Soul Flower – Yoga Clothing and Asseccories

Soul Flower

Yoga for You is a partner with Soul-Flower.  Click on the logo to the left to view their catalog and place your order.

I met these folks at the MPLS Yoga Conference.  I loved the clothing and connected with the people, they are awesome.  Fun clothing at a great price!

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Welcome to Yoga for You!

Welcome to Yoga for You in Bismarck, ND; a yoga studio that shares the essence of yoga on many levels.  At Yoga for You we celebrate the fact that everyone is unique and each person has individual skill levels. Every-Body … Continue reading

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Finding Balance in Meditation
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  Yoga For You owner Brenda Stone poses outside her studio. the Bismarck studio is now offering Meditation classes. (3) More Photos A soft breeze meanders its way through the white-walled studio and caresses your cheek before it moves on … Continue reading

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The No. 1 Myth About Yoga (And How Learning The Truth Can Change Your Life)
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By Taylor Wells, the founder and owner of Prana Power Yoga™ (with five studios in Massachusetts and New York), author of Create the Best Life Ever and a United Nations Yoga Peace Ambassador. Are you flexible? I don’t mean, “Can you touch your toes?” … Continue reading

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Protect your wrists
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So many people, when they start a yoga practice, complain about their wrists.  Wrist injuries happen on and off the mat, so modifications are also important.  I found this fabulous article on how to protect the wrists.   Click here for … Continue reading

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Beginners Yoga

Want to try yoga?  Sign up for the BCS Enrichment Program.  There are a few spaces available for Monday Noon classes for the spring of 2014.  Call BSC Enrichment Program at 701-224-5600 to register TODAY!  Click here for their catalog and go to page 10 for more information.  Check back for the May schedule or join us anytime at the studio.  Click here for the calendar to find a time and class that fits you.  Click on the class on the calendar to see the description. Questions call 701-255-8499.

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Yoga is Good for Your Back

  • Yoga is good for your back

posted Mar 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM— updated Mar 4, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Have you ever said, “I have a bad back”?

Has back pain ever interfered with your life? Welcome to the vast majority of the adult population.

Now here’s the big question: Is back discomfort such a common occurrence that you’ve simply resigned yourself to living with it?

In a British study dating from 1984, 2,700 people between the ages of 30 and 60 practiced yoga for two hours a week for a minimum of one year.

Various conditions were studied, ranging from anxiety to migraines.

Of the 2,700 participants, 1,142 reported back disorders of some kind. Of those, 98 per cent  experienced an improvement in their condition. (Source: Yoga as Medicine, by Timothy McCall, M.D.)

If your doctor were to recommend a drug that had a 98 per cent success rate in helping your back pain, I’m guessing you’d be willing to try it.

Perhaps you haven’t tried yoga for your back pain because you have a perception that yoga is only for young, strong, athletic people with lots of flexibility (it’s not).

Or maybe you’re hesitant because you think it might interfere with your religious beliefs. (Although yoga does have a spiritual aspect, it’s practiced by people of all faiths.)

The right kind of yoga can be a profound addition to whatever you’re already doing to care for your back. Look for a “Yoga for Backs” class, or sign up for some private classes with a yoga therapist.

You’ll learn specific positions or movements to help return your back to normal functioning; you’ll discover how to breathe properly and you’ll be fully supported in learning to relax – a powerful step toward healing. (If you have a severe back condition, please check with your physician to ensure yoga therapy is appropriate for you.)

Don’t settle for living in pain. The right kind of yoga can help.

Catherine Reid is a Registered Yoga Teacher, offering a variety of classes in the Comox Valley. To experience the rich health benefits of yoga, call 250-898-8414 or visit www.catherinereid.ca

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How yoga changes your body…

How Yoga changes your body from the day you begin

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