Articles with the tag yoga

5 Yoga Poses for Lower Body Strength

Whether you’re cross training, preparing for a marathon, or just looking to build strength across the legs, doing yoga for lower body strength can build endurance and stability across your thighs and glutes, improve your overall balance, and even increase flexibility. Below are yoga poses for lower body strength.

5 Yoga Poses for Core Strengthening

A strong, stable core helps protect your internal organs, improve your breath capacity and respiratory health, and support your spine. Below are 5 yoga poses for core strengthening. They will build up your core—from your abdominal and back muscles, to your thighs and your glutes. Check them out, below.

4 Types of Yoga and Why You Should Practice Them

If you’ve ever been to a studio or looked up classes online, you may have realized by now that there are different kinds of yoga that you can practice. For beginners, this may seem overwhelming and intimidating. However, you’d find that there is a type of yoga that will match your body’s needs, boost and […]

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4 Reasons Why Parents and Kids Should Do Yoga

Although yoga is popular among adults, it can be easily appreciated and enjoyed by kids. In fact, practicing yoga can be a fun physical activity that you and your whole family can do together. So why not step on the mat this weekend, or after your kid’s ballet or soccer meet, or even this Father’s […]

4 Yoga Poses to Help Reduce Shoulder Pain

Dealing with shoulder discomfort or pain can be difficult, especially when you spend long hours sitting down or hunched over your computer. Below are a few yoga postures that will help unwind tension in your shoulders, upper back, and chest.

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5 Yoga Poses to Release Tight Hips

The muscles of the hips help provide support to the spine and abdominals. When you have strong, open hips, you can hope for better posture, improved circulation, and overall better alignment. Below are 5 yoga poses that help improve mobility across your hips.

5 Yoga Poses to Unwind the Spine

The spine is capable of different movements, such as flexion, extension, lateral flexion, rotation, and axial extension. Practicing these different movements is the key to a hydrated and mobile spine, good posture, and a well-functioning nervous system. Different yoga postures provide different benefits, but most (if not all of them) help relieve back pain and […]

Relieve Back Pain and Sciatica With This 30-Minute Gentle Yoga Class

Back pain is one of the most common health problems today. Experts say that it is the leading cause of disability worldwide, with up to 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some point in their lives. With the current situation – people being limited to their homes, sitting down more than usual, back […]

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5 Yin Yoga Poses To Help Calm Anxiety During Quarantine

Nowadays, staying at home can bring about feelings of grief, anxiety, and isolation. Luckily, the slow-paced, quiet practice of yin yoga can help you embrace the quietude, and restore ease and energy back into your body, and plant good intentions in the mind. Here are 5 postures you can do at home, in bed or […]

Car Yoga Poses for a Mindful Commute

Whether you always hit traffic during your morning commute or are planning a trip soon, sitting in the same position for extended periods of time can often contribute to our overall stress as well as tension in our backs and necks. In the office, sitting at our desk for hours is also a major contributing […]