Yoga Is For Everyone

  • 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
  • The Kindness Cure

    Mindfulness meditation is best known for its positive effects on practitioners’ brains and bodies. My research suggests it may also encourage compassion toward others. How do you cultivate compassion? How do you ensure that at the end of the day, it’s your kindness and generosity for... View Post
  • What is Mindfulness?

    Are you supposed to clear your mind, or focus on one thing? Here's the Mindful definition of Mindfulness. By Mindful Staff | October 8, 2014 Mindfulness. It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the spac... View Post
  • Sirsasana or headstand is one of my favorite postures, and has been for many years. There was a time when I would request a headstand on every class I went to whenever the instructor asked us what we wanted to work on. To this day, I practice headstand for at least 10 minutes, 6 days a week. T... View Post
  • Learn how to listen with compassion to your body, breath, feelings, and thoughts. This deep listening helps you cultivate the kind of conscious relaxation that allows you to stay open, present, and curious in situations where you normally wouldn't. What Is Deep Listening?  This ... View Post
  • It’s a question for the ages: To wear or not to wear undies with yoga pants. JESSICA LEVINE JUL 14, 2014 Yeah, we’ll go there—er, down there—because yoga wear must be not only fun but functional. And let’s face it, a wedgie in Wide-Legged Forward Bend is literally a pain in the... View Post

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