Have you heard about the Gunas? No, they are not Disney characters! According to yoga, there are three basic qualities or energies that make up everything. They are rajas, tamas, and sattva. Rajas is the energy of action, change, and movement. Rajas are the fuel of passion and fire. Rajasic energy is also associated with […]
Admittedly, we live in a sound-byte age where our daily demands leave us with little time for exercise. However, for those who may be in a rush but still feel the need for some kind of exercise to warm them up for the day in a short period of time, Yoga offers a unique sequence. Let’s go over it.
Yoga is a great disposition enhancer and it does it naturally. Any kind of exercise releases hormones that help ease the stress that often leads to the blahs, blues, or outright depression. Activity keeps your mind far from negative thoughts and allows you to gain insight on dilemmas in your life. People who are depressed […]
I was at work the other day and a co-worker of mine who takes yoga classes suddenly started pumping a 20-pound dumbbell he had nestled in his cubicle. Being that he does this rather frequently, I asked why and his response was, “Oh, my yoga classes don’t do anything for my arms.” I looked at […]
At this point, let’s break down the major components of a typical Hatha Yoga session, and see how each one will enable you to reach your goals. There are nine main styles of Yoga in India, but most of the popular styles, outside of India, are variations of Hatha Yoga. Hatha Yoga classes tend, among […]
Time is valuable and there are a number of successful methods for goal realization. Yoga will cross train your mind and body for maximum potential. Imagine being able to optimize your attitude in one hour, per day, or less.Every day, people attend Yoga classes for physical or mental health, and walk away with the tools, […]
Yoga has been proven to relieve stress by using exercises that unify the mind, body, and spirit. If you are new to yoga, these seven tips will start you on the road to a more centered life. Talk to your doctor and explain what type of yoga poses you intend to practice. Show your doctor […]
Many who think of strength training equipment think of the massive muscles that many bodybuilders get and consequently show off in competitions. This can be a plus or a drawback for many consumers. The average consumer likes to be able to say feel good about themselves when they go swimming, but many are concerned about […]