Let’s face it, even if your favorite yoga mat is bulletproof and will never ever wear out, there’s still a decent chance that you have a collection of yoga mats laying around the house, most likely never to be used for their intended purpose ever again. Eventually, one day you may decide to tidy up […]
Isn’t it nice to have those moments in life when you’ve checked off every last box on your agenda and can just let your mind and body relax? I’m sure that happens to you all the time, right? Yeah, right. Are you still waiting for all that free time to show up before enjoying […]
Apparently advertising works because after months of seeing Sigg water bottle ads in Yoga Journal I found myself a few days ago at the Whole Foods Market in Charlottesville, VA, dropping over $20 for a .6 L Sigg. It wasn’t exactly an impulse purchase since I was shopping specifically for a water bottle, just not […]
Check out the following article from the Mayo Clinic for a basic introduction to yoga and the variety of health benefits enjoyed by its practitioners. Yoga: Improve your stress management and relaxation skills – MayoClinic.com
If you’re still looking for a few good reasons to try yoga or do more yoga, here are 77 of them. The list covers everything from “health benefits without,” “health benefits within,” “emotional health benefits,” “body chemistry,” “exercise benefits,” “disease prevention,” and “symptom reduction or alleviation” that are brought about through regular yoga practice. The […]
It’s been almost four years since I actually stepped foot in a yoga studio. You’re probably thinking that’s a bit insane since I have a blog about yoga and you’re reading it. There’s a multitude of reasons why I rarely go to yoga class. First and foremost, I’m cheap, especially when I feel like I’m […]
Living Yoga looks like an interesting documentary exploration of the history of yoga in the West. I always love Woodstock footage. My mother-in-law went to Woodstock, which makes me laugh every time I think about it.