Chillax

Chillax

Slow, mindful yoga isn’t yoga for “old people.”  Slow yoga benefits ALL of us because of it’s ability to sooth our nervous system and help us build resilience.

7 Secrets to Aging Gracefully

7 Secrets to Aging Gracefully

With age comes wisdom and grace. As a yoga therapist, I’ve worked with many people in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s. Most come with health concerns. But overwhelmingly, they come with a desire to age gracefully. Along the way, I’ve learned a great deal from these “graceful agers” about the keys to growing older with vitality and strength, both of body and mind. Here are seven lessons I’ve learned:

Tadasana: The Mountain Pose

Tadasana: The Mountain Pose

Tadasana: The Mountain Pose **This is the first article in a new series on yoga poses. Each article will provide information regarding the benefits of the pose as well as ways in which you can modify, adjust or adapt the pose to suit your body and needs....
Ayurvedic Wisdom for a Good Night’s Sleep

Ayurvedic Wisdom for a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep disturbances are very common, and even more so the older we get. Yet experts recommend getting 7-9 hours each night. Ayurveda provides insight into how different energies are at play both during each 24 hour period and at different stages of life. Understanding and working in harmony with these rhythms can help you obtain a better night’s rest.