Yoga Improves Markers of Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

According to a recent review of scientific studies published over three decades, yoga improves several markers of cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a precursor to numerous chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and stroke, and it

Are You At Risk for Premature Aging?

What do diabetes, heart disease, cancer, pre-mature aging, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetic neuropathy, optic nerve damage, and stroke all have in common? In addition to taking million of lives each year, these grave conditions all have a common forerunner

Yoga Therapy Training: 10 Steps to Choosing a Program

If you are a yoga teacher or health professional thinking of expanding your skills to include yoga therapy training, it can be confusing to decide which type of yoga therapy certification to get training in. Here are a few guidelines

Do You Suffer From Sleep Deprivation?

There are many reasons people don’t get enough sleep. If you suspect that you suffer from sleep deprivation and have problems sleeping, try natural sleep aids, such as herbal insomnia remedies or even yoga postures for insomnia. The Symptoms of

Regular Meditation May Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Can meditating as little as twenty minutes twice a day help prevent heart attack and stroke? A new study indicates that lowering stress levels through regular meditation indeed may help not just to lower blood pressure naturally and reduce depression,

Yoga for the Back: Improving Posture Can Improve Your Long-term Health

If you're looking to improve posture, why not make it a fun, pleasant, enjoyable experience? Consider trying corrective posture exercises based on yoga poses and techniques. Studies have shown that yoga exercises help improve bad posture and even reverse hyperkyphosis, the