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Category Archives: Yoga

Five Types of Yoga and the Benefits of Each

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger Year after year, people flock to yoga as part of their regular routine. Yoga offers a plethora of benefits, from improved moods and relieving stress to sharpening focus and relieving pain from rheumatoid arthritis. As with traditional exercise, it can be practiced through a variety of methods. Here’s a look [...]

Get Out! Benefits of Outdoor Yoga and How to Zen-it-Yourself

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Posted by  Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Most of us want the benefits of a yoga routine, but the same old space you practice in can sap your motivation. That’s why you should revive your workout outside. Outdoor yoga combines the health advantages of exercise with the freshness of nature. Studies reported by The New York Times [...]

Incorporating Yoga for Stress Relief

Posted on July 7th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger We all wish life was worry-free. Unfortunately, stress inevitably rears its ugly head. Even the most positive people can get stressed out, but there are ways to combat it to ensure it doesn’t overwhelm you. Exercises such as jogging, bike riding, weightlifting, and group classes are just a few [...]

5 Office Yoga Positions to Reduce Stress

Posted on June 19th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends 8.8 hours a day working. Being glued to your desk or stuck behind the wheel on a long commute is no good for your body, so it’s important to squeeze some activity into your day. Thankfully, office [...]

Choosing the Best Hot Yoga Clothes

Posted on May 12th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger If you are looking to get back in shape or improve your workout routine, there are many alternative ways to exercise and stay active. Many go the conventional route of joining a gym, but others have chosen more innovative paths such as hot yoga. When starting hot yoga, you [...]

Namaste: Five Benefits of Yoga for Women

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse Yoga health benefits extend well beyond your physique—they also improve your mind and spirit. Stress, anxiety, restless sleeping and other problems are common for busy women, but yoga can play a big role in helping manage these types of modern problems. If you’re thinking of taking it up, here are five [...]