Find Yoga Classes

July 31, 2012 by  
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When you’re just getting started with yoga, it may be difficult to figure out how to find yoga classes, teachers, or centers that will fit your needs. Luckily, there are some online directories that can help you find local yoga classes. General Directories Covering a wide breadth of yoga styles and locations 1. Yoga Journal […]

2012 Olympic Athletes Do Yoga

July 25, 2012 by  
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When the U.S. national yoga asana championships were held in New York City in March, 2012, the media was all abuzz about the campaign to see competitive yoga become a new Olympic sport. This idea, spearheaded by Rajashree Choudhury (the wife Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury) has been in the works for a few years, […]

Yoga Classes Reach for the Extremes

July 21, 2012 by  
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AT a recent yoga class at SLT studio in Midtown Manhattan, Erin Jacques was putting her students through a grinding cardio routine of lunges, push-ups, side planks and squats. The hard-bodied women, having entered the studio armed with their Stella McCartney Falabella bags (or the equivalent fashion statement), were now drenched in sweat, hearts pumping […]

How to Find a Good Yoga Teacher

July 21, 2012 by  
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Finding a yoga class is pretty easy these days, at least in most metropolitan areas where you can hardly go a block with bumping into a studio, but how do you find a good teacher? Of course, this quest is complicated by the fact that your idea of what makes a good teacher may differ […]

‘Boot Camp’ Yoga at Pure Yoga and Circuit of Change

July 20, 2012 by  
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Philip Greenberg for The New York Times Circuit of Change classes, led by Brian Delmonico in a Union Square studio, fuse yoga, martial arts and cardio exercises. AN ideal exercise routine might involve strength training to build muscle, cardio sessions to get the heart pumping, and yoga classes to improve flexibility and calm the mind. […]

Mandy Ingber Yogalosophy

July 20, 2012 by  
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Mandy Ingber is best known because of her most famous client: Jennifer Aniston. Aniston credits her undeniably great bod to Ingber’s method, a combination of yoga and toning exercises Ingber calls Yogalosophy. What is the Yogalosophy Workout? As you can probably guess, Jennifer Aniston didn’t get her fabulous shape by doing a few stretches and […]

AntiGravity Yoga

July 20, 2012 by  
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Have You Ever Thrown a Fist Full of Glitter in the Air? Unless you are a certain pink-haired rock star, I’m going to guess the answer to that question is no. But don’t let that stop you from going all Cirque de Soleil when trying out AntiGravity Yoga. I couldn’t get Pink’s amazing performance at […]

DDP Yoga

July 17, 2012 by  
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If the name DDP Yoga sounds familiar, chances are it’s because of its association with the recent yoga transformation video-gone-viral featuring former paratrooper Arthur Boorman. The five minute clip, which has received over five million hits on YouTube to date, recounts how Boorman, who was severely overweight and unable to walk without assistance, turned his […]

Core Strength

July 13, 2012 by  
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Definition: Our friends in the Pilates world have long known about the importance of core strength, but it’s a term that becoming more and more widespread in the yoga community. The core refers to the muscles of the torso, both front and back, which support your spine, affecting your posture, and integrate the workings of […]

Yoga for Abs Sequence

July 13, 2012 by  
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Come to sit on your mat. Bring the legs straight up to a 45 degree angle, coming into Boat Pose. The torso will naturally fall back, but do not let the spine collapse. Make a “V” shape with the body. Bring the arms out straight in line with the shoulders. Once you have established the […]

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