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.
For many people, yoga is about stretching and strengthening the body, exploring challenging postures, or managing the stress of daily life. Or it may be "just" about the great sense of well-being one feels after a yoga practice.
You made it! For the last hour you've been down-dogging, planking and twisting your body in ways that you didn't think were possible. Now the moment has arrived.... It's time for savasana, or corpse pose.
We've all been there. You're on the mat, you've been practicing the same yoga poses again and again and you just feel stuck... maybe uninspired, maybe in a rut, or feeling as though your hamstrings will never open despite the fact that you've been stretching them for years.
Yoga is sweeping across the globe at a dazzling speed, as millions turn to yoga not only to exercise, but as an alternative to a spiritual gathering they cannot find in a church, synagogue, mosque or Web site.
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