Whether it’s fatigue, moodiness, headaches, bloating, nausea, abdominal cramps, low back pain, or any lovely combination of said symptoms ranging from moderate to severe—almost all women experience some form of discomfort during menstruation. Needless to say, it isn’t a particularly pleasant time of month; however, it is one during which we can honor (dare I say celebrate?!) our feminine nature by turning inward and implementing more self-nurturing, restorative practices.

4 Things You Can Do To Make a Difference: A Message from Seane Corn, Doug Keller, Cyndi Lee, Roger Cole, and Other Leading Yoga Teachers

"There is no difference in souls, only in the ideas about ourselves that we wear.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar As yogis, watching the current election cycle unfold, has been a painful experience. Everything we see in the... Read more

Osteoporosis, Vertebral Fractures and Dowager’s Hump—The Role of Hyperkyphosis

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

Yoga Research Comes of Age: New Review Charts the Many Health Benefits of Yoga - Part I

The field of yoga research has skyrocketed in the past decade. This means that we are learning far more about why and how yoga works (and doesn’t work) than we have ever had before. This is exciting news for... Read more

Yoga and Meditation Boost Brain Function In Aging Adults New Study Shows

Most of us experience some signs of decreased mental function as we age. Now, a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that weekly yoga and daily meditation practice may boost memory... Read more

Free Online Yoga - Practice Online with Leading Yoga Teachers in YogaUOnline's Free 21-Day Yoga Challenge

If fitting in more yoga is one of your longer term goals, here's a nice treat to get you started! Join YogaUOnline's Free 21-Day Yoga Challenge and practice online with leading yoga teachers! Finding time for... Read more

Top 10 Tips for Increasing Well-being and Happiness - Insights from 2015 Research

What did we learn in 2015 about how to improve well-being, stay happy, mindful, and healthy? Here are some of the key findings from research studies. Insight #1: Experiencing awe makes us, well, awesome... Read more