Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

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...
Learn the most common yoga poses from Gaiam’s expert!
Get up to speed on 10 basic yoga poses with these how-to video clips and detailed instructions. Rodney Yee teams up with his...
Stretching is key to good cardio, plus 5 steps to a better aerobic workout
Stretching benefits your body in many different ways, including improved cardio, increased muscle flexibility, extended range of...
Chanting a mantra can help you tune out the world and tune into yourself
In Hinduism, a mantra is "a sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation or incantation, such as an invocation of a god,...
Yoga and meditation expert Rodney Yee shares how to sit comfortably, longer
If you've tried to get into lotus position (or any semblance of a cross-legged seated meditation position) and found that your...