The Scientific System of Yoga

I remember in April, 2002 super model Christy Turlington in Rooster Pose on the cover of Time Magazine. Being so impressed and excited…yoga has arrived in America. One would think the article would be primarily about the physical part of a human that is muscle and bone since this is the usual focus of exercise in America. In the past we did not understand the intimate relationship of the mind […]

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The Power of Devotion

Transform your life! Do you approach your daily activities, your to do list, as dutiful acts or acts of devotion? Devotion has the power to transform your life into sacred acts of love. This is Karma Yoga. Duty vs. Devotion…Duty and devotion look similar on the surface creating some similar results; however, very different is the intention, the way you feel and the quality of your life is transformed from […]

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Taking Responsibility for our Choices

Everyone begins the practice of Yoga with different intentions. Many start to lose weight, reduce stress, heal psychological or physical injury, gain a competitive edge, etc…Let me say now, Yoga is for everyone! Whatever your age, body type, gender, religion, cultural background, levels of flexibility or physical fitness…yoga is for everyone! I often hear, I do not have the time for Yoga. My tough love response is that if your […]

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Awareness is Health

“Dr. Dean Ornish has introduced millions to yoga’s health benefits through his famous studies showing that heart disease can be reversed through diet, meditation, group support, and yoga, published in Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease (Ballantine, 1992). Medicare is currently funding his Preventive Medicine Research Institute’s research into the effects of his regimen on elderly heart patients at hospitals nationwide. He is also conducting research to see […]

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