yoga

Yoga and meditation are essential in living a health and wellness lifestyle. Longevity highlights yoga poses, celebrities, trends, and fads.

Bhavsagar Bath6 days ago
Yoga: Spiritual Ascension, Or Objective Failure?
Have you seen the new fitness fad? No, its not Crossfit, but Crossfitters are starting to do it. Along with bodybuilders, strength trainers and the like. Yoga has exploded in the western world. From p...
Vanessa Diasa month ago
A Morning Routine to Make the Most of Your Day
Waking up this morning, I smile. 24 brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment. –Thich Nhat Hanh I used to struggle a lot to wake up in the morning and do something for myself. ...
sarah moa month ago
Shifting from Discipline to Ritual
Habits. If you’re into the world of self-improvement and personal growth, you’ve probably spent some time revising, breaking, and introducing new ones into your daily regime. Whether that activity is ...
Karla Ilicica month ago
Do Yoga for Mobility
All yoga asanas are a combination of strength, flexibility, mobility, and balance. Using our muscles to support our foundation or hold a certain pose is something we can all definitely feel while we’r...
Alva v.Harzi3 months ago
...'Gently DOWN the STREAM'
"To see a world in a grain of sand, and heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palms of your hand, and eternity in an hour." ―William Blake.
JoRose 3 months ago
Radical Honesty Challenge
Public Service Announcement. TO REALLY BE RATHER THAN TO SEEM. What are you? Really? Who are you? We get so caught up in the matrix that we treat ourselves the same way we treat others. An empty “Good morning self," or worse “It's morning self, you have to live again. No luck peacefully dying in your sleep.” You get up, go through the motions. Watch the things. Eat the things. Clean the parts. See the day. We get so complacent, we miss the small miracles, and frequently when they are noticed, th...
Rachel Benn4 months ago
Self-Care - Millennial Edition
Let's be real. Lately, every day feels like part II of Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire." I'm serious. Take a look: Donald Trump, paris agreement/ climate change, please impeach him/ Portland stabbings, London Bridge/ We're all going to drown in sewage See?? It can be hard to process or even enjoy life when you're staring your mortality in the face on a daily basis, and as millennials, with the world in our palms, this is what we often do. Millennials are unique in that how we've grown up,...
Be Receptive To Change
In 2007, I started dating a man who lived in Queens, we moved in together because he insisted that he needed to walk me to and from the yoga studio where I practiced. When I lived in Manhattan, it was...
'Perform Your Dutiful Action without Attachment.'
This is posted in our office here at BambooMoves, Forest Hills. I love the conciseness of it and the message it conveys. And it makes perfect sense for it to be a mantra (phrase) for our staff, but re...
Kandii Kiss5 months ago
How to Activate and Align Your Chakras
Feeling like you are stuck in a rut? Need a change, a re-awakening? Tired of feeling drained and disconnected? I was too, so I decided to make a change. Meditation and positive affirmations were the f...
Annie Kiely5 months ago
How To Do Chaturanga Pose Correctly
Even if you're new to yoga, you've likely tried the Chaturanga Dandasana pose. It is a pose that can feel easy to master and work on, even when you are between classes or just working out. But, the Ch...
How to Use the Neti Pot
Important Tips On How to Use the Neti Pot People often tip their head down while doing the Neti so water will go up into the nose or down the back of the throat. Think of the Wood Labyrinth Game, you have to turn every thing just right to get the marble to go slowly in the right direction. Same with the water, keep the head more or less level to feel where your starting point it, then move the head accordingly to guide the water through to come out the other nostril. It is an odd feeling having ...
Brittany McSorley5 months ago
How To Clear Blocked Chakras
Chakras are important concepts in Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Derived from the Sanskrit word for “wheel”, the term chakra refers to points of concentrated energy in our subtle bodies (meaning our...
A Glimpse of My Pilgrimage
For the past two years, I have been struggling with my seated meditation practice. I was given my personal mantra from my teacher in 2011 at Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. It has been an amazin...
What is Practice?
Sutra 1.13: Ardent effort to retain the peaceful flow of mind free of roaming tendencies is abhyasa.(samadhi pada, translation by Pandit Rajmani tigunait) Students often ask, "What do you mean by a ho...
Start Your Meditation with Contemplation
When I first started meditating it was so difficult. My mind was everywhere and with each thought a strong emotion followed. I felt like I was on an emotional roller coaster and thought, “why in the h...
Aaliyah Williams6 months ago
Yoga Poses to Release Stress
If you’ve ever wanted to know the best yoga poses to release stress, then look no further. We’ve compiled this extensive guide for your convenience. With so many fads and products out on the market th...