Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

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...
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-...
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...
Real ways to advance your yoga practice
Gaiam: One benefit of the challenging poses, such as the arm balances featured in your Advanced Yoga DVD, is that it allows the...
Barefoot hiking might sound hard on the feet. But people who like to trek without shoes insist that it's good for your mind, body...
15 minute yoga sessions in the comfort of your own bed
Can a workout get any better than yoga in bed? And I mean a real yoga session with your PJs on -- for those of you whose thoughts...
Exercise tips to shed post-pregnancy pounds
Having a baby and raising your family changes your life and certainly your body. But does that mean forever? Most women gain...
Ashtanga yogi, R. Sharath and his views on western yoga
While its roots stretch back in time to an ancient sage named Vamana Rishi, nearly 80 years ago the Ashtanga yoga system was...
Communal Yoga Mats Causing Yoga Rashes
A word of warning for the occasional-yogi: Don't touch that communal mat! And if you do, disinfect yourself immediately. Studio...