Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

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...
A guide to different styles of yoga and which one is best for you
Whether you’re looking for a way to cross-train and boost athletic performance — or just want to reintroduce your fingers to your...
Exploring the possibility of having a healthy relationship with both your yoga practice and your glass of wine
First, let me just make this clear: I really, really like wine. I also really, really like yoga. And, if I could afford it, I'd...
Let each morning call you from you bed towards everlasting happiness
Fall is running down the window in sheets of rain. I am sitting in Gaiam's New York office ready to open new communication lines...
Learn about Ana and what makes her such a celebrated and sought-after Pilates instructor
Ana Cabán is a certified Pilates instructor who studied at The Pilates Studio of New York City under the tutelage of Master...
Learn about this classical Iyengar yoga teacher and her yoga path
A classical Iyengar yoga teacher who has studied regularly with B.K.S. Iyengar for over 25 years, Patricia Walden is coauthor of...
How stepping into the unknown in yoga yields the most unexpected rewards
People come to yoga for so many different reasons. Some people come with back problems, some come with spiritual aspirations,...