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Can Yoga Help Achy Joints? Yes, If You Do the Right Moves

You never realize how often you move your knees, hips, wrists and elbows until they start to hurt. Just ask the many older Americans who suffer from joint pain–everything from minor stiffness to the more extreme pain of severe arthritis (the nation’s most…

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Morning Yoga Poses to Wake You Up

Caffeine isn’t the only thing that can help wake you up in the morning. Rather than reaching for your usual cup of coffee, try these simple yoga poses instead. They are guaranteed to gently ease you into a wakeful state…

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Why guys should try yoga

What’s the common denominator in nearly every yoga class? Gender. More than 80 percent of yoga-goers are women. We hate that stat and decided to come up with the top three reasons it’s time for men to roll out their mats…

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Were you one of the 2,000 at Ford Field?

Bright and early on Saturday February 22, over 2,000 yoga enthusiasts arrived at Ford Field in hopes of setting a record for the world’s largest indoor yoga session. ComePlayDetroit and Yoga Shelter collaborated to host Yoga Rocks Ford Field, the…

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Help Detroit set a world record at Yoga Rocks Ford Field

Get ready, Detroit. We’re about to set a world record. On Saturday, February 22, organizers of Yoga Rocks Ford Field hope to gather 3,000 participants in what would set a new record for the world’s largest indoor yoga session. Brought…

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Tune in, tone up: Holiday songs for yoga and Pilates

Joyful, holiday music is everywhere right now: on the radio, in stores, at neighborhood restaurants. Why not also listen to it during your workout? Songs like Mariah Carey’s, “All I Want for Christmas is You” is a perfect choice if…

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Yoga: Hot or not?

More and more people across Michigan are getting familiar with downward facing dog and mountain poses by embracing yoga. Why? Because having a yoga practice can fight stress, improve flexibility, and manage chronic conditions, making it a great choice for…

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Don’t just sit there. Yoga while you work!

What’s a four-letter word for something you can do every day to improve your flexibility and strength, release muscle stiffness, help you relax and make you more alert? Yoga. This ancient practice has many different styles, but there are only…

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Yoga for runners: Best poses for cross training

Many people associate running with, well, running.  But true runners know there’s much more to it than that.  One of the best things a runner can do for their body is to cross train.  It’s an important way to help…

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