Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

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...
Abdominal exercises to help you avoid back pain
Mindfulness is an invaluable tool when it comes to protecting and preserving the health of our backs. The best way to be “mindful...
The 4 C’s of fitness clothing
Are your yoga pants yawn-inducing? Is your sports bra spent? If the last time you bought new exercise apparel the song “Let’s Get...
Why poses can be better than a prescription
Perhaps you go through your day feeling a general sense of melancholy; you don’t laugh as much as you used to and feel a subtle...
A Q&A with yoga teacher Tommy Rosen
Tommy Rosen is a Los Angeles-based yoga teacher trained in both hatha and Kundalini yoga. In addition to his regular classes and...
5 videos and DVDs for ideal weight loss
Weight-loss DVDs and online video workouts can be a life-saver if you’re struggling with your weight. For many people, going to...
Yoga ideas and products for kids, plus 3 ways parents and children can enjoy yoga together
Who thought the day would come when moms and dads would have to schedule play dates for their children? Americans are living in...