Top 5 in Yoga This Week!
Check out this week’s top 5 hottest stories in yoga and wellness news!
"The telemarketers and bottled-water vendors who call Anna Ipox’s yoga studio in Portland, Oregon, often ask, “Is this the yoga place?”
Ms. Ipox does not answer yes. Instead, she said, “I make them say it: Say, ‘Is this Fat Yoga?’ ”
The More You Sit, the More You "Shorten" Your Hamstrings. In our sedentary office culture, we spend an inordinate amount of time sitting with both the knee and hip bent; this position directly impacts the length of the hamstrings.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's governor has signed into law a bill to shield yoga training programs from state regulation - and yogis in Colorado are celebrating with mass poses.
“Every long-term yogi or yogini has been inspired by a teacher who they really connected with. That connection might come in the form of a physical challenge, helping the student through a personal issue, or enabling them to relax or deal with anxiety when nothing else has worked. A great teacher inspires and keeps students on the mat over the long term, reaching many different kinds of people. And the very best instructors take that influence and use it for the greater good.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16 (UPI) -- The meditation and breathing components of yoga have been shown to relieve tension and anxiety.
According to a new study, yoga is good for the heart. Cardiovascular benefits have never been yoga's main draw. Most practitioners herald the exercise's' positive effects on joint and muscle health, and as an effective way to relieve stress.