Category Archive: Yoga

Dec 01

Coming Back to Yoga

It happens so easily. You start a yoga class, but then miss a couple of sessions because life gets in the way. More and more things happen, and you discover that you haven’t taken your yoga mat out in months. The longer you are away, the harder it can be to start up again. But, …

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Aug 01

7 Best Foods to Eat Before Yoga Class

There’s a persistent myth that you shouldn’t eat before yoga. It’s an understandable mistake to make. Many people worry that they’ll feel ill following food with an hour of contortions. But, eating before your class can help energize you and help your body burn energy more efficiently. It all comes down to eating the right …

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Jul 01

How Did Aerial Yoga Get Started?

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It seems like not too long ago, yoga classes were a novelty. Now, you have a wide variety of styles to choose from, including hot yoga and now aerial yoga. How long as aerial yoga been around and where did it start? If it seems to you that aerial yoga is something that wasn’t around …

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Jun 20

Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

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Busy lives often mean that we don’t dedicate as much attention as we should to getting enough exercise and eating the right foods. Many of us try diets, only to gain the weight back again as soon as we return to old habits. To take excess weight off and stay healthy, we need a consistent …

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Jun 13

What Are the Benefits of Hot Yoga?

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When you begin the process of choosing the right yoga class for you, you’ll find that there are many styles available. One of the most popular right now is Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga. Hot yoga is performed over a 90-minute period in a studio where we maintain a temperature of 105 degrees …

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Jun 06

What to Expect at Your First Ballet Barre Pilates Class

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If you are ready for a more varied and challenging workout, ballet barre pilates may be a great fit. In these fast-paced classes, you build endurance and strength through lengthening and strengthening exercises. They can be intense, but the upbeat music and camaraderie can make it some of the most fun you can have while breaking a …

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May 30

Can Yoga Make You Better at Your Job?

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In the west, we tend to think of things as discrete and unconnected. We have our work lives, our personal lives, our families, and we don’t often think about how these spheres connect. Because of this, people are often surprised to learn that, when they start taking yoga for exercise, they can also benefit on …

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May 16

Cut Stress and Make Time for You

You have a million demands on your time. Work, home and family all need your attention. If you’re like most people in the area, you also have a lot of unpredictability and uncertainty in your days. Plus, about half of all Americans say that they’ve experienced some sort of major stressful event in the past year …

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May 09

Increase your Energy Levels with Yoga

Do you find yourself hitting the snooze button over and over each morning or reaching for an afternoon cup of coffee every day? You don’t need to feel constantly fatigued. Yoga can act as a more effective pick-me-up and allow you to feel more energized without those extra caffeine boosts. How yoga increases energy levels When …

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May 02

Exercise to Relieve Back Pain

Back pain regularly plagues many Americans. A Gallup-Healthways poll found that 80% of adults in the U.S. had suffered back pain at some point in the past year. Thirty-one percent said that they suffered from chronic pain in their backs. Back pain does not discriminate between sedentary people and athletes. You can develop pain from …

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