We asked our college-age readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. After losing her mother her senior year of high school, Natalya Malarczuk shut down her emotions completely to avoid feeling immense grief. She explains how yoga helped her reconnect with her body and physical sensation in order to heal and begin to feel joy again.
We asked our college-age readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. As a child growing up in Bangalore, India, Riya Davda was “forced” by her mom to take yoga classes in third grade. Eventually, yoga became a passion that led her to 200-hour teacher training in Rishikesh, India, the “yoga capital” of the world.
We asked our college-age readers to share stories of how yoga has impacted their lives. As a child, Emily Kurc, spent her time at doctors’ appointments instead of running and playing with friends. She explains how yoga helped her find peace with her diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and joy in moving her body again.
Next time you find yourself bogged down with emails and to-dos, take 10 minutes to disconnect from the computer screen and practice this short yoga sequence.
Yoga nidra, also known as “yogic sleep” is also a wonderful alternative to sleeping pills for anyone suffering from stress-induced insomnia.
Utilize your confidence skills from the mat to gain confidence through yoga for public speaking.