Dr. Alan Viau

Yoga teacher, health scientist, dad & stage artist

Hot Yoga: Are You Ready to Sweat?

When I am in a Hot Yoga session – I know that I will sweat. My clothes and sometimes my yoga mat are soaking by the end of the practice. … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Mama Yoga and the Story of Namaste by Susanna Stratford

Mama Yoga and the Story of Namaste is a wonderfully told story with bright and fun illustrations. It is a children’s picture book that encourages children and their parents to get … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Fast-Track Your Health by Mohammad A. Emran

Four keys to successful weight loss is the subtitle to this book. It is a straight up, no nonsense talk on the reality of weight loss from a bariatric surgeon. Based … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Does Government Policy of Economic Growth Get in the Way of Happiness?

Canada will see a Federal Government election in 2015. I already see commentary in the news about which party or leader can lead the economy better. But is that they fundamental … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Yoga Yields Aerobic Exercise Benefits

Aerobic exercise has long been lauded to improve health. Health specialists encourage any activity that will get you breathing faster and more deeply as well as increase your heart rate. … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Elderly Parents With All Their Marbles by Pamela Carey

If you have aging parents, you will experience many of the stories in this book. Pamela Carey brings us through her journey with her aging parents… a journey we will … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Inner Journey to Human Awakening

Originally posted by Richard Harvey It is the potential of every person to grow into a whole human being. The great challenge of a human life is to discover all … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Yoga of Catching a Thief: A Life Lesson on Yin and Yang

Off the thief ran with the hard earned profits of my daughter’s fledgling opera company. We captured him and held him until the police arrived. But that was not what … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Yoga Practice Reduces Oxidative Stress

Breathe. Deep breath in and out – is how we usually start a yoga practice. Deep breaths bring oxygen for your body to use. It is a good thing. Oxygen … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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