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How yoga can help your intimate life

Guest post by Emily Apple.

Yoga practice offers you many different benefits. It’s a surefire way to improve your flexibility, breathing, and build muscle strength. Through yoga, you can perfect your posture, lose weight, and improve on your circulation. All of which are extremely necessary as you grow older. And when your age begins to creep […]

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Relaxed in the office with yoga

Article from: www.huffingtonpost.ca

I work from home, and have laptops on desks or tables throughout my home. The worst case scenario is that I am slouched, half-laying on the couch with my laptop balanced on my knees for 10 plus hours a day.

Recently, I spoke with Rachel Scott, Director of Teacher Development at YYoga. Rachel shared her […]

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How to eat to optimise your yoga practice

Article written by Emily Apple
Photo by Aral Tasher

Yoga is not for sissies. Power Yoga and even heated Vinyasa or Bikram can really make you sweat and increase your heart rate substantially. So, as with all other types of exercise, you must consider eating enough and eating the correct foods to support your exercise regime.

We’ve heard […]

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Benefits of corporate yoga

Corporate yoga is low impact, improves strength and flexibility, builds concentration, and reduces mental stress and physical tension. Yoga is also known to reduce fatigue and generate energy – great for improving productivity and morale.

Yoga in the work place makes it easy for employees to join in without the need to spend time traveling to and from […]

Yoga myths debunked

By Emily Apple

Yoga has taken Western culture by storm and with it comes the myths which are attached to this ancient practice. Several myths about the practice of yoga have long been masquerading as facts and now is the time to put an end to it all.
Yoga has become a type of religion
Yoga has got […]

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Christianity, Islam and Yoga

YOGA has been in the news a lot recently. As colleagues have written, the establishment of International Yoga Day, celebrated for the first time last Sunday was a significant milestone for India’s “soft power” and on balance, a personal success for Narendra Modi, the prime minister who led 37,000 people in a display of the spiritual exercise.Yoga also generates […]

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Sit much? 3 ways to loosen your tight hips

When we think about hips, they normally belong to a woman and relate to her size and shape. What we don’t give much thought to is hip flexibility both in men and women.
How do we know if our hips are tight?
If you work in an office you probably have tight hip flexors. Sitting at a desk […]

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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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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 […]