Archive for February, 2012


What is meant by “The Edge” in Yoga? And Why You Should Care

It must’ve been about 7 years ago while I was living in Boston that I decided to check out a new yoga studio that had recently opened.  The class was listed as “Power Yoga” and although I am not a huge fan of this style of yoga, I was curious and decided to try the [...]

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Practice Yoga At Home Now – Easy 8 Minute Daily Practice

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Yoga for Back Pain: Nurture Yourself!

Several years after I began teaching yoga, I became aware of a daily gnawing, dull, aching soreness in my low back.  And I began to notice that this soreness was exacerbated by certain yoga stretches, especially if I was pushing too hard, in spite of pain. Obviously pushing past the point of pain is not [...]

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Healing Chronic Illness or Injury with Yoga

There is nothing worse than living with chronic illness and feeling resigned to a life of suffering. I see countless people who have become frustrated by the medical establishment’s response to their particular problem or health issue. Your doctor may not have a clue as to how to help you. He/she may be prescribing drugs [...]

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Yoga: Core Strength & Flexibility

Yoga is unique in that it creates a perfect balance between core strength and flexibility. By cultivating this balance through your yoga practice, you are safeguarding and minimizing the possibility of injury to the body. A flexible, agile body helps us move with efficiency and grace. However if we focus on stretching alone, we run [...]

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Single on Valentine’s Day – Spread The LOVE!

So it’s Valentine’s Day . . . . . What’s a single girl to do? I know this holiday can be very emotionally charged for people, and perhaps especially so for singles. But my sense is that as a single person (male or female) you can choose how you look at this holiday, which is [...]

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Passionate Desire as a Catalyst for Change!

Many of us keep talking about change but end up just spinning our wheels.  Like the yo yo dieter, we waffle back and forth between progress and stagnation.  And if you relate to this syndrome, please continue reading. There is a systematic method to help you manifest whatever is lacking in your life.  And it [...]

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Yoga and My Bad Haircut Day!

First of all, let me just say, I am not a very vain person. When Carly Simon sang “You’re So Vain,” she definitely was not talking to me! On the other hand, I know I inherited my value system from my parents.  My dad was employed in the garment industry in NYC in the 50′s.  From [...]

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Are You Stuck in a Rut? Try Breathing!

Do you feel overwhelmed by your problems? Do you occasionally or often find yourself feeling hopeless? Do you find yourself perhaps drinking more than you’d like or numbing your pain with junk TV, too much Internet or overeating and snacking on junk foods? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions and this [...]

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Jeez! What’s All This Hype Around Yoga Injuries?

So yeah, I’m a yoga teacher and I do take my job seriously . . . . .  and I make every effort to behave in a responsible fashion when teaching, counseling and talking to students.  But all this negative publicity that is suddenly erupting out here in cyberspace has really got me down.  It [...]

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