Less Ouch, More Om

Lauren Tepper at YogaCity NYC really caught the heart of our weekly Yoga For Arthritis and Chronic Pain classes at Integral Yoga. Check it out! Less Ouch, More Om

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Yoga & Lyme – 5 Ways It Helps

We’ll be experiencing some of these practices Sunday, Jan. 13 @Integral Yoga Institute at the Yoga for Lyme and Chronic Lyme workshop. Link to info is at the end. If you’re in the NYC area, join me! 1. Deep Relaxation/The Power of Intention– Learning how to relax reduces stress and allows all the body’s systems […]

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Yoga Brings the Floor Up to More and More of Us #in

   It’s so simple. We sit in a chair. We may have a “bad” back, or really sore shoulders. We may have just had knee or hip surgery, chemo. Or perhaps it’s the chronic pain of Lyme Disease or Rheumatoid Arthritis. Next thing we know, we are graceful dancers in mid-air, grounded on our folding […]

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too exciting #in

@Integral Yoga Institute NYC is launching a health initiative in the fall, bringing weekly Yoga for Arthritis & Chronic Pain classes, Yoga for Cancer and Yoga for MS classes. More details to come, but I am thrilled to be partnering with IYI and three incredible teachers for the arthritis and chronic pain portion. i believe […]

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Meditation series @ Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC #in

    This hospital — on the forefront of integrating mind-body practices and a #patient-centered approach for so long — offers great yoga programming — for #arthrtis, for #elders, etc. So I’m thrilled to be doing a Meditation & Movement to Ease Chronic Pain series there beginning in April. We’ll be doing safe, gentle restorative yoga […]

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Looking For Safe Yoga for Arthritis, Chronic Pain?

For those living with medical challenges, safe yoga is absolutely key, but it can be hard to find. In the NY area, where I live, hospitals, clinics and senior centers as well as yoga studios are often resources for excellent therapeutically-oriented, experienced teachers. But for many other areas of the country (and the globe), more […]

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Again with the NY Times …

Seven hundred and thirty seven. That’s how many comments the NY Times got for its “How Yoga Can Wreck the Body” piece in the Sunday magazine before the paper cut off comments. LOVE IT! And it was still the most emailed piece the last time I looked. Gives me hope, really, that with all the […]

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restorative yoga in the morning

all gratitude to sarah for om-ing for me tomorrow a.m. at integral yoga institute for Restorative Yoga. enjoy following her calm, peaceful guidance into your own the healing stillness ….

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tracking integrative medicine


#John Weeks nails it with his monthly roundup of how integrative, alternative approaches to patient care are making headway — or not — check his latest here: https://www.integrativepractitioner.com/article.aspx?id=18560 btw, yoga gets a specific mention this time. #IAYT — the International Association of Yoga Therapists — gets a well-deserved nod, along with #Kripalu and the #Samueli […]

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‘come on the peace train’ … weds. at grand central

“now i’ve been happy lately, thinking about the world as it it, and i believe it could be something good has begun” huge #yogaflashmob weds 8/24 at Grand Central! here’s the latest.   and just ‘cuz, here’s Cat/Yousef: he starts singing around 1:12.

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