Wellness

How to Start Pilates Classes

Pilates Classes

Congratulations on making the decision to start practising Pilates on a regular basis. The health benefits and physical improvements that you will feel are now well within your reach. But now that you’ve made the decision, you could be starting to second guess yourself; “Am I going to be any good at Pilates?” “What actually …

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Shape Up, Don’t Bulk Up

fit yoga practice

People come in all different shapes and sizes, so when you decide you want to try something new to get your body moving, you first need to consider what your goals may be. For some, they want to increase their body appearance by building up their muscles and creating greater definition. For others, they may …

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Kettlebell Yoga: Tips for Practice

kettlebell in yoga class

Kettlebell yoga is a new fusion workout that combines various fitness goals to give you a total body transformation. In this yoga practice, you combine yoga poses with bell-shaped weights. Incorporating kettlebell weights makes the practice more challenging. With this type of yoga, you will build strength, lose weight, increase mental concentration, and improve posture …

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Iyengar Yoga Sequence to Improve Balance

Iyengar Yoga Sequence to Improve Balance

Here is an eight-pose Iyengar Yoga sequence that “significantly improves balance and mobility in older people,” according to a study from the George Institute for Global Health published in a 2013 issue of Journals of Gerontology. This eight-pose Iyengar Yoga sequence induces “beneficial effects on balance and mobility in older people,” after completing this series twice …

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