Intelligent Propping in Yoga Practice: Maximize Your Benefits & Your Experience

Join us for this 6-session yoga practice series course with Ellen Huang Saltarelli. In this course, you’ll learn how to use props creatively and intelligently to energize and enlighten your asana practice. These practices are precise, thoughtful, and often challenging. Practice #1: Using an array of props to emphasize various aspects of the pose, this … Continued

The Empowered Cancer Survivor: How Yoga Can Help Guide Your Journey

Cancer touches the lives of all of us. In the US and UK, 1 in 2 women and men will develop cancer at some point in their lives, according to the British Journal of Cancer. Even if we are lucky enough not to contract cancer ourselves, we all have close relatives and friends who will … Continued

Your Nervous System on Yoga – How Yoga Helps Balance Mind and Body

Studies have shown that yoga offers a wide range of benefits in a surprisingly wide range of areas. These include not just the enhancement of physical fitness but improvement in several areas relating to nervous system functioning, such as awareness and mindfulness, self-regulation of internal physiological and psychological states, as well as the development of … Continued

Unlocking the Past: A Yogic Perspective on Healing Intergenerational Trauma

“Research suggests that unresolved PTSD can facilitate lasting physiological changes and that these modifications can be passed on to the next generation.” -Dr. Arielle Schwartz Does your family come with a secret story that is hard to tell? Indeed, most of us grow up in families which carry with us some history of past traumatic … Continued

Restoring Balance: Yogic Tools to Calm an Overactive Nervous System

Every second of the day, your body is functioning seemingly effortlessly, regulating the literally millions of physiological functions that keep your body running. The part of the nervous system in charge of orchestrating all these functions behind the scenes, so to speak, is the autonomic nervous system.  The autonomic nervous system regulates all the functions … Continued

Yoga for Your Brain: A New Formula for Healthy Aging

Like the rest of our body, the brain changes in numerous ways as we get older. What happens to the brain during healthy aging? And are there ways that we can positively influence the changes in the structure and function of the brain, much as we can with muscles and bones? In this course, Dr. … Continued

Yoga as Medicine – A New Paradigm for Health

In this course Dr. Timothy McCall will provide an overview of the emerging field of yoga therapy: the use of yoga and its vast toolbox to help treat virtually any  health condition — physical or psychological. Yoga therapy has grown enormously in the last several years, there are ever-increasing numbers of scientific studies examining its effectiveness, … Continued

Yoga of Mindful Eating – Fierce Medicine for Healing Your Spirit

Addiction takes many forms—be it food, alcohol, sex, or increasingly, even the internet. In this course, Ana Forrest, founder of Forrest Yoga, draws on her own early struggles with addiction and eating disorders and shares the yoga techniques and insights that helped her find healing. Ana shows us how to work with emotional, physical, mental and … Continued

BREATHE: Yogic Tools for Happy, Healthy and Fulfilling Relationships

Imagine a time in the last week when you felt really stressed. Maybe it was during a misunderstanding with a family member, friend or a co-worker, while standing in line, sitting in traffic, checking email or watching the news. How did you feel? Chances are your heart rate was elevated, your breath was short or rapid and … Continued

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