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Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

COLUMBUS, Ohio Twenty minutes per day of guided workplace meditation and yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower feelings of stress by more than 10 percent and improve sleep quality in sedentary office employees, a pilot study suggests. The study offered participants a modified ...

eMindful.com Launches Live, Interactive Online Yoga Classes

Online health and wellness leader eMindful is launching live, interactive yoga classes. As a special promotion eMindful is offering unlimited classes for the month of August for seventy-five dollars. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone who has a yoga practice, or has wanted to explore the...

BREATHE 4 THE CURE Yoga Class Has Powerful Healing Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors, Family and Friends

Sara Holliday of Fit by Sara and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego Unite to Help Women Feel Great, Get Fit and Raise Funds SAN DIEGO, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Women are joining together to rejuvenate, unwind and release physical and/or emotional pain while raising funds for a cause they st...

Mobile Massage Team to be a Sponsor at 7th Annual Yoga Unites(R) for Living Beyond Breast Cancer

PHILADELPHIA, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Massage Team ( www.mobilemassageteam.com ), a leading provider of on-site seated massage services for corporate wellness programs, promotional events, and special affairs, today announced that the company will be a sponsor at the 7th Annual Yoga Un...

In Five-Part Video Series, Yoga Journal Hires 'The Inappropriate Yoga Guy' as 'Editor'

First of Original Web Episodes Live Now at yogajournal.com/ogden SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough times demand creative solutions. In a surprise move that is already rocking the magazine industry, Yoga Journal Magazine announces it has hired Ogden, also known as "The Inappropriate...

Double Your Income With Thai Yoga Bodywork?

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "In this economy?" That's the question Mukti Michael Buck is always asked when his students claim to have doubled and even tripled their income from massage after learning his techniques. "Yes," is always his reply, and with good reason. CNN recently...

In These Stressful, Budget-Busting Times, It's Wise to Invest in a Home Yoga Practice, Says Natural Solutions Magazine

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's face it: Because of the economy, typical expenses -- from dining out to gym memberships -- are becoming luxuries. Today's budget trimmers who regularly attend a yoga studio, or even yoga beginners, could be inspired to make a small investment in a h...

Meditation, Yoga Might Switch Off Stress Genes

Study suggests explanation for these practices' health benefits WEDNESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've taken a significant stride forward in understanding how relaxation techniques such as meditation, prayer and yoga improve health: by changing patterns of gene a...

DC Ranch Village Health Club & Spa Twists with Chocolate Yoga Class

Yogis Strive for Full Body Delight SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Ranch Village Health Club & Spa has a twist on eating chocolate, literally. The latest yoga class, 'Chocolate-Covered Yoga' teaches yogis how not only to calm the mind and exercise the body, but...

Stressed Out? Yoga Day USA Offers Antidote

CLINTON, Md., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans are all stressed out. Yoga Day USA 2008 is the perfect prescription to help us learn to relax. This ninth annual nationwide celebration of yoga is set for Saturday, January 26. Just one class can begin to reverse the harmful effect...

Is Your Yoga Mat Lacking Personality?

LAKEWOOD, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Take yoga one step further with a personalized yoga mat. Introduced by JustMyMat of Lakewood, NJ, the company offers all yoga lovers the option to embroider their name, friend's name, or even their pet's name on to an eco friendly yoga mat. (Logo: htt...

Exercise and yoga improves quality of life in women with early-stage breast cancer

Alexandria, VATwo studies report that exercise and yoga can help maintain and in some cases improve quality of life in women with early-stage breast cancer. The first study found that resistance and aerobic exercise improved physical fitness, self-esteem and body composition, and that resistance e...

Indian Yoga Expert Teaches Fitness Mantras to Lahoris

An Indian Yoga expert has organized a three-day workshop on the ancient Indian science in Lahore . Dr Rajesh Mishra, the founder director of Yoga Darshan, India, in his lecture on Yoga, Stress and Personality, organised by the Sukh Chan Wellness Club, said, yoga could help the people of Laho...

Yoga Enthusiasts Oppose Patenting Yoga Overseas

Angered and alarmed, a good number of yoga enthusiasts and experts in the capital are strongly opposing attempts of patenting yoga overseas. Reacting to recent reports of yet another application filed in the US for patenting yoga, experts here feel that the very idea of patenting knowledge...

