Archive for the ‘Breathing’ Category


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 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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What is Yoga? And Yoga Breathing Exercise

To advance in any endeavor or discipline we must first master the fundamentals.  Yoga is no different. Yoga is being sold to the public as the new “fitness craze” along with hard bodies, weight loss and New Age music.  And don’t get me wrong.  I love all the publicity and the fact that the mainstream [...]

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Heal Chronic Back Pain with Yoga Hamstring Stretches

Dee Greenberg of 50 Plus Yoga shows you some gentle beginners  yoga postures for anyone wanting a more flexible body.  These gentle stretches are perfect for beginning yoga students, seniors, those with injuries, those with chronic pack pain, soreness or stiffness and anyone with tight hamstrings.  Tight hamstrings can exacerbate and in some cases greatly [...]

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The Yoga of Living Now!

The whole point of yoga, for me is:  What happens off the mat, as a result of the quality of our practice on the mat.  You can ask yourself the following question.  Are you aware of the subtle and not so subtle ways that your yoga practice is affecting your experience of living in each moment? For [...]

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Yoga Can Change Your Life!

I’ve been practicing yoga for 41 years.  And here is what I can tell you with certainty about yoga.  Yoga can change your life.  If you are looking to make positive changes in your life from this moment forward,  then you have come to the right place.  I invite you to allow this web site to guide you on [...]

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