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Astanga Yoga Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Astanga Yoga.

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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Relax Your Mind and Body with Yoga

Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind. People of all age...  Read more

''I Tried Hot Yoga''

I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha...  Read more

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

Do You Have the Right Mat for the Job?

If you've ever stretched or exercised on a hardwood floor, you know just how uncomfortable it can be when sitting, kneeling, or trying yoga and Pilates exercises. For these activities, an exercise mat will offer support and traction, but not all...  Read more

#yoga on #sparkpeople.tv check out videos by Shiva
Updated 8/25/2016 6:27:02 AM

#yoga on #sparkpeople.tv check out videos by Shiva Rea. She's amazing. She's also on YouTube @wanderlust...  Read more

After work tonight I'm going to try #yoga I'm very
Updated 8/24/2016 7:53:03 AM

After work tonight I'm going to try #yoga I'm very clumsy and I have #nobalance but as someone told me you have to #startsomewhere...  Read more

Yay for Yoga! Was a little stuffy last night, but decided to do a little yoga anyway. 5 minutes in a
Updated 8/24/2016 6:12:30 AM

Yay for Yoga! Was a little stuffy last night, but decided to do a little yoga anyway. 5 minutes in and clear as a bell. Slept beautifully, too....  Read more

Had a nice night in doing yoga and watching The Tr
Updated 8/21/2016 12:30:49 AM

Had a nice night in doing yoga and watching The Tragically Hip's last concert. :,( They have been part of my life's soundtrack for more than 2 decades! Cheers to them and to all of you....  Read more

I've started doing #yoga I have a weight-loss vide
Updated 8/21/2016 12:38:45 AM

I've started doing #yoga I have a weight-loss video at home I've been doing but I want to expand. Does anyone recommend a certain type over another. A friend said hot yoga is her favorite. I'm trying to get ideas. Thanks...  Read more

Do your yoga!

Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in...  Read more

Yoga to destress and relax

There are many kinds of yoga, and many are very athletic and challenging. Some forms of yoga focus on deep stretching. Some types of yoga focus on meditation and relaxation. Below are some descriptions of this type of yoga.What is Yoga? The word...  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

Break the Strings and Move Freely in the World

For three generations, women in my family have had low back problems that required surgery. My great-grandmother and grandmother each suffered a herniated disc; my mom has degenerative disc disease, which has led to four surgeries and years of debili...  Read more

Links Roundup: Low-Calorie Pasta Recipes

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Give It a Twirl: Low-Calorie Pasta RecipesPasta lovers, take note. All of these recipes--from Lemony Carrot Risotto to Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells--have 500 calories...  Read more