Ramdev Starts Yoga Camp in Shimla

Thousands of people made a beeline for guru Ramdev's six-day yoga camp here that began Thursday . A ground has been specially prepared on the outskirts of this popular tourist destination for the week-long course that ends May 22. Organisers said some 10,000 people, including Himach...

US Denies Granting Patents on Yoga Postures

Amid a raging row in India over reported attempts to patent the ancient Indian practice of yoga overseas, the US denied granting patents on yoga positions. In the same breath, the US embassy said here that it has granted patents on "new and non-obvious devices that may be used in conjunction...

Swami Ramdev to Hold Yoga Camps in U.S.

Yoga guru Ramdev who captivated millions in India by teaching yoga and pranayama is to set foot in U.S. by organizing yoga camps in New York and Chicago. He will be// taking his unique yoga mix for health and well-being to the West. After receiving a good response in Britain last year, Ramde...

New Book on Yoga Offer Relief for ‘Desk Jockeys

For desk-bound executives who work long hours on the computer and suffer aches, there is help at hand - a Canadian author has brought out a book //that promises freedom from pain using techniques of yoga. Titled "Yoga for the Desk Jockey", the book offers what it calls "simple at-your-desk yo...

Haryana To Introduce Ramdev's Yoga For School Students

Students in Haryana will get a chance to learn yoga, as Haryana is planning to introduce Ramdev’s yoga in the government schools across// the state. State Education Minister Phool Chand Mullana said he was keen to introduce the yoga classes from this session itself. Mullana, who attended Ra...

Madhya Pradesh Cops to attend Yoga classes to reduce stress and weight

Madhya Pradesh Police will have to reduce their weight and stress by undergoing Yoga following survey reports showing that most of the police personnel’s in a district in Madhya Pradesh were too much obese and had stress at work. // Highly feared bandit gang operate in parts of Madhya Pradesh m...

East Or West Yoga Is The Best

More people in the West are turning to yoga now to keep themselves fit physically as well as mentally. "Yoga provides a good feeling and enormous satisfaction," Kumud Schramm of the German yoga association said// . "If you practise yoga regularly you become more alert and are not thrown...

Soldiers Readying to Fight Stress With Yoga

Rattled by an increase in fratricidal killings, the paramilitary and the army have taken recourse to yoga to relieve stress// that affects troops posted in inhospitable terrain and in insurgency hit areas. A select group of army and paramilitary personnel were trained here recently in a six-...

Baba Ramdev's Claims to Cure HIV by Yoga

A section of the media has reported the claim made by Baba Ramdev that yoga can cure AIDS. He is also reported to have claimed that AIDS cannot be prevented by using condoms. // While Yoga and regular exercise certainly help people including those who are HIV positive to be healthier, it would...

Unwind with Yoga

Yoga is a path to optimal health by achieving a healthy mind as well as a health body. This path has been undertaken by many for over 5,000 years//. The November issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource offers an overview of yoga and its health benefits. Yoga has its roots in in ancien...

Border Security Force Troopers Turn To Yoga

The Border Security Force (BSF) is turning to yoga to keep its troopers fighting fit. When A. Jayapaul, a former commandant of the Tripura-Cachar-Mizoram (TCM) frontier of BSF, saw his "boys" suffering// from stress, he decided to opt for yoga therapy. "We have already introduced yoga during t...

Haryana To Start Two-Year Diploma In Yoga

Haryana Government has decided to start a two year diploma courses in Yoga and Naturopathy as well as in Panchakarma at Shri Krishna Government// Ayurvedic College at Kurukshetra. The syllabus for the two diploma courses has already been formulated and these courses would help in promotion o...

Risk of Heart disease reduced by yoga

According to a recent study it has been observed that yoga therapy can reduce risk factors and improve the condition of those with heart disease. Yoga exercises can aid improve physical, psychological and spiritual //health - or so it is claimed. Researchers at Peninsula Medical School, in South-We...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

...rees" - Exploring the link between nutrition and health. "More Than a Paycheck: The True Rewards of Teaching Yoga" - Insight into yoga teacher career perks. "Celebrities and the Alternative Medicine Craze" - How celebrities like Oprah, Madonna, Goldie, Gwyneth and Uma ...

