We're delighted to be sharing this fascinatingly yogadorky excerpt on the wonderful world of fascia from this great book: Anatomy and Yoga: A Guide for Teachers and Students by Ellen Saltonstall. Anatomy nerds and curious yogis will love this one. We're also excited to be hosting a giveaway—stay tuned! ... The fascial network of the [...]
Yet another yoga studio is opening. Not just a yoga studio. A yoga church. In an actual church. The Church of Yoga NOLA is a place for "the party and the prayer" so the slogan goes, and the revelers congregate in a former Baptist church that was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans’ oldest black neighborhood. Brought to [...]
I grew up in the eighties. My folks moved from NY to Los Angeles and settled into the comfort of a big house, two-car garage, and three kids. We were never in want for money. My dad made millions as the vice president of a huge construction firm.
Heavens to Kali, these are mighty stressful times. It's like our everyday stresses were just eaten by an even bigger—hUger—stress monster with no easy path to relief in sight. That may seem like the case, but in these tumultuous times, it's even more important to find a way to decompress and de-stress so we can feel [...]
Tensions are high, no doubt. But who knew yoga would be the bridge for connection and understanding? OK maybe a lot of us could imagine it. But thinking it and seeing it happen are two completely different things. We were surprised to hear about this undercover yoga operation and so happy to learn it helped [...]
There's a long-running yoga teacher cliche that goes something like this: "The hardest yoga pose is savasana."
I beg to differ.
The hardest yoga pose is Hillary Clinton sitting silently onstage while her former opponent (a man whom she beat by 3 million votes in the popular vote and who was possibly/probably elected via illegitimate Russian means) is inaugurated as President of the United States.
When many new health trends help you detox this one encourages the opposite. We can't even blame America for this. Well, not entirely. More on that in a minute. BeerYoga, or rather BierYoga, is not the yoga in a brewery craze you've seen frothing up everywhere. Nope. It's yoga with beer. And if you haven't [...]
Friday is Inauguration Day . ::breathe in, breathe out:: We can still practice yoga. ::breathe in, breathe out:: We may NEED to practice yoga. ::breathe in, breathe out:: There's a special yoga event happening in NYC for those who need yoga this Friday. ::breathe in, breathe out:: It's called Swear In, Breathe Out* and it's being held at the Rubin [...]
In the yoga and fitness space, there is an abundance of advertisements of “yoga for back pain,” “yoga for shoulder strength,” “yoga for weight-loss,” and a wide range of other objectives. Out of curiosity, I’ve been following research on pain management and specific movement modalities, including yoga, Pilates, weight-training, walking, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, and other practices.