March 1, 2021
Mia Martins
Strength Training vs Yoga – Which is Better?

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...

What Is the Best Type of Yoga for You?

What Is the Best Type of Yoga for You?

There are quite a number of types of yogas these days that try to differentiate themselves from one another and emphasize certain aspects of the entire practice of yoga. Traditionally, yoga works on the body, mind and spirit, though most Western yogas tend to focus on...

Tips on Overcoming Emotional Overeating

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 for those who actually...

What to Expect When Starting a Yoga Routine?

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 what to expect....

Benefits of Exercise and Yoga for Mental Health

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 in a...

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 breath work. In this way, the...

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

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 has been...

7 Simple Activities That Can Help You Relax

7 Simple Activities That Can Help You Relax

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 extreme...

4 Powerful Reasons Yoga is Ideal for All Ages

4 Powerful Reasons Yoga is Ideal for All Ages

Is there an age limit on yoga? No! Yoga is ideal for people of all ages, including seniors for a number of reasons. Can Yoga Work For People of All Ages? Here are 4 reasons that practicing yoga can be performed by all ages. 1. Low Impact The first is that in most...