Hatha Yoga Poses Sequence – Beginner Class 1-Hour

December 2013 by

Here are all the Hatha yoga poses you need to teach a 60-minute beginner hatha Yoga class. This sequence is suitable for students at a community center, rather than a health club, where students have a wide range of ability. The goal is to relax and gently stretch…

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Hatha Yoga Sequence to Reduce Stress

June 2013 by

Completing just one 90-minute Hatha Yoga class significantly reduces perceived stress, which is a known trigger for physical illness, mental disturbance and produces visible signs of aging. Long-term stress, known as chronic stress, reduces your…

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Gentle Hatha Yoga Alleviates Depression and Ruminations

May 2013 by

Gentle Hatha Yoga alleviates depression and ruminations in women with major depressive disorder. Depression is one of the most common health conditions in the U.S. and around the world. Sufferers are twice as likely to be female and…

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Good, Better & Best Fat-Burning Yoga Moves

January 2013 by

In yoga there are good fat-burning moves, better fat-burning moves and the best fat-burning moves. If you’re trying to lose weight with yoga, you’ll want to add some of these poses to your self practice or yoga class. Each category has poses suitable for beginners and experienced yogis.

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How to Do Surya Namaskar to Lose Weight

November 2012 by

Here is the step-by-step program to do Surya Namaskar to lose weight without changing your diet. In fact, people lost weight by simply completing 12 rounds of Surya Namaskar per day, six days per week. Contraindications for Surya Namaskar include…

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Yoga to Burn Calories: Poses Over 2 Calories per Minute

September 2012 by

You can do yoga to burn calories by adding yoga poses that burn over 2 calories per minute to your yoga class or home routine. Many people ask, “Can you lose weight with yoga?” The answer is, yes. Especially when you perform yoga poses…

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20-Minute Hatha Yoga Sequence Increases Lung Capacity

August 2012 by

The researchers measured the participant’s chest expansion and lung volume rates at the beginning of the study and again six weeks later. The results show the yoga group had significant improvement in lung volume and increased…

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Hatha Yoga Sequence to Reduce Anxiety

July 2012 by

After only eight yoga classes, you may experience a significant reduction in anxiety. Why should you reduce your anxiety level? Excessive anxiety is a “major component of unhealthy lifestyles.” Anxiety reduction is important because…

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