Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

Poses to help you cleanse
From reading the celebrity rags, you may think that detox is something you do by either checking into a cushy rehabilitation...
The Benefits of Meditation
Buddhists, yogis and ayurvedic doctors have said for centuries that meditation improves health and well-being. Now scientists are...
Why and how to meditate
Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. But many...
Yoga has established a sure foot in the military. Today, VA hospitals across the country provide classes, and a growing body...
Roll away your sore muscles
If you’re like me, you’ve probably seen foam rollers around and have had no idea how to use them. Or you thought to yourself, “I...
Tone your upper body for spring tanks and tees
Summer is just around the corner. Are you ready to wear those T-shirts and spaghetti straps? Whether you’re already studying yoga...
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...
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...