Posts Tagged ‘Yoga’
Yoga Heart Frame

FIND YOUR CORE: Healing Your Heart(s) with Yoga

by LIVING HEALTHon January 13, 2017
Healing Your Heart with Yoga—not only the blood-pumping organ in your chest, but also the emotional heart that emanates love and compassion, and is subject to heartache and heartbreak.—Charity Poole “The Way is not in the sky.  The way is in the heart.”—Buddha Healing Your Heart With Yoga: Yoga Helps Heal the Heart, in both […]

Journeying Into Yoga

FIND YOUR CORE: Journeying into Yoga

by LIVING HEALTHon October 28, 2016
“Educate yourself on the various styles of yoga classes that are offered, and pick a class that peaks your interest. You can try different styles and then decide which you like best.”—Charity Poole Where Do You Start Your Yoga Practice? So you have decided to begin a yoga practice, and are wondering where to start. If […]

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga Is For Everyone

by LIVING HEALTHon October 14, 2016
Not Just for The Flexible For those who think yoga is not for them: “We may not all be flexible of body, but we can all be flexible of mind.”—Charity Poole When I first began a dedicated yoga practice, I was stiff, inflexible, and lacking in confidence. What I did have going for me was […]

Yoga for Digestion

Find Your Core: Yoga for Digestion

by LIVING HEALTHon September 21, 2016
Yoga for Digestion:  “Twists increase circulation to the abdominal organs, helping them to function more efficiently and to remove stagnant impurities in the digestive tract.”—Charity Poole of Blessed Body Yoga One of the innumerable benefits of yoga is improved digestion. Not only does the practice as a whole improve your digestive function, but there are […]

Find Your Core: Yoga In Your Day to Day

by LIVING HEALTHon September 9, 2016
“Several key benefits of practicing yoga daily include increased energy, a stronger immune system, stress relief, strong and lean muscles and improved balance and flexibility.”—Caroline Charlton Life is hectic, life is stressful, life is all of the above! With the millions of to-dos on our list, it would be nice to take a break and press […]

Find Your Core: Yoga Anywhere

by LIVING HEALTHon August 23, 2016
“In a world where we are constantly looking forward and looking back, yoga teaches us to live in the moment.” — Charity Poole One of the perks of practicing yoga is that it is totally mobile; you can take your yoga anywhere! In the comfort of your own living room, in the middle of a […]

Yoga for Optimum Health

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
When practiced regularly, yoga is an incredible tool to achieve optimum health. Not only does the practice as a whole increase strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, and mental acuity, the list of health and emotional benefits is too numerous to detail in a short article. Yoga has been shown to reduce high blood pressure, reduce […]

Find Your Core

by Sandra Alexon July 26, 2016
Going About Your Day Once you start going about your day, things may get out of hand, negative words or thoughts may be thrown at you. Stop what you are doing and break away from the situation. Take a breather. Breath in peace and breath out worries. Breathing helps diffuse stress. Go for a short […]

Yoga and The Immune System

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
Fall is upon us, and as we begin to transition into the cold and flu season, we should start to think about how we can boost our immune systems preemptively. By eating healthy and staying fit throughout the year, we can keep our immune systems strong and less susceptible to the illnesses that tend to […]

The Language of Yoga

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
Many students new to yoga have questions about some of the Sanskrit terms that are frequently heard in a yoga class. I have had students approach me to ask the meaning of “Om” and “Namaste”, because they felt uncomfortable repeating something that they did not know the meaning of. Whether it be for religious reasons […]