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  • What is Yoga?

    The word Yoga means β€œto join or yoke together,” and it brings the body and mind together into one harmonious experience. The whole system of Yoga is built on three main structures: exercise, breathing, and meditation.
  • Choose Your Yoga

    There are over a hundred different schools of yoga. How do you choose which one is right for you? Use this yoga guide to explore some of today's the most popular types of yoga.
  • Yoga and Stress

    A few Yoga exercises practiced daily help to regulate the breath and relax the body by gently releasing tension from the large muscle groups, flushing all parts of the body and brain with fresh blood, oxygen, and other nutrients, and increasing feelings of well-being.
  • Yoga and Weight Management

    Weight Management with Yoga Yoga is a gentle way to bring a balanced attitude to all aspects of life. Yoga can help you control your weight more effectively, whether you need to lose weight or to gain it.
  • Yoga and Headaches

    Yoga & Headaches Even if you suffer from headaches only infrequently, they can dramatically disrupt your life. While some headaches may subside within a short time, throbbing migraines can cripple individuals
  • Yoga for a Healthy Back and Neck

    Yoga for a Healthy Back and Neck Back problems are very common among adults: some estimates say that over 20% of adults have some chronic back pain. Among the many causes of back pain are poor posture,
  • Yoga and Pain Management

    Pain Management with Yoga If you live with chronic pain, you know how debilitating the constant discomfort can be on your reserves of strength, energy, and feelings of well-being. Using Yoga techniques
  • Yoga and Depression

    How Yoga Helps Depression Everyone feels "blue" from time to time, but when depression deepens or persists for a long time, it can suppress your energy for living and make you more vulnerable to disease
  • Yoga for a Healthy Heart

    Researchers now know that yoga paired with other lifestyle changes can prevent or correct heart problems, including hypertension and atherosclerosis. Yoga practice can make a real difference in the health of your heart by strengthening your body, teaching you how to relax mentally and physically, and showing you how to better manage stress reactions.
  • Yoga and High Blood Pressure

    Yoga and High Blood Pressure Yoga has been recognized for some time as being effective in reducing high blood pressure, particularly the diastolic (lower) number, which is the most crucial. You can experience
  • Yoga and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Yoga and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Unlike many exercise programs, Yoga practice does not take energy away from the system; instead, it puts energy back into the system. Contrary to most exercise programs
  • Yoga and Asthma

    Using Yoga Techniques to Help Relieve Asthma You can teach yourself to relieve your asthma. Yoga breathing exercises will strengthen and relax the muscles of the lungs. This reduces the nerve activity
  • Yoga and Fibromyalgia

    Yoga & Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a condition which often produces pain, fatigue, insomnia, headaches and other symptoms. It mainly affects muscles and their attachments to bones. The cycle of pain
  • Yoga and Infertility

    Yoga and Infertility The despair of infertility and impotence is a direct result of the heavy demands of and changes in our American lifestyle today. One of the most dramatic changes in the past 20 years
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