Two of our members started an interesting discussion about yoga and religion, and we're not the only ones talking about it. The New York Times ran this story about a different side of the debate. Do you think about yoga as being…
A group of volunteers recently put together an awesome cookbook of Flexitarian Recipes-- meaning they can be made WITH or WITHOUT meat. The idea is to be inclusive and respectful of the full dietary spectrum.
100% of the proceeds from this charity cookbook are being donated to Yoga Bear (50%) and Slow Food USA (50%).
Ever think about your feet? Most of us take our tootsies for granted, until they hurt. In yoga, we use our feet as grounding. For cancer patients receiving certain types of chemotherapy, neuropathy, dry skin, lack of coordination and balance may effect our feet and , therefore, our grounding.
Make sure to tell your yoga teacher what's going on with your feet. Though… Continue
Strong back muscles can help prevent back pain. They support the positioning of the spine, absorb the stress of movement, and ease pressure on the spine itself. These exercises are designed to help you stand strong:
PELVIC TILTS Lie on your back and tighten your abs. Imagine bringing your belly button to your spine. Lift your butt until your body is in a straight line. Do… Continue
Added by Yoga Bear on November 7, 2010 at 9:57am —
Hi everyone! I am new to Yoga Bear and excited to share some thought on my yoga practice & teaching. The next few weeks, I plan on writing some thoughts and ideas on the yamas and niyamas for everyday life and how as teachers we can bring them into our classes. I feel that it can be challenging to do so especially depending…Continue
Our emotional needs intensify during cancer treatment and yoga for cancer survivors can alleviate some of the stress. We also need other survivors to help us along our path, especially those that have a similar diagnosis. Studies are being done on the effectiveness of yoga, on line support groups, and other supportive therapies.