By Suriel Chavez |Staff Writer| Yoga has been known to help relieve stress and benefit people, so the CSUSB Rec Center offers a Group Exercise Yoga class as another way to better the lives of the students. Yoga is taught by instructor Wenyu in the morning at 6:30a.m. every Monday and Wednesday on the second floor of the Rec Center. Yoga is a system of exercise for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being. Yoga is also good for an active lifestyle, such benefits include flexibility, physical exercise, breath control and mental focus. Yoga can also be an active recovery workout by helping to repair muscle fibers and increase blood flow to muscles. Doing yoga can help … [Read more...] about Forget “namaste home”, oooommmm with the Yotes instead
By Jennifer Baeskens |Staff Writer| Yoga is an evolving exercise that can benefit everyone. Once you find a yoga style that fits you, you will be able to experience the life-changing qualities of this ancient practice. There are many benefits and styles of yoga. One of the key aspects of yoga is to balance the body. “Yoga is a union of the mind, body and spirit, ” said Jackie Sullivan, a Yoga instructor at CSUSB, “ yoga eases stress and helps us becoming joined with our bodies.” Yoga helps increase a person’s strength, flexibility and respiratory capacity through different poses and breath work practiced during yoga. Sullivan added that yoga can also help decrease blood pressure, … [Read more...] about Yoga benefits the body, mind and all of you
Joy Utterback |Staff Writer| Music lovers gather once again in Indio, California for the Coachella Music Festival which will take place over the course of two weekends this April. This year will feature a variety of artists including Grammy Award winning Lorde and Arcade Fire among others. Coachella is one of the largest music festivals in Southern California. In addition to the wide variety of artists, Coachella has to offer an array of food, activities, and parties that will cater to any festival seeker. From meat lovers to those who practice veganism, there is something to cater to you. According to the festivals website, “As in years past there will be something for … [Read more...] about Coachella: Beyond the music
By Kiro Guirguis |Staff Writer| Yoga is a peaceful and relaxing method that teaches meditation through the use of aesthetic poses and stretches that can be used throughout the day. Yoga classes are now available for students and faculty in the Student Recreation Center Tuesdays and Thursdays in room 205. Classes are held at noon for more advanced participants and later at 4 p.m. for those who are new to yoga and would like to participate in a slower paced class. Coyotes can take advantage of the physical and psychological benefits of yoga once or twice a week. The physical, mental and spiritual effects of this activity will have a positive impact on one’s overall health and … [Read more...] about Students taking life lessons from Yoga master
By Inno Sita |Staff Writer| Strength, relaxation, and balance are taught by yoga instructor, Nandini Nagaraju at the rec center for all CSUSB students. The CSUSB entrepreneurship graduate student has been teaching yoga on campus for over a year, specializing in slow, endurance-building movements. “I do the same poses over and over, holding for a long period of time. I tend to create a 10 to 15 minutes of relaxation for the students,” said Nagaraju. Yoga is a great form of exercise that does not require any special equipment. Most students and staff feel the need to work out by overwhelming themselves with extreme weights too much for their ability, and end up bruising … [Read more...] about Relax with Nandini’s yoga classes at Rec Center
By Jazmin Jett |Staff Writer| Surprise, surprise. Another school lawsuit involving bigoted parents. Couple Stephen and Jennifer Sedlock have sued the Encitas Union School District on grounds that their children’s constitutional rights to religious freedom, as students, has been violated by their being exposed to the practice of yoga. I’ll start by saying that this is the most dense-minded attempt at justice. Details of the lawsuit actually go as far to say that the children are being treated as "religious guinea pigs." As stated in the Jois Yoga program’s FAQ, it blatantly claims that "there is no discussion of spiritualism, mysticism, religion in any context. The students … [Read more...] about Yoga a religion? I think not.
By Miguel Gomez |Staff Writer| http://youtu.be/8cuv1Aup3eM Take a brief tour of the CSUSB Recreational Sports & Fitness Center … [Read more...] about CSUSB Student Recreation and Fitness Center