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Restorative Activity

I didn’t do anything physical Wednesday, the day we returned from New York. The travel took all day and my foot was just not cooperating. The pain from my gout was manageable but the swelling made wearing shoes difficult. 496 more words


Perform Paschimottanasana (seated forward bend)

Some of the postures that appear to be simple actually require a lot of practice to master.  Take for instance, Paschimottanasana (seated forward bend), this deceptively easy-looking asana may take a while… 408 more words


Sleep is the New Healthy Diet

I love to sleep. When my head hits the pillow at night I am often prone to letting out a big sigh. I have always been a big proponent of getting enough sleep and probably much to my kids’ and husband’s chagrin have been quite strict about bedtimes.   391 more words

Breath Work

Perfect Sleep Sequence

While many experienced yogis and yoginis promote the use of such inverted poses as shoulder stand and headstand to help promote a better night’s sleep, I believe that there are gentler options that all of us can use to wind-down at the end of a busy day. 877 more words

Breath Work