Instructions: 1. From Mountain pose, step the right foot a foot lengths forward and shift all of your weight onto this leg. 2. Inhale the arms over your head and interlace the fingers, pointing the index finger up. 3. As you exhale, lift the left leg up and...

Instructions: 1. From Five Pointed Star,  turn the right toes to the right wall and bend the right knee directly over the right ankle. 2. Turn the hips and the shoulders towards the front and reach out through the finger tips, reaching towards the side walls. Turn...

Instructions: 1. From High Lunge Pose with the right knee bent, engage the legs to ground down through the feet, and inhale the hands up to the bent knee. Use the arms to draw the torso back slightly. Make sure the right knee is directly over the...

Instructions: 1. Lie on your belly, with the arms crossed under your head. Rest the forehead on the wrists of the hands. 2. Close the eyes and let your whole body relax into the floor.  Let the heels turn out and let the legs flop open. 3. Breathe deeply, pressing...

There is a misconception that yoga is for mainly females but it's something that should be done by men too, especially athletes. There are 5 ways all athletes may benefit from doing yoga.: 1. Core Strength- Most athletes ignore building up their core strength, but it is...

You always hear about how meditating is good for your mind, but you don't really know why and know? Here are 4 big ways that meditation affects your brain: 1. Increased grey matter/cortical thickness in key areas- • Anterior Cingulate Cortex: There is an increase in grey...

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States every year. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are key causes of heart disease. Increased blood pressure and cholesterol levels result from stress, anxiety,...

Forget fad diets, turn to yoga to trim that fat! Most people imagine that yoga is something gentle and mindful, not a form of exercise that will help shed excess pounds. But it’s also a fantastic way to get, and keep, the body you want. There’s...

If you habitually do not get a good night's sleep, chances are that you may be aging faster than you should be, in addition to not feeling well and confused thinking. When we sleep, our body repairs on a cellular level and removes toxins. It...

Yoga has so much more to offer than flexibility and the idea of garnering a strong body. People of all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities can do yoga and adapt it to suit their individual tastes and needs. 1. STRESS RELIEF: Yoga reduces the physical effects of...