• 5 Types of Meditation To Try This Year

    5 Types of Meditation To Try This Year

    Meditation became popular in the US in the 1960’s, and its developed a lot since those days. Before meditation was seen as a “hooky’ Eastern practice, but now with scientific evidence backing up the benefits that meditation has on our body and mind, it has become widely accepted. Not all meditation is the same though.

  • 5 Sanskrit Words Every Yoga Lover Should Know

    5 Sanskrit Words Every Yoga Lover Should Know

    Sometimes being in a yoga class, especially when new to the practice, can feel like taking a language class. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to follow along even without understanding everything. You don’t have to fumble through though. Here are 5 basic Sanskrit words that you’ll definitely hear in yoga class.   Yoga So chances are

  • Studies Suggest Yoga Can Slow Down Harmful Effects of Stress

    Studies Suggest Yoga Can Slow Down Harmful Effects of Stress

    There are a lot of reasons people turn to yoga. Maybe they’re in it for the physical exercise, maybe it’s to gain more flexibility, or maybe it’s to lower their stress level. Yogis have often said that yoga can reduce the harmful effects of stress but now there’s data to back it up.   Stress

  • Q&A: Is Hot Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?

    Q&A: Is Hot Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?

    To cut a long story short, while hot yoga isn’t necessarily unsafe to do while pregnant, it is also not recommended, as there are increased risks. While hot yoga offers many benefits, from reduced stress to more relaxed muscles, it’s a different story for those that are pregnant. Exercise during pregnancy is great, as long