Stretch, Relax and Connect: Yoga Retreats Tap into Energy of People and Place

Yoga retreats can be spiritual experiences that focus the practice and enrich present-day reality. They help attendees delve deeper into their mindfulness, reminding them that no matter where they are on their journey, it is their own. Attending a yoga retreat combines ...

Moving Parts: Use Your Body to Stay Healthy

There’s no doubt that regular exercise is an important component of a vibrant life. Even knowing that, “exercise” can sound to some like a dirty word; it sounds like something we mustdo—along with working for a living and cleaning the house—before we can make ...

Tai Chi for Body and Mind: A Simple Guide to an Enigmatic Practice

The ancient Chinese martial art known astai chi chuan (also spelled taijiquan) is currently experiencing a renaissance as people search for fitness alternatives that can heal both body and mind. Tai chiis a low-impact movement art form that has always been popular with ...

Movement as Meditation: Community Dance Events Flourish

While dance is timeless and universal, during the past decade new movement practices have exploded around the world as healing modalities, spiritual practice and collective act of self-expression. Descriptors like conscious, mindful, meditative, therapeutic, healing, ...

Walking Partnership: 30 Minutes a Day Improves Health Factors

According to the American Animal Hospital Association, approximately 60 percent of dogs and cats are overweight. Probably not coincidentally, the American Heart Association identifies the same percentage of people as overweight. Poor diet and lack of ...

Fresh Yoga Transforms into a Donation-Based Studio

Fresh Yoga wants yoga to be accessible to everyone as no one should feel like yoga is beyond their reach financially. To help make this vision a reality, Fresh Yoga is changing its structure to a donation-based organization. This includes a sliding scale cost structure, $5 ...

2018-02-09T16:28:31+00:00Fitness, Local Articles, Wellness, Yoga|