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Yoga and Balance

When I ask students what their goals are for their yoga practice “improving balance” often comes up as one of the replies. I truly believe that Yoga is one of the best things you can do to improve balance. In fact, yoga is all about balance - balancing strength and flexibility to provide optimal range of motion and freedom from...

The value of yoga? 

    What is the value of your yoga practice?  Does it help you relieve your back pain? Relieve stiffness? Stress? Manage anxiety? Clear your mind? Help you focus? Stay present? Improve relationships with others and yourself? Does yoga help you live your life better and more fully or is it just an exercise class to you?   For me, after my family, yoga...

Opting Out of Suffering

I’ve just returned from our annual international yoga retreat. This year we went to Puerto Vallarta. The villa was lovely. It had an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Yoga on the beach, the sound of the waves, beautiful weather! After so many hours spent finding the villa and making all the arrangements, I was relieved that everyone was happy and no...

The American Heart Association (AHA) adds meditation to the list of strategies to reduce cardiovascular (CVD) risk

According to Dr Glenn N Levine (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX), chair of the writing group of the AHA scientific statement, told theheart.org/Medscape Cardiology, “meditation, which is becoming increasingly popular and recognized for its benefits, may be an inexpensive and widely available adjunct to standard therapies for reduction of cardiovascular risk.”[1] The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that...