Yoga has an entire alphabet of benefits. Not only does it help you build strength and flexibility, but it also helps aid digestion and metabolism, support healthy elimination, and boost internal organ health. Below are 4 yoga steps for better digestion.
By now, you may have heard of turmeric. It’s a well-known superfood, known for its spicy, potent flavor and bright golden color. It can be taken as a tea, or infused into savory dishes. You can even turn it into the delicious, sweet-spicy beverage called golden milk.
If you’re new to your yoga practice, you might have heard your instructor call out a sun salutation and then suddenly gone through a chain of invigorating, revitalizing, and especially challenging postures. It’s completely normal for the whole sequence to feel confusing, especially if you’re a beginner—but rest assured it will get easier and more […]
Yoga and Pilates are both very effective in building strength and flexibility. They also promote body awareness, enhance proprioception, and promote mindfulness. Moreover, both methods have been shown to improve posture and heal physical imbalances (most particularly in the spine). With all their similarities, you might be wondering what sets the two of them apart. […]
There are many benefits to practicing backbends. By bringing the spine into extension, they help improve your posture and strengthen your back muscles. Additionally, backbends also help open up the front body—they help release your quadriceps and hip flexors, stretch the abdominals, and open up the chest and shoulders. Backbends are also particularly energizing. They […]
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 […]