Yoga Is For Everyone

  •  Driven by Kindness and Gratitude  Inspired by a Celest Pereira's vlog, I want to share 4 characteristics of a great yoga teacher, which is defined by the acronym QVCA. Use the following 4 characteristics to enhance your teachings!   Quality          One of the main reasons why students attend... View Post
  • Have you ever caught yourself repeatedly reciting a word, phrase, or affirmation in your mind? Perhaps you’ve told yourself “you can do this,” over and over as you nervously walked into a job interview, or repeated that “everything will be OK,” even when it certainly didn’t feel that way. Though... View Post
  • How Yoga Makes You Happy When I first started practicing yoga, I was still digging my way out of a deep cavern of grief. Something about this unusual method of twists, turns, and upside downs kept calling me back. I didn’t know what it was initially, but as I began to settle into m... View Post
  • By Maren Hunsberger Meditation has been clinically proven to have myriad psychological and physical benefits, from measurably lower blood pressure and stress hormones, to patient-reported improvement in depression, anxiety, and PTSD, to helping people successfully avoid addiction relapse. It can... View Post
  • Mindful Breathing

    TIME REQUIRED 15 minutes daily for at least a week (though evidence suggests that mindfulness increases the more you practice it). HOW TO DO IT The most basic way to do mindful breathing is simply to focus your attention on your breath, the inhale and exhale. You can do this while standing, but ... View Post
  • By Carolyn Gregoire 10/28/2013 08:26 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017 __ 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 yoga, according to the 2012 Yoga in America study, with practition... View Post
  • Bethan Mooney for TIME By AMANDA MACMILLAN  September 20, 2017 TIME Health For more, visit TIME Health. People receiving chemotherapy are often plagued by insomnia at night and excessive drowsiness during the day. But a new study in the journal Cancer suggests that yoga can hel... View Post
  • Over the last decade or so, we've been hearing that mind-body practices like yoga and meditation may affect our genes. A new review of the research solidifies it. Yogis have heard before that yoga, meditation, and other mind–body interventions (MBIs) not only help you relax and feel... View Post