Physical exercise

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Yoga vs the gym: 6 ways yoga adds to your workout

 

I recently taught a yoga class for a group of strong women. I say that as I know they all regularly work out at the gym. They use weight bearing machines and they are committed to remaining strong and active particularly as they get older.

We warmed up our joints and spine before beginning a few […]

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Forget Caffeine: Here are 3 Ways to Improve Alertness at Work

Are you one of the millions of people in the world that need caffeine in order to get through the day? If you’re not a morning person, waking up for work can be extremely difficult, leaving you with no choice but to enjoy a cup of morning Joe just to wake yourself up. However, caffeine […]

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Amazing benefits of yoga – Infograph

After Class
Improved Brain Function
Just 20 minutes of Hatha yoga — an ancient form of the practice that emphasizes physical postures rather than flow or sequences — can improve cognitive function, boosting focus and working memory. In a University of Illinois study, participants performed significantly better on tests of brain functioning after yoga, as compared to […]