Back Pain

How Yoga Helps Back Pain

How Yoga Helps Back Pain Physical Benefits of Yoga Exercise Strengthening from holding yoga positions. Yoga helps increase strength in very specific muscles and muscle groups. Holding positions in yoga is not intended to be uncomfortable. However, it does require concentration and specific use of muscles throughout the body. Muscle strength improves by remaining in […]

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Ashtanga Vinyasa vs Vinyasa Flow

Ashtanga Vinyasa vs Vinyasa Flow There is often confusion about the meaning of ashtanga. The term means “eight limbs”, as in Patanjali’s eightfold path outlined in the Yoga Sultras, the bible of yoga. These limbs, or aspects of spiritual yogic practice are: Yama: moral codes Niyama: self-purification and study Asana: posture Pranayama: breath control Pratyahara: withdrawing of the

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Hot yoga contradictions

Hot yoga contradictions

Contraindicaciones del hot yoga A pesar de todos los beneficios de hot yoga aún existen algunos peligros potenciales que necesitas tener en cuenta. El exceso de calor puede dar lugar a diferentes problemas como el agotamiento por calor, golpe de calor o daño de las articulaciones y los músculos. Aquí te diremos por qué ocurre

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Yoga for scoliosis

Yoga for scoliosis

Yoga for scoliosis The word “scoliosis” is derived from the Greek word skol, which means twists and turns. In scoliosis, the spine forms an S curve (or reversed S) from side to side down the back, and at the same time the back of the spine rotates toward the concave side of the S, twisting the rib cage

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Swimming yoga

Swimming yoga

Swimming yoga At a coaching conference six years ago a prominent American coach pulled me aside to ask me what I thought about yoga. At that time I had been practicing yoga for seven years. At the same time I had also begun including it as part of the training program for the athletes I

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Yoga for sportsmen

Yoga for sportsmen These days Yoga is becoming more accepted as a beneficial practice in increasing athletic performance. What is most exciting about this change is that professional sports teams as well as college level athletic departments are beginning to enforce the necessity of using yoga to keep their athletes performing well and injury free.

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yoga for kids

Yoga for kids

Yoga for kids Gymnastics, swimming, dance, martial arts, basketball, football… There are already many choices available to parents for physical, movement-based extracurricular classes for their children. What makes yoga different? And what are the benefits for yoga for children? Yoga is an ancient science which helps to create health and well-being by building awareness, strength,

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Yin Yoga

YIN: The Autumn Yoga

YIN: The Autumn Yoga Autumn is the season of the year where the biggest changes and transformation take place, not only in nature but within ourselves as well. You can already see the change in climate; the trees begin to lose their leaves, the crops begin to lose their abundance and from one way or another,

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What is Acroyoga?

What is Acroyoga? Acroyoga is a combination of three disciplines; Yoga, therapeutic massage and acrobatics. Through this practice – which is performed solo, trio or in a group – trust, empowerment, empathy and many other physical, mental and emotional aspects are cultivated and developed. During practice each person has a role: the base, serves as

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