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Transform stress into serenity

November 20, 2015

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Transform stress into serenity by Leeann Carey —  Let us face it, we all experience stress. Stress is the body’s way of responding to external forces and is a powerful indicator that we need to pay attention to something before serious problems occur. However, unhealthy levels of stress can delay healing and aggravate existing health […]

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Yoga & Diabetes: Your Guide to Safe and Effective Practice

October 31, 2015

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Yoga & Diabetes: Your Guide to Safe and Effective Practice by Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, RYT, and Lisa B. Nelson, M.D. —  Yoga does more than manage stress. It can calm the nervous system, improve circulation, increase muscle tone, improve balance and, like other forms of physical activity, increase insulin sensitivity and improve glycemic […]

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Yogi in The Kitchen: More Than 100 Enlightened, Delicious, Healthful Recipes for Body and Soul

September 21, 2015

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Yogi in The Kitchen: More Than 100 Enlightened, Delicious, Healthful Recipes for Body and Soul by Elaine Gavalas, M.A., M.S. — Gavalas offers yoga lovers a complete guide to cooking and eating designed to complement their yoga practices. The book includes more than 100 mouth-watering recipes featuring fresh, organic, nutritious foods, that promote our life […]

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Do you have a need for yoga?

May 30, 2015

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Do you have a need for yoga? by Adabelle Quintana —  Do you really know what yoga is and what it can do for you? Yoga centers are popping up all around the country, and many people, ranging from stay-at-home moms to celebrities, rave about the power of yoga. But, how can it help you? […]

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Yoga Therapy™ for Overcoming Insomnia

May 29, 2015

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Yoga Therapy™ for Overcoming Insomnia by Peter Van Houten, N.D. & Gyandev Rich McCord, Ph.D. — Yoga Therapy, a revolutionary new approach to working with some of the most common physical and mental ailments, combines yoga postures with conventional and alternative medical treatments to present a fresh, effective approach to healing. The book discusses types, […]

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Yoga for Cancer: A Guide to Managing Side Effects, Boosting Immunity and Improving Recovery for Cancer Survivors

April 8, 2015

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Yoga for Cancer: A Guide to Managing Side Effects, Boosting Immunity and Improving Recovery for Cancer Survivors by Tari Prinster — For those faced with a cancer diagnosis and the journey of doctor-led surgery and treatments, yoga offers a way to regain control of your body and take an active part in your recovery and […]

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Yoga Harmony

February 5, 2015

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Yoga Harmony by Terry Oldfield —  Specifically designed for a full yoga class, this sinuous music embodies a vitality that is invigorating and enriching. The choreography of soft flutes mixed with light chimes, bells and keyboards creates a musical dance that is ideal for the healing arts and everyday listening. Oldfield has created an atmosphere […]

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Weight Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality

August 1, 2014

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Weight Resistance Yoga: Practicing Embodied Spirituality by Max Popov —  Applying the wisdom of Hatha yoga to weightlifting exercises, Popov reveals how to transform a strength-training session into a mindful, calm and meditative yoga practice. He provides 26 illustrated weight-resistance exercises using machines, free weights and the body itself, with an emphasis on coordinated rhythmic […]

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Pick Your Yoga Practice: Exploring and Understanding Different Styles of Yoga

February 17, 2014

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Pick Your Yoga Practice

Pick Your Yoga Practice: Exploring and Understanding Different Styles of Yoga by Meagan McCrary — On the surface, it may appear that yoga is yoga, but take a closer look and you will discover myriad different yoga systems and lineages. Dozens of yoga styles are available to choose from and, while yoga is for everyone, […]

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Help for handling stress

August 21, 2013

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by Ada Porat — Are you getting your seven hours of free time a day? According to new research from Direct Line Insurance, seven hours — or six hours 59 minutes to be precise — is the minimum we need for a perfect work/life balance. The reality, of course, is a different matter. On average, […]

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Pain is inevitable, worry is optional

August 11, 2013

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by Wendy Boorn —  It has been said that “worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.” Anxiety is an epidemic in today’s unpredictable times. Whether concerns are about unstable weather patterns and the effects of climate change, terrorist attacks, the polarity in Congress, political unrest […]

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The stress effect and reduction techniques

June 20, 2013

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Your body is designed to experience stress and react appropriately. Stress will put you in fight-or-flight mode, alert and ready to avoid danger. The body also experiences physiologic responses, such as increased heart and respiratory rates, to enable immediate action. However, increased incidences of illness can develop if these physiologic changes are not restored to […]

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Seven steps for back pain relief

February 24, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  Pain is your body’s alarm system telling you something is wrong. While medications often can provide temporary relief, they do not address the underlying causes of the pain. In addition, they often have unwanted side effects, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. Dealing with pain can be difficult, but […]

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