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Why yoga for war veterans is important

Yoga News by Liz Eustace

We as yogis are aware of yoga's ability to relieve stress, but the Air Force is now utilizing yoga to ease the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. YogaFit for Warriors is a program designed for wounded warriors, emergency responders, and those who suffer from PTSD designed by Lt. Col.

10 yoga poses to beat stress

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Look, it's true, we've been singing the praises of yoga for the past four years so if you're part of our beloved alignyo community - the word's out. We love yoga and simply -- it brings powerful and positive change to your life. Still, it's always nice to see mainstream media picking up the story.

CNN took a break from it's 'late breaking news' and provided its readers... and we're sharing with ours: 

10 yoga poses to beat stress

 

H&M to offer more yoga apparel in 2014

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Guess who’s getting into the yoga pants game? H&M. The international retailer announced that it’s expanding its activewear collections for men and women and introducing new styles to the U.S. market on January 2.

University offers Masters in Yoga program

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How does two years studying yoga philosophy, Sanskrit and maybe a visit to ashrams in India sound? Well, it’s all part of what you’ll do in Loyola Marymount University’s new masters degree in yoga studies program

LMU in Los Angeles is now being credited as the first university to offer a masters in yoga program. The two-year program, which costs about $36,000, gives students the opportunity to study yoga history, anatomy, philosophy and physiology as well as learn to read Sanskrit. 

Tara Stiles is bringing Strala Yoga to Sports Club/LA

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Tara Stiles opened Strala Yoga in NYC in 2008. Since then, Tara has blossomed into one of today's biggest yogalebrities, writing books on yoga, starring in yoga DVDs, and becoming the face of Reebok's first yoga line.  

Yoga guru Swami Ramdev detained at airport in England

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Why was Swami Ramdev, the wildly popular and successful Indian guru, recently detained at London’s Heathrow airport for six hours? 

According to Yahoo News, Ramdev was detained for questioning as to why he was traveling on a visitor’s visa instead of a business visa. There were also reports that he was “carrying medicines," but his people shut that down, saying he was only traveling with a small bag of personal items. 

Why yoga teacher Trina Hall decided to gain 40 pounds

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For some of us, one of the reasons why we do yoga is to help us maintain a healthy body weight or to drop a few pounds. So we were fascinated by Dallas yoga teacher Trina Hall’s decision to gain 40 pounds to show a friend (who Hall says was crying to her about the fear of being a “fat yoga teacher,”) that yoga and life is about much more than that. In this interview with U.S.

Manduka acquires Yogitoes

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The latest news from the yoga business world: Manduka Yoga now owns Yogitoes.

How to beat stress with yoga

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There’s more research than ever being conducted on the healing benefits of yoga. The medical community is finally starting to see what many yogis have felt for years: Yoga is an amazing tool for your mind and body. This article on how to beat stress with yoga, written by a surgeon and registered yoga teacher, was featured on HealthBytes, the blog of New York’s Continuum Hospital network. 

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