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Yoga Exercises for Airplane Travel [video]

Traveling for the holidays? Try yoga exercises for airplane travel! Extended periods of sitting in planes, trains, and automobiles can leave you feeling drained and lethargic. Get up and move! Find a bulkhead with a bit of space and try  … Continue reading

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The Many Health Benefits of Yoga [Infographic]

Checking out the health benefits of yoga? There are numerous benefits beyond the obvious physical ones. This cool yoga infographic will fill you in on the top benefits!

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Bikram Yoga Dangers: Don’t Overstretch!

Are there Bikram yoga dangers? Truth be told – yes, you can suffer yoga injuries. Yoga can be very beneficial, but you need to take it slow and not try to emulate Madonna or Lady Gaga – or even the … Continue reading

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5 Ways Yoga Twist Poses Provide Yoga Relief [video]

Have you tried yoga twist poses for yoga relief? So many yoga poses incorporate a spinal twist. And why not? These poses are healthy for so many reasons! Read on to learn the top 5 benefits of spinal twist poses. … Continue reading

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Yoga as Art: Yoga in New York Project [video]

Just for fun and inspiration: Yoga as art! A reader submitted this 6-minute video by Yoga in New York Project which shows lithe bodies, dramatic poses, and gorgeous photography in some surprising spots in New York City. Enjoy the relaxing … Continue reading

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Ways to Stay Young? Try Yoga! [video]

Looking for ways to stay young? Look no further than yoga! Meet Tao Porchon-Lynch, a 93-year-old woman who has just been named the world’s oldest yoga teacher. Check out the great shape she’s in! I have a story and video of … Continue reading

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Can Yoga Make You Taller? [video]

Ever wondered: can yoga make you taller? I’ve wondered this myself, even though, as a 5 foot 7 3/4 inch female, I’m not exactly short! But as the years have gone by, I noticed that I lost 1/4″ somewhere along … Continue reading

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Yoga for Cancer Sufferers Relieves Stress, Fatigue, Pain [video]

A cancer diagnosis can cause stress, fatigue, and brain fog – even before treatment starts. Yoga for cancer sufferers  has been shown to relieve these symptoms safely. In a recent study, cancer patients using passive coping strategies (denial, disengagement, helplessness) … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses When Sick: Proceed with Caution [video]

Should you practice yoga poses when sick? I advise caution. You do need to conserve your scant energy to heal your body, so take a slow, restorative practice – if you feel up to it. If your body’s telling you … Continue reading

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Yoga Relief for High Blood Pressure

One in three American adults suffers from hypertension, and could benefit from yoga relief for high blood pressure. Where there is no disease-specific cause, high blood pressure is often the result of a stress-filled life. While a mindful yoga practice … Continue reading

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