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Yoga Exercises

Is Yoga A Sport -- Or A Spiritual Practice?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

A new "yoga tax" on yoga studios in Washington D.C. has raised an important question for politicians and yogis alike: What is the definition of yoga? ...

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 Weight Loss News

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. For many of us, this may include weight loss resolutions. Although a recent Galllup-Healthways rep...

YogaQuirks: The 4 Rules of Yogi Etiquette

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christie Carmelle Lopez

I love yoga and I've been doing it for about 10 years, but it's the practitioners, not the practice itself, I find most challenging.

Yoga, Stretching and Dance: A Mind-Body Fitness Routine That Combines All Three

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

Can yoga be a complete body-mind workout? It can, if you add yoga dance moves to traditional yoga poses to create a complete body-mind workout that includes flexibility, balance, strength and aerobics.

10 Things Yoga Teachers Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 06.07.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul The last thing a yogi wants to do is create stress -- or talk about it. But when we asked four top yoga teachers to tell us what th...

Can Yogi Chai Tea Help Weight Loss?

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Drinking tea is one of the easiest and most natural ways to lose body fat. Current research reports that green tea catechins can increase fat burning and boost abdominal fat loss.

Yoga Poses For A Winter Glow

Kristin McGee | Posted 01.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin McGee

Winter months can wreak havoc on our skin. The cold temperatures, dry indoor heat and stress of the holidays all can add to inflammation and skin problems. Yoga to the rescue! Yoga gives us a youthful glow and can help restore our skin during this time of year.

Jennifer Aniston's Yoga Workout

Posted 03.22.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kristen Aldridge for Shape.com Jennifer Aniston recently stepped out for the premiere of her new movie "Wanderlust" (in theatres now), which had...

4 Yoga Back Benefits

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The sensationalistic reports are excessively promoting isolated instances of yoga-related back injuries. Chronic back problems affect millions of Americans and is a top reason people seek out medical care. To balance the ongoing debate, here are four yoga back benefits.

5 Ways Yoga Promotes Heart Health

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

In honor of American Heart Month, here are five ways that yoga promotes a healthier heart.

Jumpstart Your Weight Loss Resolutions With Yoga

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga offers a positive change in lifestyle, where permanent weight loss and maintenance is a natural result of enjoyable yoga exercise and diet. By balancing food intake and yoga exercise, you can naturally achieve your ideal weight.