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How Playing Music Benefits Your Brain More than Any Other Activity

“Playing music is the brain’s equivalent of a full-body workout.”<p><i>“Each note rubs the others just right, and the instrument shivers with delight. The feeling is unmistakable, intoxicating,”</i> musician Glenn Kurtz wrote in his sublime meditation on the pleasures of practicing, adding: <i>“My attention</i> …

Flute

Music Theory Tips: Using the Major Modes in Contemporary Styles

A few weeks ago, we took a ‘top down’ look at all of the modes and how they are constructed. I shared a basic idea of what the modes are, how they …

Research Finds Music Training Increases Brain Power And Language Skills

Emerging neuroscience studies show music training brings tremendous benefits. It may be the reason Albert Einstein was such an incredible genius.

Back to basics: 5 yoga poses for beginners and how to do them correctly

<i>Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. To start your yoga practice off strong, she's</i> …

Yoga

12 Illustrations To Teach Kids Yoga Poses

Plenty of parents want to spend the most possible time with their children. Even simply everyday chores can be a great bonding time. If you are a …

What Is a Boutique Hotel? - Definition, History, and Best Examples

Because the definition of boutique hotel is rather vague and relies on a subjective analysis, I decided to do some research and put together a …

10 Surprising Secrets No One Told You Yet About Meditation

For thousands of years and across countless cultures, humans around the world have been meditating. Whether you're new to meditation, or you've been practicing it for a while, there are always new and fascinating things to discover about this age-old practice.<p>To the uninitiated, meditation appears …

6 reasons why everyone should learn Español

Spanish may be the best choice of all for a second language, which is why its popularity in schools is soaring worldwide.<p>In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are some reasons why you should <i>estudiar</i>.<p>1. Spanish isn't a foreign language anymore<p>In the US, Spanish is rising ahead of any other …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Fall in Love with Your Body

When I first started doing yoga, I really didn’t like my body very much. I rarely had any positive thoughts about it. Mostly when I thought about my …

Is This the Best Reason to Finally Start Doing Yoga?

Have you ever wondered why people who do yoga often look younger than their age or get sick less often? A new study might have some answers.<p>The …

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey, sleep deprivation is a major source of …

Improve Your Confidence with These 9 Yoga Poses

The next time you’ve got a big job interview or a special date you’re nervous about, and all everyone keeps saying is “just breathe,” double down on …

Yoga May Be More Beneficial Than a Gym · Guardian Liberty Voice

Many yoga enthusiasts swear by this form of exercise over going to a gym as the best way to stay in shape and lead a healthy lifestyle. Yoga has …

Energizing Yoga Flow with Tara Stiles

Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don’t Involve Running

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire—it’s not only a great way to get …

Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

5 Yoga Poses to Prepare for Peacock Pose

Like its namesake, Peacock pose (Mayurasana) is a beautiful and regal posture. But, unlike its namesake, which appears to show its beauty …

Yoga

38 Health Benefits of Yoga

15.3K<p>SHARES<p>If you're a passionate yoga practitioner, you've probably noticed some yoga benefits—maybe you're sleeping better or getting fewer colds …

5 Yoga Poses To Help You Through Huge Life Changes

“Impermanence is good news. Without impermanence, nothing would be possible. With impermanence, every door is open for change. Impermanence is an …

Yoga

Yoga Workout Moves for Thanksgiving

So there you are, filled to the brim with turkey and mashed potatoes and your grandma's secret-recipe pie of which you cannot get enough. You're...stuffed (heh) and wishing for spandex.<p>Don't worry! According to Teresa Anne Power, yoga instructor and author of <i>The ABCs of Yoga for Kids,</i> there are …

The Cardio Benefits of Yoga

Build a healthy heart without running<p>Should you be doing sun salutations more often? Yoga may protect you from heart disease just as much as jogging and cycling, according to a study in the <i>European Journal of Preventative Cardiology</i>.<p>The researchers looked at over 30 studies on yoga and heart …

9 Simple Yoga Poses To Help With Back Pain

Aching back got you down? You're not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, half of Americans report back back pain symptoms each year. While there's a lot you can do in your daily life, from working to strengthen your core to avoiding sitting for too long, a daily dose of yoga …

The Fascinating Power of Meditation: Mind Over Chatter

Life can often seem out of control—but you don’t have to be. Meditate a few days a week and, chances are, you’ll get a better grip on potential frustrations and anxieties. The best part: You can find your way to inner peace and serenity just about anywhere and anytime.<p>As it’s often been said, no …

If You Only Do 10 Yoga Poses, Do These

Yoga poses and techniques have been used for centuries as a way to achieve optimal health and well-being. Below are 10 selected from The Ultimate …

Fountain Of Youth: 5 Tibetan Exercises You Should Be Doing Every Day

Aside from yoga, a workout I love for enhancing flexibility is the Five Tibetan Rites, also known as the "Fountain of Youth," because this practice …