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Should Parents Sweat Over Their Kids Doing Hot Yoga?

Turning up the heat on fitness: Yoga instructor Taylor Wells practices poses with her children Madison and Sage. Credit: Ray Mucci Yoga studios everywhere have tiny tots bending into downward dogs, but some kids -- or in many cases,...Some big kids and tweens are doing hot yoga. But is it safe?

'Desperate Housewives' Actress Uses Yoga to Help Women Facing Fertility Issues

Brenda Strong, with her son, Zak, uses yoga to help women with fertility issues. Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin.com
There isn't a neighbor residing on Wisteria Lane who is safe from the insightful observations and intimate knowledge of Mary Alice...
Brenda Strong is helping women and couples facing fertility issues.

Customized Yoga Mats Will Inspire You to Work Out

Be it beach scene, or yoga-posing bears, Yogamatic's custom mats help get you moving. Credit: Yogamatic.com
We hate to tell you this, but that baby weight? It ain't going away by itself. Even if you're one of the genetically blessed who...
Customized yoga mats make holding those poses much more fun.

Exercise During Pregnancy May Prevent Obesity in Baby

It can be tempting to turn couch-potato once your belly starts expanding. But there's a new reason to exercise during pregnancy, and it could have far-reaching benefits for your unborn child. A new study, out of the University of Auckland in New...

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids

Many adults seek out yoga for both its exercise and meditative components. Can children benefit from the practice, too? Cabin Fever talked to Carolyn Burke, a yoga educator who teaches "through the family life cycle," from prenatal yoga, to yoga for...

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau Dishes on Motherhood

Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau has a lot going on. When she's not relaying the latest entertainment scoop as etalk's Quebec correspondent, she's busy keeping up with her 2-year-old son, Xavier, and 10-month-old daughter, Ella-Grace. She's also the...

Does exercise help pregnant women stop smoking?

One would think the obvious answer to that question is yes. One would surmise that exercise would help anyone stop smoking, right? After all, you're striving to do something healthy, sort of the opposite of smoking, by getting out there and running...

Facial yoga

The newest yoga trend doesn't require rolled mats or saluting the sun. You could do it while unloading the dishwasher, or if you're on your morning commute, or waiting in the carpool line to pick up the kids after school. And while it won't align...

Something for me: Yoga

I've got four kids all pretty close in age. The fourth one, Willow, was born when the first one, Alex, was in kindergarten. Since I chose to follow the attachment parenting path (nursing, babywearing, and co-sleeping) I was deeply immersed in...

From our own Julie Tilsner: Mommy Yoga, a humorous look at yoga and motherhood

Blogging Baby staff writer Julie Tilsner does it all: she writes witty posts here at BB, contributes articles to Parenting Magazine and even writes her own books. Many of us can aspire to such a list, bet few have the gumption to actually pull it...

Christian parents want school yoga classes banned

I've taken yoga classes, and I loved them, and I never suspected that quiet stretching could cause controversy, but in a small town in Canada, it has. A parent's group is arguing that yoga should not be taught in school because it is a "religion,...

Yoga parties for kids

Looking for a new theme for your child's next birthday? One that the other parents haven't yet done? Try a yoga party. Yes, that's right. Yoga Sutra of NYC offers yoga packages that ensure a healthy and relaxing birthday party for both kids and...

No more singing the blues, hum a happy tune

Lately I am so stressed out that I would do most anything for a moment of tranquility. If I had the time, I would slip away to a yoga class. If I had the funds, I would sneak off to a beefy masseur. If I had the energy, I would go for a long bike...

Yoga clothes for your baby

I don't know if your baby will be able to manage yoga positions, but if your baby likes to lay on a blanket while you are doing yoga, he or she can dress for the occasion! Or, these outfits from Little Buddha Baby Yoga would make really cute baby...

Rio Caliente, let's go girls!

With just one week of summer under my mommy belt, I know I have many yet to go. Unfortunately, I am not holding up to well to the onslaught of the daily demands and pitfalls. The oldest one constantly has his hand out for the ever needed $20. The...

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