Extended Side Angle (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

The extended Side Angle pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana) is one of my favorite poses. It improves your balance and strengthens your legs and the sides of your body, especially the side abdominal muscles on your top arm side. And when you

Can Yoga Reduce the Pain of Arthritis? Reviews of the Research are Promising

More than 46 million adults in the United States suffer from the stiff, inflamed joints, decreased joint function, and chronic pain of arthritis. Two new reviews of the research suggest that yoga may help to relieve some of the symptoms

For the Fountain of Youth, Look No Further than Your Yoga Mat

Once you turn on the other side of 50, the words ‘potions, lotions, pills and elixirs’ take on a whole new meaning, and we are all too happy to shell out billions of dollars each year to buy the promise

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Brain New Research Suggests

Can yoga and meditation help stave off age-related declines in memory, concentration, and information processing and improve the ability to regulate thoughts and emotions? Groundbreaking new research exploring the interface of yoga, meditation, and brain science suggests that this may

Men Are At Risk Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

If you thought that osteoporosis only affects women, think again. Although women are at greater risk for developing the disease, mounting research suggests that this bone-thinning condition is under-diagnosed in men. According to the Surgeon General, by 2020 half of