Posts Tagged ‘Yoga Is Healthcare’

Your Brain on Yoga

Long-term brain health requires a steady supply of oxygen, glucose, and physical activity – the last factor often the missing ingredient in today’s sedentary lifestyles. While many forms of exercise exist, yoga asana classes are exemplary physical modalities that incorporate strength, flexibility, balance, breath, concentration, and eye focus. The human brain thrives on physical activity,…

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What’s the Best Time of Day to Practice Yoga?

“Practice in the morning makes one work better at one’s vocation. In the evening it removes the fatigue of the day’s strain and makes one fresh and calm.” B.K.S. Iyengar Consistency is Key! Experiment a little to find the routine that fits your lifestyle and your schedule. This may change over time as your life…

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Y.E.S. to PURE Community and Networking Events

Want to Network with our PURE Community? We’ve teamed up with Angelique and Stephen Huntsman, founders of Y.E.S. Fest LIVE, bringing Yoga + Entertainment + Social Impact = Y.E.S., with a series of mixers and networking events with like-minded people looking to make a positive difference in this highly stressed out world! We had an…

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Inferno Hot Pilates for Bone Health?

Inferno Hot Pilates for Bone Health? Pilot research over the last decade shows how yoga can help those at risk for osteoporosis. At PURE, we have heard numerous testimonials from students whose doctors have been amazed at the reversal from osteoporosis to osteopenia (a less severe condition), and overall gains in mineral bone density in…

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Merry Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Do you feel frustrated falling out of standing balancing postures? Does the hot room make you feel anxious? Are you distracted by other students, or by your reflection in the…

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