NY Times: Yoga Can Wreck Your Health. (Here Are 7 Ways To Avoid It)

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The recent New York Times magazine article “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” (William Broad, Jan. 5, 2012) has created an international controversy in the world of yoga. The article’s focus on reclusive yoga teacher, Glenn Black, a respected faculty member at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY, draws attention to the hazards of the […]

Life as a Conscious Practice

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˜Everything is practice. ~Pele When we learn a martial art, or ballet, or gymnastics, or soccer  we consciously practice movements in a deliberate way, repeatedly. By conscious, repeated practice, we become good at those movements. Our entire lives are like this, but we are often less conscious of the practice. Each day, we repeat movements, […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 19 30-Minute Peak Pose Sequence Wheel Pose

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Today we are bringing you another 30 minute practice focusing on a certain pose: today is the wheel pose. If you’ve never heard of the wheel pose, don’t worry! Try your best! If you can’t do it on your first try, simply go back into bridge pose and relax for a moment. Keep trying this […]

The Amazing Power Of Being Present

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How can you bring calm and peace to the middle of a stress-ful, chaotic day? The answer is simple, though not always so easy to put into practice: learn to be present. No matter how out-of-control your day is, no matter how stressful your job or life becomes, the act of being present can become […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #28- Learn Positive Communication

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I hope my tips inspire you to love yourself and others, to wake up with a smile and a skip in your step and to live everyday with an abundance of peace, joy and ease. Positive communication with others is one of the most important things you can master to have amazing relationships with yourself […]