Conversations from the Mat

YOGA BENEFITS: YOGA STRENGTHENS THE BODY

Yogawoman - Thursday, August 15, 2013

by Tari Prinster Read On....

Yoga for People Who Are Overweight or Obese By LAURA MCMULLEN

Yogawoman - Thursday, April 11, 2013

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How Yoga Changed My Mind (And My Relationship to My Body) By Melanie Klein

Yogawoman - Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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The Changing Face of Yoga by Alice G Walton

Yogawoman - Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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5 Ways to Get Teenagers Practicing Yoga By Abby Wills

Yogawoman - Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Do I Look Fat In This?

Yogawoman - Saturday, December 10, 2011

By Beth Berila, Ph. D Read On....

From the Inside / Yogagirls becoming Yogawomen

Yogawoman - Thursday, December 01, 2011

By Mary Lynn Fitton. Founder, The Art of Yoga Project  

It was the day before Thanksgiving at San Mateo County’s Camp Kemp Juvenile detention facility. Holidays are always an especially rough time for girls locked up away from family and friends. At The Art of Yoga Project (AYP), we not only hold yoga and art classes on holidays, we try to think of special ways to inspire the girls. We decided a movie showing would be just the thing. And not just any movie, but one which they could personally relate to and see themselves in a new, hopeful light.  Read On....

Feeling comfortable in your own skin

Yogawoman - Thursday, February 17, 2011

I think one of the main benefits of yoga is being more at home in our own skin.  Whether we’re a large person or very slight and through the seasons of our lives, this body is our particular garden to take care of.  Then we start to have more respect and therefore more embodied dignity in the body.  Rather than treating it like an object and comparing it to the ideal that we see in glamour magazines.
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