Cultivating Flexibility with Yoga

You don’t need to be flexible to benefit from yoga. Yoga as a dedicated practice increases flexibility of the body and mind.  Start “where you are” today.  There are many different types of yoga to choose from:  everything from intense and difficult to slow and simple.   KISS Yoga:  Keep It Slow & Simple, came from my classical Hatha Yoga training… Read more →

Why Keep Yoga Slow & Simple?

When I was 17 years old, I fell in love with yoga.  Handstands and headstands were a favorite along with more complex poses, refered to in Sanskrit as “asanas”.  Forty plus years later, I still love yoga, but modified my practice to compensate for my gracefully aging body…no more vigorous pace or “pretzel” poses.  I call my style, KISS Yoga: … Read more →

Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit

Scientists are getting close to proving what yogis have held to be true for centuries — yoga and meditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, is leading a five-year study on how the ancient practices affect genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. His latest work follows a study he and others published… Read more →