware | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Jon Greuel, who was trained as a pilot and flew AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) for 20 years. During his 2008-09...

A Yoga Hug

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "Nobody likes me, everybody hates me; guess I'll go eat worms. Long, thin, s...

The Butterfly Effect on Yoga and Your Practice

Rudy Mettia | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Rudy Mettia

Can a small act today have a huge impact tomorrow? When it comes to yoga, the answer is absolutely yes.

Not Your Average Yogis: Orthodox Jews Teaching Yoga To Their Community

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.18.2014 | World

Envision a yoga teacher. Do long legs and tight spandex leggings conjure any thoughts? What about long beards and headdresses? For one yoga studio in ...

Om in the Time of Lent

Ko Im | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

I went on a yoga retreat during the Lenten season. and I reflected on finding solace in both practices. One can strengthen the other. Here are five parallelisms from a Catholic yogi.

Meditation Simplified: Why It's the Wisest Investment in Yourself

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Chiyoko Osborne

"But how do you start meditating?" Like riding a bike, you're not going to get it on the first go. You need training wheels and then someone holding the seat while you wobble down the street.

5 Poses Fit for a Supermodel

Yoga Journal | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr is the kind of woman who turns heads the second she walks into a room. But the 30-year-old's beauty is more than skin deep, according to her yoga instructor of the past 10 years, Charlotte Dodson. "Miranda is a truly beautiful and happy soul," she says.

Yoga Is Bigger Than Pants: Tell Lululemon How You Feel

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

After asking Lululemon founder Chip Wilson to kiss my fat yoga a** in December, Lululemon has finally agreed to let me talk to the new CEO, Laurent Po...

Yoga and Financial Balance

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

It wasn't until I did my first 30-day yoga challenge that I began to realize how interconnected my yoga practice was to my career as a Financial Advisor.

Josh Siegel: The Art of Community Banking

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business
One World with Deepak Chopra

As humans we are drawn to other humans. We find comfort and strength in bonding together to form close knit groups that keep in mind the interests of ...

How Yoga Helped Me Transcend Sexual Violence

Zabie Khorakiwala | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Zabie Khorakiwala

The energy in that room is nothing short of magic. It is a beautiful process to be a part of and I am humbled.

Symbiotic Travel: A Yogic Eco-Immersion

Crawford Hill | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Crawford Hill

As an educator, I have long aspired to teach by turning students on to extreme, compelling storylines and whenever possible, fusing those with actual ...

The Newest Trend in Yoga Jewelry: Wear Your Mala

Yoga Journal | Posted 04.11.2014 | Style
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal We love to wear our yoga, from tees to tattoos to jewelry that expresses our devotion to the practice. Malas, strands of 108 bead...

Yoga Bends The Trends In Kenya

Al Jazeera | Jacob Balzani Loov | Posted 04.11.2014 | World

Nairobi, Kenya - Yoga has grown increasingly popular among the poorest neighbourhoods in the capital thanks to Paige Elenson and her partner Baron Bap...

Fit Links: How To Clean Your Yoga Mat And More

Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have ...

Getting a Leg Up: Yoga for Amputees

Rob Schware | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Marsha Danzig, founder and director of Yoga for Amputees, as well as Color Me Yoga for children. Marsha is a below-knee ampu...

What In The Hell Is Going On Here?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.08.2014 | Weird News

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice that originated thousands of years ago to involve your mind, body, spirit soul and ... horse? That's right, we ...

Have Faith to Face the World

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The act of praying itself has the power to bring about transformation. Realize that you are not alone in these difficult times. There is always an unseen hand working for you.

Mindful Teaching

Ira Israel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Education
Ira Israel

You can inspire people to want to change, learn, evolve, grow, try new solutions, gently test the borders of their comfort zones, and transform.

Nude Yoga and the Worst Kind of Naked

Steve Belanger | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Steve Belanger

I wholeheartedly agree with that old Seinfeld bit, "There's good naked and bad naked." Naked, sweaty stretching of limbs and twisting of torsos is bad naked. No matter how you look at it.

The Worst Question to Ask Your Teenage Son

Megan McDonough | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Megan McDonough

When your teenager is being, well, a teenager, take a deep breath, relax and smile. This open approach will make you far more receptive to new and novel strategies to make lemonade from lemons.