I’m proud to say that I’ve now been practicing yoga on a regular basis for just over six months. I started writing about my yoga practice this year because I noticed such a variety of benefits to the routine. I’ve greatly enjoyed using yoga as a fitness and wellness program, but also as a source … Continue reading Yoga: Six Months Later
Ana T. Forrest, creator of Forrest Yoga, is no stranger to life's challenges. Forrest was born disabled with malformed legs and chronic pain, had a physically abusive mother and absentee father, was frequently drugged and sexually abused as a toddler and child, battled with drug and alcohol abuse and addiction from the time she was six, … Continue reading Fierce Medicine: Weirdly Wonderful
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