Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

Take the straight path to get right to the point
Communication is obviously a key component not only in your yoga practice, but in every facet of life. One of the biggest dangers...
An overview of each workout to help you choose mat vs. reformer Pilates
Pilates attracts everyone from grandmas to executives with its promise of core strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone. But...
Closing the rift between who you are and what you do
A number of my students began practicing yoga to counteract the high levels of stress they deal with at their jobs. Indeed, I...
Is there a sacrifice in selling yoga?
The other day one of my students mentioned that he saw a yoga class advertised as having “no chanting, or any of that spiritual...
Mindful eating as a means to spiritual awakening
In 2005, I wandered into David Romanelli’s workshop at Moksha Yoga Center in Chicago by fortunate accident. I followed “Yeah Dave...
Helpful tips for deciding what yoga class you should take
Gyms, fitness studios, health clubs and wellness centers around the world are adding yoga classes to their schedules, but how do...
A deep meditation to awaken you to your true nature
Picture Iraq war veterans and hopeful mothers-to-be lying together in deep meditative silence, discovering “Pure Awareness.”...
Alternative exercise choices that engage both the body and the mind
Are you looking for something different in your workouts—exercise that will engage your body and mind in a new way? Mind-body...
A guide to keeping up your yoga practice while you travel
How many times during your last trip did the serene thought of a few rounds of Sun Salutation float into your mind? Knowing how...
To some yoga is just an elaborate form of stretching, to others it is a mystical experience that is hard to define
Maybe people can be divided into two categories: Those who love yoga and those who will forever think it's just an elaborate form...