Weight Loss and Yoga?

When it comes to yoga, looking at videos of tiny women draped in spandex, bent and twisted up like pretzels can be quite discouraging. Many women look on and immediately dismiss any possibility that they could ever do yoga. "I'm too big." or "I'm not flexible." has been uttered far too many times. If you do a quick search online, you may be pleasantly surprised by how many women of all shapes, sizes and levels of fitness practice yoga on a daily basis. Or, better yet, how many people actually use yoga to lose weight....more

Yoga and Ayurveda Guru Reflects on Weight Loss, Health and Sleep

Yogi Cameron Alborzian is noted for his expertise in Ayurveda, weight loss and yoga....more
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Can Yoga Solve All?

When it comes to personal wellness, it seems Yoga...more

Your brain on the TWO types of meditation (HINT: They're not the same!)

I've tried to get into meditating countless times. I need a lot more practice! My mind keeps wandering to think of all the things I need to do and take care of. But I hear that's normal - especially when women first start meditation.But what I just read in this article has me inspired to keep trying:http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276959.phpNeuroscientists in Norway looked at MRIs of the brain during two types of meditation: concentrative and nondirective....more

Workout Wednesday: Restorative Yoga

Workout Wednesday: Restorative Yoga Well, my mom roped me into Restorative Yoga. She's done it a couple of times and swears that it feels like a deep tissue massage. I was confused by the whole concept....more

3 Ways for City-Dwelling Millennials to De-stress and Unwind

City life can be stressful, especially for young adults. The fast paced urban life can take a mental and physical toll on local residents. The following list covers some effective ways to reduce the stress associated with a metropolitan lifestyle.Meditation in the Park...more

The Physical and Emotional Benefits of Yoga

I don’t consider myself to be a major “yogi”, but taking a weekly yoga class over the past year has taught me about the undeniable benefits a regular practice can bring about. Stretching, breathing, and contemplative thought all work in harmony to calm and emotionally nourish me....more

Mindful Meditation

Mindful meditation has been practiced for many centuries and just recently people have gained light about how to meditate through the popular form of yoga. The wonderful thing about mediation is that you don’t have to go through the whole practice of yoga; you can meditate on your own whenever and wherever. Meditation is a practice, and with practice, you will be able to gain the benefits meditation has to offer and appreciate the journey of finding your center. Here is a great tutorial on how to properly meditate....more

THE BUMP

Drop off at school. Walk the kiddos to their cubbies. Lunches packed, kisses for the day. So far, so good. Stroll outside, chatting with a good friend, and stop next to my parked car. That's when things shift from pretty typical morning to pretty WHAT?!! I watch as the dude parked in front of me backs up and gives my car a real good bump....more

Who needs BuzzFeed when you have BuzzBrain?

I am awake and getting ready for my day. Only, I am not just getting ready for my day. I am thinking about a project at work, and if my son has any homework he needs to bring in, and if we are out of milk, and what today's blog post will be about, and the fact I can't seem to catch up on my podcast, and did I just shampoo my hair twice because I wasn't paying attention? and, what am I making for dinner tonight, and...a host of other things....more