Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

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...
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...
"What's the best workout (or diet, or stress management technique) for me?" Many people have asked wellness life coach and t'ai...
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...
An introduction to the Pilates history and workout
The Man Behind the Method Joseph Pilates grew up in Germany between the two world wars. A sickly, skinny child and very self-...
Longtime Pilates instructors are committed to upholding authentic teaching styles
Chances are, nobody's going to ask for a side of Pilates with their burger anymore. "It used to be that I said 'I teach Pilates...
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...
From the Department of Highly Questionable Scientific Claims comes this theory: Obese people are responsible for global warming....
The Mediterranean diet is hailed by medical and nutrition experts as one of the most healthful in the world. It's a cultural...