The Importance of Breath in Yoga

The Importance of Breath in Yoga

The Importance of Breath in Yoga Awareness of breath in yoga and synchronizing breathing and movement is what makes yoga, yoga; and not gymnastics or any other physical practice. In this article from Ekhart Yoga, Esther Ekhart explains the different ways the breath...
Yoga and Qigong: What is the Connection?

Yoga and Qigong: What is the Connection?

Many teachers are now combining Yoga and Qigong in their classes and workshops, with Qigong often being called the Chinese yoga … but what have these two energy arts got in common? The answer lays deep in history and buried under layers upon layers of modern...
Is Pilates Good For Back Pain?

Is Pilates Good For Back Pain?

Is Pilates Good For Back Pain? Is Pilates Good for Back Pain? We found a very informative article on this question, first published in the magazine Live Strong. Pilates can increase strength, flexibility and balance in your body Therapeutic exercise like pilates is...