mindfulness

Flexibility and Mobility: Why They Matter As We Age

Flexibility and Mobility: Why They Matter As We Age

People often come to a yoga class because they want more flexibility. Although flexibility is one of its many benefits, yoga also provides greater mobility which is important, especially as we age. What’s the difference between flexibility & mobility? Is one more important than the other? Read on to find out.

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Getting Your ZZZs: The Brain, Sleep and Yoga

Getting Your ZZZs: The Brain, Sleep and Yoga

March typically comes in like a lion, but it also marks the shift back to Daylight Savings Time. While most of us can handle the weather, time change on the other hand (and I think I speak for the majority of us) makes us grumpy. Try this four pose yoga sequence to help you get a good night’s sleep.

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Slow-Lane Yoga

Slow-Lane Yoga

In a fast-paced world, there is value to slowing down and enjoying the scenery. The same is true of our yoga practice.

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Yoga and Our Aging Brains

Yoga and Our Aging Brains

Our brains, like the rest of our bodies, change as we grow older. Happily, research increasingly reveals how yoga serves to bolster parts of the brain most affected by aging.

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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:

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