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Yoga Therapy for Thyroid Health

Yoga Therapy for Thyroid Health

Yoga Therapy for Thyroid Health by Melissa Delaney The thyroid gland is an incredibly important part of the endocrine system and can affect various systems within the body such as brain function, bone development, metabolism, as well as the cardiovascular, digestive and nervous systems. Thyroid disorders can be linked to hormone imbalances, genetics, autoimmune disorders,… Read More

Calm Your Nerves With Yoga

Calm Your Nerves With Yoga

Calm Your Nerves with Yoga By Devinder Kaur When we face a stressful situation (or a life-threatening one), a surge of hormones prepares us to fight or flee. Our heart rate goes up, our muscles tense, and we are on alert. This is a natural survival mechanism called “the stress response.” Depending on our circumstances,… Read More

Ayurveda For Self-Healing

Ayurveda For Self-Healing

By Maria Garre We don’t have to search very far in the ancient Ayurvedic texts to find a simple definition of Ayurveda. Charaka, known as the first physician of Ayurveda, says “science where advantageous and disadvantageous as well as happy and unhappy states of life along with what is good and bad for life, its measurement… Read More

Prenatal Yoga: Prepare and Connect

Prenatal Yoga: Prepare and Connect

This is a guest post from PranaShanti Yoga Teacher Jen Gillean, a Prenatal Yoga instructor. It is no surprise that many women are drawn to yoga practice during their pregnancies. Most of us now know that yoga means union or connection to the universe through our physical being.  And most pregnant women would agree that… Read More

Max Strom: There’s No App for Happiness

Max Strom: There’s No App for Happiness

Start the new year by furthering your self-development and yoga education with Max Strom. If you love proven methods for living a happier, calmer life, and enjoy an accessible, intelligent yoga practice, this weekend is exactly what you need to start your year off right. On January 15-17, we’re hosting Max for a four part… Read More

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