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Yoga Health Benefits

5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Yoga

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kristen Domonell for Life by DailyBurn Yoga increases flexibility and reduces stress, but the practice can do more than help you twist your body...

Yoga Therapy: Why Doctors Are Prescribing The Ancient Practice

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

This type of yoga can have surprising physical and mental health benefits. By Laura Hilgers In 2011, Jacquelyn Jackson had the most trauma...

How Yoga And Meditation Can Supercharge Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

With the benefits of holistic health and mindfulness practices finally starting to be recognized by mainstream medical institutions across the country...

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.

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Yoga Changes Your Body, Starting The Day You Begin

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yog...

A 94-Year-Old Yogi's Secrets For Relieving Stress & Aging Gracefully

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.10.2013 | Fifty

Tao Porchon-Lynch has been alive for close to a century, and she's been practicing yoga for nearly as long. But don't expect the near-centenarian to s...

Why Yoga Is Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Studies have shown yoga to be beneficial for both physical and mental health, but the biological mechanisms for why have been poorly understood -- unt...

What To Expect In Integrative Medicine For 2013

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

Yoga isn't the only "alternative therapy" that can help patients achieve better outcomes than pills and medical procedures alone. My prediction is that 2013 will see more and more physicians like myself who have added more than conventional Western medicines to their treatments.

Yoga: How We Serve People With Disabilities and Physical Limitations

Rob Schware | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

"The only assumption I operate with now is that suffering is something we all share. I have also come to trust that few of us really want to be identified with our limitations or the story of our pain, so we might go to great lengths to prove that we are something else."

Why Yoga Works

Kripalu | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

With the ever-growing amount of scientific studies conducted in the field of yoga research, it's no surprise that we're starting to get answers to the question: Why, exactly, does yoga work?

The 'Science' of Yoga Marches On: Are Yogis Even Listening?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Stewart J. Lawrence

So far, the work of NCCAM hasn't attracted much media attention. But expect all that to change as more and more studies come online, and the research begins to challenge -- as well as support -- other long-standing yoga health claims.

Romancing The Om: A Look Into Yoga In America

Jill Lawson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill Lawson

Modern day yoga in America is an interesting phenomenon. In the traditional sense, what most of us do on the yoga mat is not yoga. Although the health benefits are greater than anything else we've ever tried, many still do not consider it yoga.

Yoga Could Help Stroke Rehabilitation, Study Suggests

Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Yoga may be a powerful tool in stroke rehabilitation, according to new research. The study, presented as two separate analyses at the annual meeti...

5 Ways to Tell if Your Yoga Teacher Has a Clue

Laura Lippstone | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Lippstone

Here's the thing -- and I know my way around a yoga mat well enough to say this. Yoga is not a sport. It's a philosophy and lifestyle.

Can Yoga Wreck Your Body? Absolutely! It Can Also Save Your Life

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

The opinion of injuries in the west is that they are the absolute worst thing in the world. But, the reality is they happen. To all of us. And, they can happen from any activity, even yoga asana.