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Core yoga: 5 yoga poses to strengthen your core

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Yoga teacher Jessica Bellofatto shares five yoga poses that will help build core strength.

Yoga for lower back pain: 4 poses for pain relief

General by Liz Eustace

Whether you've suffered from back pain for years or are trying to strengthen your back to prevent pain from inflicting your daily routine, these four yoga poses for back pain relief will help keep your back healthy and strong. 

This yoga for back pain sequence is for the occasional back pain sufferer and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any diseases or symptoms. If you experience constant back pain, please consult a medical professional. 

4 yoga poses for back pain relief: 

3 yoga moves after a long workday

General by Liz Eustace

Newsweek magazine reports that 'sedentary behavior may shrink the brain and accelerate cognitive decline' and suggests that regular exercise can slow the process of age-related brian atrophy. Not great!  So get up and move people - it's good for your brain. 

Angela Lindvall teacher yoga at Madison Square Gardens

General by Liz Eustace

According to Page Six / NYPost, "former Victoria’s Secret model-turned-hot-yogi #Angela Lindvall will lead the first-ever yoga session on Madison Square Garden’s court Monday". 

Other beautiful people in the crowd will include model Heide Lindgren, former “Real Housewife” Kelly Bensimon and “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” star Morgan Stewart. The giant yoga gathering is part of an MSG wellness and charity event called Impact Garden. We’d suggest that the hapless Knicks attend, too, to get in a positive frame of mind.

DIY Soothing Facial Oil for Dry Winter Skin

General by Liz Eustace

Dry Skin: If winter weather is wreaking havoc on your skin, try making your own soothing facial oil at home with the recipe below. 

If you are finding that your face needs a little extra nourishment this winter, consider incorporating a natural and easy homemade remedy. This can be done in addition to your normal skin care regimen or can be swapped out for your moisturizer.   

5 indulgent vegan recipes

General by Liz Eustace

Vegan recipes: HAPPY MARCH

Why you should never skip savasana

General by Liz Eustace

Never skip savasana!

You've almost come to the end of a wildly challenging 60-minute yoga class. You're on your back in supine twist, ready to let go. The music softens, the lights dim, and your teacher's voice lowers. Then suddenly... the woman next to you rises and rolls up her mat. What is she rushing off to? How could she possibly miss out on delicious savasana? 

Toronto best fitness classes?

General by Liz Eustace

We're starting to cover our first Canadian city, Toronto - the T.Dot, the '6', Rob Ford's Zen Den – whatever you call it, we’re here.  Toronto is Canada's largest city and certainly well positioned to become the leader in the country’s health and fitness trends. 

With the arrival of the Yorkville Equinox, one wonders how it will change the health and fitness landscape of the Toronto. What will happen to the Good Life club, Totem, Downward Dog and other Toronto fitness mainstays?

Yoga for sexual health: bridge pose

General by Liz Eustace

You do it quite often in yoga class, but did you know bridge pose is great for your sex life, too? Good Clean Love founder Wendy Strgar and yoga teacher Kaitlyn Young are back with the third video in the Yoga for Sexual Health video series and breaking down bridge pose.

“This is a really basic and critical exercise that’s going to make it so much more pleasurable for you to make love with someone,” says Wendy.

Chakras and Essential Oils: Balancing the Root Chakra

General by Charlynn Avery

Aura Cacia aromatherapist Charlynn Avery shares essential oils that help balance the root chakra.