Julie Carmen

About Julie Carmen

Julie Carmen, MA, LMFT, ERYT-500 is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Malibu and a certified yoga therapist on the faculty of LMU Yoga Therapy Rx. She's been teaching at Exhale Center for Sacred Movement since 2001 and has been Suzanne Somers private yoga teacher since 2003. Julie Carmen's YOGA SLOW FLOW DVD and YOGA FOR HORMONES CD are available at www.yogatalks.com

Relating To Feet

Our Connection with Our Inheritance and the Earth
Our connection to our feet is symbolic of our connection to the world around us. Are we tip-toers or stompers? Are we balanced […]

By |September 2nd, 2012|Yoga Therapy|3 Comments

Twisting Safely to Stimulate Digestion

Twists are a time-honored remedy to kick-start the digestive system when practiced with conscious attention to breath and posture. According to gastroenterologist Sabine Hazan Steinberg, MD, “Gentle yoga twists increase […]

By |December 27th, 2008|Yoga Therapy|1 Comment

Growing A Home Practice

Luxuriating yoga sessions while at home can offer some of the richest experiences of centering that you may ever have. To achieve this, you’ll need to face the demons of […]

By |December 13th, 2008|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

The Yoga of Play

How yogic principles can be applied to play with children.

When our hearts feel joyful, the practice of yoga and meditation can themselves be playful. The lessons we learn in this […]

By |July 23rd, 2008|Yoga Therapy|1 Comment

Meditating on How to Sit

Lao Tzu said: “Muddy water, let stand – becomes clear.”

Sthira sukha asana. Posture should be steady and comfortable, as Patanjali states in the Yoga Sutra. No matter which school of […]

By |May 26th, 2008|Meditation|1 Comment