Monthly Archives: May 2018

Japan minister apologises after ‘sexy yoga’ claims

TOKYO: Japan's education minister apologised on Wednesday (Apr 25) for using an official car to visit a yoga studio, but denied claims that the facility was offering “sexy private yoga”. The row is the latest headache for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government, which is already under fire after two cronyism scandals and sexual harassment claims against a top finance ministry bureaucrat. …

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Yoga in prison? Germany’s “5-star slammer”

For this week's broadcast, a 60 Minutes team paid a visit to a modern German prison nicknamed “the Five-Star Slammer” by the German press. The inmate conditions they found at Heidering Prison about 20 miles south of Berlin, Germany would shock most Americans. The prison is surrounded by fences, not walls. The hallways are filled with light and inspiring views …

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8 Posturas de yoga para reducir la ansiedad

Antes de comenzar a hablarte cómo el yoga puede ayudarte a reducir la ansiedad, me gustaría hacer un pequeño paréntesis. Como quizás sepas o hayas experimentado, el yoga es una forma de vivir la vida y es mucho más que posturas. Es también respiración, meditación, alimentación consciente, relajación y es el cómo te abres al momento presente en cada instante. …

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Can a Swiss diploma help yoga showcase its healing potential?

Yoga therapy involves addresing physical and mental problems with exercises and breath work (ammentorp/123RF) Downward-facing dog can do wonders for your well-being but there is more to yoga than just poses. Switzerland has recognised yoga therapy as a complementary medicine discipline by offering a federal diploma for therapists.  For all practical purposes, a converted textile mill in the town of …

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Where you can do puppy and kitty yoga in Philadelphia

Yoga has been scientifically shown to reduce both stress and feelings of depression. Advertisment of Gallery: Now picture striking a downward dog as a real — and really adorable — dog nuzzles your nose from the edge of your mat. Unless you’re allergic to pups, it’s doubtful a smile won’t automatically spread across your face. This takes yoga to the …

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Yoga teacher found not guilty of murdering twin sister

A yoga instructor was found not guilty on Thursday of killing her twin sister in a fatal car crash in Hawaii. Judge Peter Cahill acquitted Alexandria Duval of second degree murder in the 2016 death of her sister Anastasia Duval. Alexandria Duval was driving on a winding highway in Maui with Anastasia in the passenger seat when the SUV plunged …

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TMZ thinks dieting and doing yoga make Charlie Sheen vegan

How many things can TMZ conflate as “veganism” in one, 147 word breaking news piece? The paparazzi machine shared that close sources say Charlie Sheen is living “the vegan life”. So while many gossip rags were ready to throw him a kale themed party, we’re staying in skeptic town because ‘vegan celebrities’ are seldom vegan (we may give Miley Cyrus …

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Watch, learn, do: Fusion yoga made easy

Fusion yoga is a mash-up of controlled yoga postures and high intensity cardio workout that strengthens your core, raises flexibility and lowers your heart rate to give you a complete workout in 10 minutes. Yoga instructor Swati Kain’s energizing videos help you lower stress, improve mood, tone and strengthen muscles, lose weight, raise lung capacity and boost heart health in …

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