Amma Says a Smile is a Prayer

12 Ways To Be A Great Valentine

International Yogi and Humanitarian Amma, known also as “The Hugging Saint”, has inspired me for nearly 18 years through her living example and teachings.  Here’s…

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Restorative Yoga Series: Register Now

Restorative Yoga Series: Register Now

relax, restore, renew…and de-stress  Restorative Yoga comprises a series of well-supported floor postures allowing gravity to do the “work’. Deep releases of long-held tension expand range-of-motion…

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WINTER SPRING 2015 YOGA CLASSES

WINTER SPRING 2015 YOGA CLASSES

Here is what is NEW: Most of my classes are now PUBLIC and DROP-IN!!! More flexibility for you and your lifestyle. And there are a variety of classes to meet your needs nearly every hour of the day. Friday late afternoon Restorative, Mid-day classes for that special pick-me-up (or lay-me-down), Early am classes-yep, we’re coming to class in the dark and leaving in the morning sunshine. Two Therapeutic Yoga classes at Rossmoor as well as traditional Integrated Yoga/Meditation/Pranayama classes you know so well. I’m continuing with Town of Danville classes-3 through the fall and 2 in the Spring.

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STONEHENGE-DIGGING DEEP CHANGES EVERYTHING

STONEHENGE-DIGGING DEEP CHANGES EVERYTHING

My favorite comment from the archaeologist: The trough and the other newfound monuments have “absolutely transformed” how archeologists view the area, Gaggney said. Yet “until you dig holes you just don’t know what you’ve got.”
Yep, Sometimes ya gotta dig deep to find out what’s goin’ on… Daily Namaste quote of the day!

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Whine, Wine n' Dine Yoga

WHINE N’ DINE YOGA-FRIDAY!

You know how I love to tortu…I mean teach Yoga! This Friday join me for a FREE yoga class at The Yoga and Movement Center…

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GREAT YOGI PASSES at 95

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.

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LIVE YOUR WILD DREAMS-5 STORIES

LIVE YOUR WILD DREAMS-5 STORIES

Check out five stories of people living their (wildest) dreams. Weight-loss backpacking! My cousin Johnny, an attorney, gave me advise when I was entering college and planning on majoring in accounting. I asked him if maybe there were too many lawyers and accountants. He said: It doesn’t matter. Do what you love because…

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Sitting: The "smoking" of our generation

Sitting: The “smoking” of our generation

“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.

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COPD STRESSES HEART

COPD, CRISIS, YOGA AND PRANAYAMA

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.

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Double Rainbow-Vernal Falls

Yoga: The Ultimate Way To Teach SOM

Every day, I am eternally grateful for my training and practice of SOM (Science of Mind/New Thought). It gives me language in a Western World…

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