The Language Of Yoga: Finding Your Dharma

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The world can be a pretty difficult place to navigate. It’s tempting to say that it’s tougher now than it has been in the past, but that’s probably not so true. People have felt bewildered by the things going on around them for eons – war, famine, disease, how to pick a good spouse – […]

Yoga & Snowshoeing? Yep!

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I forgot how intense and wildly invigorating an hour of snowshoeing can be. Plowing through a foot and a half of fresh angelic snow this morning, up and down the endless undulating hills of the neighboring golf course, took every ounce of power and perseverance I could muster. Of course, my son Ben and our […]

Fun, Frolic And Freak Outs!

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And so it begins. Six weeks of fun, frolic, food, family and friends gathering, and freak outs! Plentiful and bountiful, drama during the holiday season is a sure thing with a very unique flavor. Starting with Thanksgiving, which by the way is my favorite holiday celebration. It just so happens that this year Hanukah is […]

Meditation is a Powerful Medication: A Cardiologist Explains

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On a visit to a cardiologist’s office with your elderly aunt just released from the hospital for heart issues, you carefully take notes. You record the recommendations to avoid smoking, to walk daily, and to eat a Mediterranean style diet. You write down the prescription medications that she is supposed to take each day. As […]

Light Your Fire: An Affirmation of Personal Power

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This mornings yoga class at Karma Yoga was hot and passionate; the “fun factor” was high and the music was right on cue! “Change” by Natalie Merchant was a particular favorite today – we placed it twice. Following a sequence of fiery core strengthening exercises all beings were able and ready to move from a […]

The 3 Pillars of Life: A Good Night’s Sleep

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Good morning everyone! I hope you had a very restful night’s sleep; all bright-eyed and bushy tailed as they say – ready to go! On my quest to help you get some much needed sleep, I will continue sending you helpful sleep advice. I’ve said this many times…living well and feeling your absolute best requires […]

Christine’s Mindful Eating Challenge

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As an editor at My Yoga Online, I spend a lot of time reading articles about mindfulness and meditation. They seem to be hot topics right now and every day, as I walk home from work, I think about committing to incorporating these practices into my own life… I do a lot of thinking. Last […]

6 Ways to Maintain Health and Balance and Flourish this Fall

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Shifting seasons can bring shifting moods, energy levels, and health. A few simple practices keep us balanced and poised to flourish as the season transitions to fall. Ideally we can prepare for a seasonal shift in the weeks before it happens, however, a smooth transition may be attained even if the season is under way. […]

Kundalini Yoga and Your Spiritual Toolbelt

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Each and every one of us could use a tool belt to offer us a little support in our lives to help hold us up and sustain the lives we are meant to live. I call this support the spiritual tool belt that you can implement into your daily life to assist you in moving […]

3 Quick and Powerful Kundalini Yoga Meditations

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“May we all understand, in the breath of life we can be Infinite and with our fearlessness and character, we can achieve all the riches of the earth to share them with mankind.” ~ Yogi Bhajan The New York Times recently ran an article about people’s increasing interest in meditation. Yoga studios around the country […]