Yoga Information

Yoga Information

Eating Wisely and Weight Loss


Please bear in mind that I am not a dietician, or a physician, and my opinions are those of a Yoga teacher, personal fitness trainer, and life-long student of Ayurveda. Always consult your family physician before changing your diet.

Don't Focus on Failure


Internal defeat is a state of mind, where you begin to believe that most new ideas will fail. You might think -"After all, what I tried in last week's Yoga class, failed.

Eight Amazing Benefits of Teaching Yoga


Every challenging occupation yields some sort of satisfaction, but the fitness professionals industry had an amazing 85% job satisfaction rate according to an Idea Health & Fitness survey.Job SatisfactionIn the same survey, 98% of those interviewed felt that "My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment.

Nine Things You Should Know About Yoga for Children


Here are some guidelines and realistic expectations for parents, who are considering Yoga for their children. For your child, Yoga is much more than a kid's fitness class.

This is Not Your Grandma's Rocking Chair


Senior Yoga / Chair YogaIs it possible that grandparents are working out more than any other members of the family? Absolutely - I see energetic Chair Yoga classes with as many as 50 people in a single class. Lately, I have been training local Yoga teachers to keep up with this popular demand.

Yoga and Christianity a Conflict?


Being a practicing Christian myself, there are very few things in Yoga that conflict with Christianity. Some critics argue that Yoga and Christianity cannot co-exist, and yet we know that Yoga is not a religion.

Maybe Bikram is Right?


For some reason, I had the time to sit down and watch a little television, and as luck would have it, Bikram Choudhury was being interviewed on 60 Minutes Wednesday.My wife, Marie and I don't often get home at that time of the night, as we are usually closing up the wellness center, so this was fate and a bit of luck.

Yoga and True Self


The great sage Patanjali in his work Yogasutra codified all yogic knowledge and practices which prevailed in ancient India in the form of aphorisms. He defined Yoga in a simple way as - controlling of thoughts arising in the mind(I.

Yoga and Meditation - That Leads to Gaining Enlightenment in this Life?


Every process of Yoga..

A World of Infinite Opportunities


Many people feel that there is a limited amount of abundance, wealth, or chances to succeed in life. Furthermore, there is a solid belief that if one person succeeds, another must fail.

Basic Yoga Poses (Asanas)


In most forms of Yoga there are three components to the practice; breathing, concentration and physical poses also known as asanas. The two poses below are the most common asanas used in Western Yoga practice today.

Hatha Yoga


One of the many subsets of the 5000 year old system used to increase the well being of the mind, body and spirit, is known as Hatha Yoga.In Hatha Yoga participants combine a series of stretching exercises referred to as asanas, specialized breathing techniques and mental concentration.

Mind and Thoughts


Yoga is controlling of thoughts arising in the mind. When thoughts are controlled or prevented through practice, the seer or practitioner(yogi) rests in his true self or soul(atman).

The Benefit of Pilates


Pilates can benefit your overall health and sense of well-being in many ways. I have been doing Pilates for three years and I have seen for myself how challenging, yet effective it is.

Yoga is a Safe Solution to Weight Control


One more study tells the world, that Yoga can help with weight control and weight loss. The latest study was held by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

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The New Yorker

Puritan Yoga
The New Yorker
Good morrow, yogis! Felicitations on this blessed day upon which our heavenly Father hath chosen to spare our humble bodies from pestilence. Let us begin by sitting quietly and feeling the inhalations and exhalations shudder through our weak flesh, ...



Syracuse New Times

Yoga A-Go-Go At Area Restaurants
Syracuse New Times
Yoga purists might scoff, but increasingly, this is an option in Central New York, with yoga classes popping up in places where you might least expect them. One such recent event featured yoga at a soon-to-open shop, Knitty Gritty Yarns, followed by a ...



303 Magazine

Denver's Big Booty Yoga Brings Body Positivity to the Mat
303 Magazine
Each Sunday, Lafferty hosts and instructs these laidback music-themed yoga classes. Their clever names range from “Namas-Bey” to “Downward Facing Drizzy” and include a ticket for a free beer or mimosa—and the best Sunday Funday vibes in the city.



WGBA-TV

Wisconsin elementary school teaching life skills through yoga
WGBA-TV
PULASKI, Wis. - A Wisconsin elementary school is using yoga to help teach children life skills, like controlling anger and staying calm despite stress. For one week, Glenbrook Elementary School students in Pulaski will learn yoga breathing techniques ...



Kidding Around Yoga announces teacher trainings
Wicked Local Hopkinton
Kidding Around Yoga trainings seek to provide adults interested in teaching yoga and stress-management to children the unique skills required for building strength, flexibility and mindfulness. Through interactive games, original music and traditional ...

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Billboard

7 Tips To Mastering Yoga and Mediation, From DJ Gina Turner & Holistic Healer Tim Rothschild
Billboard
After a tough heartbreak, the former “beer drinkin'” football player threw himself into spiritual healing, using meditation, yoga, and other holistic techniques to heal his body and mind after years of wear-and-tear. After becoming a Nondual ...



whotv.com

Yoga Program Helps People With Brain Injuries
whotv.com
ANKENY, Iowa –You've likely heard yoga can help you relax and provide a good workout. Therapists also use the exercise to help people recover from brain injuries. Michelle Pett is far from a yoga expert. "It's the absolute first time I've tried it ...

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Parle Magazine (satire) (press release) (blog)

9 Life Hacks To Gain From Starting A Yoga Practice
Parle Magazine (satire) (press release) (blog)
Russell Simmons has been praising the benefits of yoga for over a decade, but it seems that many in the urban community still haven't taken heed to his message. When Janelle Monae does an empowerment anthem about yoga it's more than a damn good ...



FIU News

Yoga, meditation helps students manage stress and academics
FIU News
Yoga. Tai chi. Meditation. In recent years, the United States has seen a surge in practices promising a calmer, more peaceful, happier you. According to a 2016 Yoga in America Study Conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, the number of U.S. yoga ...

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LIBRARY MATTERS -- 7 books for yogis
The Daily Progress
Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga by Benjamin Lorr – Traces the author's journey through the world of competitive yoga, documenting his fantastical encounters with athletic prodigies, ...


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