On March 1, Southern Om Hot Yoga opened their second yoga studio, located in the historical West End neighborhood of downtown Greenville. As well as adding over 40 classes to… read more →
The Dillsboro Inn—a nature-focused inn and yoga studio located on the shores of the Tuckasegee River in western North Carolina—is celebrating the completion of their new Moon School Yoga Resort… read more →
Loosening up correctly not only fosters flexibility, but also improves muscle endurance and coordination. “Everyone should be stretching, especially as you age, to maintain range of motion and balance,” advises fitness trainer Ben Wegman, of The Fhitting Room, in New York City. “A personal workout regime can be enhanced with stretching, which also increases mobility, improves posture and performance, and reduces stress levels.”
Attaining heightened well-being after a retreat may have a neurological basis, according to research from Thomas Jefferson University’s Marcus Institute of Integrative Health, in Philadelphia. Silent retreats appear to raise the brain’s levels of mood-boosting chemicals, according to Dr. Andrew Newberg, director of research there.