As we ask “why” about Robin Williams, we should also broaden the question. Why tens of thousands of people? What is happening that so many people make this irrevocable choice? What are we missing in our culture? How can we open up the conversation on this issue to make other choices seem more realistic and appealing?
One of the great Indian Masters who brought yoga to the West has passed at 95. BKS Iyengar helped us master the static long-hold postures making them safer and accessible with the use of props.
“Sitting has become the smoking of our generation.”- Nilofer Merchant
Leena shares effects of sitting and how yoga can help in addition to walk n’ talks.
When the body is in crisis, the fight or flight response engages. As a result, I see patients who “panic breathe”. Many of these patients have been breathing this way for years, and the body has forgotten how to breathe in a natural way.
Leena St. Michael was co-founder and first Exec. Director of Leadership Long Beach, celebrating 25 years!
Register today for Fall 2014 Yoga and meditation classes with Leena at Oak Hill Park on the Alamo/Danville Border. EVERY body can do yoga! And now, Leena is also teaching in downtown Walnut Creek at The Yoga and Movement Center!