Yoga

Yoga 4 Diabetes_Rachels story

Unless you or someone close to you is diagnosed with diabetes it’s difficult to imagine the impact the disease has on your everyday life. That’s exactly how I felt until it happened to me. Type 1 diabetes is usually thought of as a disease that strikes in childhood but that’s no longer the norm. Out […]

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Yoga 4 Everyone_Student profile

If you pay lots of attention to social media you may be under the impression that yoga is exclusively for the super-bendy, young and scantily dressed female. As wonderful as it is to be 20-something, look amazing in hot pants and touch your head with your toes in your Pincha Mayurasana I worry that this […]

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When Athletes Become Yogis

Yoga is a useful tool for mental clarity, injury prevention, sports recovery, and physical rehabilitation. Many athletes make their way onto a yoga mat at some point in their career, finding that the practice has benefits for the body, and beyond. As a lifelong athlete and professional athletic trainer, Kevin Pillifant both understands the benefits […]

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Yoga 4 Cultural Health: Another Reason Why it’s Not Just Physical.

Everywhere around us, it seems, we’re told that yoga is good for our health. If you don’t blow out your knees, yoga promotes physical flourishing and peace of mind. But what about a kind of health that isn’t just about individual bodies, but also about social vitality? Can yoga support something that we might call […]

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5 Ways to Explain Yoga to Children

Sometimes it can be hard to explain yoga to children. Here’s a way to make it fun and easy for both you and them! When we dream, we see different people, animals, trees, buildings, cars, yoga mats, and other objects. But who and what are all of these people and things in your dreams? Are […]

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