Hendersonville Yoga and Massage Blog

Yoga helps boost a healthy body image

Written by on December 30th 2015.

Heather Mabrey, a part-time health and fitness coach for the past two years, admits she’s had to struggle a bit to maintain a healthy, happy body image.

But after practicing Yoga at YAM for several months now, Heather says she has a deeper appreciation for her body and a better understanding of w… read more

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Stay warm this Winter with these Ayurveda tips

Written by Tish Hilyer on December 21st 2015.

The Winter Solstice brings the excitement of the holidays, followed by a time to naturally withdraw, rest, move energy inward and enjoy the stillness of the season.

The doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) are the energies in the mind, body and emotions that influence how we experience life.

Kapha i… read more

Posted in Ayurveda

Right food choices can help you feel healthy, alive

Written by Tish Hilyer on November 24th 2015.

"When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need." - Ayurvedic Proverb

Ayurveda is all about self-knowledge and self-discovery. It is about being an active participant in finding out what foods and lifestyle choices can help you feel healthy and alive.

A… read more

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Yoga hits a high note for this singer

Written by on November 22nd 2015.

Wendy Jones loudly sings the praises of Yoga.

As a vocal teacher at Brevard College as well as a professional jazz and opera singer and dancer who has performed worldwide, Wendy uses breathing techniques and asanas she’s learned from her own Yoga practice at YAM to help her students develop and s… read more

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Learning how to stay present is a special gift

Written by on October 30th 2015.

A little over a year ago, Laura Meherg Teel was single, living in Birmingham, Alabama, far away from family and running a small consulting practice, Wicker Park Group.

Talk about big changes in her busy life: Laura, 46, is now married for the first time, has two teenage step-daughters, two sets o… read more

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Become Healthier with a Balanced Agni

Written by Tish Hilyer on October 21st 2015.

An important principle in the ancient science of Ayurveda is Agni or “digestive fire.” According to Ayurveda, reaching a healthy state of being, both physically and mentally, depends on our ability to properly digest everything we take in from the world around us: food, experiences and our sensory i… read more

Posted in Ayurveda

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