Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

Using ayurveda to adjust with the seasons
The natural world in springtime endures obvious, drastic changes: first rain and gloom, then a mood-swing to sunshine and flowers...
A breakdown of the benefits of these two exercises
So you finally got off the couch and into a gym to take a fitness class or to the store to buy a fitness DVD, and now you’re...
A healthy lifestyle can often take second place to the demands of career or family. But fitting in time for health and fitness...
Get a new shape for the new year!
If “get fit” or “lose weight” top your list of New Year’s resolutions, you’re not alone: January is one of the busiest times of...
Patients and survivors heal through movement and community
“My neck is tweaked.” “My hips are killing me — they’re so tight!” I’ve heard students grumble about a lot of legitimate aches...
Insight into the yoga style that fits your personality best
You want to take a yoga class, but the thought of a nearby yogi dripping sweat on your mat keeps you on the treadmill, where your...
Yoga programs in schools, how helpful are they?
Stretching before tests? Breathing exercises after recess? For happy evidence of yoga’s increasing mainstream influence, consider...
3 yoga poses to open up your root chakra
The root chakra is the first chakra and is located at the base of the spine. It is the root of your being and establishes the...
Get to know your energy centers
There are seven energy centers in the body called “chakras.” The seven chakras parallel the spine, and each one has certain...
Why you should take your yoga practice on vacation
Rain dances on the roof of the studio, and from my mat I can feel it rush into the rhythm of my soul. Open-air screened windows...