Blog Articles about Self-Care — yoga RSS



How Yoga reduces Body Pain?

Yoga is a powerful practice that combines mind and body through physical postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation techniques. Performing yoga brings many benefits as it reduces body pain, stress, and anxiety; it also improves physical condition, flexibility, strength, and balance and even strengthens the immune system.            Many conditions can generate body pain, from chronic illnesses to having a stressful day. The good thing is that regular yoga practice can help you reduce body pain and tension.    But how does yoga reduce body pain?      The secret is that yoga acts directly on some of the underlying causes that contribute to pain:    It controls breathing. It energizes, relaxes, and strengthens the nervous system. Controlled breathing helps to relax...

Continue reading



Four Yoga Poses to Try at Home

  We live in a first-paced world swamped with schedules streaming from dusk till dawn. And sadly, there isn't much room left for mental or physical awareness. Yoga is one of the most valuable practices that could help you get in touch with your body and keep your health robust. While this practice has been there since the dawn of centuries, recently, it has gained incredible traction owing to its massive wealth of benefits. What's more impressive is how you could practice yoga at your home or any free environment. In this article, we will discuss yoga, the types of yoga poses, and how they could impact your life.   What is yoga   Yoga is an ancient practice that...

Continue reading



Beginner’s Guide to Yoga – What You Need to Know

    Yoga is an excellent practice that provides your physical and mental health with many benefits. While it may seem intimidating for beginners, yoga can be very easy to practice, especially when you start with simple poses that don’t require a lot of flexibility.   In this article, we will briefly cover the benefits of yoga, then switch gears to the type of equipment you need before getting started.   The benefits of practicing yoga Due to the variety of benefits offered by yoga, it can be challenging to summarize all of that in a shortlist. For this reason, we opted for the most established health benefits.   Stress management In one study, researchers concluded that yoga can dramatically...

Continue reading



Interview with Megan Gathers - San Francisco Yoga Instructor

We are excited to publish this Q & A with one of San Francisco's best yoga instructors, Megan Gathers. If you are looking for a yoga instructor in the San Francisco area or you are thinking of becoming one, read Megan's story, and her yoga tips in this article. Also, Megan has overcome obstacles, read below to get inspired on overcoming your life obstacles/blocks.          Megan Gathers is a Yoga instructor & wellness expert based inSan Francisco, with over 12 years of experience. Megan helps women connect with their bodies and their self-worth through yoga, strength training, bodywork and meditation. She also helps office workers stay happy and pain-free through corporate yoga and stretch breaks.    ...

Continue reading



Interview With Kalea Cleeton - San Francisco Yoga Instructor

We had the pleasure of interviewing Kalea Cleeton, a yoga instructor in San Francisco. Kalea provided us refreshing insights into her yoga journey. She shared with us her motivation to become a yoga instructor, her tips on practicing yoga, her transformation along with the transformation of her clients. Read below to get inspired.            1. What sparked your motivation to become a yoga instructor? My motivation springs from the feeling yoga grants me after each class. The feeling of breath to movement, equanimity and expansiveness in my body and soul. The feeling lingers with me both on and off the mat and inspired me to pursue teaching in hopes of gifting this feeling to others.    ...

Continue reading