Travelling is addicting. I recently read that serotinin—that’s the happy brain chemical—is released when we experience something new. Even receiving new emails is apparently enough to kick it into gear. No wonder we love being on vacation! New-ness around every corner! Serotonin overload!
5 Different Types of Yoga – Which One Suits You the Best?
Ah, yoga. What’s not to like about stretching your muscles, sprawling out on a comfortable mat, and losing yourself in tranquility? Not only does practicing yoga tone your body and refresh your mind, it also improves your immune system, helps lower your stress level, and provides so many more health benefits. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, and we’re still fine-tuning the practice.
The Psoas: Is it the most important postural muscle?
Psoas: the most important postural muscle? Well, I think it is anyway. There are many, many reasons I think this: I could practically write a BOOK about the psoas. But here’s something to think about. When we went from walking on four legs to walking on two, we had to find a way to hold our upper bodies, well, up.
The Ultimate Sexy Yoga Battle
"It's Not Sexy, It's Yoga" vs. "It's Not Fitness, It's Life" Surely by now you've seen the original, if not minorly scandalous Equinox yoga video, featuring Briohny Smyth. Well, it's a great week for the yoga world now that humorist…
A Sucker for Really Cool Yoga Art
Blending history with a dash of yogic humor, Boonchu Tanti's Ashtanga yoga illustrations capture the essence of the joy and playfulness of yoga.
Ashtanga Yoga: Maria Villella on Finding the Balance on your Hands and in Your Life
If you enjoyed the first clip you may be interested in checking out Maria's Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series Ashtanga Yoga teacher Maria Villella demonstrates the entire Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series with strength, grace and control. As you watch, and listen,…
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