Yoga

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Mindfulness, Yoga

Level Up Your Yoga Practice

Guest Article Written by Sheila Johnson There are tons of benefits to be gained through exercise and fitness. Practicing yoga, however, includes residual health benefits beyond stronger muscles. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, yoga can help relieve stress and manage anxiety. It can also help […]

Fitness, Yoga

What is Trauma Informed Care?

Transcending Trauma in Yoga, Exercise and Fitness Classes What is Trauma In its simplest form, trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. Trauma is a term used to describe a single or multiple distressing events, that may have long lasting and harmful effects on a person’s physical and/or emotional […]

Fitness, Yoga

Proper Hand Foundation

How to Alleviate Wrist Pain in Yoga Postures and Weight Bearing Exercises Do you have wrist pain after yoga class or exercises where you are weight bearing in your hands? We live in the age of “tech neck,” “texting thumb,” “cell phone elbow” and other Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), also […]

Yoga

Why You Should Make Time for Yin Yoga

What is it? Yin yoga is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature. Yin is the stable, unmoving, hidden aspect of things; yang is the changing, moving, revealing aspect. In the body, the relatively stiff connective tissues (tendons, ligaments, fascia) are yin, […]