It’s no secret that yoga is a powerful form of exercise for the body. You may not always feel your muscles burning or work up a sweat like you would from an intense cardio routine, but you do feel the beneficial qualities of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Yoga doesn’t require a lot of fancy accoutrements. If anything, the simpler your “get-up”, the better. It is, after all, about letting go. However, there are some things that you cannot do without; some things that you can’t skimp on – the main thing being your yoga mat.
Sometimes, staying awake in the office is one of the most difficult things we have to face. Even if we like our jobs, there are just times when beddy-bye land calls and it seems there is no way but to heed that call. Or drink tons of coffee and energy drinks. Now, I am not […]
Previously, we talked about the relationship between yoga and weight loss. We also talked about how individuals have their own reasons for practicing yoga. Pinning down yoga to a single description is practically impossible. As I mentioned before, I’ve only just began practicing, and I don’t think I can do yoga any justice if I […]
The founders of the ancient practice of yoga probably didn’t think just how far its reach would become. Today, yoga is practiced all over the world, although its popularity in the U.S. has skyrocketed only recently, with 21 million Americans saying they’ve tried yoga in the past year. Yoga has become an industry – and […]
You probably know very few people who haven’t at least tried yoga, but its travel to America is actually pretty recent. Even 50 years ago, it was considered a very new concept for Americans, and (like many things) we were quick to Westernize it. That’s not necessarily a bad (or good) thing, but it is […]