PRACTICE

Dristi

Developing the Superpower of Direct Focus
Dristi is most commonly known as the gazing point on which the eyes may focus. The word “dristi,” derives from the Sanskrit root “drstr,” which […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Walking as Yoga Practice

With winter in the rearview mirror, it’s a breath of fresh air to get active outdoors—and walk.
The first Wednesday in April even marks the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day, […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Yoga|0 Comments

The Power of Space in Healing

Yoga is a method of healing.
Beyond the postures, the breathing, meditation, visualization and manipulation of flows of energy through locks (bandha) help people transform their lives, heal injuries, and improve […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Fullness

Meditating with The Radiance Sutras
One of the genius insights of yoga and meditation traditions is that we can pay attention to the flow of life through our bodies. We have […]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Lessons for Living Life

Reflections from Near Death Experiences
There are moments when we catch a glimpse of something beyond our everyday existence and have a visceral experience of knowing we are not alone. There […]

By |January 26th, 2016|PRACTICE|0 Comments

Focus on 5 Pilates Exercises for Core Strength

Everyday Pilates

When you hear the word Pilates, do you casually dismiss it with the underlying assumption that the practice is complicated and requires flexibility? This preconceived notion could not […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Pilates|0 Comments

The Universe is Beautiful

Meditating with The Radiance Sutras
Have you ever seen something so beautiful that you just wanted to fall down?

That puppy was so cute I had to kneel down and grab […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

From Hospitalization to Hope

Therapeutic yoga connects us with a deeper experience.

It was 1985 when I resumed yoga from the Intensive Care Unit of a Scottish hospital. I was 49 years old, 25 years […]

By |January 25th, 2016|PRACTICE|0 Comments

The Road to Recovery

Yoga for runners (or Run, Rest, Recover, Repeat)
If you are running the LA Marathon this month, first of all, Congrats! What a way to spend Valentine’s Day. After the race, […]

By |January 25th, 2016|Cross Training|0 Comments

The YOGA of Weight Training

Breathe with weights
Photos by Jeff Skeirik

“Is only yoga doing it for me?” After a decade of dedicated yoga practice, I asked myself that question. In early 2015, I hit […]

By |December 7th, 2015|Cross Training|0 Comments