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...

A Sutra a Day: II-20 – Seeing Clearly

  I became interested in Ayurveda, an Indian medical system which is sometimes called the sister science to yoga, in the early 90’s. I admire practitioners of this ancient discipline, like Gita Iyengar, especially as she so adroitly combines Ayurveda with many...
Hard & Soft Yoga

Hard & Soft Yoga

  Today I visited and participated in a Satyananda style class led by the director of Yoga Directions in Taree, Peppa.  The dreads-coifed Peppa is something of a local household word – that is, if the conversations in your home run to yoga. The 15 or so...
Does Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

Does Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

I wish I could answer that question. Really. Even more, I wish I could answer in the affirmative. I haven’t seen evidence that the claims of weight loss directly due to yoga practice is true. In fact, I know quite a few long-term yoga instructors who have...
Tempus Fugit

Tempus Fugit

Daniel and I have been country residents now for about nine weeks now. That means that I’ve probably logged in about 60 6 am yoga practices in the Shed. I’ve hardly missed a morning…me who used to love to do my yoga practice in the afternoons to put...