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How to hot yoga

I'm interested in trying a hot yoga class, but historically I've been one of those people that occasionally passes out from heat/humidity. Can (or should) I do this? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Jan 20, 2014 - 27 answers

Lesson Differentiation: PE Filter.

How can I differentiate PE activities for young students when they're sick? [more inside]
posted by These Birds of a Feather on Feb 19, 2012 - 8 answers

Will yoga help my herniated disc?

I have a mild herniated L5 disc. It's been causing me continual back pain, and pain in my left leg. I've heard that yoga can help build strength and help with the pain. Is this true? [more inside]
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth on Apr 21, 2011 - 17 answers

Downward Dog is not for me...

Can anyone give me recommendations for yoga dvds that do not contain downward facing dog poses? I really do not enjoy this position for reasons I don't want to explain here. I tried taking a yoga class at my park district, but there was so much downward dog I ended up quitting after just three classes.
posted by TrickyLib on Dec 19, 2009 - 11 answers

Short, Restorative Daily Yoga Practice?

I'm looking for a short-ish (20-30 min) yoga practice that I can follow along with each morning, with the goal of injury prevention in mind. There seem to be many video routines available for fat-burning, cardio, even hypertrophy focused yoga, but my need is simply something to keep my joints healthy and maintain (or improve) my flexibility. [more inside]
posted by ggypsy on Sep 13, 2008 - 7 answers

Help a weakling achieve her first push-up!

I'm a 35 yr old female, 5'6", 120lbs, in good general shape (walk loads, work out) who has never been able to achieve a single-push up. It's a key move to many of the workouts I want to do, but most strength-building programs assume that even the weakest can do at least one. What should I do? [more inside]
posted by geekgirl397 on Apr 27, 2008 - 32 answers

Build/Promote a Non-Commercial Web Site

How do I build and promote a totally non-commercial web site to disseminate useful and creative tricks for fixing a number of supposedly incurable health problems? [more inside]
posted by Quisp Lover on Jan 12, 2008 - 15 answers

yoga and periods

I've gotten conflicting answers from physicians, teachers, and Google searches so I come to you for anecdotal evidence: Is it really dangerous for menstruating women to practice inverted yoga postures? Has anyone you know ever suffered negative consequences from practicing inversions during her period?
posted by jennyb on Mar 2, 2004 - 12 answers

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