Yoga and The Art of Exercise

About Me

Yoga and The Art of Exercise

Welcome to my website. I am a working mom who teaches yoga downtown. My yoga studio often features the art of local artists on its walls. I love everything that makes life more beautiful, which includes both art and yoga. I created this website to share my love of both of these things, but posts will lean more heavily towards exercise topics. Even if yoga is too "zen" for you, there are other forms of exercise that can help you appreciate the beauty of the world around you, including running and hiking. Read on for tips, tricks and encouraging posts.

Don’t Believe Myths About Fitness Programs

If you have recently started a new fitness program, you might be wondering if you are on the right track. Fitness can feel so much more complicated than ensuring you are eating nutritious foods and burning calories. If you are concerned about fitness, you could fall prey to some of these common myths. Don't let them sway you from your goals. Myth: You Can't Be Injured in Yoga Yoga is typically seen as a gentle type of exercise, but this does not mean it can't injure you. Read More 

3 Best Types Of Exercises For Arthritis Sufferers

If you have arthritis, doing any exercise can be extremely painful, especially if you have been inactive for a long time. However, exercise is one of the best ways to improve your arthritis pain as long as you choose the right type of exercises. Depending on where your arthritis is located, some types of exercise can make it worse, so check out these three best types of exercise for arthritis sufferers. Read More 

4 Exercise Tips For Pregnancy

Just because you are expecting doesn't mean that you cannot continue with an exercise routine. Of course, the exercise routine that works for you will have to change based on what trimester you are in and what your doctor advises, but keeping up a regular exercise routine despite these subtle changes will keep you and baby healthy. Here are four exercise tips to consider when you are expecting: Don't Overwork It:  Now that you are gaining weight, it may be more difficult to do some of the exercises that you are used to. Read More 

Three Ways A Personal Trainer Can Help You Reach Your Weight Loss Goals

There are many people who are overweight and want to lose weight, but simply do not know how to do it in a safe way. If you want to lose weight, but do not want to put your health at risk during your weight loss journey, consider hiring a personal trainer to make the process easier for you. The guide below walks you through a few of the ways a personal trainer can help you lose weight quickly and safely. Read More 

Benefits Of Adult Stem Cells

Most people have heard the wide variety of controversial opinions surrounding the scientific use of embryonic stem cells. However, what you might not realize is that not everyone discussing stem cell research is talking about using embryonic stem cells. Adult stem cells are in your bone marrow and peripheral blood, as well as in a pregnant woman's placenta, umbilical cord, and amniotic fluid. These stem cells are also beneficial in the medical research field, and adult stem cell therapy has the potential to be used to treat diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, and heart disease. Read More