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Yoga With Cats - Jennifer A. Kingson

Yoga With Cats - Jennifer A. Kingson

June 13th, 2017

They yowl. They attack ponytails. They scamper urgently across the room in pursuit of things we cannot see. And yet, cats are a strangely relaxing presence during yoga class. “Yoga is all[...]

Nauli Is the Freaky Yoga Pose Taking Over Instagram, But Should You Try It? - Evin Billington

Nauli Is the Freaky Yoga Pose Taking Over Instagram, But Should You Try It? - Evin Billington

April 20th, 2017

We love following talented yogis on Instagram, from "Yoga Girl" Rachel Brathen to Jessamyn Stanley. The poses that seem to get the most "likes" on the social network often involve gravity-defying bends or headstands against amazing backdrops (such as[...]

The beginner's guide to yoga for men

The beginner's guide to yoga for men

February 19th, 2017

When you’ve never tried yoga, it can be intimidating, especially if you’ve been scoping the jaw-dropping, super bendy, pretzel-like poses your girlfriend practices each morning. But relax: It’s actually the[...]

Yoga Is Officially Sweeping the Workplace - Amanda MacMillan

Yoga Is Officially Sweeping the Workplace - Amanda MacMillan

January 7th, 2017

1 in 7 workers say they practice mindfulness The American workforce is becoming more mindful. In a new study of more than 85,000 adults, yoga practice among U.S. workers nearly doubled[...]

People are paying $3,500 to take a helicopter to a remote mountain peak for a yoga class - Sophie-Claire Hoeller

People are paying $3,500 to take a helicopter to a remote mountain peak for a yoga class - Sophie-Claire Hoeller

December 15th, 2016

• A Las Vegas company is offering the world's first heli-yoga class. • For $3,499, guests are flown to the highest peak in Valley of Fire State Park for a 75[...]

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The Brutal Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher - Michelle Goldberg

The Brutal Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher - Michelle Goldberg

October 15th, 2016

Theresa Elliott might not have been a star in the yoga world, but she was a professional. She started teaching yoga in Seattle 23 years ago. Since then, she’s run her own studio, trained hundreds of teachers, posed on the cover of books by the anatomy guru Judith Lasater, and modeled [...]

Georgia State University: Yoga may be viable option for people with generalized anxiety disorder

Georgia State University: Yoga may be viable option for people with generalized anxiety disorder

October 9th, 2016

The research focuses on the effects of yoga on three people with the disorder and whether or not yoga could be helpful and serve as an alternative or additional treatment option. "When people have this diagnosis, they worry a lot-uncontrollably-about the future, which causes ph[...]

Yoga as Good as Physical Therapy for Back Pain - Pauline Anderson

Yoga as Good as Physical Therapy for Back Pain - Pauline Anderson

September 29th, 2016

Yoga is as good as physical therapy (PT) in reducing chronic low back pain, the most common pain problem in the United States, new research shows. "Our study showed that yoga was noninferior to physical therapy for a diverse group of low-income patients," said Robert B. Saper, MD, [...]

The Intriguing Tantric Practices You Should Really Know About - Jim Bennitt

The Intriguing Tantric Practices You Should Really Know About - Jim Bennitt

August 15th, 2016

Learn how tantra can radically shift your yoga and meditation experience, and bring your consciousness to an elevated state. In the 13th century a group of radical yogis, led by a man called Goraksha, saw that meditation was the main spiritual practice being taught in India, though t[...]

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