NEWSSTAND / YOGA & PILATES

Why do we set an intention at the beginning of a Yoga class?
​An intention is basically a quality that you want to carry with you for the duration of your practice – and maybe beyond. The Sanskrit word for intention is Sankalpa. Kalpa means vow, and San means a connection with our...
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Pilates Reformer for rehabilitation
​The pilates reformer for rehabilitation is an equipment used to incorporate Pilates exercises into physical therapy and fitness programs. What this reformer does is that it adds layers of resistance to these exercises as you perform the specific exercises which...
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Differences between Yoga and Pilates
​Both yoga and Pilates are low impact, welcoming for all fitness levels, and gentle on your joints. In fact, they can reduce the risk of an injury in the first place. In yoga and Pilates, you are increasing awareness of...
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8 Yoga Poses for Beginners
There are many great reasons to add yoga to your exercise routine. Yoga improves muscle tone, flexibility, and balance, and it helps you relax and reduce stress. Ready to give it a try? Here are eight beginner poses — called...
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