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Best Yoga Poses For Men

The 10 Best Poses For Men<p>Try these poses from Baron Baptiste, yoga pro and former assistant coach for the Philadelphia Eagles<p>Intro<p>We know you love yoga—for your girlfriend. Her weekly practice makes her bendy in bed, more chill overall and therefore more sexy even when she’s lounging around. Well, …

Never Stop Learning

6<p>SHARES<p>In the last couple of years yoga injuries have come to the forefront of conversation. Many articles and blog posts have been written about how …

Seniors Challenge Yoga Stereotype

2<p>SHARES<p>Tao Porchon-Lynch. Dharma Mittra. Lilias Folan. Some of our most knowledgeable and inspiring yoga teachers aren't pushing their bodies to the …

Scholar Collects Marilyn Monroe Yoga Photos

0<p>SHARES<p>Marilyn Monroe is easily one of the most iconic stars in American history. Though she was famous for her beauty, you might not know that …

The 10 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief (PHOTOS)

Maintaining a yoga practice can be a great way to reduce stress, stay in shape and calm the mind. But when it comes to stress relief, not all yoga poses are created equal: Some positions are particularly effective for promoting relaxation, tension relief and restfulness.<p>"Yoga helps us slow down for …

National Walking Day: 5 Ways Walking Helps To Relieve Stress

We know that walking can burn calories, ward off obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease -- but your afternoon stroll might also have significant stress-relieving benefits, according to numerous studies. With the arrival of spring (and the start of National Stress Awareness Month), April is …

Are Work Weight-Loss Contests a Good Idea?

Has your place of employment ever held a weight-loss contest? Many years ago, mine did—I didn't participate, but the contest was soon called off because everyone <i>gained</i> weight and the boss didn't think it made sense to just give the person who happened to gain the <i>fewest</i> LBs all the cash. Hee.<p>While …

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Yup, yoga sessions on paddle boards are now a thing. Some classes will tether the boards for added stability, but more often your group will float around on relatively calm water. SUP yoga is geared toward all levels, so you can try it out even if you haven't mastered every single pose on dry land …

Yoga May Help Mental Illness

0<p>SHARES<p>A new study that examined a body of research on yoga and mental health found that yoga is a promising treatment for depression, schizophrenia, …

Doctor Says Studying Yoga Should Be National Priority

4<p>SHARES<p>A prominent psychiatrist called for the study of yoga to be a national priority last week, stating, “If there was a drug that could mimic the …

Yoga for Back Pain: Enhancing Body Awareness to Facilitate Healing

<i>Dr. Loren Fishman is a pioneer in the use of yoga as an adjunct therapy in physical medicine and rehabilitation. His groundbreaking work with yoga therapy has been profiled by Jane Brody in</i> The New York Times <i>and in numerous other leading media outlets. Ellen Saltonstall is a yoga therapist and</i> …

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Top 10 Yoga Exercises To Prevent Lower Backache

According to a new literature review in the January issue (2016) of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, it’s becoming more …

Film Explores Why People Do Yoga

0<p>SHARES<p>People begin practicing yoga for a lot of reasons, ranging from fitness to stress relief. In Why We Breathe, a new documentary by Jonathan …

Let Yourself Fall

Fear of making mistakes is natural in yoga as in life, writes Karen Sherwood, but the anticipation is often far worse than the actual …