Why Yoga Matters Part 12-Proper Yoga Attire

Welcome to the final installment of Why Yoga Matters! Last week, we talked about supporting a healthy lifestyle through the practice of yoga. This is the final week of Why Yoga Matters. Today, we are going to talk about the importance of proper yoga attire.

It doesn’t matter whether you are taking a class at your local gym, having a private session with your yoga instructor or practicing your poses in the comfort of your own home, looking good always makes you feel good! Continue reading “Why Yoga Matters Part 12-Proper Yoga Attire”

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Why Yoga Matters Part 11-Supporting A Healthy Lifestyle

Last week, we talked about getting energized with yoga. Today, we are going to talk about supporting a healthy lifestyle through the practice of yoga.

There is some very interesting psychology behind this that student’s of western thinkers (e.g. Freud, Jung, Fromm, etc.) will find familiar and indeed, quite rational.

When an individual decides to be happy, something within that person activates; a kind of Will or Awareness emerges. This awareness begins to observe the jungle of negative thoughts that are swimming constantly through the mind. Continue reading “Why Yoga Matters Part 11-Supporting A Healthy Lifestyle”

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Why Yoga Matters Part 9-Yoga For Busy People

Welcome back! Last time, we talked about how yoga can help alleviate insomnia symptoms. This week, we are going to talk about yoga poses especially for busy professionals that are stuck in front of a computer all day.

Many busy professionals who are chained to their desks all day long often experience lower back pain as well as hip and joint pain. For the most part, the pain is often moderate and annoying, but over time it can become severe and even cause damage to the spine and joints. Continue reading “Why Yoga Matters Part 9-Yoga For Busy People”

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Why Yoga Matters Part 7- Bikram Yoga

Last time, we talked about the benefits of core power yoga. Today, we are going to go talk about the benefits and practice of Bikram (hot) yoga!

As we all know there are many different types of yoga and one of them is the very popular Bikram yoga, often referred to as hot yoga. You may recall we touched briefly on this type of yoga once before. Typically hot yoga is characterized by a series of yoga poses which is done in a room heated to a constant temperature of between 95 and100 degrees Fahrenheit. Continue reading “Why Yoga Matters Part 7- Bikram Yoga”

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Why Yoga Matters Part 6-Core Power Yoga

Last week,  we talked about how yoga can be used to help control your blood pressure and relieve stress. This week, we are going to talk about the benefits of core power yoga.

Core power yoga is an energetic yoga exercise that physically and mentally challenges the body to help you connect your inner power. This type of yoga is performed without stopping in a climate controlled area where it is heated to help alleviate muscle strain. Core power yoga heals, detoxifies and stimulates the body and mind through balance and intention. Continue reading “Why Yoga Matters Part 6-Core Power Yoga”

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Why Yoga Matters Part 4-Yoga Equipment

Last time, we talked about the practice of good yoga posture and different poses along with their benefits. Today, we are going to cover some of the different types of yoga equipment and what it can do for you. One good thing about yoga is that it can be practiced almost anywhere, without bulky equipment, and by all people of all ages.

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