Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

A great first look at Pilates and if it might be the right workout for you
We talked with Pilates expert Ana Caban and asked her to answer some of the top questions about Pilates. 1. What is Pilates? Ana...
A look at her life and passions
When you get the chance to put Nicki Doane's working-mother-of-two BTW-I'm-a-yoga-star-too life on pause for long enough to share...
Yoga promotes a way of learning that is natural for kids and empowers them to feel great about themselves
Should you have your kids doing Down Dog? Consider this: Yoga is proven to improve self-esteem, physical health and grade point...
Children find the "inner me" during yoga classes
“If children learn to understand their feelings, they know how to process them and express themselves, which builds self- esteem...
The story of Rodney's life and yoga journey
“They call me a ‘yoga master,’ and I sort of laugh. What have I mastered? I don’t even know what that means. It’s just an ongoing...
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...
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...
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...
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...