Balancing Yoga with Cardio

by Melissa West on October 12, 2012

Hi Melissa. I’m wondering if you can offer some advice on balancing cardio with yoga practice in any given week – just in reference to the general pursuit of good health? Thanks!

I would say you want to get in cardio three times a week in the general pursuit of good health. Remember to have fun with this and not make it a grueling effort. My friend Michelle was here the other day and she was telling me about all the fun things she has been doing for cardio – iron man, obstacle courses, triathlons … nothing traditional and boring like running on a treadmill! I like getting out for walks in nature and riding my bike by beautiful lake Ontario.

And I just want to refer you to this video on where a viewer asked if yoga was enough exercise or if they needed to do something else as well:

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