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yoga for happiness

Namaste

Did somebody say OHMMM? Get toned and happy with yoga. If your workouts and your mood have gone stale, why not try something that has been proven to boost results and your happiness factor? A recent study unveiled that yogis who practice three times per week have more gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) than people who walk at the an intensity […]

The Stretch Solution: Yin Yoga

Stretching is an integral part of the workout process that often gets neglected. And, I will be the first to admit that I do not dedicate the time that I should to stretching. Yesterday, however, I experienced the stretch of a lifetime and the impact on my workout performance was outstanding. If you have tight hip flexors […]

Yoga on the Beach

Trying Something New: Yoga

Last week, I had a conference for work, which took me away from my computer and, quite obviously, my writing. But, the conference offered me an opportunity to try something new – yoga. For all my years in the fitness industry, I have avoided this discipline. I will admit a certain type of fear kept […]

Yoga Evokes Stress in the Midst of Sex Scandal

The New York Times and Huffington Post describe the recent eruption in the yoga world that has followers wallowing in uncertainty and betrayal. Yoga is classically known for its peaceful demeanor and ability to harness an enduring calm, however in the midst of a sexual scandal, yoga is anything but calming. John Friend, the founder […]