The Yoga of Food

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At dinner last week in a back yard in Ubud (Bali, Indonesia), a man across the table whom I’d just met, who’d just been informed of my dietary choices (raw) and why I was not eating the grilled fish (I prefer not to eat animals), said: “What does it really mean that something is raw?” […]

Good Posture – Express Yourself With Strength And Confidence

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“A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba Why is good posture so important? “Because it is a statement of who you are, and it is important to have good posture to express to others and yourself that you are confident and to be respected. How you present yourself […]

May-ed For Fitness – Mind Your Manners And Your Posture!

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You may be headed for the wedding aisle or the grocery aisle, either way, good posture is a must! Here is how we practice… Back to old school! Get your good posture on by balancing a book on top of your head. Walk a long hallway several times, with turns. Keep your eyes looking straight […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 20 – 30-Minute Tension Release Side Bends

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Do you regularly feel tension in your shoulders, neck, back and more? We all seem to carry our tension in these areas, especially if you work at a job that requires you to stare at a computer for most of the day. We forget about posture, we sleep all different ways, and then we hurt. […]

TADASANA – Mountain Pose For A Strong Foundation

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Although often times Tadasana is viewed as a “simple” posture or not even a posture at all, it is the seat, the base, the foundation for all other standing poses. Also known as mountain pose, Tadasana is the standard anatomical position bringing the entire body into postural alignment. If you find the Tadasana within each […]

Can Yoga Make You Taller?

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Yoga is defined as a combination of both mental and physical disciplines that originated in India. Yoga has several major branches of discipline and it is important to note that not all — not even most — types of yoga will help you grow taller. Yoga can increase height by encouraging correct posture and proper […]