From Sick Care to Preventive Care: How Yoga Fits into Healthcare

Kristine Kaoverii Weber, MA, C-IAYT, eRYT500, YACEP
Female medical professional practicing yoga meditation outside.

Recently, I’ve been out in Los Angeles, visiting family and friends, hiking, taking yoga classes, and doing a bit of research for my work. One of the things I love about Southern California (in addition to endless opportunities for eucalyptus aromatherapy), is that it’s such a hot spot for creativity and innovation in all fields.

New Study: Is One Style of Yoga Better Than Another?

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular, with over 36 million practitioners in the U.S. alone. As the number of people practicing yoga is increasing, so are the number of different yoga styles offered. A single... Read more

The Accessible Yoga Revolution: Yoga for Everybody

What type of person practices yoga? If you go by the images plastered across magazine covers, television commercials, and online ads, you’d assume that all yogis are young, attractive, limber, lithe, and... Read more

Ringing in the New Year: The Great Bell Chant

May the sound of this Great Bell Chant penetrate deep into the cosmos, and herald in a New Year, free from all suffering. Enjoy this beautiful and timeless video paying homage to our awe-inspiring planet and... Read more
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Study Indicates Yoga Can Prevent Osteoporosis-Related Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a tremendous health concern for women over 50, causing more than 700,000 spinal fractures and more than 300,000 hip fractures each year in the United States alone. It is well known that weight-... Read more

The Fourth International Fascia Research Congress: The Body Connected

The Fourth International Fascia Research Congress (FRC), held September 18-20, 2015 near Washington, DC, USA continued the tradition of presenting the latest and best scientific research on fasciae in all its... Read more

The Yoga Service Movement Matures: Stepping Up & Out at the 4th Annual YSC Conference

I’ve attended the annual Yoga Service Council (YSC) conference every year since it first started in 2012, and have always loved it. This year’s conference, however, easily ranked as the best yet. Held May 14-... Read more
Colleen Saidman Yee

How Yoga Helped This Former Model Heal From Drug Addiction and PTSD

A former model uses tales of sex, drugs and rock and roll in a book hitting stores on Monday to introduce the healing power of yoga sequences and demonstrate how the ancient practice of breath and meditation... Read more

ACE Study Examines Effects of Bikram Yoga on Core Body Temps

ACE-sponsored research examines heart-rate and core-temperature responses to Bikram yoga. A typical Bikram yoga session is 90 minutes long and consists of 26 poses and two breathing exercises, all performed in... Read more
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Yoga is America’s New Favorite Complementary Therapy, A New Survey Finds

Americans are turning to complementary health approaches more than ever before to reduce pain, improve health and wellbeing, and relieve the side effects of standard medicine. And, yoga is one of the most... Read more

Check Out Our New YouTube Yoga Channel

If the thought of listening to interviews with your favorite yoga teacher or watching videos with yoga practices and yoga teaching tips appeals to you, be sure to subscribe to our new YouTube channel ! This... Read more