Strength Training vs Yoga – Which is Better?

What comes to mind when you think of strength training? The gym? Sore muscles and sweat? Using your muscles in positions you didn’t know existed and walking away extremely sore? Strength training requires weights and muscle contractions. This type of training leaves you sore and…

Tips on Overcoming Emotional Overeating

Emotional overeating is almost a joke in our society – movies, TV shows, and the resulting stereotypes cause many of us to laugh about how much ice cream it takes to get over a boyfriend, or how much chocolate we need to overcome rejection. But…

What to Expect When Starting a Yoga Routine?

Yoga. We’ve all heard the word and seen the mats everyone seems to carry around with them these days. But can yoga really help improve your health and fitness levels? The answer is yes, definitely – provided that you start safely and sensibly and know…

Benefits of Exercise and Yoga for Mental Health

Exercising regularly has a range of benefits for your mental health. Not only does the actual act of participating in physical activity release endorphins to your brain which will make you feel happier, calmer and help you to clear your mind, it can also help…

What Is Iyengar Yoga and Is It Right For You?

What Is Iyengar Yoga and Is It Right For You?

Iyengar yoga is a form of Hatha yoga. This school of yoga was founded by B. K. S. Iyengar in the 1970s in India. It uses Hatha poses, but with an emphasis on detail, precision and perfect alignment in the performance of asanas (poses) and…

What Is Hatha Yoga and How Can I Benefit For It?

There are a number of different kinds of yoga – some ancient, and some modern inventions which emphasize different aspect of yoga. What Is Hatha Yoga? Yoga means union; the union of mind, body and spirit. Hatha is the most traditional of the yogas and…

7 Simple Activities To Help You Relax – Try One Today!

We face new challenges each day and in the long run these challenges contribute to high stress levels. Stress can affect our well being and reduce our productivity. If we let pressure build up we can end up harming others, making irrational decisions, and in…

4 Powerful Benefits of Yoga for All Ages

Yoga is really good for your body and can help with flexibility, balance, stress relief, and more. In this blog, we will be looking at the benefits of yoga for all ages. Yoga is a great way to keep your body healthy and strong. Do…

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9 Different Yoga Styles Explained – Beginner’s Series

There are several unique styles of yoga that exist and they can be quite different from each other. While starting out, it might seem like “yoga” is one practice or style, but students quickly discover that there are numerous forms of this practice to explore….

How To Use Mindfulness To Reduce Stress

Mindfulness is the cognitive ability to pay close attention to your feelings at the moment without judgment, fostering emotional resilience. It also helps you to develop positivity in life by helping concentration in class, work, and even home. With the benefits of mindfulness now known…