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Date: 2009-09-21 By: Robert Butera PhD
Yoga is a transformational process, a great way transcend the challenges we all face in our lives, whatever they may be. But what about those of us who have never practiced yoga before? What of those who aren't in the best of physical shape? What of those who have been practicing for years and now suffer from "Yoga Burnout?" Dr. Robert Butera, author of The Pure Heart of Yoga, outlines 10 steps to transform your yoga practice and connect with the infinite.
Date: 2013-07-25 By: Robert Butera PhD
Date: 2014-06-02 By: Melissa Grabau PhD
A good yoga class feeds both our bodies and our minds, and carries over into our everyday life. What might yoga practice have to teach us about our relationship to food and our bodies? Melissa Grabau, PhD, author of The Yoga of Food, explains.
Date: 2014-10-06 By: Anna Guest-Jelley
How can we shift our focus to a more positive image of our bodies? Anna Guest-Jelley, co-author and contributor to Yoga and Body Image, explains how she made her shift.
Date: 2015-10-12 By: Robert Butera PhD
Stress and anxiety affect us on all levels. Be it the body's pounding heart, the rapid pace of breath, overwhelming feelings, racing thoughts, or a disconnection from our deeper beliefs, stress weaves its way into all levels of our experience. Yoga Therapy teaches us to understand how to address our stress on all layers of being. Robert Butera, Erin Byron, & Staffan Elgelid, co-authors of the new Yoga Therapy for Stress & Anxiety, provide five steps to managing stress through yoga and its principles.
Date: 2016-06-20 By: Robert Butera PhD
Today's world offers us many opportunities to create and live in stress; even though it has been many thousands of years since we have had to fear attack from wild animals, modern man has his fight-or-flight system turned on most days, and with no idea how to turn it off. Work, relationships, schedules, kids, media, and much more assist in creating stress. Luckily, there are many tools to bring us back from the fight-or-flight response into the rest-and-digest system, or the relaxation response. Thankfully, there are many ways to release stress; here, Doron Hanoch, author of the new Yoga Lifestyle, provides five ways to use the Flexitarian Method to ease stress.
Date: 2016-08-01 By: Ally Hamilton
It can be confusing when you see yoga represented through pictures. It's very hard to photograph a person's process, so you might look on Instagram, and see someone in a bikini on a yacht in Bali with her ankle behind her head and say, "What?!? If that's what yoga is, it doesn't apply to me!" But, yoga is about so much more than the poses. It's about tuning in and facing those places within you where you still have healing to do. Here, Yoga's Healing Power author Ally Hamilton explains 3 ways yoga changes your life for the better, and not simply through its poses.
Date: 2016-09-05 By: Shakta Khalsa
As any parent or teacher will tell you, nurturing children in a mindful way and giving them the structure they need to thrive is a big job. When it comes to children on the autism spectrum, the scope and intensity of caregiving doubles or triples since these children often require more from their parents and caregivers than most children do. Shakta Khalsa, author of the new Yoga Way to Radiance, presents ways that yoga can help the parents and caregivers of all children, but especially those on the autism spectrum.
Date: 2002-09-20 By: Elizabeth Connor O'Malley
Precis: After a serious accident, the writer of this article practiced yoga to regain her health and strength. But there was still something that was missing. Her level of energy would not return to its pre-accident level. Without expecting ...
Date: 2005-08-22 By: Thomas Polkinghorne
You are in bed, trying to get some sleep before you leave for work tomorrow morning. You know that if you do not get any sleep tonight, then tomorrow you will come into work drowsy and unfocused. Glancing over at the clock, you notice that it is ...