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Corona virus update

Due to the Corona virus outbreak, all of the venues at which I teach yoga have asked me to cancel yoga classes for the time being. I am now offering …

The Inner Practice of Yoga

I just returned from a 4-day retreat in Austin, Texas, with my teacher, Gary Kraftsow. At this retreat, we explored different schools of thought that emerged from the Vedic period. …

Got arthritis? Get moving! (Part 2)

In my last post, I listed a few reasons to move if you have arthritis:  Movement increases circulation which can help decrease inflammation improves range of motion strengthens muscles improves …

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 …