Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

Exercise tips to shed post-pregnancy pounds
Having a baby and raising your family changes your life and certainly your body. But does that mean forever? Most women gain...
Ashtanga yogi, R. Sharath and his views on western yoga
While its roots stretch back in time to an ancient sage named Vamana Rishi, nearly 80 years ago the Ashtanga yoga system was...
Communal Yoga Mats Causing Yoga Rashes
A word of warning for the occasional-yogi: Don't touch that communal mat! And if you do, disinfect yourself immediately. Studio...
A fun variation for your traditional yoga practice
Sometimes it seems that yoga's the vanilla ice cream of the body/mind/spirit crowd — people can't help themselves from sprinkling...
How practicing yoga builds hope for healing
Treatment for cancer can be energy-draining, to say the least, and challenging in physical, spiritual and emotional ways. While...
Opportunities for Pilates and fitness in daily activities
My grandmother always told me to pull in my abs throughout the day. At my desk, waiting for a bus: she was a believer in...
Get intimate with your partner doing yoga poses together
A gentle yet invigorating way to generate Valentine’s Day intimacy is partner yoga, an approach that allows couples to lean,...
Live long and happy with these tips
Longevity is useless without vitality, or the presence of physical and mental strength and vigor. Vitality ensures that our...
An easy yoga pose that’s good for meditation
Half lotus pose is a seated yoga pose often used to practice meditation. Like other yoga poses, the half lotus originated long...
What to know for yoga during pregnancy
Prenatal yoga is a modified form of yoga specifically designed for expecting moms. Not only is prenatal yoga a safe form of...