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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# yoga

All time
# flexible solutions
Yoga instructors: 'We are basically starting from scratch as an industry'
Yoga studio owners say social distancing will stretch the sector to its limits.
# breathe in
Doing yoga may help you suffer less from migraines alongside taking your medication, study suggests
The number of migraines reported over a three-month period fell by almost half in the study of over 100 people.
Wellness Wednesday: Two yoga teachers say there's never been a better time to roll out your mat
This week, two Dublin yoga teachers offer readers some advice and share their wellness knowledge.
Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key
Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray says we can freeze up at times like this, but there are simple ways to ease stress.
Opinion: Virtual meditation & yoga, just two ways to help manage Covid-19 stress
The coronavirus has caused a major shift in how we live. Mindfulness practitioners are offering ways to help us deal with that shift.
# not a fan
Bishop of Waterford warns against yoga and mindfulness in schools
Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said that yoga was “not suitable for a parish school setting”.
# Poll
Poll: Should yoga be taught in Irish schools?
The practice is renowned to be a good way to improve mental health.
# Florida
Man posed as customer and killed two women in US yoga studio, police say
The shooter has been identified as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle.
# Hong Kong
Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide
The professor was accused of hatching the murder plot because he was having an affair with a student.
# Hong Kong
Anaesthetist 'killed wife and daughter using yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide', court told
His wife and 16-year-old daughter were found on a roadside in a locked yellow Mini Cooper in 2015.
# Event Guide
4 events for... yoga enthusiasts in need of a grand stretch
Namaste your way through the weekend.
# fitstagram
8 fitness Instagram accounts that aren't run by complete melts
Less #gains, more #goals.
# Don't sweat it
Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.
# Tipperary
Woman fears husband was 'influenced' by yoga group when he withdrew €300k from company account
Hilda Mackey says her husband gave the Japa Meditation group their company’s confidential information.
# downward facing daaagggh
Always wanted to do yoga on the roof of Croke Park? Well... now you can
Dreams can come true/ look at me babe I’m… doing yoga on the roof of Croke Park.
# jenny's 30th
This Irish woman is hosting a very unique 30th birthday party for a brilliant cause
She’s paying it forward.
# Take a Break
This 71-year-old man had a calm, collected response to the floods
Sure you might as well use it for a spot of yoga.
# Fitness
5 reasons why men should do yoga
There are so many benefits.
# downward facing dog
A court has ruled that this man can't copyright yoga poses
Bikram Choudhury has taken credit for extending the careers of sports stars like John McEnroe.
# California
Mystery surrounds murder of tantric sex guru found dead on hiking trail
Steve Carter ran the Ecstatic Living Institute with his wife, but was shot dead earlier this week.
Want some peace and calm in your life? Take these few minutes to get it done
You have the ability to see from a new perspective, you have the ability to see situations as they are and not get lost in drama.
# warrior pose
Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga
“I’ll see what I am able to do based on my physical aptitude.” No more than yourself.
# Rude
This rude cat ruined its owner's yoga video, and now it's become a meme
We like your style, cat.
# Hot stuff
Bikram Yoga with Paul O'Connell is as good a cause of death as any
They thought it would be funny to send the fat bloke to yoga.
# San Diego
Parents sue over school yoga classes that 'promoted Hinduism over Christianity'
But a Californian court wasn’t having a bar of it.
# but how
Oh, nothing to see here... just a man doing yoga with his horse
WTAF please.
# Evergreen
Keane: Euro 2016 would be a fantastic way to finish off my Ireland career
The country’s all-time top goalscorer has been doing yoga to help him maintain his flexibility and says he is feeling better than ever.
# take me to yoga
No, Sinead O'Connor isn't teaching yoga in Raheny next month
It’s Sinead O’Connor, the Dublin-based yoga teacher with the same name.
# Fitness
What is active recovery and why should I be doing it?
We chat to Padraig Marrey, one of the country’s top cycling coaches, about the fitness technique.
# all the rage
Five fitness trends we're now completely addicted to
From tracking our every movement to getting lost in adventure races. We’re up to all sorts.
# stretch it out
Yoga versus pilates, the battle of the stretches
Do you know your downward dog from a seated twist?
Opinion: How do you find the balance between your everyday life and spiritual experience?
Those moments of reflection and tuning out the hustle and bustle will make you a more effective person in your general life.
# BKS Iyenger
If you do yoga, it's probably down to this man who has died aged 95
The Indian guru is credited more than anyone else for taking the practice worldwide.
What's bikram yoga and should I give it a go?
This isn’t a pursuit practised by just women, or just gymnasts.
# downward dog
Here's why a Donegal priest has banned yoga
Fr Padraig O’Baoill said the practice was “contemptible”. So what’s the rationale?
# we're planking it
Connacht rugby stars join Guinness World Record planking attempt
We’re Planking It is taking place at Galwegians RFC this evening and will raise funds for five worthy causes.
# Head start
Take 2 minutes and 54 seconds to jump start your body with yoga this morning
Turn off Ireland AM for a few minutes and get your body ready for the rest of the day.
# yoga yoga yoga
Annoyed cat Milo interrupts home yoga training video
# Mexico
Mexican jails use yoga to soothe teen criminals
It won’t help all of them but it’s part of a programme in the juvenile justice system there to bring about reform.
The Dredge: Lindsay Lohan is getting used to being arrested
We get our hands mucky with the best of the morning’s dirt.