Whereas Zen students often get lost in their heads as they strive for enlightenment, the average yoga student is fixated on the appearance and general mechanics of their bodies. Given this contrast, I have wondered: Is it simply a coincidence that yoga has become a body centric and overwhelmingly female practice?
A 10 minute stretch routine that will help keep your body flexible, reduce back pain, lower your stress levels, and get your day off to a great start.
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Yoga is for achieving a state of calm serenity, right? As Moira Gardener discovers when she takes a course in laughter yoga, it’s also for achieving a state of giggles and deep belly laughs.
When you feel stuck, or caught up in the challenges of life, change the way you see the world. Literally. Nathan Thompson offers some innovative ways to gain a fresh perspective.
In the West, yoga classes have been dominated by women, but more men are starting to wake up to the mind, body and spirit benefits of this ancient practice. So tell us, gents, what’s been keeping you away?