Article Archive for Yoga & Pilates

The challenge of the yoga practice is not movement, but stillness.
Recently I came across a blog from a woman who was in the same yoga teacher training program as myself five years ago. She had...
An inspiring yoga memoir
One glimpse at the book enLIGHTened piqued my interest – a yoga memoir? Learning the author was Jessica Berger Gross sealed the...
A look at the yoga documentary "Enlighten Up!"
It surprised me reading that Enlighten Up! filmmaker Kate Churchill felt that with her latest documentary, she had removed...
Burn calories and relax
Yoga may not conjure up the same images of a calorie-burning, sweat-inducing workout as bootcamp workouts or cardio dance-party...
A ritual for leaving the outside world, outside
While removing your shoes before entering a yoga studio is common practice, it is one of the more challenging aspects of teaching...
Balancing what others want and what you have to give
How often do we allow our expectations to disappoint us? This is a question I’m constantly asking myself, not to mention one that...
Find freedom in your wounds
One of the key components in a yoga practice is learning how to balance your compensations. Very often this involves repeatedly...
Pilates for preventing and treating low-back pain
Low-back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability in the United States, according to the National Institute of...
A yoga alternative that will give you all the same benefits
There is no doubt that there are great mental, physical and spiritual benefits when it comes to practicing yoga. Yoga tones the...
How to do yoga at home and get results
Fighting traffic to make it to class in time, remembering to bring your yoga gear, carving out a space for your mat amid the...