Yoga can ease back pain -- and Michael Bolien is living proof. In Good Shape follows his journey from a man with crippling back problems to becoming a yoga tructor.
As people spend more time hunched over while they look at phones, tablets and laptops there has been a rise in neck and upper back pain. Trends in New Zealand parallel those in other countries.
New US guidelines recommend regular moderate exercise on most days for pregnant women. Unlike 20 years ago, experts now know that exercise benefits both mother and baby, even beyond pregnancy.
Yoga has become a big part of sport in recent years. DW’s Jonathan Harding spent an afternoon in Munich with Germany’s yoga coach to find out why and how the discipline is so important.
There's booming and there's booming, and Germany does one better than the other. At least on the surface. But if you dig a little, as Tamsin Walker did, you might just discover a country that's game for a guffaw.
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