Yoga Pose Series: The Health Benefits of Tadasana (Mountain Pose)
Posted by: cnyha on Apr 13, 2015 in news
Tadasana, or Mountain Pose, is a basic standing posture and is, therefore, the foundation for all others. Physically, it helps to create space within the body, allowing internal organs to work more efficiently. This can drastically improve respiration as well as digestion and circulation. Mentally, it leaves its users invigorated and motivated, making it perfect
Prenatal Yoga and a Few Key Poses to Practice
Posted by: cnyha on Oct 10, 2011 in news
Should you practice yoga during pregnancy? You bet! A regular prenatal yoga practice can give you more energy, help you get and stay in touch with your changing body and prepare you to have an easier delivery. Plus, prenatal yoga can ease the discomforts of pregnancy, such as moodiness, shortness of breath, swollen ankles, nausea,
The Health Benefits of the Yoga Pose Pranamasana
Posted by: cnyha on Sep 21, 2011 in news
Pranam means salutation and asana is a posture. Pranamasana is the posture of prayer or salutation. It is also the starting and finishing pose of the asana series Surya Namaskara or Sun Salutation. This pose is one of those wonderfully simple ones that can be practiced easily at any place and moment in time. It
Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutation)
Posted by: cnyha on Sep 12, 2011 in news
Surya Namaskara, or Sun Salutation as it is known in English, is a sequence of yoga asanas that has origins in the worship of Surya, the Hindu solar deity. Many prefer to perform this series at sunrise, which is considered to be the most spiritually favorable time of day. To perform this sequence you will
The Health Benefits of Dolphin Pose
Posted by: cnyha on Aug 24, 2011 in news
We at CNY Healing Arts invite you to try this invigorating shoulder-opener. Dolphin Pose is a mild inversion and a great alternative for those who cannot perform Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose) because of pain or discomfort in their wrists. To perform this pose with a licensed yoga practitioner, check out our yoga