Throughout your yoga journey, you may fall out of your yoga routine. Work, school, kids, family – even a bout of laziness – can all contribute to a break in your yoga routine. The good news is: this is perfectly normal and nothing to get down about!
Stephanie: To share, pay forward, the amazingly profound benefits/blessings I received from yoga. I wanted to share that gift with others especially those who normally don’t think yoga is for them. Everyone can be a yogi.
Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes linked to poor health and depression.
In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disorders are spiritual emergencies, spiritual crises, and need to be regarded as such to aid the healer in being born.
The more we learn about yoga, the more we realize the benefits aren’t all in the minds of the 20 million or so devotees in the U.S. Yoga helps people to relax, making the heart rate go down, which is great for those with high blood pressure. The poses help increase fle...