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 …

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 …

Yoga for Osteoporosis

I’ve been following the work of Dr. Loren FIshman, a physiatrist at Columbia University and an Iyengar Yoga teacher and practitioner. He has singlehandedly run a study on the effect …

Viniyoga at Aetna

Due to the visionary leadership of Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, Viniyoga and mindfulness  are being taught to employees of Aetna all over the country. CBS This Morning recently interviewed Mark …