Peace of Mind, Is It Possible?

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In our busy lives, many of us struggle to find balance, harmony or peace of mind.   If you, like many, function at a high energetic frequency (go-go-go) slowing down to “smell the roses” often necessitates conscious and gradual down shifting. … Read More

The Layers of Back Pain

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Back pain may limit your ability to participate in any activity, including yoga.   If you injured your back in yoga, why didn’t the person next to you also get hurt?  Why do some people heal fast and others do not? … Read More

Stretchasana

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The common misunderstanding of yoga as merely “stretching” can lead to some not so smart or safe yoga practices. Yoga is more than stretching. The definition of yoga is, in one word, unity (of body, mind and spirit). Without discounting … Read More

When the Front of the Knee Hurts in Yoga

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common overuse injury of the lower extremity1, 2. PFPS is a condition characterized by pain surrounding the kneecap associated with activities involving lower limb loading (eg, walking, running, jumping, stair climbing, and prolonged … Read More

Managing Stress

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“Humans live well enough and long enough, and are smart enough, to generate all sorts of stressful events purely in our heads”…   This is an excerpt from the book Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers.    It discusses how psychological stress is … Read More

Lifes problems wouldn’t be called “hurdles” if there wasn’t a way to get over them.