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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!<p><b>Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental</b> …

Yoga can help depression, sleep problems

<i>By Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily</i><p>Some people with certain psychiatric conditions may benefit from yoga, according to a new review.<p>The review, which examined results from 16 well-designed studies of yoga's effect on mental illness, concluded that yoga may have positive effects for people with …

My 3 Favorite Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

When I first started practicing yoga regularly, there were only a couple of poses I could pull off confidently: downward facing dog and child's pose. …

Yoga and Meditation May Induce Instant Changes to Genetics

Researchers may have a new clue as to what’s behind the feelings of well-being that come with activities like yoga or guided meditation. <b>A new study</b> …

Why I Turned To Yoga After Failing 65 Diets

A few years ago, I tallied up how many diets I've been on in my life. That number? 65. (Yes, you read that right.)<p>That was the moment in movies when …

Why So Many Actors Do Yoga

Acting is actually a movement art form, like dance. Certainly, the voice is often involved. But the voice for an actor is an extension of the body, …

Best Yoga Retreats 2013: 8 Wellness Centers To Visit In The U.S. (PHOTOS)

With wellness travel gaining popularity (it's already been labeled a major tourism trend of 2013), destination yoga retreats have popped up around the world. India, Thailand, Mexico and the Caribbean have become hot spots for wellness travel, but some of the best retreat centers on the globe are …

Yoga For Osteoporosis: 8 Poses To Support Bone Health (PHOTOS)

In addition to providing stress reduction and a mild workout, yoga can also be an effective treatment for osteoporosis, either on its own or supplemented by other treatments. Research has shown that yoga can prevent or slow -- and in some cases even reverse -- the process of bone loss.<p>Osteoporosis …

Talking Yoga Mat Knows What You Need in WTF Hotel Ad

At most hotels, the guests are encouraged to take advantage of the amenities, but in a new ad, a certain amenity playfully tries to take advantage of a guest.<p>Kimpton Hotels now offers yoga mats in all its rooms. In order to promote this perk, the chain’s latest ad features an anthropomorphic yoga …

Yoga Twists to Strengthen and Cleanse

<i>by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher</i><p>Once, while driving, I reached into the backseat back directly behind me, and into my yoga bag in which I had stashed some almonds. My immediate craving was satisfied, but my lower back suffered as a result--it was in spasm for …

Yoga: Restorative Medicine for Body, Mind and Soul

Yoga has been around for several millennia, and North Americans are relative newcomers to its practice. Yoga is a holistic technology that balances mind, spirit, and body and is central to Indian health practice. Many North Americans consider yoga to be a substitute for Pilates or a good workout -- …

9 Yoga Poses for Long, Lean Legs

Warmer weather is officially here, and soon enough, shorts season will be too. Time to get those limbs toned and taut! Here are a few yoga moves that …

3 Ways to Avoid Common Yoga Injuries

Safety first, namaste later<p>Just because it's not touch football doesn't mean you can't get hurt during your yoga practice. Here, how to avoid injuries. <b>Test the Teacher</b> If you have a previous or current injury, you shouldn't take a class with a teacher who doesn't have at least 500 hours of …

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Why There's No One-Size-Fits-All Diet

If you’re like us, chances are that at some point in your life you’ve tried one (or all!) of the fad diets out there.<p>In the early 90s, low fat was …

Yes, Your Mind Can Control Your Body Temperature

Tibetan nuns prove the physical effects of spiritual activity.<p>You don't have to look far to find the (mostly) positive and surprisingly powerful effects of meditation. But one of the more unexpected effects was just recently published: Tibetan nuns can change their core body temperatures with a …

Prenatal Yoga: 5 Health Benefits Of A Yoga Practice For Expecting Mothers

It's no secret that yoga is one of the best things you can do to relieve stress. The relaxation-inducing practice has been shown to lower stress levels, fight depression and reduce inflammation, among other health benefits. And for mothers-to-be, a prenatal yoga practice can not only relieve stress …

Yoga In Unlikely Places (Gorgeous Slideshow)

I do not consider myself a photographer but rather recognize my calling as an artist celebrating the graceful poetry of the asana. Something as …

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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 …

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