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Yogamint articles relating to Women

  • 16-Sep-2012

    Coming of a Soul

    Celebrating New Life

    The coming of a new baby is a joyous time full of hope and promise. Each culture finds ways to celebrate this event. In the Kundalini Yoga tradition, the 120th day of pregnancy is a time of...

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  • 19-Aug-2012

    Menopause Matters

    Help for Hot Flashes

    Suffering from hot flashes? The combination of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine offers many natural benefits for women going through menopause by promoting a state of balance for...

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  • 15-Jul-2012

    Getting Juicy

    Yoga for Fertility

    For couples longing to conceive, fertility is a juicy topic. Yoga offers many tools that can help you prepare mentally, physically and emotionally for the journey to parenthood.

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  • 11-Mar-2012

    Postpartum Palate

    Nutrition for New Moms

    Following one of the most amazing, exhausting, and transformational life events a woman can experience, a new mother is in special need of highly nutritious, healing foods.

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  • 12-Feb-2012

    Be My Valentine

    Relationship Yoga IV

    In what areas of your life would you and your partner like to grow or stretch? In partner yoga, creating new poses together encourages sensitivity to your mutual needs and limitations.

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  • 01-Jan-2012

    Make Room for Love

    Relationship Yoga III

    Yoga is about making space. Some yoga postures create spaciousness in the spine; others make room for your organs, not to mention yoga practices to open up your heart chakra.

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  • 27-Nov-2011

    Bless the Children

    A Mother's Prayer

    In the realm of cosmic lessons, nothing more clearly teaches, “You’re not the doer” quite like motherhood. You can instill values, set schedules, pack the lunches and kiss boo-boos,

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  • 13-Nov-2011

    Love Connection

    Relationship Yoga II

    Just as yoga helps you tune in and stretch yourself mentally and physically, as well as heal you on a deep level, in a yogic relationship it’s essential to stay connected with your...

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  • 18-Sep-2011

    Keep Love Edgy

    Relationship Yoga I

    In a yoga stretch, you tune into your body and become aware of your edge—that place where you’re opening up and challenging your muscles, but aren’t overstretching...

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  • 11-Sep-2011

    Peaceful Pregnancy

    Nurturing Mother and Child

    It has long been known by yogis—and science now agrees—that the length and quality of time babies spend in utero is highly influential, not just in terms of the obvious physical development but in...

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  • 21-Aug-2011

    Mapping the Face

    Tension-Taming Massage

    Foot reflexology maps 72,000 nerve endings and pressure points on the bottom of the feet that, when correctly pressurized and stimulated, have the capacity to heal all parts of the body.

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  • 05-Jun-2011

    Attune to Intimacy

    Heal Your Second Chakra

    Your second chakra is home to your most intimate feelings and thoughts. Located between the sacrum and reproductive organs, this energy center supports your ability to express feelings of...

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  • 22-May-2011

    An Ounce of Prevention

    Healthy Breast Care

    Along with pink ribbons, walks for breast cancer awareness and advances in research, another important aspect of women’s breast health is the growing awareness of maintaining good breast...

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  • 01-May-2011

    Teach Them Well

    Raising Confident Teens

    As a parent of three children, I have faced the challenge of guiding my children in so many ways. Watching my two daughters move through their teen years of self-discovery...

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  • 27-Mar-2011

    Keep the Love of Your Life

    Relationship Secrets II

    Once you meet a potential partner, what happens next? It’s just as important to keep working on yourself when you are in a relationship as it is when you are hoping to find the “perfect match.”

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  • 06-Feb-2011

    Postpartum Cocoon

    The First 40 Days of Life

    Few things in life redefine a woman as intensely and rapidly as having a baby. Not only does birth bring a child, sensitive and new, into the world, but it also marks a rebirth for the mother...

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  • 23-Jan-2011

    Find the Love of Your Life

    Relationship Secrets I

    Have you met the love of your life? Is there a secret to finding the person with whom you are madly in love and can live with every day? If you are in a relationship, how can you revitalize some of the...

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  • 12-Dec-2010

    Perks on Your Period

    Go with the Flow

    Your moon cycle is a time of month to be honored, revered and respected, even though many women dread the bleeding part of their period.

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  • 14-Nov-2010

    Face Forward

    Heal Your Acne

    Acne comes and goes through various times in life. Identifying its cause is multi-layered. As a facial reflexologist, I start by looking at the client’s emotional life. With teenagers, acne’s most common...

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  • 10-Oct-2010

    Little Buddhas

    The Wisdom of Children

    My youngest daughter has not yet learned to talk, yet she instructs me every day on how to live in the present. She isn't lost in the past or the future; every fiber of her being is right here in the moment...

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  • 26-Sep-2010

    From the Outside In

    Ayurvedic Skin Care

    Besides being your largest organ, your skin is your best protection against the ravaging effects of the elements. Therefore, you want to do everything you can, internally and externally...

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  • 22-Aug-2010

    Running on Full

    Mama Needs Nurturing

    Women by nature are givers, inherently designed to be mothers, whether mothering a business, household, garden, community, or our children.

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  • 18-Apr-2010

    The Challenging Gift

    Connecting Through Relationships

    Many of us have had the feeling, at some point in our lives, that we just wanted to get away from everyone and be alone. Yet the relationships around us help to define who we are.

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  • 03-Jan-2010

    Embrace the Differences

    Understand Your Partner's Perspective

    According to the ancient yogis, the difference between men and women goes way beyond biology. While exceptions exist, men and women think differently...

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  • 18-Oct-2009

    Forever Young

    Exercises for Radiance

    Staying young for a long, long time is a wonderful, blessed way to live. As women, we have so much to give as we mature, so much wisdom born of hard earned experience...

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  • 23-Aug-2009

    Bumps and Bruises

    Homeopathy for Where it Hurts

    Nature placed Arnica Montana where it is of most use—along the slopes of mountains.

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