The Mysticism Of Yoga – A Necessary Part Of The Plan?

One thing that is well known about yoga is that the exercises are informed by principles of meditation, and that for many people the exercises and the meditation go hand in hand. The idea of inner strength on a spiritual and physical level is one that will catch the attention of lots of people. Is […]

Yoga For Weight Loss – How Does It Work?

One of the major aspects of any keep-fit regime for its practitioners is the importance of weight loss. There can be no doubting the focus that seems to be placed on the weight-loss aspect – a lot of people are overweight and unhappy about the fact. Many will look at yoga and wonder how it […]

Yoga – That’s For Women, Isn’t It?

One of the enduring stupidities of our time is the fact that people assume because a type of exercise is refined and not high-impact, it must be a form of exercise that is exclusively (or almost exclusively) for women. The fact is that as far as yoga is concerned, this really could not be further […]

Will Yoga Leave Me In Agony?

One thing that restricts a lot of people from taking up a new form of exercise is the age-old get-out clause. “If I take up yoga, will I wake up the day after my first class in incredible pain?” It is a fair question, and one which comes from the fact that most forms of […]

Yoga For Beginners – All You Need To Know To Get Going

Yoga has been around for a great many years now, but there are still plenty of people who have yet to take it up and are considering it as a way of keeping fit. For anyone who wants to make a start, there are a few things to consider. Once you have those in place, […]

Yoga Equipment – Some Good News About What You Will Need

When you take up yoga for the first time, you will want to think about equipment. The good news is that there is very little equipment required to make a beginning in yoga. In fact, you can turn up to a yoga class with a small bag containing a t-shirt and some tracksuit bottoms. If […]

Your First Yoga Class – What To Do And What Not To Do

Although yoga is a refreshingly basic pastime, it goes without saying that there are some ground rules, and some simple etiquette which should be followed when you go for your first few classes. After a while, it will become second nature to follow these pieces of advice, but so that you aren’t going in blind, […]

The Portable Keep-Fit Routine

One of the things that makes yoga so popular is its simplicity. Not only is it relatively easy to do once you are into the swing of things, and inexpensive to practice  it is also fantastically simple to “put down and take up again”. If, for example, you are on holiday or working away from home, […]

Whatever Helps You Sleep At Night – How Yoga Can Help With Insomnia

Anyone who suffers from insomnia will be only too aware of the damage it can do to your quality of life. You make extra time to have an early night so you can be confident that you will at least get some sleep, and it just makes you more aware of how tired you don’t […]

A Breath Of Cool, Fresh Air

Most of us have a similar problem with our home country’s climate. In the winter, we are often cold no matter what we do to try and fix it, yet when summer arrives it becomes unbearably hot, and this can affect our sleep, our mood and several things in between. As well as a few […]