Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Bringing Our Bodies — and Our Body Images — to the Mat
When Gina thinks of attending a yoga class, she feels conflicted. Part of her longs to join in, she says, but another strongly...
Detoxify and rebalance your body with cleansing foods
Feeling sluggish? Achy? Bloated? Time to detox. But where do you start? Start now with spring foods that have exceptional...
A primer for beginning yoga students, plus the benefits of a more advanced practice
The benefits of yoga provide both instant gratification and lasting transformation. In the fitness world, both are extremely...
A brief look at different approaches to yoga and which suits your needs best
Skimming the yellow pages or the class schedule at your gym for a good yoga class can be a real exercise in confusion. How can...
5 yoga poses for weight loss, plus 4 yoga styles for keeping fit
Can you use yoga for weight loss? Yes! Losing weight isn’t easy for anyone, but with the right attitude, you can make a real...
Go figure: We try to get close and stay close in a relationship — but our tactics often put a strain on the very bonds we're...
Want to pick the best yoga mat for you? Here’s what to look for.
Fifteen years ago, there was only one basic type of yoga mat — made of PVC and noted for its stickiness — and your only choice...
9 yoga archetypes from animals, nature and tools
Yoga poses from animals Every animal has a sacred gift for humans to learn. Animal poses can help us to connect with powerful...
After five years of weight gain, anxiety and sleep deprivation, Gray found support and decided to make a change.
Julia Gray never had problems with weight. Throughout high school and college, she was always active, successful and hard working...
Ignite your intimacy
Yoga tones your body, reduces stress and ramps up physical energy, but did you know that yoga can also help fire up your sex life...