Here’s a nicely summarized list of Yoga class best practices found online today. I would add one more tip: 11. Do not wear perfume to yoga class! Take a quick shower beforehand if you do have perfume on. 10 Tips to have a better yoga session | WhatAboutTheSTOREy.com – stuff you love buying, stories we… Continue reading 10 Tips to have a better yoga session
Yoga Journal (online and print edition) has been an excellent resource to inform my practice for many years. One of its most useful tools, in my opinion, is its online yoga pose finder where you can find almost any yoga pose, its variations, a step-by-step guide to each pose, as well as contra-poses. For those… Continue reading Check out Yoga Journal’s Online Yoga Pose Finder
A great article by Coach Levi, a cycling coach, intended for mountain bikers but applicable to all athletes. Read the article here: Why Yoga Is Absolutely Necessary for All Mountain Bikers.
With all the political and economic turmoil going on in the USA this month, it’s sometimes easy to become jaded, angry, and fearful. When I stumbled across this article about Senator Obama, it made me wonder if perhaps I have missed opportunities myself to reach out to a stranger and offer a helping hand. Read… Continue reading The Kindness of a Stranger | Zen Moments
Update October 6, 2008: I find articles like this one a bit more encouraging Some New York state parents are concerned that the yoga being taught in their district has Hindu leanings, thus violating the separation of church and state. Do you agree? Can students benefit from the physical aspect of yoga without adding in… Continue reading Should yoga be allowed in public schools?
I have been to Dr. Judith Orloff’s workshops twice and each time I go I learn something new about intuition, energy work and positivity. Judith Orloff, MD, an assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, has transformed the face of psychiatry, with her workshops and best-selling books like Positive Energy, which is a personal favorite… Continue reading Judith Orloff, How to Not Take On Other People’s Energy (video)
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