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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Why Elders Love Yoga … #in #fb

“Reaching the depths of the soul requires that we age.” James Hillman said it. Our brains change. Neurons get pruned, leaving ever-strengthening branches  for, as it turns out, contemplative pursuits like meditation and introspection.  That’s why elders take to yoga like … forgive me … ducks to water. The compassionate movement, the focus and awareness, […]

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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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Five Top Ways Yoga Can Help with Pain #in

  Here’s how: 1. Safe, Supported, Conscious Movement: Using bolsters, blocks, neck rolls, eye pillows to make ourselves as comfortable as possible, we’re able to move safely and mindfully, helping to nourish and cleanse the body and ease stiffness. 2. Deep Relaxation, or Yoga Nidra: The “Relaxation Response” allowed by this practice can free the […]

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Bed Yoga for Chronic Pain #fb #in

(No, not that kind of bed yoga, but keep reading … ) Bed yoga always gets such a welcome in my therapeutic yoga classes and workskhops. When you come to yoga for pain and discover that benefit is to be had — in spades — from arranging pillows and blankets and bolsters and neck rolls […]

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