Tag: Yoga


Is The Legs-Up-On-The-Wall Pose As Beneficial As Everyone Says?

February 24, 2023

Via: HuffPost

Across social media, fitness influencers and yogis alike tout the benefits of the legs-up-the-wall yoga pose — a simple move with an explanatory name. While social media can be an unreliable place for fitness advice, experts say there is truth […]


Yoga and Tech: The Future of Fitness

December 29, 2022

Via: Sandra Ferguson

Yoga began as a spiritual practice but has now become a popular way of promoting mental and physical well-being. In the US, yoga practice focuses on physical postures (Asana), breathing techniques (Pranayama), and meditation (Dhyana). According to research, over 36 […]


Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show

June 4, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Yoga refers to a series of mind-body practices that originate in Hindu tradition. However, they are growing in popularity across the world as an alternative well-being practice. Statistic show that in 2015 in the United States alone, as many as […]


Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis

February 8, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Dr. Rima Dada, Ph.D., who is a professor in the Department of Anatomy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, led the new research. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects approximately 1.3 […]


Study: Yoga and mindfulness may help elementary school students manage stress, anxiety

April 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Yoga/mindfulness activities may facilitate stress management among elementary school students and may be added as a complement to social and emotional learning activities, according to a Tulane University study. Published April 10 in Psychology Research and Behavior Management Journal, the […]


Yoga Works as Well as Physical Therapy for Back Pain

June 21, 2017

Via: Time

Another study is touting the benefits of yoga—this time, for people with back problems. The new research put yoga head-to-head against physical therapy and found the two were equally good at restoring function and reducing the need for pain medication […]


Is Yoga An Exercise? Studies Say ‘Yes’

March 15, 2017

Via: Forbes

Yoga wasn’t exactly developed to be a workout, but it does seem to have a number of benefits for the body. Past studies have looked at its physical effects, not the least of which are muscle building, bone strengthening and flexibility. […]


Yoga May Be Good for Stubborn Back Pain

January 12, 2017

Via: Time Health

Yoga may provide some relief for people with low back pain and improve their ability to perform everyday activities, according to a new review of research published in the Cochrane Library. But the authors say there’s a lack of high-quality […]


Yoga Has a Surprising Health Benefit

December 12, 2016

Via: Time

If you’ve been warned by your doctor about borderline high blood pressure, you may want to give yoga a try. According to a small new study, people with prehypertension who practiced yoga for an hour a day for three months […]


Health tips to keep children safe and active in summer heat

August 5, 2016

Via: The Medical News

During the dog days of summer, when temperatures are holding steady around 90 degrees, it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television while enjoying the cool of the air conditioning. But as the fall […]