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Off the Mat, Eps 3 – Yoga and PTSD

This week on “Off the Mat” we answer a question from a friend about what kind of yoga is good from someone suffering from PTSD. The answer is a little different than you might  think because this person is wheelchair-bound. New episodes air each Monday at 10am on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and Youtube.com/YogaforMen. #YogaforMen ... Read More

Off the Mat, Eps 1 – Reader’s Questions

Hey, it’s our first episode of “Off the Mat” with Jonathan and Mike. Send us your questions and we’ll do our best to answer them. This week we talk about incorporating weight training into your yoga practice, and WHY Yoga FOR Men??? #YogaforMen #OfftheMat #ILovetheBurg #DTSP New episodes air each Monday @ 10am Eastern on Facebook.com/YogaforMen and YouTube.com/YogaforMen ... Read More

Moving Into New Ways of Being

Nearly 10 years ago I reluctantly agreed to try a yoga class taught by a dear friend in NC.  I quickly realized every “pose” seemed painful and often felt like a “near-death experience.” A lifetime of athletics and years in the military resulted in nearly a dozen surgeries all graciously contributing to scar tissue and an abundance of stiffness.  A... Read More

Progression in Your Yoga Practice

Yoga is a practice of intention, mindfulness, and paying attention to what is happening with your body and breath – moment by moment. By understanding the reason behind what we’re doing – and why – we can then begin to ask the deeper question of “Is this what is right for me in this moment?” The answer is always changing... Read More

Ahimsa in Your Yoga Practice

Mike Fecht discusses the yoga concept of Ahimsa, which is non-violence or non-harming, not only towards other but toward ourselves as well. The way you treat yourself on the yoga mat can often be a reflection of how you choose to operate in the world.  ... Read More

63,800 People Participated in International Veterans Yoga Day

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Duskin & Stephens in partnership with Yoga for Men sponsored the second annual International Veterans Yoga Day on May 27, to increase awareness of the benefits of yoga for veterans and to raise funds to provide free yoga, meditation, and mindfulness classes to vets. More than 63,800 people from 89 countries tuned... Read More