YOGA STYLES: Modern

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Restorative Yoga Poses for Anxiety

To practice Supported Supine Bow Pose, you will need a bolster and two blankets. If you do not have a bolster, fold a thick blanket or towel to approximate the same size and shape as a Yoga bolster. Place the bolster lengthwise on your Yoga mat. Fold the two blankets into squares and place them where your knees will be.

Power Yoga for Heart Health

Power yoga students learn to use inner strength to keep moving through a series of poses. They learn to breathe deliberately by filling up the abdomen, lungs, and chest with each breath and slowly releasing it. This is a healthy way to release stress and anxiety, while toning all of the body's muscles. The heart becomes stronger as it continually receives new blood and works to pump it throughout the rest of the body.

Teaching Chair Yoga Classes

Chair yoga is a wonderful alternative for students who have trouble with mobility or balance. They can still gain many of the benefits of yoga stretches and breathing exercises while staying on or near a chair for support. Instructing a class that uses a chair as the main prop will be a change from a regular class of students with full range of motion capabilities. Yoga teachers must be careful to be sensitive to the needs of their students.

Yoga for Postpartum Back Pain

By Michael Gleason Can Yoga help women suffering with postpartum back pain? The literal meaning of yoga is to join or to yoke. And after a life-changing event, such as giving birth, resuming your