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Can't Sleep? Try Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Sleep is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system, the system devoted to rest and digestion. Not surprisingly, sleep onset (the natural oncoming of sleep) and yoga are both associated with an increase in parasympathetic activity.

Sleeping With Ease After Plank Pose

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

Because holding plank was so difficult, I had no choice but to make it as easy on myself as possible. As with most things in life, breathing deeply and staying positive made it more attainable.

8 Yoga Poses To Help This Sleep Problem

Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Diana Rodriguez The itching, tingling, unpleasant sensations of restless legs syndrome (RLS) can be stressful to deal with, and when you're no...

Why Om Is So Good For Mental Health

Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living

A new review of studies has confirmed yoga's benefits on mental health conditions such as depression and ADHD. Researchers from Duke University a...

How Yoga Helped Me Have The Best Night's Sleep In Weeks

Amanda L. Chan | Posted 03.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda L. Chan

Lo and behold, the night after that yoga session with Elena Brower, I learned firsthand yet another benefit of yoga: a good night's sleep.