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The 10 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga pos...

Three Alternative Solutions for Chronic Pain

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Current research reports that alternative therapies such as yoga, acupuncture, and medical marijuana (cannabis) can offer natural relief from chronic pain.

Two Ways to Help Relieve Fibromyalgia

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

There is no definitive test for fibromyalgia, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown. Current research reports that two mind-body exercises, yoga and tai chi, can help relieve fibromyalgia.

Yoga May Help Benefit Kids With Autism

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

A 2012 study published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy found yoga helped improve school performance and sustained attention in children with autism.

Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Current research reports that yoga practice can improve quality of life in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Yoga can also help promote sleep, boost energy and improve mental health.

Staying Grounded: Not Just Another Yoga Cliche

Erica Heinz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erica Heinz

Yoga teachers often use the word grounded. But what does that really mean? It's a yoga cliche, a phrase that's used so often it's lost some of its punch. And most of us didn't know the definition to begin with.