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Gardening As Exercise

A Double-Rewarding Workout
A beautiful yard flowing with flowers or a hearty vegetable garden can double as a comprehensive gym. If you garden on a regular basis, odds are you are getting a healthy dose of exercise.

Fun Moves

Jump Roping for Every Age
The childhood pastime of jumping rope still proves to be a fun and excellent exercise for cardiovascular fitness and muscular endurance.

What’s so Funny about Yoga?

Laughter Yoga First Cracks Us Up, Then Calms Us Down
Most yoga classes take place in quiet rooms full of earnest faces in various states of relaxation and concentration. Not so with laughter yoga, an unusual workout for the body, mind and spirit that aims to banish the blues by busting a gut.

Aligning for Fitness

Chiropractic Care Prevents Injury, Boosts Performance
Athletes and fitness enthusiasts are discovering how chiropractic care, which supports healthy structure and functioning of the skeletal and muscular systems, goes beyond rehabilitation benefits to also enhance performance.

Fitness Myths Debunked

11 Vital Truths
Despite rising rates of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses, at least a third of Americans don’t exercise at all—perhaps partly due to these persistent fitness myths.
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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.
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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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In celebration of national yoga month…

Natural awakenings invites you to learn more about these teachers and centers committed to the well-being of our community.

Kundalini Yoga

Reduces Stress

Richmond Yoga Teachers

Live Their Craft
Richmond is home to many dedicated yoga teachers with passion to sustain their practice and live it off the mat.

Yoga Month 2017

Boosting Your Health

with Yoga
Although yoga quickly became popular as a system of physical exercise in the Western world, it has a meditative and spiritual core as well
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Yoga for People and Pets

Affordability and all-inclusivity were the key words for her to put down roots after being mobile for more than 13 years.

Feeling Fit With Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga has a new home in Richmond at 213 Roseneath Road, Suite 102, thanks to a collaboration between Nora Vimala Pozzi, owner/director of the Integral Yoga Center of Richmond and Slash Coleman, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader.

Experience the Healing Practice of Breathwork

Melissa Terese Young, founder of Breathwork Worldwide and a Breathwork facilitator, is happy to be bringing the practice to Richmond. Breathwork is a respiratory therapy rooted in Eastern cultures. It originated centuries ago as a yogic pranayama (breath control) practice.

Kinis Active Wear is for Everyone

Kinis is a new active wear company in Richmond that designs innovative products that help people realize the full strength of their body and mind.

New Yoga School Offers Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Training

The Mibo School of Yoga is opening one of the first East Coast Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Training schools that includes classes, workshops and 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher training programs.

Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation Holds Annual SpeakUp5k

The Cameron K. Gallagher (CKG) Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU will conduct the fourth annual Dominion Payroll SpeakUp5k on September 9.

 

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