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When Emotions Are Physical

Trauma can get hardwired into our nervous system, but body-centered approaches such as massage, CranioSacral Therapy and aromatherapy can release those tight emotional patterns.

Into the Woods

Hiking combines the heart-healthy and anti-aging benefits of walking with the calming and mood-elevating benefits of nature.

Exercise vs. Allergies

The last thing we may feel like doing in hay fever season is exercising, but yoga, Pilates, walking, weight training and other approaches can actually bring relief.

Warming Up For Winter Sports

Before plunging into winter sports, we can prepare the body ahead of time by toning up major muscle groups.

Moving Through Life

Simply making small changes in routine tasks—from house cleaning to grocery shopping—can add up to better health than the daily hour at the gym we tend to avoid.

Pound-Shedding Workouts

The consistent exercise so vital to weight loss becomes easier when we choose a stress-reducing routine, set realistic goals and practice patience.

Ease Repetitive Strain Injuries

Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.

Rebooting Libido

Among its many other benefits exercise increases testosterone, endorphins and adrenal hormones, all of which are essential to a satisfying sex life.

Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.

Why Our Body Loves Yoga

We don’t have to twist ourselves into pretzels for our joints to benefit from the suppleness that yoga provides.