So I think I’m officially addicted to hot yoga. I find myself only ever attending the heated classes at my studio. I’m still trying to figure out exactly what keeps me coming back, but something recently occurred to me: added resistance. The extremely humid environment of a hot yoga studio makes it feel like you’re … Continue reading Sweat Baby Sweat: Getting the Most From Your Yoga Practice
Don’t waste your money on a gym that intimidates you, spend your fitness budget responsibly and focus on getting active. Resist the pressure to conform to a certain physical standard, just get sweating, get your heart pumping and smile.
This is the beginning of a discussion that I have a deep interest in, body image in today’s world. When I say body image, I am referring to the concept of self image, how people perceive the shapes of their bodies based on the information they receive through the media and other sources
I just finished reading William J. Broad’s The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards and overall, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Broad’s style of writing is exciting, sophisticated yet accessible, and his insights and anecdotes are enticing. Not only is the book one that is absolutely full of yoga-related information, (history, philosophy, fitness) but it is … Continue reading The Science of Yoga: a great first-time yoga read