Archive for the ‘Personal Growth’ Category


50 Plus Yoga Instructor Dee Greenberg

I began practicing yoga in 1970 at the age of 17, well before yoga became mainstream. I immediately felt the transformative effects of the practice. My attraction to yoga over the years has been mainly due to the mental and emotional changes that have occurred as a result of regular practice. The fact that I was introduced [...]

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Help! I’ve Lost My Mojo & I Need Your Help!

OK, I’ll admit it! The title is false. I did not lose my mojo but I do need your help! But before I formally try to enlist you as an accomplice, here is a bit of history. For the past week or so, I’ve been meditating on ways to attract more visitors to this blog. [...]

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Motivation: How to Get It and How to Keep it

How many times have you made a plan in a whirlwind of excitement – for example, let’s say on a Friday you saw something that inspired you, got totally stoked to start a new regimen on Monday, and by the time Monday rolled around, you completely lost all your motivation to begin this new regimen? [...]

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YOGA: Why Daily Practice?

For me, “daily practice” is a no brainer and let me explain why. I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to see this question from both sides of the fence – and the handwriting is clearly on the wall. I guess it really comes down to a question of your goals and how you expect to [...]

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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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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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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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The Truth About Yoga and Weight Loss!

One of the most frequently asked questions I get asked as a yoga teacher is  ”Will yoga help me lose weight?”  Answering this question has always presented a challenge.   One reason for this is because generally people are seeking quick fixes to their over eating problem. What they don’t realize is that over eating [...]

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30 Days To Break A Habit – Sign Up Here!

When we speak of yoga as a transformational practice,  what does that really mean?  One of the main goals of yoga is to overcome and transcend the samskaras.  The samskaras are our habitual thoughts, emotions and behavior patterns.  These samskaras are deeply ingrained into our unconscious.  The goal of yoga, is to bring the samskaras [...]

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