On a very physical level, practicing yoga soothes the breathing, lowers blood pressure and decreases the heart-rate, not just during the class, but the next time you encounter a stressful situation, your mind and your body becomes better at handling it. It has a potential to do wonders for slowing and calming down our anxious lives.
Most people agree that having dogs join in their owners’ yoga routines is a win-win for all parties involved. If you want to be a good dog owner you need to have fun with it, take it to walks, give it the best dog food and have some bonding 'Doga' time.
Depression is the world’s most widespread illness today and Yoga continues to provide a safe haven for those suffering through the combination of physical exercise, meditation and breathing exercises.
Through regular Yoga practice, you can transform the way you think, act and feel. In doing so, you can improve your relationships with family, friends, and most of all, yourself.
Yoga is great for those who suffer from a pinched nerve in the spine. A pinched nerve happens when part of the disc is displaced and puts pressure on the nerve or nerve root. This can lead to pain, tingling or numbness in the back, legs or feet. A study found yoga can significantly reduce back pain, and it can be as effective as physical therapy.
Properly developed back body strength keeps your shoulders pulled back and away from your ears, pushing your chest forward and straightening your upper spine.
If you have had a stressful day at work then meditation is a great way to unwind and relax before you go to bed. Read more about how meditation affect your mind and body at a deeper level.
The best thing about Yoga is that you don’t need a fancy studio or a special space to do it, you can do it in the comfort of your own home.
Kids may not be able to comprehend thoroughly what Zen is all about, but they can definitely sense its benefits in their personal environment.
Take a moment to check the ingredients list on the product you are grabbing off the shelf at your local store. Those few seconds of double checking exactly what you’re buying will possibly save you from terrible health issues in the long run.
Like most natural processes, aging is a beautiful and an organic experience. Read further to find out how to stay young and healthy naturally.
We need to take a second look on that ancient system of techniques and reveal some of the main beliefs that stand in the way of a lot of people, making them doubt if yoga is right for them.