Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

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...
Meet the pioneers of a new yoga style and their quest to save the environment
Think crane pose is hard? Try doing it on a bouncy, one-inch wide, nylon line suspended three-feet off the ground. Or how about...
A cleansing yoga pose for eliminating toxins
Everyone who just ate or drank too much for some special occasion, raise your hand. (I will now continue writing this article one...
Let yoga help pick you up when you are feeling low
We all get the blues from time to time. One rainy winter in San Francisco I spent nearly every moment I wasn't at work in a...
Two Marines share how yoga keeps them steady during the stress of war in Iraq
When artillery fire is the sound you wake up to most days, you need all the yoga you can get. But the soundtrack to living in a...
What your teachers say and mean during yoga class
I'd like to share a few of my favorite words with you from "happy hour," the term my yoga instructor mischievously uses to refer...
How face yoga has become a replacement for Botox
When Susannah Troy first tried face yoga, she had no idea what to expect. The 45-year-old New York City resident was mainly...