Yoga Tips

Short articles on all things yoga.

How To Travel and Stay Healthy

how to travel and stay healthy.

I’m a firm believer in frequent and well timed holidays. If planned properly, they can do wonders for reducing stress levels. What I find to be disconcerting is that travel always seems to derail my health and fitness regimen of rising early, yoga, meditation and religiously taking our daily supplements and essential vitamins. I am […]

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Reduce Stress through Controlled Breathing

For better of for worse – breathing is automatic and controlled by the brainstem. When we breath too fast, or uncontrolled, our brain gets the message that we are in danger and the sympathetic nervous system activates that “flight or fight” response. When we take slow, steady breaths, our brains get the message that everything is […]

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How Yoga Benefits Mind and Body

I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for many years. I intuitively return to the practice when I’m dealing with a lot of stress and anxiety. Rewind to the beginning of this year’s PhD drama, I rummaged through our storage closet, unrolled my dusty mat and started downward-dogging. I immediately felt better. My husband felt […]

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