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Ease Repetitive Strain Injuries

Targeted Exercises Lower Risk of Injury
Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.

Rebooting Libido

Exercise Rekindles Desire
Among its many other benefits exercise increases testosterone, endorphins and adrenal hormones, all of which are essential to a satisfying sex life.

Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.

Why Our Body Loves Yoga

Gentle Poses Foster Flexibility
We don’t have to twist ourselves into pretzels for our joints to benefit from the suppleness that yoga provides.

Top Yoga Trends

Fusion Styles Offer Fresh Choices
From curvy yoga to paddleboard yoga, there’s an evolving style for everyone no matter what their age or level of fitness.
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Exercise Boosts Good Gut Bacteria

Cardio Improves Healthy Microbes

Yoga Soothes the Blues

Lowers Symptoms of Depression

Physical Activity Deters Alzheimer's

Reduce Risk with Movement

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Exercise Protects the Mind

Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Helps Depression Sufferers

Aerobics Improve Brain Function

Boosts Volume and Gray Matter
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New Kids’ Classes at Boston Martial Arts Center

Boston Martial Arts Center has been teaching kids from 3 to 13 (and beyond) on Saturday mornings for close to 20 years.
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The Wise Way to Yoga

An Emerging Movement
The wise way to yoga is the result of practicing yoga with awareness of how we use our body as a whole in every pose.

Hiking and Walking Trails Near Boston

Many walking and hiking routes in and around Boston include gentle hills to climb for views of the city skyline and miles of trails along the rivers and bay.

Physicality, Embodiment and Yoga

Yoga can reconnect the body to its wisdom when the whole body is being listened to, regardless of which body part is being stretched or strengthened.

The Energetic Effects of Yoga

Many people enjoy the physical as well as mental benefits of exercise and an increasing number of people are incorporating yoga into their exercise lives.

Yoga and The Alexander Technique Unite Body and Mind in Practice

When it comes to fitness and exercising, most people have been influenced by a cultural conditioning that emerged in the 19th century.