Focus Your Mind Through Spiritual Jewelry

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Anywhere Yoga Hacks to Calm the Anxious You

Anxiety is the base of stress, tension and discomfort. It is also a silent killer. Don’t fall prey to hypertension and elevated blood pressure, along with susceptibility to heart diseases and lifestyle disorders. Enrich your yoga practice using these stress-relieving exercises to calm your senses and soothe your nerves. Anxiety can be overpowering and modern life is full of challenges. Yoga can help you to overcome these....more

Just Breathe

I am all alone with my breath in a room full of yogis.   Eyes closed, I focus on my breath.  Breathe in and fill your belly.  Exhale through your nose and hear your breath.   The poses will  come next but  right now its all getting your breathing under control.  Now we start to move, coordinating our breath with the movement.  This is a warm and gentle class.   There is no need to hurry or push too hard.  That is for another time....more

Hey NYC!! The High Line Hotel & Haven Collective Launch Yoga in the Refectory...And it's Free!

Join this three-part series of free yoga classes at the High Line Hotel.-PJ Gach...more

7 Tips For Surviving Your First Hot Yoga Class

Hot yoga can be a hot mess if you're not prepared. I'll never forget my first time trying hot yoga. I had a Groupon to try hot yoga that was about to expire and figured I might as well try it. I figured it couldn't be that different from the yoga classes I had been taking at 24 Hour Fitness. I showed up 10 minutes before class started in baggy cotton sweat pants, a t-shirt, no water, no towel, and a cheap $5 mat from Target. It all went downhill from there. ...more
Great post! I think bringing a towel and water with you is the most important. Also a slipless ...more

Why I Started My Career Life Over in My 40's

There are many reasons for starting over with a new career, in fact, each reason is as personal and unique as the person making that choice.  I like to think of my reason as taking a mulligan.  A do over.  ...more

Here Is Why Yoga Is a Great Stress Reliever

Yoga has been gaining some serious popularity over the past several years. If you have ever tried it, you will understand why. Yoga does a lot in improving your health and flexibility. However, the main benefits of yoga are the other advantages that it provides. In fact, yoga has been shown to be one of the best stress relievers. With a few sessions a week, yoga has proved to reduce stress in all areas of your life. This is why so many people that try it continue to pursue it. ...more
So much turth! After a good, solid well-led class, I can feel the peace in my body into the next ...more

How Yoga Can Improve Your Creative Writing Skills

What can yoga sessions do to improve your creative writing skills? Let’s find out more about that in this article.To help keep your sanity intact on days you find it difficult to write, do a round of yoga first.Sounds like an absurd suggestion, eh? Not really. Various research materials have explored the link between yoga and creative writing – some are scientific and technical in nature, while some are well, practical and easy to understand....more
Hi heathercisz, Thanks for your stopping by! I think yoga and writing share similar practices in ...more

Can You Do Yoga With A Hearing Loss?

I love yoga! Not only is it fun, but I find the health benefits to be extraordinary. My yoga practice saved me from real injury during a fall last year, and I think that it, combined with meditation, has helped calm the severity of my tinnitus. I recommend yoga to everyone I meet — whether they have hearing loss or not!...more

How To: Breath Meditation

Breath meditation is an essential concept of meditation because many other meditations rely on you understanding this concept first....more