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World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher at 91

She's in her nineties, but has the flexibility of a woman less than half her age. At 91, Bernice Bates is the world's oldest yoga teacher, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Vid…

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Why Every Runner Needs a Good Stretch

Runners who contemplate whether or not to stretch are making one of the most common runner mistakes. The task of running can put tremendous strain on the body. During a run your heart and muscles w…

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch

Surprising to many, research has yielded mixed findings regarding the health benefits of stretching and increasing flexibility.  While there are questions regarding whether or not stretching increases…

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Doga: Yoga for Your Dog (video)

Doga: You bring your dog to class, do your poses, and encourage your canine companion to practice along with you. Watch Bo and Coco do breathing, stretching and meditation. As you will see from …

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12 Yoga Moves to Overcome Anxiety

The lazy days of summer are drawing to a close, and as things start amping back up at work and school, it's easy to get a little bit overwhelmed and very stressed out. No matter what your source of a…

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Fighting Tension Headaches Naturally With Yoga

It happens to all of us from time to time. Our busy schedules get the best of us or we spend far too many hours at work in front of a computer screen, and suddenly our heads are pounding and it's i…

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Improve Mood and Self-Esteem With Green Exercise

Forget the gym. If you want to elevate your mood and self-esteem while exercising, think green... and blue. In a previous article, Walking Your Way to a Healthier Mind, Body, and Soul, I wrote that…

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5 Simple Ways to Relieve Holiday Stress

Oh, the holidays are here again! For many of us, that means candied yams with an extra side dish of family-induced stress. Yes, even the most social of us can be overwhelmed with all the preparation …

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