Yoga

4 deep breathing tips that can change your life

Jorge Cruise has written 32 books about carbs, calories and how to blast belly fat. But for his latest, “The 3 Choices,” he’s focusing on the “inner, rather than outer, transformation.”<p>The Los Angeles-based celebrity trainer and nutritionist, who has worked with Oprah Winfrey, Steve Harvey and …

Wellness

'A lotus opening': B.C. ashram welcomes new temple after devastating fire

Reconstruction of Temple of Light at Yasodhara Ashram will cost an estimated $3.5 million<p>North America's oldest ashram, on the shores of Kootenay …

Scoliosis can seem unbearable – but there are ways to manage the pain

Today is Scoliosis Awareness Day. For some scoliosis sufferers, this is a pretty accurate description of most days. In fact, it’s often hard to think about anything else.<p>I first became aware of a pain in my back around four years ago. I had been unwell for almost a year after losing a lot of weight …

Pain

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

What happens when you mix yoga-inspired moves with the intensity of interval training? You get a super-short and powerful workout like this 11-minute core class.<p>In this video, instructor Ashley Galvin will lead you through a powerful series of moves that focus on strengthening your entire core, …

Workouts

Hot yoga done to live violin music is coming to Echo Park and Venice

Do hot yoga to live music in Echo Park; learn the basics of nutritious cooking in the Valley; find out more about the fundamentals of breathing in Pacific Palisades and bring your baby to Pilates in Santa Monica:<p>Soups, salads and stir-fries<p>Want to learn how to cook more healthfully, but don't know …

Hot Yoga

The Beginner's Guide to Chakras | The Thirty

First, it’s important to note that “all chakras play an equally important role in helping us to manage certain aspects of our existence,” Tabe says. …

Spirituality

Tailbone pain: Causes, diagnosis, and relief

Tailbone pain or pain in the coccyx (the lowest portion of the spine) may occur suddenly after an obvious injury. It can also appear over time, with …

Pain

The Balance of Power in the Hips

You won't get the most from your body's most powerful joints if you can't activate them correctly.read more

Exercise

International Yoga Day: 5 Modern Yoga Manners

The modern style of yoga we practice in the West was inspired by Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, considered to be “The Father of Modern Yoga.” Thanks to his first female <i>chela</i> (pupil) Indra Devi, often referred to as “The First Lady of Yoga” or <i>Mataji</i> (Mother), yoga spread worldwide from Asia, to Mexico, …

Etiquette

Tip: Roll Your Upper Back Right

Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift …

Workouts

These Yoga Pants Are Reincarnated From Coffee Grounds And Crab Shells

The yogawear company RumiX makes every piece of clothing it sells from materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill or the ocean.<p>For many yogis, achieving balance has to do with much more than just nailing the one-legged tree pose. It often has to do with more existential questions of being …

Sustainability

Is Yoga The New Prescription For Back Pain? | International Business Times

Millions of Americans who suffer from lower back pain often resort to physical therapy to help alleviate their discomfort. But, there may be an …

Pain

7 Things Every Woman Should Know About Wearing Heels

This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.<p>The average woman owns nine pairs of heels, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association of 1,000. But a full 71 percent admitted they hurt, making them the most …

Shoes

6 Ways to Relax and Renew in Indy

Combat stress and restore your energy by scheduling in some time for yourself in a variety of ways, from embracing your creative side with a pottery …

T'ai Chi

Celiné Dion strikes yoga poses for photographers outside Paris hotel

Om away from home!<p>Celiné Dion had some fun with photographers on Friday outside the Royal Monceau hotel in Paris.<p>The 49-year-old pop superstar and mom-of-three struck a few graceful yoga poses, bringing silly serenity to an otherwise ordinary occasion.<p>The Grammy winner, decked out in black workout …

Billboard Awards

7 Bodyweight Exercises That Fire Up Your Thighs

Leg exercises often shine a spotlight on the calves, hamstrings, even your glutes — but what about workouts that focus on strengthening your thighs? …

Women's Fitness

International Handstand Day: Nile Wilson's five steps to perfect handstand - BBC Sport

Five steps to the perfect handstand with Nile Wilson<p>23 Jun 2017<br>• From the section Get Inspired<p>To help get ready for International Handstand Day on Saturday, Team GB's Olympic medal-winning gymnast Nile Wilson shows you five steps to the perfect handstand.<p>You can follow the action from #HandstandDay …

5-Minute Easy Abs Workout

ABS

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

Workouts

These Yoga Moves Will Actually Relieve Back Pain

If you’ve got back pain, yoga may be the last thing you feel like doing. But after 12 weeks of a gentle, beginner-level yoga program, people in a …

Pain

The Art of Standing Still

<b>Before I opened my own martial arts school, I used to practice martial arts at a local elementary school on weekends.</b> I would bring my training …

Qigong

Researchers Double Down on Claim Yoga Changes the Expression of Your Genes

Yogis have heard before that yoga, meditation, and other mind–body interventions (MBIs) not only help you relax and feel your best, but also might …

Meditation

11 Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk

Go from desk sitting to desk stretching in just seconds with this quick yoga sequence.<p>We've heard it time and again: "sitting is the new smoking," so …

Standing Desks

6 Exercises To Ease Your Neck Pain When Stress Is Weighing You Down

I don't know about you, but when I'm stressed, the first places I start to feel it are in my shoulders and neck.<p>It sort of feels like tiny, angry …

Workouts

This 11-Year-Old Is One Of The Youngest Certified Yoga Teachers In America

Tabay Atkins donates 100 percent of the proceeds from his classes to those with cancer.<p>Tabay Atkins is one of the youngest certified yoga instructors in the country. He received the first of his four yoga certifications just a week before his 11th birthday last August.<p>HuffPost spoke Wednesday with …

Good News

6 of the Best Exercises to Build Strength During Pregnancy

Perfect the five moves below, and you might be surprised how strong you really are—even as your body changes.<p><b>The Kegel</b><p>This exercise helps strengthen the pelvic-floor muscles to improve bladder control during and after pregnancy. Your pelvic-floor muscles are what you’d use to stop urine midstream. …

Workouts

Danica Patrick nailed a perfect handstand even after a few wine tastings

Danica Patrick loves her yoga practices and showing off her handstands.<p>But the inverted yoga pose is also her favorite to experiment with. She can do it at the beach or in the woods, she can do it with heavy rain boots on and she even said she’ll do a handstand on top of her stock car if she gets …

Danica Patrick

The Religion Of Yoga And Its Christian Roots | International Business Times

Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision when we think of yoga.<p>Yoga is typically seen as …

Religion

From Surfing To Running On The Beach, Fake Your Summer Sport Prowess With These Essential Tips

It's all about confidence<p>It’s not about the bikini body or getting slim for summer. Our goal is to be prepared for any sport that comes our way, whether it’s a chance to go for a run on the beach with your girlfriends, or borrow a surfboard and head out with a hot date—or crush them on the mini …

Fitness

Why Corporate India Should Manage Stress With Yoga?

Yoga is in vogue and opens up a pristine opportunity for corporate companies to rejuvenate their work culture investing in the wellbeing policies. …

The Workplace