Yoga Poses to Improve Adult Asthma

January 2013 by

A recent study published in the Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology uncovered some of the many benefits of yoga as a complimentary therapy for asthma sufferers. The asthmatic participants took a yoga class consisting of asanas and breathing exercises.

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60-Minute Viniyoga Series for Osteoarthritis Insomnia

November 2012 by

Viniyoga for osteoarthritis insomnia helps reduce your number of nights with sleep disturbance caused by osteoarthritis pain. Unfortunately, 50 percent of older adults with osteoarthritis suffer from insomnia and experience restless sleep…

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Breathing Yoga Series to Lower Blood Pressure

October 2012 by

Try this breathing yoga series proven to lower a healthy person’s blood pressure in as little as two weeks of regular practice, even for beginners. Breathing yoga, known as pranayama in the yoga world, is typically easier to do than silent meditation.

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75-Minute Viniyoga Series for Chronic Lower Back Pain

October 2012 by

Doing Viniyoga to address chronic lower back pain can help you feel better. Not only is back pain one of the most common health conditions for Americans, it’s the number one reason people turn to complementary and alternative therapies…

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Sahaja Yoga for Adult Asthma

August 2012 by

Do you have poorly controlled asthma and take moderate to high doses of inhaled steroids? Sahaja yoga sessions as complimentary therapy might help you, according to a study from the Royal Hospital for Women in Australia. The founder of Sahaja yoga, Nirmala Devi…

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Yoga Nidra Helps Manage Type-2 Diabetes

August 2012 by

Yoga Nidra classes in conjunction with medication offer more benefits than medication alone…lower blood sugar levels, less headaches and fewer bouts with insomnia.

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Pranayama Sequence Lowers Blood Pressure and Heart Rate

July 2012 by

The researchers concluded the study “proved beyond doubt, that regular practice of pranayama and meditation for minimum of 15 days is beneficial in improving the cardiovascular functions, even in healthy individuals, irrespective of age…

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Yoga Equally Effective as Low-Sodium Diet for Hypertension

July 2012 by

Doing yoga to combat hypertension is equally as effective as reducing your sodium intake, but brisk walking is more effective. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, “is the most prevalent non-communicable disease causing significant morbidity and mortality.”

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