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How NOT to Wreck Your Body Doing Spinal Twists

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="346" caption="Yogini Kaliji in Seated Twist"][/caption]By Brahmi, Director, TriYoga Boston This blog post is a follow-on to How NOT to Wreck Your Body Doing Yoga.  Spinal Twists were identified in William Broad's book, The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards as potentially dangerous. The intention of this blog is to offer a safe and effective practice based on the TriYoga...

How NOT to Wreck Your Body Doing Forward Bends

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="346" caption="Yogini Kaliji in Forward Bend"][/caption] By Brahmi, Director, TriYoga Boston This blog post is a follow-on to How NOT to Wreck Your Body Doing Yoga.  Forward Bends were cited in William Broad's book, The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards as potentially dangerous.  It is the intention of this blog to offer a safe and effective practice based on the TriYoga...

How NOT to Wreck Your Body Doing Yoga

[caption id="attachment_1940" align="alignleft" width="302" caption="TriYoga Founder Yogini Kaliji"][/caption] By Brahmi, Director, TriYoga Boston There has been much discussion in the yoga world and beyond about William Broad’s recent book The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards  and the NY Times article entitled “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body" that helped put the book on the best seller list as soon...

Pura Vida Costa Rica

While happy to be back to our beloved center, also feeling that I left a bit of my heart in Costa Rica. What a beautiful country with beautiful, sweet, happy people. The whole country feels yogic. In Costa Rica the universal salutation is 'Pura Vida".  According to Wikipedia: Pura vida literally means pure life.  Pura = pure and vida = life. ...

The Healing Power of Yoga

I personally found TriYoga in 1993 when I was recovering from unsuccessful wrist surgery. The surgery actually made the pain worse, leaving me angry and depressed. I delved into yoga as a way to combat the depression and ended up finding much more. For the first time in 17 years of yoga practice, I began to experience subtle energy. Up...

Mind Makeover

This January, instead of focusing on resolutions, I decided to do a mind makeover.  For me, this meant taking on a new mantra.  For the past year and a half I have focused my mind on the powerful Raksha Mantra given by Sri Swamiji: "Om Aim Hreem Sreem Shivarama Anaghaa Dattaya Namaha".  I repeated this mantra (over) 350,000 times (the number...

Construction of New Studio Has Begun!!!

We are very excited that construction has finally begun. Can you see our beautiful medtiation garden here?          Here are our new studios:         And this area will be our office and meditation room.         In case you want to do a drive by, here's what the front of the building looks like.         Hope you can use your imaginations and see the beautiful center we envision. We'll...

108 Salutations

On New Year's days 9 brave souls showed up for our special New Year's Cleanse and fund raiser. We began by discussing the significance of the number 108.  It is a very sacred and powerful number. Hindu dieties have 108 names. There are 108 beads on a mala. It has special mathematical properties (you can look this up). Other interesting facts about...

Giving Thanks

After 9 long months of negotiation we finally signed a lease for 60 Prospect Street. The negotiations were complicated and difficult, not the kind of stuff to be shared widely. But now we are now moving forward as quickly as we can to obtain a building permit. The first step was the engineering department and presented our first post-lease obstacle....