Is Yoga Easy or Does it Hurt?

I won’t lie, it is not easy. But it should not hurt. One may feel a stretch and you most likely will feel it afterwards, but sharp pains during the practice are not wanted. The exercises done in a yoga class build stamina, strength and assist in gaining flexibility. We use props to assist one…

Is Yoga Good for My Health ?

Yes! Humans start with a breath and end with a breath, feel the importance of breath?We focus on the breath and how to use the diaphragm to breath deeply and steadily. Which helps us to balance the autonomic nervous system, the area of “rest and digest” and “fight or flight”. Over a period of regular…

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…

What is Namaste?

Definition: Nama means bow, as means I, and te means you. Therefore, namaste literally means “bow me you” or “I bow to you.” It is a gesture made in the belief that there is a divine spark located at the heart chakra within everyone. This gesture is used to respectfully greet another person and acknowledge…

Athletes Need Yoga

There is a misconception that yoga is for mainly females but it’s something that should be done by men too, especially athletes. There are 5 ways all athletes may benefit from doing yoga.: 1. Core Strength- Most athletes ignore building up their core strength, but it is vital for connecting the upper and lower body’s overall…

Yoga at Work

Want to do something that can benefit your career? Yoga is the answer. I’m sure you’re asking at this point: “How the heck can yoga help me when I’m working?” To answer your question, yoga directly affects your job performance. Yoga has been proven to scientifically improve your concentration and boost your memory. You can check out…

Why Yoga?

Yoga has so much more to offer than flexibility and the idea of garnering a strong body. People of all shapes, sizes, ages and abilities can do yoga and adapt it to suit their individual tastes and needs. 1. STRESS RELIEF: Yoga reduces the physical effects of stress on the body. By encouraging relaxation, yoga…

Upper Back and Shoulder Opener

Simple movements have many benefits. Place your fingers on your shoulders and make circles with your elbows, feel the shoulder blades move. This bring blood to the area of the heart, a pretty important muscle. It softens tight muscles from staring a a computer for a long amount of time and it helps to relax…

Upper Back and Arm Strengthener

Simple movements have many benefits. KEEP YOUR ELBOWS TOGETHER, do you feel your arms shake? Once again, this pose wakes up the muscles of the arms, upper back and chest area. If you are working at a desk and do a lot of typing, this will assist to release any tension housed in the shoulder…

Yoga For Focus and Relief

A solid yoga practice not only helps you chill out, but also helps the mind to focus. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or unable to concentrate, this yoga will clear a busy head and offer some relaxing relief. Though it may seem that yoga is more of a physical workout technique, it works on the mental…

Psoas sizzle

The psoas major muscle is the most important muscle no one has heard of. The psoas is responsible for holding us upright, walking us through life, and maybe most importantly, it is the warehouse for the body’s unprocessed energy. When the body experiences trauma of any kind, the nervous system is meant to deal with…