Just In Time

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Every Sunday evening I ask myself, what will the theme for my classes be this week? What knowledge or wisdom will I offer my students to help bring love, light, and joy to their day, and into their hearts. Will I even have a theme, or fly by the seat of my pants? I’m quite […]

2013 Yogathon & Celebration at Karma Yoga Sunday Sept. 1 – Awesome Raffle Prizes!

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Join us for this very special event. Take one class or spend the day! 2013 YOGATHON DETAILS & REGISTRATION The Yoga By Design Foundation was created in 2011 by Lynn Medow to fund yoga programs for groups that might not have access to its healing methods. In 2011 three programs were funded with donations and […]

Finally Hooked On Yoga!

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It has been a while since I last talked about my new yoga journey. One of my resolutions or goals for 2012 was to stick to my yoga practice and continue to get better and better. Lately, I’ve been going to a new studio in my town since I bought a Groupon for $25 for […]

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 […]

The Yoga Journey Continues….And Heats Up

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Last time, I shared with you my new yoga journey and how I am trying to make yoga a habit in my life. Last week I hit a bit of a speed bump and didn’t go for a week. My friend Lauren, who I have been going with, started a new job, so we could […]

My New Yoga Journey

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I’ve been interested in yoga for a while. You can read on and on about the benefits: increased flexibility and strength, better balance, a calm mind, less anxiety and worry, and much more. I always found it interesting that a workout could seemingly be so good for you in both body and mind. Being someone […]

Empower Yourself!

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Teaching at the Baptiste Power Yoga Immersion and Yoga Journal Conference in Estes Park last month was beyond incredible.  I learned so much about myself, what I can handle as a teacher, and what I can handle as a student – all of which has opened me up to possibilities beyond what I had ever envisioned. […]

New Classes And News From Karma Yoga!

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New Chair Yoga Class with Lynn Medow On October 31st we are adding Chair Yoga Class to our schedule! This class will be held on Mondays at 1:45pm. Come Karma Yoga where yoga is truly for Every Body! Chair Yoga: The gentle flow of breath and movement calms the mind, increases blood circulation, lowers blood […]

Why Heartbreak Could Be The Best Thing Your Yoga Ever Had

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A few weeks ago,  just before the midday temperature in Central Park peaked at 104 degrees, I threw a suitcase and a sunhat in my trunk and headed for the Kripalu Institute. As dramatic as it was to take off down the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, The Black Keys blasting, this trip had been planned for weeks. […]

Mixing Yoga Styles

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I live in a community where it is only possible for me to take the same type of yoga class once a week. Should I continue to participate in various types of yoga classes or restrict myself to one type of yoga once a week? John Friend’s reply: There are pros and cons to taking […]