Finding Your Inner Yoga: From Zero to Infinity

This interview first appeared on the Huffington Post - read the full HuffPost interview here. The gift of yoga, explain renowned yoga teachers Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee in this interview, is that whatever perceived limits we may hold

New Medical Yoga Symposium at Smithsonian Highlights Growing Interest in Yoga Therapy

While the profession of yoga therapy is still in its early birthing phase, the interest in the medical therapeutic applications of yoga is rapidly growing. With new research studies on the therapeutic benefits of yoga coming out almost daily, it

Surviving the Holiday Feasts: A Yogi’s Guide to Mindful Eating

Had Ben Franklin lived today, he would likely have added a third item to his list of life’s inescapable certainties: January’s barrage of weight loss articles and dieting advice surely is as certain as death and taxes. Just as certain

Yoga For Menopausal Women: New Studies Suggest Selective Benefits

Menopause-related symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, and fatigue negatively impact the quality of life of millions of women. Can yoga offer relief? Yes and no. According to two recent studies, regular yoga practice may relieve some symptoms of

The Masks We Wear and Who We Truly Are

We all have different personalities. All day we put on the various masks we’ve learned to develop since when we were babies. The more we put on these masks, the more they become who we think we are. So, how

Study: Our Diet in Midlife Will Affect Our Health in Old Age

What does it take to stay healthy and functional well into old age? Well, the diet you eat in your 50s and 60s may be one key factor that impacts how well you age. According to a study recently published

Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men, A Practice of Peace

How can I, as one human being, help our world? Can I create a vibrational frequency of peace within myself that radiates outward and affects our entire world? Is that even possible? Our world and our mind are made of

Yoga, Meditation May Slow Early Stages of Dementia

Chronic stress has long been known to place aging adults at risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s Disease.  Could meditation help to slow the progression of dementia? A recent study suggests that yoga and meditation practice may make