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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 …

Setting Intentions for 2017

My teacher, Gary Kraftsow, likes to ask this question: what’s stronger, your intentions or your habits? For all of us making a New Year’s resolution to break a bad habit (the same …

Light Practice for Dark Days

Have you noticed those holiday lights coming on earlier and earlier each year? There was a piece on my local news channel 12 about the Ridge Hill Shopping Center in …

Fall Focus

For many of us, the shortening days of this season signal an end to the relatively languid days of summer and a need to rev up for school, work, and …