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Yoga Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Yoga Exercises.

Relax Your Mind and Body with Yoga

Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind. People of all age...  Read more

8 Seated Yoga Poses You Can Do from a Chair

Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it's become increasingly popular recently and has undergone quite the makeover. There are intense, sweaty styles of yoga that make the muscles of even the fittest people tremble; there are gen...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

''I Tried Hot Yoga''

I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha...  Read more

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

Exercise for those who aren't stick figures? I fi
Updated 10/9/2015 1:02:08 PM

Exercise for those who aren't stick figures? I find between my large breasts and belly it hurts to do many of the exercises I want to do such as jumping rope, jumping jacks etc. With everything flopping around. Any online videos you recommend?...  Read more

Well take up a nice safe exercise plan of walking
Updated 10/9/2015 6:02:09 AM

Well take up a nice safe exercise plan of walking. Got used to the Fitbit and was doing great. Got right in front of my house and my ankle rolled. Ended up with an ankle and an elbow fracture. Now what to do...  Read more

I feel guilty if I dont put my exercise gear on wh
Updated 10/8/2015 10:18:12 PM

I feel guilty if I dont put my exercise gear on when I get up in the morning. But I love to exercise! Anyone else have weird routines for exercising?...  Read more

Jumping Jacks is one of the best exercise I know t

Jumping Jacks is one of the best exercise I know that you can do as many as you can before you go to sleep....  Read more

I want to exercise but i don't simply have the tim
Updated 10/9/2015 6:11:23 AM

I want to exercise but i don't simply have the time... at least that's what it feels like. Between being a teacher and a mom to a toddler, I'm beyond exhausted. I'm hoping to get an elliptical for home so I will then have no excuse....  Read more

Change exercise patterns.

Change the ype of exercise...instead of walking or weight exercise, try swimiming or rollerblading or yoga...tricking the body...  Read more

Do your yoga!

Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in...  Read more

Yoga Lovers

If you love yoga, join us here....  Read more

6 Tips for Finding Peace and Staying Balanced

Throughout much of my teens and 20s, I was restless. I felt off-center, anxious, askew. I took medication for anxiety, wasted countless hours worrying, and generally didn't enjoy my life nearly as much as I do now.Today, I am genuinely happy, wel...  Read more

Does Yoga Count as Cardio?

Yoga has seen a steady rise in popularity over the past few years.  According to a 2008 report released by Yoga Journal, 15.8 million American adults were practicing yoga.  In 2010, that number grew to 21.9 million.  The majority repor...  Read more

Yoga exercises & Cooking experiments

Tried out some yoga on Friday on my Wii and really quite enjoyed the exercises. I could feel my muscles working out without it being too strenous and at the same time relaxing me. So I shall try and incorporate more Yoga into my weekly workout. My in...  Read more

Adding in Strength & Yoga Exercises

So I finally got around to moving the Wii back into my daughter's room. She is away at college so her room isn't being used... or I guess I should say wasn't. I went in there tonight and got on the Wii fit for the first time in a very long time. I d...  Read more