Whether it’s a night on the town in high heels, a trail run in new running shoes or an afternoon walking the flea market in flip-flops, our feet take quite the pounding every day.
A study done by Z-Tech Shoe Company and published in The Physics Fact Book found that a force up to three-and-a-half times our body weight could be placed on the foot while running. A person who weighs 150 pounds would experience a force of up to 525 pounds with each step. Read more
Yoga stress management practices, including meditation, focused relaxation, and relaxing asanas, help manage stress, which can have a feedback effect on improving pain. Yoga (asanas, meditation, and pranayama... Read more
You know that your heart, organs and lungs are critical for your health. But your neck?! In fact, the neck is a delicate part of the body, and when neck health is compromised, it can affect you in many ways... Read more
The therapeutic benefits of Hatha yoga arise from whole body energetic balancing combined with distinct biomechanical adjustments. In this post we focus on the plantar fascia of the foot and examine the most... Read more
For the past couple of years I’ve been trying to figure out this mysterious pain in the right hip that I would always get on the third day of any vacation. Did it show up because of sitting in awkward... Read more
Many of us carry tension in our necks and when we go to a yoga class we hope to come out with our necks feeling better. But that is not always the case. There are certain things that you might be doing in a... Read more
Backaches, stomach cramps, soreness in the calves—it seems like almost everyone in modern Western culture has some of form of pain that constantly nags them. Yoga has entered the West only in the past hundred... Read more