A Discussion of Yoga Symbols

Yoga symbols are a core area of yoga. They are abundant; there is a large variety of them, all of which are meaningful and have their own special significance. Yoga symbols have been used in the discipline since people first starting using it. For those who aren’t familiar with it, yoga is a discipline that […]

What is the Point of Yoga?

I walked into a store and grabbed Yoga for beginners, a Yoga mat and Yoga pants = $7 Bettering my health for the rest of my life and dealing with anxiety = PRICELESS! I realized that I was trying to make a change for the better and did not want to have any reason to […]

Is Any Equipment For Yoga Necessary?

Yoga is a practice that combines deep breathing, stretching and meditation to create a balance between the body, the mind and the universe around us. Though there are many different styles of yoga – for weight loss, for body toning, for flexibility, or for meditation – students of this art needs little more than a […]

Where To Practice Yoga

About five years ago I stepped on the scale for the 30th time that week. The number that kept staring back at me was not something that made me feel good about myself. It was as if all of a sudden I had woken up and packed on 25 pounds overnight. I couldn’t believe it. […]

How to Use Yoga for Relaxation

Relaxation is much more than opening a large bottle of wine or even lounging on the sofa in front of the television. Have you ever thought about exercising in order to relax and using yoga for relaxation? I know that may sound like an odd concept. But, when you exercise it produces endorphins in the […]

What Is So Special About Yoga?

Perhaps when you think of yoga you imagine lean, svelte Hollywood actresses who use ancient practice to stay fit. Maybe you imagine Moondoggy and his wife, Shalalove – people who believe in living only from the land – meditating each morning before beginning their yoga poses. Or better yet are the infomercials promising weight loss […]

Suitable Yoga for Runners

Ever heard of Yoga for runners? You might be wondering, or not, but Yoga can work hand-in-hand with running. Find out how. Running can be a very satisfying way to achieve emotional and physical fitness. For emotional health, running produces a state of euphoria, or at least a general sense of contentment and emotional well-being, […]

I Recommend Yoga At Home

I would absolutely recommend the practice of yoga at home. This can be done via DVD/Bluray, consulting books, consulting advice online or from memory. The very best thing you can do for yourself is yoga at home.  It takes a little repetition to get the poses correct yet once you have them down, you can […]

What is the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga?

Today, both Pilates and Yoga are enjoying extreme popularity. Many people have wondered if there is any difference between the two. Even though there is some similarity between Pilates and Yoga, there are also marked differences. In this article, we will attempt to outline these differences for you so that you can make an informed […]

What Happens on a Yoga Retreat?

The perfect harmony between mind, heart and soul, yoga is the most perfect sacrifice to your higher self. When you surround yourself in a refreshing and a comfortable environment your body can benefit and awake renewed. Luckily, yoga retreats offer a relaxing place to stay and rejuvenate your whole self all while expanding your mind. […]

How to Become a Yoga Instructor

There are several things you should do before you even think about taking up Yoga, let alone becoming an instructor. First and foremost, you need to make an appointment with your doctor. There are several questions you should ask of him/her: Am I healthy enough for moderate to intense exercise and stretching? Should I take […]

What are the Health Benefits of Yoga?

Yoga could save your life. Yoga can save your life. Imagine that we had to take a test tomorrow which would determine our success in our life for that day. But instead of studying for that test, we just watched television and had some pizza the night before. There’s nothing inherently wrong with either of […]

Let Music Guide You in Yoga

Do you practice yoga? Yoga is a deep relaxation method that enables you to connect your physical and mental state. It’s fulfilling, isn’t it? It lets you meditate, which is always a good thing to do from time to time. There are lots of ways to help you reflect. One way to enhance contemplation may […]

The Benefits of Introducing Yoga to Kids

Do you know what Yoga means? Yoga describes a meditative approach to your physical and mental state. It is practiced to bring harmony to mind, body and soul. This discipline originated in India. Needless to say, this doesn’t mean that only people from India can practice it! All of us can have a go! Kids […]