Balance and Sustainability: Yoga Helps

Balance and Sustainability: Yoga Helps

  The Beauty of Balance and Sustainability   Balance and sustainability are qualities that we aim for in life and in yoga practice. But, how often and for what periods of time do we manage to maintain these qualities before we begin to feel unbalanced and ragged.   In...
The Dreaded ‘D’ Word

The Dreaded ‘D’ Word

  Let’s not talk about the ‘D’ word When I was growing up, it was the ‘C’ word that was unspeakable. Thankfully, we can now call cancer by its name. Those who are afflicted with cancer don’t have to be ashamed any more of having a...
Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

In the lead-up to my 70th birthday in December, I’ve been playing with the idea of declaring myself old. This is my way of getting used to the idea. After all, at some point I have to own my age, and ‘old’ is just a word, isn’t it? I know there...
Yoga is Perfect for Seniors

Yoga is Perfect for Seniors

via Pinterest I admire older individuals who put aside their fears and considerations and come to yoga for the first time. These 50 to 80 year olds are what I call the ‘grey warriors’. By joining a class at this late stage, they are setting off on the...
Vive La Yoga Difference

Vive La Yoga Difference

In a world where yoga is practiced everywhere and at all times, global travelers who want to sample different schools and styles are fortunate to have countless classes at the tips of their fingers. This last week I experienced an unimaginable contrast in the two yoga...