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Friday Q&a: Getting Better From Piriformis Syndrome

Friday Q&a: Getting Better From Piriformis Syndrome

Q: I have a student who is recovering from piriformis syndrome. What poses are beneficial and which should be avoided as they will trigger it?A: Let’s start with defining piriformis syndrome and... read more
Video of the Week: Anatomy of the Ft

Video of the Week: Anatomy of the Ft

In this introduction to the anatomy of the feet, we look at some of the basic structures and functions of the foot. I will also have you identify some landmarks on your own feet. Subscribe to Yoga... read more
Yoga As A Wholesome Coping Mechanism

Yoga As A Wholesome Coping Mechanism

by NinaPhoto by Melina MezaIn my post Coping Mechanisms for Grief and Loss, I discussed coping mechanisms for grief and loss, and compared some unhealthy ones (such as using alcohol, drugs, or food... read more
Video of the Week:  Diversifications of Prolonged Kid's Pose

Video of the Week: Diversifications of Prolonged Kid's Pose

These two variations combine the benefits that classic Child's pose provides for your legs, hips, and lower back with an opportunity to stretch your shoulders and the sides of your torso as well.... read more
Say Good-bye To Himsa (violence)

Say Good-bye To Himsa (violence)

by RamPeace by David Alfaro Siquieros*The first of the eight limbs in the Yoga philosophy is the yamas. Yamas serve as moral, ethical, and societal guidelines to lead a conscious, honest, and ethical... read more
New Spring Workshop And New Summer Time Retreat!

New Spring Workshop And New Summer Time Retreat!

by NinaI'm pleased to announce that this year for the very first time I'm scheduled to teach new Yoga for Healthy Aging programming on "Adapting to and Accepting Change" in the coming year. I'll be... read more
Reader's Choice: Sos For Psychological Misery

Reader's Choice: Sos For Psychological Misery

by BethFire Rescue by Norman Rockwell*My latest episode of mental distress started last spring. In spite of eight hours of sleep a night and eating healthy 90% of the time, I felt tired, irritated,... read more
I'm A Yogabhysi

I'm A Yogabhysi

by NinaTirumalai Krishnamacharya“Relatively few people know my father’s name, though many lives are touched by his work. He never sought personal fame, and rejected all attempts to label him as... read more
Video of the Week: Dropped Knee Lunge Twist

Video of the Week: Dropped Knee Lunge Twist

This twisted variation of Dropped Knee Lunge pose provides the same hip stretching benefits of the classic pose while also allowing you to improve the twisting or rotating ability of your... read more
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