One healthy living tip busy moms often neglect is stress relief. We say it’s because we don’t have time to sit down and breathe, rest and relax when we’re performing as chauffeur, short-order cook, house keeper and referee all day long. And I get that. I make those same excuses, too. That’s where yoga comes in. Not only is yoga based on beneficial movements for your body, it’s also centered around breathing, which is an art in itself that leads to stress reduction.
With yoga and pilates being one of the hottest fitness crazes in Chicago, these local venues sell various gears such as yoga socks, tops, bottoms and pants. Here are my five local venues/business picks that sell yoga and Pilates gear.
Come this time during a Chicago winter–when spring isn’t yet close enough to taste and winter is in full swing with its cold temperatures and gusty winds–everyone in the house feels like it’s time to get moving. Here are some classes that will move your muscles beyond what it takes to shift positions on the couch.
A recent article in the New York Times and a newly released book, “The Science of Yoga,” have sparked intense debate about the dangers of yoga and have shaken the normally Zen yoga community to its core.
Chicago’s vibrant near northwest side community of Logan Square has long been a hot bed for emerging artists, but it’s a great place for families, too. This community offers a host of great places to eat, play and enjoy as well as free outdoor events like concerts and yoga in the square.
Yoga is a great way to relieve the stress of a busy day. With hundreds of yoga centers and schools in Chicago, here are some of the best in the city. Yoga Now Gold Coast: […]