With unfamiliar names like “Ashtanga,” “Bikram,” and “Vinyasa,” it can be hard for beginners to keep all the schools of yoga straight. But if you can remember that Vinyasa means “breath-synchronized movement,” you’ll know everything you need to about this fantastic style.
Whether you’re just starting out with yoga, or you’re looking to try something new, there are tons of great reasons to try Vinyasa—which is quickly becoming one of the most popular styles among yogis of all experience levels.
Yoga can be extremely helpful in relieving sciatica. Like physical therapy, an appropriate yoga practice can stretch and strengthen affected muscles and enhance postural alignment.
In addition, yoga can also help sciatica sufferers relax chronic tension that may aggravate the condition, enhance their awareness so they recognize and change physical and mental habits that exacerbate sciatica, and relieve stress and improve their mood, which can ease pain.
One of the many meanings of Yoga is union, and while the project of uniting your spirit and your body is a personal and inner project, the setting can help tremendously.
While leading yoga classes on the beach, by the ocean, under the open skies and among coconut and palm trees in San Blas, Panama, I could not help but feel whole.
For a devout yogi and life enthusiast, flowers are more than plants found in nature given for birthday and wedding celebrations. Flowers are empowering and beautiful living energies that celebrate beauty, devotion and balance. The power of yoga and flowers have an intrinsic connection, and here’s why every yogi should incorporate flowers into their practice.