Healthier Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re on your own, making plans with a friend, or have someone special to spend Valentine’s Day with this year, you don’t have to give up the day to indulgence and bad health habits! Here are a few fun, healthier ways to spend the day! Stay in and cook! Often, couples or friends make […]

Health Tip of the Month: Make a resolution to live healthier this year!

It’s a new year, and with that often comes resolutions. Though there has been a running joke on failed new year’s resolutions for who knows how long now, setting goals is a great way to get yourself on the right track for whatever you want to accomplish. Self-fulfilling prophecy, or a poorly formulated plan? Resolutions […]

Health Tip of the Month: Get Your Flu Shot!

There is a lot of misinformation out there about the flu shot. But you know what? None of us are superhuman. Even if you don’t get sick often, or you’ve never had the flu, or you hate needles, or whatever your excuse may be, the flu is not only an unpleasant way to spend a […]

Out Sick? 5 Ways to Get Back to Your Exercise Routine

‘Tis the season to be germy. Whether the hay, leaves, or other allergens are bothering you this time of year, or if you came down with a cold or the flu, it’s important to get back to your exercise routine AFTER you’re over your symptoms (or after you’ve finished your medication if you were prescribed […]

How Genetic Testing Can Benefit You

As technology continues to advance at faster rates each year, medical practices are pushed into new and life-changing directions. Genetic testing is one of the greatest medical achievements in history. The ability to map the genetic structure of a human being opens the door for a new age of preventative care. With genetic testing, we […]

5 Ways to Maximize Your Yoga Potential

If you’re not smiling while you’re doing yoga, or at least afterward, you might be missing something. Yoga has the potential to be one of the most rewarding exercises one can do. Unlike many exercises, it benefits the mind, body and soul. If you’re not doing it right, though, you’re likely going to be in […]

Why I Practice Yoga: It’s Not to Lose Weight, Get Buff, or Be Trendy

More and more often, I see articles, memes, and ads featuring yoga as some sort of cure-all. This isn’t to say that it doesn’t have some, or even all, of these benefits, but to me, these types of claims cheapen the practice. It’s so much more than just a way to lose weight, tone your […]

6 Lesser-Known Benefits of Yoga

Hello Cultivaters! Check out today’s guest post about some of the benefits of yoga practice from Elizabeth Rago! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Increased flexibility, strength, and stress reduction are the more well-known benefits of yoga, but what are some lesser known physical perks of getting friendly with your mat? At first thought, this holistic […]

Pregnancy: The Best Time to Start Doing Yoga

The notion of health, exercise and fitness takes on a whole new meaning during pregnancy. For some women, it may represent concerns over excess weight loss, and a renewed focus on nutritious diet patterns. Often when you find out you have another little being to nurture and care for, it prompts a desire to really […]

How Your Personality Can Help You Choose a Yoga Style

The art of meditation is a person journey. The process can greatly expand the way one thinks, while helping each person become that much more fit in both mind and body. However, each person is unique and a chosen yoga form is often impacted by the personality. The uniqueness of each person can help choose […]