Saturday, February 14, 2015

Pranayama: The Art of Breathing

Breathing is so often taken for granted when it’s a vital part of everyday living. After all, it supplies the body with oxygen, an important element which aids in the functions of the body while helping rid it of harmful toxins. Lack of oxygen can cause a feeling of sluggishness and fatigue, depression, or even a decline in vision and hearing.

The problem is that while everyone knows how to breathe, most people don’t know how to breathe properly. People often breathe shallowly or quickly, always moving to and fro in a rush. With less oxygen, people tend to lose their vitality and so make themselves more susceptible to diseases.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Start the New Year Right by Going on a Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica

Are you getting started on your New Year’s resolution of getting into shape or simply looking for a new ways to stay fit? Yoga can be perfect for you. Say goodbye to unhealthy lifestyles and welcome the New Year through practicing the art of Iyengar Yoga. Iyengar Yoga has over 200 classical yoga poses systematized by renowned yoga teacher B. K. S. Iyengar.

Take a break from stress, unwind and go on a yoga retreat in Costa Rica and other exotic locations. Here are some helpful tips to help you plan for your next yoga-themed getaway: