Stretch Your Back!

Down dog, or downward facing dog, is a great way to stretch your back and your legs. Plus, it just feels great! But if you do not have a instructor to adjust your form, it can be difficult to get into the correct position. The slightest adjustments to this pose can make a huge difference,…

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YOGA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Our studio offers a variety of classes for the whole family and the benefits of taking your practice from “ME” to “WE” can be fabulous.   Family Yoga- By doing yoga with your toddler, big kid or spouse you are connecting and bonding in a special way, different from our usual play, interactions, and activities.…

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The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is beneficial for your health, but that may come as no surprise, as yoga has always been known as an exercise that is good for you. Despite this common idea, the benefits of yoga go far deeper than you think. According to Dr. Myrium Hunink’s 2014 study, blood pressure and cholesterol, two prominent elements of heart…

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Yoshio Hama

BambooMoves’ Forest Hills location is housed in a high-rise building a hop, skip and a jump from the E/F/M/R subway on bustling Queens Boulevard. Not that the noise is noticeable in this tranquil studio. Sleuth was greeted by a friendly front desk person who asked if I was new to the studio or just hadn’t been in…

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YOGA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

  Our studio offers a variety of classes for the whole family and the benefits of taking your practice from “ME” to “WE” can be fabulous.   Family Yoga- By doing yoga with your toddler, big kid or spouse you are connecting and bonding in a special way, different from our usual play, interactions, and…

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Thinking of Trying Yoga?

Remember that every body and everybody can do yoga but you have to find what’s best for you. The clothes should be comfortable so you can move. You won’t be able to do everything on your first class, that’s okay!! That’s why it’s called a practice. BambooMoves has many different class types:gentle, therapeutic, chair and…

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3 Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

Yoga improves key components in your physical health, slowing down the aging process. Here are 3 anti-aging benefits of yoga: 1. Balance Our body and our brain are both integral factors of our ability to balance. Yoga allows you to practice balance on a safe and effective level. 2. Flexibility Yoga brings comfort to your body, lessening the aches that…

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Yoga lowers cortisol levels

Yoga lowers cortisol levels. If that doesn’t sound like much, consider this. Normally, the adrenal glands secrete cortisol in response to an acute crisis, which temporarily boosts immune function. If your cortisol levels stay high even after the crisis, they can compromise the immune system. Temporary boosts of cortisol help with long-term memory, but chronically…

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