Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

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...
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...
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...
Ashtanga's sequential and progressive approach to building a strong and lasting practice
One of the most high-profile yoga practices today, Ashtanga has been practiced faithfully by the likes of Madonna, Sting and...
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-...
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...
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...
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...
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...