Discovering Yoga and Koshas: at Age 18!


“I wanted a ‘flat’ stomach”, confessed Reed when I asked what brought her to my yoga class.  Commendably, Reed was…

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Yoga is Therapy: A New Chapter


It’s time to catch up with the founder of “Yoga is Therapy” (YIT), Jaimie Perkunas. Several years ago I profiled…

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Feeling Stronger Every Day: More Chair Pose Variations


Have you practiced any of the chair pose variations offered in our previous post? If so, bravo! Chair pose/powerful pose (utkatasana) is…

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Feeling Stronger Every Day: Styles of Yoga Chair Pose: Part One


Chair pose is uplifting and energizing. Your stamina increases, your breath can empower you, and you can build muscle and…

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Chris Coniaris: Part II: Profile of a Master Yoga Teacher


There are fine, authentic Yoga teachers humbly guiding students around the world. These individuals are somewhat under the radar, quietly…

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Meet Chris Coniaris: Profile of a Master Teacher, Part One


Recently I had a wonderful reunion with my exquisitely gifted and inspirational yoga teacher and mentor of over a decade,…

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Meet Natasha Korshak: Teacher of Yoga Teachers in Tucson


Thank goodness for VHS tapes.  Because once Lilias Folan was no longer on TV, I learned about yoga from tapes,…

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Yoga Self-Care for the Juggling Act of Parenting: Micropractices


My former student Theresa was a full time college student, wife, and mother of three. She had been on a…

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Yoga for Equestrians…and Yoga Tune-Up® Balls for their Horses!


My equestrian student Lindsay came to yoga for the first time with what she termed a “bum” right hip. She’d…

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Yoga and Self-Massage for Headaches, Part Two: Yoga TUNE-UP ® BALL WORK


How can Yoga relieve tension headaches and even head certain migraines off at the pass? There are infinite means by…

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