Yoga and Science

Is there a science behind the anecdotal evidence that yoga is good for what ails you?  I recently attended a very interesting conference about yoga and science. The presenters, who …

Looking Back/Looking Forward

You probably know that the word “January” derives from the name of Janus, the Roman god with two heads, one looking back to the past and one looking forward to …

Yoga and Aging, Part I: Menopause

Many people think of yoga as a pursuit for the young – picturing lithe elastic bodies twisting into seemingly impossible configurations. But yoga is not just about strengthening muscles and …

Yoga Winter Warmup

When I was a kid, in Kingston, New York, where winters are serious business, I had a fairly long walk to school. In an attempt to keep myself warm, or …

Meditation Serendipity

You know how sometimes things seem to happen for a reason? I’d like to share with you some things that have been going on in my life lately… I started …

Yoga and Breast Cancer

Cancer is not a topic we like to talk about or think about, but it affects so many of us, either directly or someone we know and love. October is …