Take Care: Time to Put on the Brakes?

Take Care: Time to Put on the Brakes?

If you are a person who likes to keep moving, physically and mentally, you know what a nuisance it is when an injury trips you up. I’m one of those on-the-move people. If you assessed me according to Ayurveda criteria, I would come up as a Vata type.  So, when I...
Yoga and a Hysterectomy Recovery Program

Yoga and a Hysterectomy Recovery Program

Recipe for Hysterectomy Recovery: Use Props   Recovering from a hysterectomy can be a daunting process. There’s an emotional side to it: the loss of a major organ. A hysterectomy can also precipitate the sudden onset of menopause. On the physical side, the...
Yoga And Hip Replacement

Yoga And Hip Replacement

The lead-up to hip replacement surgery  Many of us are getting to the age where we are starting to wear out. Or, at least our joints are. This last week, I’ve spoken to three people who are in need of joint replacements. They are not all yogis. But they are...
Supported Bridge: A Healing Pose

Supported Bridge: A Healing Pose

The healing benefits of supported bridge Do you have poses that you do rain or shine and in all seasons. Your body and mind say, ‘This is an every day pose. Bring it!’ Supported bridge (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana) is one of these. It can be performed in a...
Yoga Retreats Are The Way to Go Forward

Yoga Retreats Are The Way to Go Forward

  Sometimes we need to retreat to go forward.  In my mind, attending a yoga retreat is the best way to go forward in your yoga practice. I would venture to say, even in your life, as retreats offer you periodic renewal. When Sydney was still my base, I lead retreats...
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