Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Stress can have a significant impact on the accumulation of fat in your belly,  says Pamela Peeke, M.D., author of the best-...
A biography of Francesco Garripoli and the history behind his transformative experiences with Eastern healing.
Francesco "Garri" Garripoli almost became an M.D. But when he realized soon after beginning pre-med in the mid-1970s that Western...
Children find the "inner me" during yoga classes
“If children learn to understand their feelings, they know how to process them and express themselves, which builds self- esteem...
The story of Rodney's life and yoga journey
“They call me a ‘yoga master,’ and I sort of laugh. What have I mastered? I don’t even know what that means. It’s just an ongoing...
Instruction on how to shift from unconscious reactions to mindful responses
In his second book, Moving Toward Balance: 8 Weeks of Yoga with Rodney Yee, the author devotes one day's instruction in each...
Gain some support around the early stages of meditation with these helpful tips
Gaiam: In your second book Moving Toward Balance, you highlight two meditation poses: hero pose and seated crossed-legs pose. Why...
"What's the best workout (or diet, or stress management technique) for me?" Many people have asked wellness life coach and t'ai...
How yoga reframes fitness goals for balance, rather than just results
There's no denying that the mind-body fitness trend has taken America by storm and shows little sign of abating. Pilates...
Ashtanga's sequential and progressive approach to building a strong and lasting practice
One of the most high-profile yoga practices today, Ashtanga has been practiced faithfully by the likes of Madonna, Sting and...
Seane Corn's spiritually driven approach to teaching and living
GAIAM: Why do you think the response to your approach has been so strong in America? SEANE: I say what's on my mind and in my...