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Yoga and Repetitive Stress Injuries

“Does anyone have any injuries?” I cannot think of one class I’ve been in where no one raises a hand, or as the teacher walks around there isn’t a whispered admission of pain. However, the most unfortunate part is that the pains we feel are often a result of our own yoga practice, and we don’t […]

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sleep by Leigh Evans

Sleep and the Art of Rest

Do you lie in bed with your thoughts spinning out of control and an exhausted body, begging for sleep? Are you one of the 70 million Americans who struggles with sleeplessness? How can we let go of our overstimulated minds from keeping us up, or waking us up in the middle of the night. As […]

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Morning Yoga While you ‘Snooze’: A Ten Minute Journey to Waking Up

The motivation required to have a morning yoga practice can be difficult to find before 8:30am. My advice would be to keep it very simple – that way you can eliminate as many early decisions as possible! When your alarm goes off, push snooze and try to use those ten minutes to connect with your body […]

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Yoga for your First Trimester

A first trimester body doesn’t appear different to the outside eye, however, there are many new happenings occurring within. When you’re pregnant, your body is experiencing drastic increases in estrogen, progesterone and relaxin. The fetus and placenta are completing the important job of forming proper attachment to the uterine wall.  Because of all of these […]

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Yoga During your IVF Cycle

Doctors often tell IVF patients not to exercise while taking “stimming” drugs because the ovaries are enlarged which increases the risk of tubes becoming tied.  Perhaps you shouldn’t be running marathons, but there are certain ways of exercising that you can do. Thoughtful yoga practice that combines mindful mediation with movement can help reduce stress […]

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Dao Flow Yoga for Women’s Health & Fertility

Dao Flow Yoga for women’s health and fertility is a practice that I developed to help boost the whole menstrual cycle by doing very specific yoga practices that act directly on the Chinese medicine fertility acupuncture meridians. Dao Flow also works by aligning your moon cycle with the fluctuating yin and yang rhythms of nature, […]

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Ready to Meet your Baby? These Yoga Poses will Help You Prepare

Whether you’ve had a difficult pregnancy or glided through the last nine months, when the due date comes…you’re ready to see baby.

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Take a walk down our wellness street!

The YinOva center, tucked away on a quieter street, is near all sorts of busy busy locations: five minutes one way is Union Square and five minutes the other way is Saint Marks Place. 

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Kristin McGee on Yoga to Enhance Fertility

While Western doctors have begun to accept the benefits of complimentary care in regards to fertility enhancement, many view the use of Yoga for Fertility solely as a stress reliever.  I sat down with celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee, who was kind enough to share how yoga helps relieve stress as well as other benefits […]

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An interview with Kristin McGee

In this series, Michele interviews YinOva friends and wellness advocates. Kristin McGee is a certified yoga and Pilates instructor as well as an ACE certified personal trainer. As a fitness expert, Kristin has appeared on CNN, FOX , CBS Morning Show, ABC’s Good Morning America and more. She has contributed to many magazines like Shape, Fitness, Self, […]

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Yoga for Toddlers

Today’s blog was written by Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, a certified yoga teacher in Manhattan.  She is the creator and owner of The Little Yoga Mat. As our babies grow and discover the world we live in, sometimes what accompanies this indoctrination is fear, stress and a feeling of over-stimulation. City children, in particular, are exposed […]

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Energy Pose with Kristin McGee

YinOva Ambassador Kristin McGee has a yoga pose for everything you could possibly think of!  We asked her for a quick pose to help boost our energy. Kristin McGee: As a fitness expert, Kristin has appeared on CNN, FOX, the CBS Morning Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Tyra Banks Show, and the Isaac Mizrahi […]

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