Yoga & Your Health Almost ten years ago, I remember watching Diane Sawyer special report “A Hidden America: Children of the Plains”. She did an in-depth report and the young dreamers and survivors of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She put up a picture of the tribe ancestor (what they look years ago), against what their children look now. They looked like they came from different species. Last Friday, I watched Bill Maher on HBO.
September 2019 ENEWS LETTER Welcome Fall… Set your goal for yoga. When I applied for Bikram’s Yoga Teacher Training, I was asked to write an essay: What is your Goal of Yoga – Hint – It NOT the Handstand. We all had our reason for finding and keeping practicing yoga. Many of us, the journey starts with specific physical goals. Through my years of practicing this ancient art, I had come to appreciate my yoga
MAY 2019 ENEWS LETTER How Practicing Yoga can Affect the Way We Age Research over the past thirty years has shown that the practice of yoga and meditation, and clean diet and lifestyle, can greatly reduce the fraying of telomeres, the part of our DNA that is related to aging. Aging experts nearly universally believe that exercise just might be the proverbial silver bullet when it comes to preventing the infirmity and disease that is
MAY 2019 ENEWS LETTER ADD LIFE TO YOUR YEARS & YEARS TO YOUR LIFE WITH YOGA There’s perhaps nothing better than walking into a heated yoga room after a chilly winter day. But after months and months of dedicated practice during the colder months, it doesn’t make sense to take a 3-month hiatus from May to August. For many seasoned yogis like us, our practice is an integral part of our rhythm. If we stop
Outdoor Walk The Australian called it “A walk about”, the Vietnamese called it “Walking without a purpose”, the Japaneses called it “Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy”. They all have the same concept: Go to a Forest, Wood, Park (places with many trees, plans). Walk. Breathe. Open all your senses. This is the healing way of how our body release stress when just simply being out in nature. Shinrin-yoku is a term that means “taking in the forest