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Yoga And Arthritis

Yoga is a type of gentle exercise which is suitable for many people with arthritis. The controlled movements, stretching, and breathing help manage chronic pain.
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Starting Yoga With Arthritis
Arthritis patients are advised to participate in regular, low-impact exercise. Yoga is a great option for people with chronic pain.

Viniyoga: Gentle Form of Yoga Effective for Back Pain
Viniyoga is a gentle, adapted form of yoga. Not all yoga styles are the same though. Some types of yoga may be too vigorous for people with back pain.

How To Start Doing Yoga
Deciding that you want to start doing yoga is the first step. It’s easy to get stuck here though. Don’t be intimidated! Here is practical advice on how to start doing yoga.

What is Yoga?
Many people think that yoga is stretching. But while stretching is certainly involved, yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses, each of which has specific physical benefits.

Basic & Optional Yoga Gear
The equipment you will need to start your Yoga practice.

The Types of Yoga
There are many different styles of yoga being taught and practiced today. Although all of the styles are based on the same physical postures (called poses), each has a particular emphasis.

What Should I Do About A Slippery Yoga Mat?
When you finally make the big leap to owning your own yoga mat, it can be a little disappointing to discover that your so-called sticky mat has no traction at all. Aside from being annoying, if you are really slipping on your mat, you could hurt yourself.

The Benefits of Yoga for Stress Management
Yoga, which derives its name from the word, “yoke”—to bring together—does just that, bringing together the mind, body and spirit. But whether you use yoga for spiritual transformation or for stress management and physical well-being, the benefits are numerous.

Yoga and Pilates by Leigh Crews, RYT
Yoga and Pilates are the dynamic duo of the fitness world right now. Yoga is a centuries-old practice that includes a spiritual component supporting its holistic approach to fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle. Pilates is a physical conditioning system concentrating on development of the core of the body

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