A known expert in the field of mind-body medicine, yoga and Ayurveda, Deepak Chopra MD has established his own yoga practice which he teaches at The Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. His program, called The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga combines traditional yogic principles with new age spiritual concepts taken from his book “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success.” As Chopra teaches the traditional yoga postures, he incorporates these seven principles within the practice.
Any expectant mother can tell you that keeping fit while pregnant can be quite a challenge. As it gets more and more difficult to move, many forms of exercise become exceedingly awkward if not completely unsafe.
The Kripalu Yoga technique known as "riding the wave" involves learning to explore the uncomfortable emotions that may otherwise cripple us. Here, we discover how "riding the wave" helps eliminate excess stress and, in turn, helps us achieve emotional balance.
With age both flexibility and balance begin to diminish as the spine compresses, joint mobility decreases and stiffness sets in. While changes to the body are a normal part of aging, yoga isn’t reserved for the young and lithe. In fact, yoga can be a gentle and effective way to combat the assault of age.
Yogis have toys. Did you know that? They are mostly limited to blocks and straps, but oh, the
many kinds of blocks and straps we can have! Just when I think I have every style, type of block
and strap on the planet, a new one comes out that I just have to have.
Did you know you can save about $2,500 per year by packing your lunch every day? By bagging lunch, you are practicing the yama of brahmacharya (moderation). Plus, more mindful food choices equal better mind/body/spirit health.
Yoga is AWESOME! But it can get SO expensive. Don’t let the greediness of others keep you from mastering headstand …. Here are five clever tricks to practice yoga on the cheap.
Are you a die-hard fan of Jade, Manduka, or Lululemon yoga mats? What if you could get the same mat without the logo for less? Check out our top three contenders for similar mats at at least half the cost!
If you ever have the chance to do yoga at sunrise on the beach, do NOT pass up this opportunity! It is an experience you would be hard pressed to forget.
What’s your favorite yoga mat? I have six that I am in love with, and today will share why these mats satisfy this hard-to-please yoga mat connoisseur.