Dealing with stress, anxiety, or even just a hectic routine can leave us feeling off-centered. Today’s meditation can help restore balance and harmony in your body and spirit. Read on, below.
When you see or hear the word bacteria, you most probably think of the harmful microorganisms that wreak havoc in our bodies. After all, much of our daily routine involves getting rid of bad bacteria—from washing our hands with antibacterial soap, to cleaning our homes with disinfectants. Rarely do we think about good bacteria—the kind […]
Working from home can be quite challenging—and even busier and more hectic than working at an office. If you don’t have time to step on your mat, try this chair yoga sequence that you can squeeze in during your work day. The best part? These chair yoga poses only take 5 minutes of your time.
If you’re stressed or anxious, mindfulness meditation can help relax the nervous system and restore feelings of calm and ease. However, practicing pranayama (or breath control) can also have profound and positive effects on both your mental and physical health. Specifically, sama vrtti pranayama—also known as equal parts breathing—helps bring back equanimity to your breath, […]
For older adults, exercise is essential for maintaining cardiovascular and skeletal health, promoting healthy cognitive function, and preventing age-related disease. However, if you’ve been sedentary for quite a while, it may be challenging to get back into the exercise habit again. Below are a few tips to help you reboot and restart your fitness routine […]
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.