Help me find a perfect intermediate-level yoga home workout, preferably in a book format. [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for a two or three day yoga retreat within driving distance of DC.
I often seem insincere to others, even when I am in earnest. I also sometimes feel disconnected from my feelings. Are these 2 things connected and how can I fix them? [more inside]
(Toronto) Can anyone recommend a good partner yoga class (or something) in the Toronto area? [more inside]
Is Bikram Yoga good for you? [more inside]
I hurt the backs of my thighs (my sciatic nerve? maybe?) in yoga class on Monday. Should I go back tonight? [more inside]
How much do yoga and meditation help for anxiety? Is it time for more serious help or is this worth a shot? [more inside]
Is it unsanitary to do yoga on the bathroom floor? [more inside]
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]
I want to be less flabby. I cannot afford to join a gym or get a personal trainer. Does it sound like strength training will work for me? [more inside]
What muscles get stretched when doing the flat "figure four" stretch? Lying flat on your back with one leg straight and one ankle resting on the other thigh crossing above the knee and lowering the knee down to the floor in a flat "figure four" pattern. [more inside]
Puerto Rico filter: Rock climbing, yoga, beach, hiking, other activities and general suggestions and tips needed! [more inside]
Handstand help? [more inside]
Never fear: AskMeFi is here! Can anyone come to the rescue with referrals to kid-tolerant spas or very relaxing hotels/B&Bs within reasonable driving distance of the Bay Area? [more inside]
I stretch 3-4 times a day (for about 10 minutes each time), and get 1-2 massages a week, but my muscles are still SO tight, and my flexibility isn't increasing! What can I do? [more inside]
Where to buy non spandex yoga pants for adults? Inspired by the, uh ... comment trend in a previous thread.
I'd like to do some restorative yoga, acupuncture, massage therapy treatment in my apartment. Can anyone suggest exceptional practitioners who will do house calls to work with me in downtown/annex Toronto, Canada? Thanks!
What's the best way for a young, non-athletic, mostly out-of-shape male to get in touch with his body and feel good about himself? (More details inside.) [more inside]
Help me find cool flat spaces in Los Angeles [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a really experienced and rigorous Iyengar yoga teacher in NYC? [more inside]
What is required to make streaming videos? [more inside]
Do people really make friends in yoga and cooking classes? [more inside]
Looking for red children's yoga pants [more inside]
Can a massage actually fix this back spasm, or will I feel good for an hour and then go back to being in pain? I have three days to get better so I don't have time to fool around. Yoga? Muscle relaxants? What's got the best shot at actually doing something? [more inside]
Looking for a peaceful, restorative mini-vacation to take at the end of October. Suggestions needed. [more inside]
What's a good shirt for a guy to wear for yoga that is less likely to fall in my face when I'm inverted? I don't want to wear really form-fitting clothing.
Please help me not screw up again and figure out how to get the education I need. [more inside]
Im looking for a handful of stretches to ease lower back "tightness". [more inside]
What is the stickiest yoga mat in existence? [more inside]
Has anyone ever taken the "Inner Quest Intensive" 3-day course at Kripalu Yoga Center in Lenox, MA? I'm thinking about doing it and would like to hear what others' experiences were like. Specifically, what did you actually do during the time there -- how were the days structured, what kinds of practices did you experience? [more inside]
My ideal resource would be some sort of book or DVD akin to "Gentle Stretching for Old Fat People". Any recommendations? [more inside]
How do I focus on yoga in stead of the hot guy next to me? [more inside]
I am considering Bikram Yoga for weight loss - Will you share your experience? [more inside]
How do I feel less COMPLETELY UNPREPARED for yoga tomorrow?
Is a Wordpress blog ok for a small business (yoga studio) or would Tumblr or Posterous be better? What are some advantages or disadvantages of each? [more inside]
I started doing yoga on my own a couple months ago, using a book, and I love the way it makes me feel and look. I'm interested in it as a main form of exercise and would like to hear from people who practice yoga as their main exercise. What is your yoga routine like, what kind of yoga do you do, and do you feel fit from mainly doing yoga? Any particular recommendations? (classes, books, DVD's, etc). Thanks! [more inside]
I would like to learn yoga, but I failed recently due to be extremely inflexible. How can I learn how to stretch and also from their bounce into yoga? I don't have the money or time to take a class, and DVD's are also out. Are their books that are a good beginner primer on this? A website I can print out? [more inside]
Does anyone know the name of the radical yogi (O_ _ _) who said to follow your desire because repression leads to obsession? [more inside]
Any really early or late yoga classes in NYC? [more inside]
Looking for suggestions on yoga studio in central New Jersey. (Woodbridge, Jamesburg) [more inside]
What is a good beginning yoga DVD? [more inside]
What's the best way to learn yoga without getting lessons (due to lack of funds)? Is there an established beginners DVD/book someone can recommend? [more inside]
Why do I get emotional during one particular yoga pose? [more inside]
Hot Yoga in Santa Monica? Or in LA that's not a Bikram studio? [more inside]
I am trying to get a 200 Hour Yoga Teaching Certification in New York City. I am a social worker already trying to pay off student loans, and all the programs I am looking into cost $1000-$2000. Are there scholarships or financial aid available? I have looked around but have not found any. Thank you so much, I hope to one day teach yoga to teenagers who have trauma, have been homeless or in the foster care system. [more inside]
Looking for a reputable, non-commercial Yoga teacher training ashram in India. Any suggestions? [more inside]
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.
I'm a yoga teacher and have long been interested in learning thai yoga massage. 2010 is the year for it! I live "overseas" so will have to travel to take a course and it would have to be an intensive (2 weeks rather than a number of weekends over a period of months for example). I'm boggled by all the options out there ...where in the world to go - who are the best teachers? I'm drawn to Saul David Raye....but would appreciate your suggestions. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
I've started taking yoga classes through work, and am really enjoying it. What books and resources are recommended to help me continue after the sessions end? There seems to be so many out there... [more inside]
I'm 54 years old, fairly new (2+ years) into a yoga practice. I'm unable to open up enough to successfully do many of the poses; my muscles are not only tight but also actually shorter (from what a trusted massage therapist told me) shorter than the same muscles on other people, presumably because I've carried stress by tightening up all these years. I do believe in this practice, and the possibilities of actually opening up these muscles over time -- is this just delusional? [more inside]