Sharing Yoga with Children: What to Know

THE BASICS   In this In our writing you will find the basics to get you started sharing yoga with your child at home. Here you’ll discover the special challenges presented through the age ranges, ways to create yoga sessions tailored to your child’s age and maturity level, and what you need to know about creating […]

Strong Children, Strong Families

The following sections highlight just how yoga practice can benefit your family.   Promote Positive Communication   The kind of positive, playful communicat interactions improving rofvounngd intimacy, in yoga, when practiced together as a family, set the stage nte o leading to more rewarding family relationships. Through partner poses, you will experience positive touch. Breathing […]

Exercise for the Spirit

  A 2010 report published in the Journal of Happiness Studies showed that children aged eight to twelve who were more spiritual were also happier. Spirituality in this case was defined not by a child’s religious practices, such as attending church, but by a child’s ability to find meaning and value in his life, and […]

Benefits of Yoga for Children and Families

  STRENGTHEN YOUR CHILD’S BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT   Your child might feel overwhelmed on a daily basis. Many children today are suffering from a lack of connection to their bodies, to their environment, and to themselves. Our information saturated, hectic, and stimulus rich culture pulls kids in many directions, splitting their attention. For many […]

Measurement Of Work And Power

  Bench Step    The term ergometry refers to the measurement of work output. The word ergometer refers to the appai ratus or device used to measure a specific type of) work. Many types of ergometers are in use today in exercise physiology laboratories ( figure ).       Figure  Illustrations of four different ergometers used […]

Work And Power Defıned

Work Work is defined as the product of force multiplied by distance: Work = force X distance The SI unit for force is Newtons (N), whereas the SI unit for distance is meters (m). Consider the following example to compute work during a weight-lifting exer-cise. If you lifted a 10-kilogram (Kg) weight upward over the […]

Membrane Transport

                    After binding to a receptor on a membrane, the major effect of some hormones is to activate carrier molecules in or near the membrane to increase the movement of substrates or ions from outside to inside the cell. For example, insulin binds to receptors on […]