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18 Convincing Reasons To Give Yoga Another Try

<i>“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.“ --Rodney Yee</i><p>While pounding on a treadmill, lifting free weights and swimming a few laps are all well and good, yoga exercises the mind and body in a completely unique way. In fact, yoga changes both your …

Firefly Pose

2.4K<p>SHARES<p><b>Firefly Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions</b><p><b>Step 1</b><p>Squat with your feet a little less than shoulder distance apart. Tilt your pelvis forward and …

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Ayurvedic Superfoods You Should Be Eating

5<p>SHARES<p><i>by Talya Lutzker</i><p>According to Ayurvedic medicine, food can and should be taken as treatment for what ails you. We’ve got to eat. So why not …

Yoga Moves for a Pick-Me-Up

Put down the coffee and forget the power nap. These poses will get you more energy<p>Studies show that some yoga poses reduce fatigue and adjust the hormone cortisol—too little of which can zap your energy. "This sequence engages your core and energizes your system from the inside out," says <i>Women's</i> …

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Mysore-style yoga: one-to-one practice in a group setting

Are you disappointed by the lack of personal attention in yoga classes, or intimidated by the fast pace? There is another way to experience the benefits of yoga, without resorting to private classes.<p>Ashtanga vinyasa is one of the best-known styles of yoga and has been embraced by millions of …

Dr. Yogi: Physicians Integrate Yoga Into Medical Practice

Rajan Narayanan isn't your average yoga instructor. During his classes, he uses words like "neuroplasticity," avoids Sanskrit terms and sometimes shows up to teach in a suit and tie.<p>And often, as was the case on a recent Monday at a Maryland conference center, most of his students are doctors and …

Adorable Mother and Daughter Show Off Impressive Yoga Moves

We have officially found the cutest pair of yoga partners ever. Yoga instructor Laura Kasperzak (@laurasykora on Instagram) frequently shares pictures of herself pulling off impressive yoga moves with her very young daughter. Often wearing matching outfits, the cute mother-daughter duo are seen …