A beginner’s guide to yoga flow

national yoga month at blue cross blue shield of kansas

To celebrate National Yoga Month, follow this super simple, yet very beneficial yoga flow known as Sun Salute A, or Surya Namaskar A in Sanskrit*.  The poses of Sun Salute A lengthen and strengthen many of your main muscles, relax the mind, and provide numerous other health benefits. Sun Salute A can be completed on its own, or incorporated into additional poses to elongate your practice. Continue reading

State fair season | Tips to stay healthy

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Summer is coming to an end. The kids are back in school, the mornings are a bit crisper, and the days seem to be getting shorter. But before we say goodbye to the season, many of us enjoy a last bit of summer fun at the annual state fair. Rides, livestock and live music are some reasons we flock to the fair, but many people look forward to indulging in the foods that can only be found at state fairs: funnel cakes, turkey legs, cotton candy, and lots and lots of fried food. Continue reading