According to Reuters, recent studies conducted in Sweden and India show that yoga can reverse biochemical changes associated with high blood pressure, obesity, and high blood sugar. Waist circumference, blood pressure, blood sugar, and triglycerides were significantly lower, and "good"...
Help your students fully experience the benefits of Corpse Pose (Savasana), through the exploration of their anatomy.
Shoulder injuries are common among yogis, but they don't have to be. Here's how to care for your shoulders, not tear them down.
Tune in to the infinite and tune up your body with this energizing Kundalini sequence for optimum health.
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Feeling weak in the knees? These yoga poses and modifications can help.
An excellent facilitator of good pelvic floor health, Garland Pose, called Malasana in Sanskrit, stretches the ankles, groins, and back while stimulating proper digestion. No worries if your heels don't reach the floor—simply rest them on a folded blanket.
Learn how to guide your students to bear weight on their hands with mindfulness and hand positioning tips so they avoid injury and gain upper-body strength.
Yoga helps circulate the synovial fluid inside your joints, but too much fluid is a sign of inflammation. Here’s how your yoga practice can both prevent and heal inflamed joints.
Few yoga poses actually target arm flexibility. Enter these powerful, passive poses, designed to do just that.
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Not an anatomy geek? Learn why it's worth your time as a yoga teacher to study anatomy, especially the actions of flexion and extension.
Flexible, strong hamstrings are key to any yoga practice. But they're often stubbornly tight. These five hamstring stretches gently lengthen and strengthen them.