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Yoga Postures Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Postures.

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''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

Getting Fit with GERD

The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology...  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

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

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Sorted a box today, did some yoga, cleaned the liv
Updated 8/22/2015 8:04:51 PM

Sorted a box today, did some yoga, cleaned the living room, kitchen, master bed and bath. I feel like I accomplished a bit. I started feeling pain I haven't in awhile though. My left shoulder and neck are acting up :(...  Read more

Yoga and calories burned question
Updated 8/25/2015 11:05:16 AM

I have a question about the calories burned in Yoga. SP calls it general stretching, but I have a couple of Yoga DVDs that move at a rapid rate and really get my heart pumping. Wouldn't that be burning more than 85 calories in 30 minutes? Is the...  Read more

feeling great this morning. yoga later. gym this a
Updated 8/16/2015 9:36:50 AM

feeling great this morning. yoga later. gym this aftrenoon...  Read more

Headed to yoga to do the dragon dance.
Updated 8/15/2015 9:41:00 AM

Headed to yoga to do the dragon dance....  Read more

I workout every day ( 1 hr either or yoga /Zumba/t
Updated 8/14/2015 9:34:38 PM

I workout every day ( 1 hr either or yoga /Zumba/total body sculpt/Insanity/boot camp. I also put some times aside to walk with my husband....  Read more

Use giood posture

Good posture helps how you feel and how you look...  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 Lovers

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

Win 'Yoga for Small Spaces' Cards

Today's giveaway is great for anyone who travels often, has limited mobility or spends a good deal of time sitting. (That's pretty much everyone, right?) We're giving away two sets of Yoga for Small Spaces cards (a $19.99 value)! We say: Yoga is g...  Read more

What's the Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

I have always thought of the combination of Pilates and yoga as the perfect marriage. Both are transformational, focused methods of movement that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. In my opinion, their differences complement one...  Read more

good stuff: my favorite yoga postures (concentrating on upper body)

Bakasana (Crane Pose) Camatkarasana (Wild Thing) Purvottanasana (Upward Plank Pose) Utthita Hasta Padangustasana (Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe Pose) Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog) Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge...  Read more