5 Reasons to Try Yoga this Year

Whether you're new to yoga or trying to get back into it, here are five reasons to get on the mat and start a yoga practice

yoga prayer position

Yoga benefits your body and mind

Yoga may have been seen as just a trend in the ’90s, but judging by the ever-growing number of studios in Canada, it’s never been so popular—mostly due to the benefits it brings practitioners. “The great thing is you’ll be a much better person to hang out with,” says Vancouver-based yoga instructor Eoin Finn, creator of many popular yoga DVDs including The Pursuit of Happy Hips. Still haven’t made it on the mat? Here, Finn shares his top reasons to bring a yoga practice into your life.

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

YogurtNutrtionFacts

Nutrition: Campaign helps us make better use of "% Daily Value"

I tend to check the Nutrition Facts label on foods regularly, sometimes just out of curiosity’How much of my daily iron needs is there in a small bowl of arugula (5%) compared with spinach (28%)?’but often to keep an eye on extra calories or sodium that are found in so many convenience and prepared foods. […]

doughnuts_8

News: 600-lb woman wants to be world’s fattest — Is that a problem?

OK, show of hands: How many of you (even secretly) aspire to lose weight this year? I know my hand is high up in the air right now. Well, a woman from New Jersey is working toward the opposite goal. Donna Simpson, 42, aspires to become the fattest woman in the world by reaching 1,000 […]