Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

Meet the pioneers of a new yoga style and their quest to save the environment
Think crane pose is hard? Try doing it on a bouncy, one-inch wide, nylon line suspended three-feet off the ground. Or how about...
A cleansing yoga pose for eliminating toxins
Everyone who just ate or drank too much for some special occasion, raise your hand. (I will now continue writing this article one...
Let yoga help pick you up when you are feeling low
We all get the blues from time to time. One rainy winter in San Francisco I spent nearly every moment I wasn't at work in a...
Two Marines share how yoga keeps them steady during the stress of war in Iraq
When artillery fire is the sound you wake up to most days, you need all the yoga you can get. But the soundtrack to living in a...
What your teachers say and mean during yoga class
I'd like to share a few of my favorite words with you from "happy hour," the term my yoga instructor mischievously uses to refer...
How face yoga has become a replacement for Botox
When Susannah Troy first tried face yoga, she had no idea what to expect. The 45-year-old New York City resident was mainly...
Yoga as a compliment to western medicine
It started with a pop. This was the sound of Harvey LeSure’s disk rupturing, and the beginning of months of excruciating pain in...
Should stretching sandwich your workout?
Pretty much every exercise class I've ever attended has followed the same basic structure: You begin with a series of warm-up...
How to use yoga to train for your favorite sport
“A lot of people who consider themselves in great shape don’t realize they’re actually out of balance,” says Rodney Yee, a yoga...
Importance of the mind body connection for weight loss
If you think huffing and puffing your way through a workout is the best way to burn off excess weight, you may want to think...