Category: Yoga

Building Muscle Through Yoga – Part 2

Friday, June, 12th, 2015 at 8:38 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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If you are looking solely to build muscle, then weight training is definitely an extremely effective route. The controlled movements, along with the progressively growing resistance is the recipe for the muscles to grow. They must be challenged so they have a breaking down and rebuilding in the tissues continuously. However Nicholas DiNubile, M.D. says, ‘yoga can be just as effective as weights when it comes to building a stronger, more impressive physique.’ Yoga offers […]

Building Muscle Through Yoga – Part 1

Monday, June, 8th, 2015 at 8:10 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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In days past lifting dumbbells was the way to build muscle. Free weights continue to be a powerful tool to also increase balance and if the right exercises are done gain flexibility. With the increased interest in gym workouts as a way to keep fit in a busy, computer driven world, muscle building has evolved through many different inventions including circuits, machines and resistance cords. But what about a practice such as yoga? Can this […]

Anxiety, Depression & Yoga – Part 2

Monday, May, 18th, 2015 at 6:12 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, anxiety and depression has a grip on Americans today by astonishing numbers.  Bo Forbes is the founder of Integrative Yoga Therapeutics. She is well aware, as a psychologist and yoga instructor, that the mind-body pattern of communication is part of the puzzle leading to anxiety, depression and other such illnesses. She has developed a targeted use of the ancient practice of yoga that works with these […]

Anxiety, Depression & Yoga – Part 1

Thursday, May, 14th, 2015 at 5:44 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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More than 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety, depression or some related illness – and while medications are abound to help, the numbers remain astonishing. Most of the medications force the symptoms to abate through inhibiting or the processes in the brain that are causing the over firing or under producing of the chemicals our body provides that leave us feeling good. This simple ‘fix’ if you will is not helping people become free of […]

Yoga and Heat

Friday, April, 10th, 2015 at 2:54 am by

Dan Schliebe

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Yoga has its known roots in India, a hot and humid culture. Now the discipline with its focus on developing the person as a whole has developed into many branches with many different motives. The most traditional yoga lineages did not hold climate as an important factor for the practice but some modern teachers, Bikram Choudhury as an Indian pioneer of the heated form have chosen to replicate the culture and climate of India since […]

Building Muscle Through Yoga

Friday, March, 27th, 2015 at 8:18 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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If you are looking solely to build muscle, then weight training is definitely an extremely effective route. The controlled movements, along with the progressively growing resistance is the recipe for the muscles to grow. They must be challenged so they have a breaking down and rebuilding in the tissues continuously. However Nicholas DiNubile, M.D. says, ‘Yoga can be just as effective as weights when it comes to building a stronger, more impressive physique.’ Yoga offers […]

Restoring Yourself with Yoga

Tuesday, February, 24th, 2015 at 9:41 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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With the many types of yoga available finding the right class for you could be a challenge. There are not only many lineages of yoga, there are many styles, and there are also different areas of focus in the very type of yoga offered. One type of class that is good for all is restorative yoga. The method of this type of class is passive stretching through poses that are held for a longer period […]