Not a day seems to go by that I don’t realize there is some habit I have that I’d love to change. I’m sure that happens to you, too. Fortunately, we have yoga as a great tool for when we want to get serious about really changing old, dysfunctional habits. So, what kind of patterns or habits are we talking about? Some examples are:
Physical Habits: Perhaps you discover that the way you hold your posture habitually is resulting in pain, stiffness in your body, or difficulty in doing activities you need or want to do.
Osteoporosis is one of the most widespread chronic conditions in the Western hemisphere. How does yoga help counteract the effects of bone loss and osteoporosis? In this interview, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen... Read more
How does yoga affect heart health? One important avenue is the way yoga practices help to maintain or improve circulation in the cardio-vascular system. This is the system that includes the heart muscle, the... Read more
For anyone diagnosed with osteoporosis, there are two main concerns—increased risk of hip fractures and vertebral fractures. Vertebral compression fractures caused by the thin bone mass of osteoporosis have long been taught to cause hyperkyphosis, or the dowager’s hump that inflict many elderly. Read more
Does our skeleton—and bones—play a role for our health and wellbeing beyond ‘just’ holding up our body, as previously assumed? Indeed, new research indicates that hormones produced as part of building bone... Read more
Agility is the ability to move easily through a series of positions while you stay balanced and in control. Some everyday situations that require agility are getting in and out of a car (especially the back... Read more
In today's computer driven culture, more and more people struggle with forward head posture, or text neck as it is also called. Poor posture often leads to neck and shoulder tension, even headaches or migraine... Read more