Let’s be honest, sometimes going for a long run is the last thing on your mind when you’re experiencing menstrual cramps. In these times, practicing yoga can serve as a smart alternative as it can soothe your body and mind, and even help strengthen your running muscles, so you maintain […]

Half moon pose can help you improve your balance, stability and focus. Image Credit: 10’000 Hours/DigitalVision/GettyImages In This Article Half moon pose (Ardha Chandrasana) enables you to tap into a feeling of both strength and weightlessness. This popular yoga posture requires steadiness and stability as you balance on one leg […]

Back pain affects more than 80% of people worldwide. Yoga stretches help decrease back pain for some people, though results are similar to the benefits of other types of exercise. Many yoga poses—such as cat-cow, downward-facing dog, and cobra pose—target the back, helping to relieve pain and increase flexibility. This […]

Chair yoga is a light and gentle type of yoga that can be done using a chair while sitting down. Some poses can also be done standing while using the chair for balance and support. You may be surprised that most traditional yoga poses can be performed on a chair. […]

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Triangle pose builds strength in your lower body and stretches those muscles as well. Image Credit: Yasser Chalid/Moment/GettyImages In This Article A foundational posture that’s taught in most modern yoga classes, triangle pose (Trikonasana) is an essential yoga pose that offers something for just about everyone and can be easily […]