yoga

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

Why I No Longer Practice Yoga...
Pretentiousness... Wait. That's the entire article right there, summed up in one word? Yep. But... allow me to elaborate. I became a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor a number of years ago, and bein...
Exercise Trends You Need to Try If You Love Yoga
Calling all my fellow yogis! I LOVE yoga, don’t you? It’s so diverse. There are so many variations, so many new things to try! When I first started yoga (almost a decade ago) it wasn’t so wide spread ...
Bethany Ashlyn13 days ago
Short Term and Long Term Benefits of Yoga
I've never been the biggest in fitness activities. From a very young age, I knew sports would never come naturally to me and hand-eye coordination was impossible. I did practice ballet for several yea...
Savannah McKinley2 months ago
Yoga: An Overview
Yoga: An Overview Yoga is where I find my truest self. My time on my mat is when I am finally able to breathe, release anxiety, focus, move and truly be who I am, unapologetically. Until I began my yo...
Iria Vasquez-Paez2 months ago
Why Yoga Works for Anxiety
Yoga is my saving grace because anxiety comes and goes. Yoga has helped me cope with my mental health better since yoga cures me of anxiety the day of, as well as for a week. Yoga is a huge discipline...
E McNeal2 months ago
How Yoga Changed My Life
The impacts of yoga are astounding, especially considering its cliché spot in modern day society. I began taking yoga classes my senior year of high school and have seen firsthand the significant impr...
@igobykim 3 months ago
Yoga: Practice of Control
"Graceful." "Beautiful." "Strong." This last month I've been receiving more praise and compliments on my practice, both in person at the studio and online through Instagram (@theyogikim). They would s...
Aliex Anne3 months ago
Yoga: A Life of Uncertainty
Seeking a mindful life... I never thought that yoga would be the answer to my problems. Growing up I had a great life. I performed in many school productions, I had my parents supporting me every step...
Agamjot Singh4 months ago
Kundalini Yoga Life
During your first kundalini yoga class, you might have an amazing experience, you might not. You may find you have life-altering new awareness, or you may just become present with how mundane you see ...
Samantha Bentley4 months ago
Yogis of Instagram: Your Guide on Who to Follow
Instagram has become a mecca for yogis and yoga admirers over the past year or so. With huge companies dishing out large pay checks to Yoga teachers and traveling yogis so that they will wear their cl...
Angela Fisher6 months ago
First Year as a Big Yoga Teacher
I’d like to start by saying it hasn’t been easy. I could just focus on the positive, but I believe there is always a dark to the lightness, a Yin to the Yang. There is balance, and I don’t believe in ...
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Samantha Cullen6 months ago
The Not-so Pretty Side Of​ Yoga
I've noticed how people on the cover of yoga magazines always look so pretty. They're dressed to the nines in the latest yoga gear, hair perfectly placed around their bursting smiles. The cover model ...
Little Caviar6 months ago
Core Power Yoga
As I have previously mentioned, one of my 2018 goals is to attend yoga classes more frequently. When my colleague told me Core Power Yoga was offering a week free for new customers, it was a no-braine...
Sonia R.7 months ago
Yoga Is Not for the Flexible...It Is for the Willing
"You should do yoga." I can almost guarantee that someone at some point has probably said this to you. They mean well, and are likely trying to offer you a solution to some problem you may have—pain, ...
Rebecca Keane8 months ago
Why Becoming a Yoga Nut Is One of the Best Things I've Ever Done
When did my yoga journey/addiction start? I'll set the scene: Christmas holidays, 2013. Bored, I was browsing magazines on my iPad when my eyes fell upon an edition of a yoga publication. The yogi on ...
Samantha Bentley8 months ago
The 5 Best Yoga Poses for Back Stiffness
Yoga is a weird and wonderful thing. It’s good for the body, it’s good for the mind, it’s exhilarating but also relaxing. You can do it in aerial hammocks, on mats, on the beach, in the park, in your ...
Jade Green8 months ago
How Yoga and Mediation Changed my Life
Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga are fast-growing trends in Western culture today, but these ancient practices date as far back as 200-400 BC, originating in India. There are five ancient branches of Y...
Sophie George8 months ago
Yoga Poses for Hamstrings
Yoga poses that work on your hamstrings: If tight hamstrings are plaguing you, be it hindering your yoga practice or just causing you discomfort, these simple exercises can begin to help by stretching...