Monthly Archives: February 2018

Kittens hit the yoga mats at York County SPCA

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, York County, Pa. — There was no Downward Dog at Saturday's kitten yoga class in Manchester Township, York County. Instead, a room with 18 adorable and ready to adopt kittens at the SPCA in York County claimed their “territory” and made some new human friends on the mat. Read More

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How Yoga and Meditation Are Altering Your DNA

You got those beautiful brown eyes from your parents, but you also got your ability to cope with stress (or not cope with it so well.) That’s o.k., because relatively new evidence suggests that your yoga and meditation practice (along with programs like the Soul Reprogramming Method) are changing your DNA for the better.  Here’s how. A at the University …

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Bikram Yoga Files for Bankruptcy

Bikram Choudhury's yoga business, which faces upwards of $10 million in liabilities, filed for bankruptcy last week. Bikram Choudhury Yoga has filed for bankruptcy as it faces more than $16 million in legal judgments, as well as allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Bikram Yoga founder Bikram Choudhury. The company said in a bankruptcy court filing last Thursday that it was facing estimated liabilities …

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Yoga in the snow attracts winter enthusiasts

MONTREAL — If you think achieving the yogi's perfect balance and inner peace is already hard enough hard, just try it with frozen toes. But on Saturday morning, when people were more likely to be waking up over a leisurely cup of coffee, dozens of men and women were plunking yoga mats into the snow of Montreal's Lafontaine park to …

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Yoga for beginners: How to start, what to know

ShutterstockYoga has so many different forms and passionate devotees that it can be intimidating if you're just getting started.  To access the benefits yoga has to offer, it's important to figure out which type — vinyasa, hatha, heated — is the right match for you. You'll also need to find the right level of class to fit your skills so …

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