Hendersonville Yoga and Massage Blog

Yoga can help shed those extra pounds

Written by on February 1st 2015.

Elissa Marie Redden, a licensed massage therapist, had one goal in mind when she began her Yoga practice at YAM a few months ago - she hopes to drop the 40 pounds she gained while not practicing Yoga for the past year and a half.

“I adopted unhealthy eating habits. I ate for comfort, to relieve s… read more

Posted in Client Stories | Yoga


The Power of Rest: Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga

Written by on January 23rd 2015.

The National Institute of Health recently released a study demonstrating that the most mellow forms of yoga—restorative yoga and yoga nidra—can help people lose more than twice the subcutaneous fat than the sweatiest vinyasa flow class in town. Wait. What? How?! Cortisol—the stress hormone most asso… read more

Posted in Yoga


Yoga’s a Great Cross-Training Tool

Written by on January 12th 2015.

Sue Bargeloh has witnessed first-hand the benefits a Yoga practice has on other sports. An avid equestrian, Sue, who weekly attends several different kinds of Yoga classes at YAM, has noticed huge improvements in her horseback riding.

“If I lose my strength and my flexibility, I will not be able … read more

Posted in Client Stories | Yoga

Infrared Heat Eases Winter Blues and Joint Aches

Written by on January 7th 2015.

Winter is upon us and with it comes sunshine scarcity and bracing weather. Hopefully you are already applying generous amounts of therapeutic hot cocoa to keep your core warm and spirits lifted. Whether the cold, gray days of January and February make your joints ache with arthritis or your soul ach… read more

Posted in Infrared Heat | Yoga

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