Yoga

Columbus Ohio City Wellness Guide

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada
Christine E. Laprade

Ohio has been making headlines recently. I was in town last month for my very first time and I can't believe how little publicity Columbus is getting,...

The Perfect Stretches To Relieve Your Body After Sitting All Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Living

It’s time to get up and get moving!

Interested In Practicing Yoga? Read This First

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Living

New research gives advice on how to stay safe before you try downward dog.

How To Carry On When You Feel Like Giving Up

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

At times like these, whether our hearts are heavy with the weight of the world or we are fearfully facing our own personal troubles, it's of utmost importance to connect; connect with each other, connect with the earth, connect with ourselves.

It's Time To Clean Your Disgusting Yoga Mat

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Yes, your sweaty, moist yoga mat is a brilliant breeding ground for all manner of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not only can bacteria lead to bad smells that will zing your zen, it may even give you an infection.

Sophie Trudeau Teaches Her Daughter 'Life Lesson' With Yoga Pose

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 11.06.2016 | Canada Parents

Like mother, like daughter.

Vinyasa Yoga: What You Need To Know Before Your First Practice

Alberto González Güitrón | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living
Alberto González Güitrón

Vinyasa yoga is one of the most practiced styles worldwide according to a survey by the Yoga Journal, it is the most popular style amongst yogis. So, why is it that there seems to be some confusion about what vinyasa is? Is it a style? A sequence? Or is it just a technique?

15 Reasons To Go On A Yoga Retreat

Alberto González Güitrón | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Living
Alberto González Güitrón

Did you know that according to a survey, 88% of the people who have done yoga think their happiness level increased at least a little bit? I agree; after trying this experience I felt really good, that's why I want to share these 15 reasons for more people to do so.

Yoga In A Pub? Rage Yogis Would Say ‘F**k Yeah!'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

Did we mention there's beer involved?

Not Everyone Who Practices Yoga Is Happy (And That's Okay)

Rachel Scott | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada Living
Rachel Scott

I'm going to share a secret with you: most of your yoga teachers don't do yoga because they are naturally happy, benevolent, and grounded. They are teachers because they also need the practice.

Back Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk

Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Living

We've got your back

Sitting All Day Really Is Bad For Your Health

Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Living

It's not only back pain we're talking about.

The Things That Haunt Me Now That I Am Sober

Keeley Milne | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Parents
Keeley Milne

Guilt and regret are the ugly Hyde to the Jekyll of sobriety, even years in. With new awareness, we relive past experiences---or in many cases bemoan what might have been. Pain and sorrow previously numbed by a drug or drink of choice is glaringly present, and strikes unpredictably---in the midst of a family gathering; alone, late at night; smack in the middle of an important work presentation, or during a particularly deep yoga class.

How To Change Up Your Workout For Fall

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Living

It's a good time to try something new!

Focus On Fitness, Not Fatness

Jessica Zapata | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Living
Jessica Zapata

Have you ever noticed that people who are active or play sports always seem to be able to do more things -- they just appear to enjoy life more than their sedentary, unfit counterparts. They are able to move their body with more ease and generally have no problem carrying out normal activities of daily living.

Emma Paling

Yoga Is Healing Canada's Indigenous People, Inside And Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Paling | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living

"In native culture you look at the whole person, you don’t compartmentalize their mental health and physical health."

Dog-Friendly Yoga Helps Owners And Pets Hit Paws On Stress

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

An emerging trend removes the separation between human and dog in a practice termed "doga," where dogs are welcome to engage in yoga with their two-legged companions. Let's have a look at some of the health benefits of attending doga sessions with your dog.

Try These Workouts To Put Both Your Body And Mind At Ease

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living

They're more simple than you'd think!

Yoga Tips Every Beginner Needs To Know

Melanie Nathan | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Melanie Nathan

Most people know about its benefits for flexibility, but yoga is so much more. It can build strength and sharpen the mind. It helps boost the immune system and lower stress. It even helps fight depression. There is so much yoga does for practitioners. If you are a beginner looking to see what yoga has to offer, follow these tips to get started right away.

We Have Forgotten How To Do The Most Natural Thing In The World

Silken Laumann | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

Once we begin to understand how important breath is to our well being, how we stop breathing when we are stressed, how we breathe fast when we are excited or scared, how we exhale longer when we become relaxed -- once we begin to notice, we can use our breath to influence our mental and physical states.

India Reclaims Its Creation With International Yoga Day

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

Whether faced with the level of cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation that yoga has seen, a bit of re-appropriation -- done in an inclusive manner -- never hurts. At the request of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution establishing International Yoga Day. The first celebration in 2015 saw yoga sessions happening all over the world.

Why It's Essential To Amplify Your Intuition

Gillian Mandich | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada
Gillian Mandich

Do you ever think about someone, and then a text pops up from them? Have you ever thought of a song and then heard it on the radio shortly after? Thes...

Your Missing Health Link Is Recovery

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Being under-recovered is just as bad as being under-trained; being under-recovered leads to exhaustion, lethargy, muscle aches, trigger points, and stiffness, and left long enough it will lead to injury. Recovery allows the body to become stronger, leaner, and generally healthier; it puts that extra little energetic pep in one's step. It is not something "extra" you do when time allows.

Connecting With Nature Has Real Health Benefits

David Suzuki Foundation | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Living
David Suzuki Foundation

Microbes in the air and soils of natural environments can be unique. Microbial differences on the skin of those living in close proximity to more diverse vegetation may directly influence immune function throughout the body and may even influence mood.

When Living Your Yoga Means Sponsoring Refugees

Patti Lenard | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living
Patti Lenard

Canada is the only country in the world that allows private citizens to unite to sponsor refugees, by taking on a commitment to welcome them and support them as they take refuge in the safe and tolerant country of which we are lucky to be a part.