Tag Archives: yoga-therapy

The Science Behind Yoga

Yoga began over 5,000 years ago, and people have been feeling the positive effects ever since. In the Western world, yoga was only introduced in the late 19th and early 20th century, only becoming truly popular in the 1980s. While it is obvious that yoga has been helping humans since its origins, it is only […]

3 Steps to Creating Your Own Yoga Retreat

Going on a yoga retreat is a beautiful opportunity to delve deeper into your yoga practice, take some much needed time to connect to yourself, and add healing treatments like massage or meditation…depending on where you choose to retreat. If you are able to attend a retreat, I highly recommend it; however, if you aren’t […]

3 Tools to Reconnect to your Breath

The reasons we love yoga are endless; however, there is one component of yoga that we believe sets it apart from any other form of exercise: your breath.
We all have it, and we all use it, but the extent to which we incorporate it into our practice is completely up to us. We’ve all been […]

3 Restorative Poses to Fight Negativity

Stepping on my yoga mat one random Thursday night, I had no clue what I was in for. We were deep in a pose, when out of nowhere my instructor told us to focus on three things that stressed us out this week. “Wait, what?” I said under my breath, trying to work through the […]

Laughter Yoga Rejuvenates the Mind, Body, and Soul

Though all types of yoga offer similar physical and psychological benefits, certain types also have their own unique twist. With Bikram (or hot) yoga, you’re experiencing the added benefit of detoxification. With power yoga, you’re getting a focus on burning calories. So what about the latest craze in the industry—laughter yoga?
With laughter yoga, you’re getting…well, […]