What’s the Future of Group Exercise Classes?

During 24 days in February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea after participating in or associating with participants in Zumba classes, according to a sobering new epidemiological study published in Emerging Infectious Diseases. The study, which traces the start of the illness cluster back to a one-day instructor workshop…

Yoga Industry, Could a Universal Teachers’ Union Help Reshape Our Community?

For yoga teachers around the world, their worst case career scenario arrived mid-March, when the coronavirus pandemic forced the closure of yoga studios and limited in-person contact for an indefinite period of time. As more than 40 million Americans file for unemployment, many of whom lack health insurance or paid sick leave, there has never been…

Do this yoga asana if you have asthma or any other respiratory disorders

Asthma affects the airways in the body which causes difficulty in breathing. Inflammation of the air passages makes them narrow which causes asthma symptoms like whistling noise with breathing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing. Some of the most common factors that aggravate asthma include dust, mites, pollen, smoke, pollution, weather changes, cold & cough…

4 yoga poses to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Various studies have shown that yoga and meditation can help reduce the risk of several diseases – physical as well as mental. With specific, breathing techniques, body movements and alignment of organs, yoga can help achieve overall wellbeing of the body and shield against a number of diseases. The risk of dreaded diseases like  Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia,…

How yoga can help you become a happy person

Happiness like a ray of sunlight that can warm up your cold depressed day. A little yoga every day can help you find that happiness. Yes, it’s true! Yoga is known to keep you active and flexible but did you know that a few simple yoga poses can help you find happiness from within. Just…

How yoga can help you become a happy person

Happiness like a ray of sunlight that can warm up your cold depressed day. A little yoga every day can help you find that happiness. Yes, it’s true! Yoga is known to keep you active and flexible but did you know that a few simple yoga poses can help you find happiness from within. Just…

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Turns out, biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents. Researchers at Wolters Kluwer Health stated that the currently recommended treatments for adolescent anxiety i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy and antidepressant medications have important limitations. Anxiety and fear are typical reactions to the academic, social, and developmental…