6 Poses for Breast Health

Those of us who practice yoga regularly know that yoga does a lot of wonderful things for the body, and when it comes to breast health specifically, yoga provides many important benefits.  For example: Heart opening poses and twists improve/increase circulation in the chest and lymphatic system, thus improving immune …

The Benefits of Tree Pose

Earlier this month we talked about how to modify Tree (Vrksasana) Pose so you that can personalize it and therefore maximize the improvement of your balance.  In this blog we will focus on the other benefits Tree Pose offers, in addition to being a great way to improve your balance. …

Meditation for Inner Peace

As we continue to explore these ideas of inner peace and wellness this month, it is certainly appropriate to add in a little meditation, don’t you think?  Meditation is an opportunity to calm and quiet the mind.  It is unrealistic to expect a silent mind when we meditation, but rather …

Meditation for Stress Relief

According to the Chopra Center, a pioneer in meditation and wellness, meditation is best described as the progressive quieting of the mind.  In our normal, everyday consciousness, our mind is filled with an unending flow of thoughts. The thoughts can become so noisy and even overwhelming and stressful. We might …

10 Benefits of Child’s Pose

Earlier this month we talked about how to modify the two versions of Child’s pose (Balasana).  Today I want to share some of the benefits that I am sure you experience when doing the poses but may not be cognizant of from an academic standpoint. If you have ever taken …

On the Blog this July: Freedom & Independence with Yoga

July is perhaps best known as the month we celebrate the birthday of America as a nation.  July 4th is a holiday long celebrated as a reminder of our independence as a nation.  And so, in keeping with the theme of freedom and independence this month, Ignite’s blog will focus …