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...
The Experience of Grief and Yoga

The Experience of Grief and Yoga

  Recently, I taught a daylong workshop that I titled ‘Yoga Therapy in a Palliative Care Setting’. It was a beautiful day attended by 11 yoga therapy trainees, learning about end of life.   These participants were willing to be in touch with their feelings...
Yoga Therapy and Death and Dying

Yoga Therapy and Death and Dying

I wonder how many of you readers will want to open this post on the topic of death and dying. No one will blame you if you don’t. We do live in a death phobic culture. We are acculturated to not think about death and dying. So, you can be forgiven for not...