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5 anti-ageing facial exercises you can do at home

If it's good enough for Meghan Markle...<p>It’s hailed as a non-invasive alternative to Botox and surgery, with Meghan Markle reportedly a huge fan, but …

How to Prevent the Most Common Yoga Injuries

I recently read a piece by William Broad in the <i>New York Times</i> about yoga injuries and how they're on the rise in women. While I found the article to …

Study: Yoga Improves Your Mental Health

If the winter blues have got you down, try hitting a yoga class at the gym. Busting through a strenuous, deep-breathing series of yoga poses could …

Study: How Yoga Alters Genes

Alternative therapies meant to help us "break the train of everyday thinking" have effects on a cellular level.<p>RelaxingMusic/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> The flight or fight response -- the natural response to stress -- essentially puts the nervous system in overdrive. So it's no surprise that its opposite …

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 …

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What I'm really thinking: the yoga teacher

'It's hard to "teach from the heart" when I'm sniggering about what my students look like with their bums in the air'<p>The typical image of a yoga teacher is a vegan, teetotal Buddhist, but I'm partial to a kebab after the pub. I'm also supposed to be a "conduit for healing", but my mind is often …

If Yoga is on Your List of 2014 Resolutions...

With the New Year just around the corner, and resolutions on your mind, yoga may top the list.<p>According to Donna Jackson, owner of <b>Saraswati's Yoga</b> …

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Yoga exercises can help reduce the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). A study published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> in 1998 …

Yoga Weight Loss News

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. For many of us, this may include weight loss resolutions. Although a recent Galllup-Healthways report shows the U.S. obesity rate has held steady, a whopping 26.2 percent of adults remain obese.<p>My 2012 blog "Jumpstart Weight Loss Resolutions With …

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