Yoga News

Some Yoga Poses May Increase Risk Of Glaucoma

An item in the May 2016 issue of Consumer Reports on Health reported that certain yoga poses significantly increased eye pressure according to a small study from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Poses that pose a risk are where the head is down or legs are elevated above the head like: ... Read More »

April 13, 2016 ·

Yoga News

Legs Up The Wall (Viparita Karani)

Legs Up The Wall (Viparita Karani) is a deceptively simple asana with numerous physical and mental benefits. You can do Legs Up The Wall with or without a bolster. English Name: Legs Up The Wall Sanskrit Name: Viparita Karani Difficulty Level: 1 Start Position: Seated on floor or bolster Prop: Bolster, folded blanket, or firm pillow Instructions: Step 1. ... Read More »

June 2, 2015 ·

Asanas

Hatha Yoga Legs Up The Wall Pose

Yoga Poses For Urinary Incontinence

If you have urinary incontinence, your doctor may have recommend Kegel exercises or prescription medications. A new study in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery suggests certain yoga postures can also help. In addition to improving incontinence, you get the added benefits of reduced anxiety and stress associated with incontinence. An estimated 10 to 30 ... Read More »

February 16, 2015 ·

Asanas

Hatha Yoga Supported Bridge Pose

Asana of the Week

A new asana will be featured every week. They will include asanas featured in Hatha Yoga Asanas, asana variations including gentle variations, and relaxation and restorative poses. Each asana features: English Name Sanskrit Name Difficulty Physical Benefits Mental Benefits Contrindications Video Link When Available Publication date will usually be Tuesday of every week. Namaste  

July 9, 2014 ·

Yoga News

Hatha Yoga Eight Angle Pose