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
Reivew of Dr. Loren Fishman - Healing Yoga

“Healing Yoga: Proven Postures to Treat 20 Common Ailments” – A Review of Dr. Loren Fishman’s New Book

Dr. Loren Fishman, MD, is renowned in the yoga therapy field as an innovative physician and yoga teacher. His medical practice, which is based at the Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation center in... Read more

Are you ready for Martha Stewart Yoga?

You’ve heard of Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Crafts, and Martha Stewart Weddings. But are you ready for Martha Stewart Yoga? Earlier this week, weary commuters in New York’s grand central terminal... Read more
Swami Ramdev's Yogic Mission

From Powerful Pose to Parliament: Swami Ramdev’s Yogic Mission

While Indian yogis are often pictures as ascetics living a recluse lifestyle in remote corners of the Himalayas, Indian yoga master Swami Ramdev defies the mold. The 50-something yoga guru, agile and lithe as... Read more

India's Prime Minister Announces New Ministry for Yoga and Ayurveda

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently established a ministry to promote alternative therapies such as yoga and Ayurvedic medicine, as part of a wider mission to raise awareness of home-grown, natural... Read more
Kim Cattral - Fizzy yoga

More than a Short-Lived Fizz? Fizzy Yoga Targets Common Boomer Issues

Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall may have just unleashed the next fitness craze: Physiyoga (or Fizzy Yoga, as Cattrall prefers to call it). A blend of yoga and physical therapy, Physiyoga is a core-centered... Read more

Butting Out: Can Yoga and Meditation Help People Quit Smoking?

If you’ve ever tried to quit smoking, you know how difficult it is to break the habit. Tobacco use has been cited as a major risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, and premature death... Read more

YogaGlo Forfeits Its Patent. What Comes Next?

On October 27, 2014, online yoga video service YogaGlo announced its decision to forfeit the patent issued for its mode of filming yoga videos. The decision came seemingly out of the blue, leading many to... Read more