Monthly Archives: December 2011

Yoga for Seniors Improves Balance, Health and Mood

You’re never too old, too stiff, or too sedentary for yoga! Yoga is one exercise routine that you can start slowly, in the privacy of your own home if you like, and progress at your own pace. Let’s visit this … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Time for Yoga?

Thinking of starting a yoga practice for the new year? Or perhaps you wish you could find a way to practice more frequently. In either case, you may be asking yourself: what’s the best time for yoga? Read on for … Continue reading

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Yoga Types: Yin Yoga for Relaxation

Have you tried yin yoga? It’s a more passive style of yoga in which the poses are held for extended periods of time, from one to twenty minutes. This can facilitate relaxation, flexibility and patience. Yoga teacher Karen Faith holds … Continue reading

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Which Yoga Type is Right for Me?

With many holiday parties under your belt (so to speak ;)), maybe you’re thinking about starting an exercise program. If you’re considering yoga, perhaps you’re confused by the myriad choices. Here’s a brief explanation of four popular yoga types, to … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses for a Strong, Healthy Back

Whether you’re in a snowy area of the country or not, these yoga poses for a strong, healthy back are excellent to practice. Keep your back strong with yoga and you’ll be ready for whatever chores life throws at you!

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Yoga for Beginners: Yoga Classes vs. Yoga at Home

Third and final in our series of how to get started with yoga, with tips from Paul Edwards. Starting yoga for beginners? You have a choice: yoga classes vs. yoga at home. For your first yoga session, most experts recommend … Continue reading

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Yoga Poses for Presidential Candidates [humor]

Think you know stress? Imagine being a presidential candidate! If anyone needs a yoga break, they do. In consideration of the campaign frenzy, Nathaniel Missildine invented special yoga poses for presidential candidates. Yoga mat ready? Try these…

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Yoga Flash Mob Spreads Holiday Cheer [video]

http://youtu.be/jpwdz-x4Fjg

We wrote about how to relieve holiday stress with yoga, but here’s a new twist: a yoga flash mob for the holidays. It was a great idea to get people thinking about yoga at this time of year, when most … Continue reading

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How to do Sun Salutation Yoga Pose [video]

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Bookmark this and try it every morning! Sun salutation is a great wake-up pose to start your day off right. Read through the instructions from RealAge.com I’ve excerpted here, then watch the video to learn how to do Sun Salutation … Continue reading

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Yoga for Beginners: Equipment and Clothing to Get Started with Yoga

Second in our series of how to get started with yoga, with tips from Paul Edwards. Are you intimidated about what to wear or bring to your first yoga class? Please don’t be! A beginning yoga practice accepts you as … Continue reading

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