Can Yoga Be Used as Medicine? The short answer is yes. The reality is yoga is not usually used as medicine. Using yoga as medicine can be tedious and laborious (trust me), requiring constant review of the scientific literature in order to make it safe and effective. More often than not yoga is seen as a way to lose weight, compete for the trimmest bum or the buffest handstand, claim exalted … [Read more...] about Can Yoga Be Used As Medicine?
Busy Mom's Yoga Guide: Get Fit In Less Time How can a busy mom, working both in and/or outside the home, find time for yoga – or any exercise at all? Everyone is busy, especially mothers. Lack of time is probably the most cited excuse for not exercising enough; however, you can fit yoga into your schedule. I’ve been successful at exercising regularly (yoga is my main method) while … [Read more...] about Busy Mom’s Yoga Guide: Get Fit In Less Time
The enormous respect and love I have for yoga's healing power - is the catalyst for all the work I do, and is the same reason I am sharing this sequence with you. I first shared this yoga sequence with all my friends on Facebook just a little while ago - however, the incredible, positive effect it had on all those viewed it, ranging from physical and emotional to spiritual, took me by surprise. … [Read more...] about A Fresh New Yoga Sequence from my Newest Teacher
American moms are busy. They are masters of multi-tasking and conflict management - think communicating with a tantrum throwing toddler (or two) while trying to finish a work related phone call or trying to pick up your dry cleaning or pay bills? (ouch, I'm having flashbacks).Further, women are having children at older ages and they are frequently shouldered with caring for aging parents - while … [Read more...] about Redefining Yoga Practice for the 21st Century Mother