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pranayama

Ayurveda To The Rescue: Stay Cool With These Easy Tips

Step away from the ice cubes and try these ancient tricks.

Bindiya Gandhi, M.D.
August 24 2016

A Breathing Practice To Help Ground Your Root Chakra

Pranayama is a powerful, focused breathing technique that directs our energy flow for healing and self-realization. In the book Infinite Mind: Science...

Leigh Tremaine
July 21 2015

A Simple Breathing Exercise To Relieve Anxiety (Video)

This is a great breathing exercise if you’re overheating in a hot yoga class or even stressing out in traffic. After a few minutes, or even just a few...

Gigi Yogini
July 29 2014

7 Ways To Beat Seasonal Allergies With Ayurveda

The worst part of allergies? Not being able to take a deep, clear satisfying breath. Although the itchy eyes and unstoppable sneezing come in as...

Premal Patel, M.D.
June 8 2013

What Are The Koshas And What Can They Do For You?

The koshas are energetic layers or sheaths that move from the outermost layer of skin to the deep spiritual core. The koshas provide a framework for...

Nicole Carlin, M.A.
April 23 2013

5 Tips to Take Your Yoga Practice to the Next Level

Reinspire your yoga practice and keep growing.

Katrina Love Senn
November 14 2012

5 Key Reasons Why Yoga Works

Yoga means union. In a world that bombards us with clichés regarding a mind, body, and spirit connection, this is very important. But, in real people...

Silvia Mordini
August 9 2012

The Awesome Healing Power of Breathing

How many of you are shallow breathers? I am. Why? Not sure. Fear? Anxiety? Perhaps I don’t breathe deeply because in some corner of my domesticated...

Kris Carr
June 7 2012

11 Fascinating Facts About Breathing

Throughout our yoga, meditation, and pranayama practices, there is a huge emphasis on the breath. But not so often do we focus on how we breathe day...

Amy Landry
May 10 2012

Don't Try Yoga Until You Understand These 3 Things

Owning a yoga studio for the past nine years I've welcomed over 9,000 new students looking to “try yoga.” On average, I found that it takes roughly...

Silvia Mordini
April 25 2012

3 Breathing Exercises to Uplift Your Mood

Having a stressful day? Here are three great breathing exercises to help uplift your mood and balance your day.

Julie Wilcox
April 25 2012

Yoga Poses & Sequence for Fertility

My second round of Yoga for Fertility classes at the Reproductive Medical Associates started this past Tuesday evening. About 10 percent of...

Kristin McGee, RYT-500
April 24 2012

Yoga: The Natural Aphrodisiac

Yogis and yoginis tend to be some of the most tuned in and turned on people around. Yoga stimulates a connection to one's body and when we are fully...

Sarah Stevenson
April 21 2012

4 Themes to Build Into Your Yoga Class

While many yoga teachers stick to a fairly regular sequence from class to class, there are always opportunities to build in a focus on a central...

Karen Fabian
April 16 2012

5 Fab Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

We've all seen photos of Miranda Kerr, Jessica Alba, and January Jones toting a yoga mat, bringing increasing awareness and cool factor to the...

Elizabeth Rowan
March 22 2012

The 4-Hour Orgasm

Knowing that sex is a major energy source, I love to have a lot of it.

Kim Anami
March 16 2012

The Power of Deep Breathing

Paying attention to your breathing is one of the fastest ways to become calm, centered, and energized. Have you noticed that when you feel anxious,...

Jayme Barrett
March 15 2012

How Yoga Can Make You a Better Athlete

Nearly 20 million Americans practice yoga for almost as many reasons, but primarily most hope to improve health, become stronger, and feel happier....

Rita Trieger
March 14 2012

Breathe to Beat Yoga Boredom

Boredom. It's a terrible enemy of disciplined daily yoga practice. It's especially pernicious if you practice in a style where you are required to...

Nadine Fawell
February 10 2012