So you’ve decided to buy your own mat? Good for you. Your mat will become a place of peace and pain, pleasure and determination, a place of solitude and introspection.
A toned core is great for bikini season, but when you learn to access the deepest muscles, you will get benefits that are more than skin deep.
If you haven’t already experienced the soothing powers of yoga firsthand, there’s ample evidence to support adding the practice to your pain-fighting arsenal. Neck pain Meditation may be the answer Continue Reading
Your ankles do a lot of the heavy lifting for your body, literally. Having healthy ankles will help you in daily life. Here are four poses that help keep them strong, flexible and healthy.
As a physiotherapist and yoga teacher, I am witness to the great physical benefits my patients develop from a regular yoga practice including increased flexibility, improved posture and better core Continue Reading
WHILE STUDYING IN INDIA with B.K.S. Iyengar years ago, I heard that he was travelling to Bangalore to teach, and I asked if I could join him. He responded that Continue Reading
TAKE A MOMENT TO SIT in Dandasana (Staff Pose): Come to a seated position on the floor with your legs extended in front of you; or sit in a chair, Continue Reading
IN LIGHT ON YOGA, B.K.S. Iyengar wrote that the importance of Salamba Sarvangasana (Supported Shoulderstand) cannot be over-emphasized. “Sarvangasana is the Mother of asanas,” he wrote. The pose is said Continue Reading
Defined or “ripped” abs are seen as the ultimate in health and fitness. Men’s Health magazine terms it the “blue ribbon in weight room achievement”, fitness models and rock-star yogis Continue Reading
Understanding fascia IF I ASKED YOU what a heart is like, chances are you’d say it’s like a pump. The lungs are often described as “bellows,” the kidneys “a filter,” Continue Reading