Yoga Therapy for Binge Eaters

... SPRINGS, Colo., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- What does yoga have to do with binge eating? Apparently quite a b...hology, binge eaters who participated in a 10-week yoga therapy program had their binge eating episodes dr...than two per week. The program combined an hour of yoga with a half-hour group discussion each week. ...

GirlMogulMagazine.com Launches Healthy Living Series

...eries. Featuring posts ranging from the basics of yoga to nutrition facts you need to know, the site will...omoting a return to healthy living. With posts on yoga by MTV's Power yoga guru Kristin McGee, easy nutrition tips and fun gi...

Hartford's Camp Courant Gets a 'Brick' Up on Summer Thanks to $100,000 Grant From The LEGO(R) Children's Fund

...ial educational activities which focus on healthy choices, literacy and life skills are provided such as: photography, low ropes course, golf lessons, yoga & stress management, computer lab, dental screening, financial literacy, recycling & the natural world and an early learning center for the fi...

How to De-Stress a Recession-Riddled Life

...u will practice and adhere to it because it relieves tension and makes you feel better," he said. "Jogging, meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, yoga and listening to music are great for some but dull, boring and stressful when arbitrarily imposed on others." Decrease the drama in your life . R...

The Path to Pregnancy: Fairhaven Health Offers New Natural Products to Help Couples Conceive

...tional products including supplements, basal thermometers and the fertility yoga DVD, Bend, Breathe & Conceive. Fairhaven Health Products for Use Du...and nursing products include prenatal supplements, organic teas, a prenatal yoga DVD and an all-natural deodorant formulated specifically for pregnant women...

Abilities Expo - THE Event for People With Disabilities - Is FREE and Happening THIS WEEK at the Schaumburg Convention Center

...cessible home medication; automobiles and conversion vans; scooters and so much more. World-class special events. Attendees won't want to miss yoga instruction from motivational speaker Matthew Sanford, fashion shows, sporting demonstrations (wheelchair softball, golf, rugby, tennis, volleyball), ...

Chopra Center Co-Founder and Best-Selling Author David Simon, M.D., Will Lead Two Special Events in New York City This June

...g system known as Ayurveda. This June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pure yoga on the Upper East Side, Dr. Simon will host a discussion of his long-awaite... To register for the book signing or weekend workshop, please contact Pure yoga at 212.360.1888 or visit www.pureyoga.com . To learn more about the Chopra...

Meditation May Help Put Primary Insomnia to Bed

...own. In the study, researchers divided 11 participants aged 25 to 45 with chronic primary insomnia into two groups. One group participated in Kriya yoga -- a form of meditation that helps an individual focus internalized attention and can reduce arousal -- as well as health education. The other grou...

NIAHC Premiers It's Natural Health Care and Balanced Living Website

...ent and founder, Tricia Hancock, a clinical hypnotherapist, business coach, yoga instructor and entrepreneur, observed the rapid growth of the industry and ...arketplace is dedicated to providing visitors with top quality green goods, yoga studios and people who are passionate about health and wellness. In this s...

The Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY Team Up With LinkedIn to Host a Series of Networking Events Strengthening Career and Well-Being

...ng experts, while The Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY will provide health and fitness recommendations from experts including a Life Coach and yoga instructors. A period of dynamic interactive networking for the 150 expected guests will follow these presentations. "LinkedIn aims to connect ...

The Westin Kierland Resort And Mayo Clinic Present "Well Beyond" Weekend

...t each morning Cocktails reception and dinner on June 27 Multiple integrative medicine health seminars with diverse panel of Mayo providers yoga and wellness walk sessions Superfoods cooking and nutrition session (includes lunch) One (50-minute) massage at Agave, The Arizona Spa ...

Yoga Helps Those With Asthma

...ts in a recent trial studying the effects of Hatha yoga also reported that they had been able to cut back ...diate physiological responses following a rigorous yoga practice, for example, twice a day for 10 days. ...ned 20 individuals aged 20 to 65 to practice Hatha yoga two-and-a-half hours a week or to join a (non-yoga...
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