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The Science of Grounding

The Science of Grounding

Yoga teachers (myself included) often talk about grounding. While it may seem like yoga mumble-jumble, increasingly scientists are studying the benefits of grounding for health. Here are four ways to incorporate the practice grounding into your daily life.

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Revitalizing Spring Yoga Flow: 8 Poses for Balancing Kapha

Revitalizing Spring Yoga Flow: 8 Poses for Balancing Kapha

Like tiny green shoots, we emerge from the dark period of winter and return to the budding of new life in spring. As the days become longer, we have the opportunity to restore ourselves physically and energetically. The following sequence incorporates eight (8) poses to wring out any stagnancy from winter to make room for new growth.

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Getting Your ZZZs: The Brain, Sleep and Yoga

Getting Your ZZZs: The Brain, Sleep and Yoga

March typically comes in like a lion, but it also marks the shift back to Daylight Savings Time. While most of us can handle the weather, time change on the other hand (and I think I speak for the majority of us) makes us grumpy. Try this four pose yoga sequence to help you get a good night’s sleep.

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Preventing Falls: 5 Beginner-Friendly Balance Poses

Preventing Falls: 5 Beginner-Friendly Balance Poses

Balancing becomes harder as we get older. Along with this come the fear of falling and an increased risk for osteoporotic fractures. That is why it is important to incorporate these five beginner-friendly balance poses into your fitness routine.

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6 Keys to Preventing Falls As You Age

6 Keys to Preventing Falls As You Age

Falls are no laughing matter, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis. About 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men over the age of 50 will suffer at least one osteoporotic fracture. Here are six (6) tips to help you balance better.

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4 Poses for Building Bone Strength

4 Poses for Building Bone Strength

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia, you know that doctors recommend weight-bearing exercises as part of the treatment. Yoga offers many poses that are ideal for building bone strength.

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5 Yoga Poses for a Happy, Healthy Heart

5 Yoga Poses for a Happy, Healthy Heart

Yoga is known for improving flexibility and balance. But did you know that a well-rounded yoga practice is an effective tool for maintaining heart and cardiovascular health? Here are five (5) poses to help you maintain a happy, healthy heart.

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Enhancing Heart Health With Yoga

Enhancing Heart Health With Yoga

February is all about pink and red hearts, roses, chocolate and cupids. It’s also the month the American Heart Association (AHA) dedicates to heart health education. While you’ve probably heard that eating a low-fat diet and exercising help prevent heart disease, you may not know that yoga is another important tool in fighting heart disease as we age. Here are five (5) ways yoga enhances heart health–

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Sanctuary and Pratyahara

Sanctuary and Pratyahara

Being able to withdraw from our harried, busy lives is vital for our physical, mental and spiritual health. Our yoga practice also provides a place of sanctuary through the practice of pratyahara.

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