Water Fasting and Juice Fasting

Water fasting and juice fasting, like detoxing--and heck, if done correctly, they are forms of detoxing--are the Rodney Dangerfield of alternative health: they "don't get no respect."1 According to WebMD, for example, there isn't enough evidence to support health claims

New Psychiatric Diagnoses Stir Controversy

If you find yourself in times of trouble and you decide to talk to a psychotherapist, you'll sit in the hot seat, spill out your problems, and then at the end, make a payment. But if you intend to use

Abhyasa and the Practice of Yoga - Creating a New Reality Through Your Practice

"Practice (abhyasa) is a dedicated, unswerving, constant, and vigilant search into a chosen subject, pursued against all odds in the face of repeated failures, for indefinitely long periods of time."  ~BKS Iyengar Last night at yoga class, we reflected on

A Teacher of Teachers—Iyengar Yoga Teacher Karin O-Bannon and the Moment that Changed My Life

In this blog post, writer Christie Hall portrays her first meeting with her teacher Karin O'Bannon, and how it forever changed the trajectory of her life. Karin O’Bannon became an Iyengar Senior Intermediate 3 teacher in 1996. She influenced students

New Documentary Portrays the Work of B.K.S. Iyengar

“One cannot begin work on a sculpture without courage. The nature of a stone is that it is strong; To transform it into a sculpture, and see the God within it, Requires immense strength. If one gives up or is