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  • Scoliosis And Yoga: The Large Image
    09 Oct 2018

    Scoliosis And Yoga: The Large Image

    by NinaI was looking at my scoliosis in an X-ray the other day. Yep, it was definitely there! I could clearly see how some of my lumbar spinal bones were
  • Friday Q&a: Pituitary Tumor And Yoga
    12 Oct 2018

    Friday Q&a: Pituitary Tumor And Yoga

    Q: I had a pituitary tumor removed (from under my brain in the pituitary chasm, apparently they are quite common!) 7 years ago. It affected my peripheral
  • Stand Your Floor With The Muladhara (root) Chakra
    24 Oct 2018

    Stand Your Floor With The Muladhara (root) Chakra

    By BethRoots by Jamie WyethIn part 1 of my series on chakras Chakras: Guides on the Path to Healing I offered an overview of the chakras. This post will cover
  • The Significance Of Course Within The Asana Apply
    24 Oct 2018

    The Significance Of Course Within The Asana Apply

    by RamVenice, Looking East from Guidecca, Sunrise by J.M.W. TurnerThe early yogis were influenced by nature, the environment, and what was all around them, and
  • Yoga And Sure Psychology, Phase 1
    30 Oct 2018

    Yoga And Sure Psychology, Phase 1

    by Sandy BlaineAfterglow by Maxfield ParrishA few years ago, Ram wrote a lovely post onyoga and positive psychology. He spoke of positive psychology as a new
  • Friday Q&a: Striking Upside Down
    02 Nov 2018

    Friday Q&a: Striking Upside Down

    The Monkeys in the Jungle by Henri RousseauQ: Recently I had an X-ray of my spine to see what was causing my low back pain. I already knew I had scoliosis in
Yoga For Wholesome Growing Older E-e-book To Be Had For $2.99 For The Month Of November!

Yoga For Wholesome Growing Older E-e-book To Be Had For $2.99 For The Month Of November!

by NinaI am so excited to announce that for the month of November, the e-book edition of Yoga for Healthy Aging: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being will be available for only $2.99 on Kindle, Nook,... read more
Series For Chilly And Sinus An Infection Season

Series For Chilly And Sinus An Infection Season

by BaxterWell, it has started again—with the arrival of Fall, my yoga students are sneezing, sniffling, and coughing in class. It’s a clear reminder that we are heading into cold, flu and sinus... read more
Video of the Week: Dynamic Warrior 1 with Again Heel Raise

Video of the Week: Dynamic Warrior 1 with Again Heel Raise

This variation of Dynamic Warrior 1 transforms the vinyasa into a more challenging balance pose and is also a good way to stretch and strengthen your back leg calf. If you are struggling with... read more
Friday Q&a: Helping Your Knees

Friday Q&a: Helping Your Knees

Q: Do they make an apparatus that I can wear that will support the knee while doing yoga on it?A: To the best of my knowledge, there is not an apparatus you wear that is specifically for knee support... read more
All Approximately Inverted Yoga Poses

All Approximately Inverted Yoga Poses

by NinaAlthough you might think of an “inverted” yoga pose as one where you are completely upside down, such as Handstand, Headstand, and Shoulderstand, any yoga pose where your heart is higher... read more
Video of the Week: Status to Flooring Kneeling Transition

Video of the Week: Status to Flooring Kneeling Transition

One of the most valuable skills for us to maintain as we age is the ability to get up and down from the floor. Baxter teaches this Kneeling Transition practice to help you improve and maintain your... read more
#metoo And Ashtanga Yoga

#metoo And Ashtanga Yoga

by NinaThere was a request on Facebook today to share photos, which have just been made public, of Pattabhi Jois, founder of the Ashtanga school of yoga, sexual assaulting his student Karen Rain in... read more
A Yoga Pose For My Dental Hygienist

A Yoga Pose For My Dental Hygienist

by NinaI’ve been seeing the same two dental hygienists, Deb and Gail, for 32 years now. So, when I visit every six months, they check in with me a bit about my life, especially about what my kids... read more
Video of the Week: Reclined One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Video of the Week: Reclined One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

This reclined version of One-Legged King Pigeon Pose is similar to the forward bending variation of the classic pose, but doing the pose in a reclined position rather than upright reduces the stress... read more
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