The Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

Aging is inevitable – we all know that. However, there are ways to slow it down or prevent the impact it has on our bodies. Yoga, for example, is a great anti-aging exercise, which can help to relieve anti-aging symptoms, as well as even improve certain medical issues...
Stop Waiting on Happy: Creating Joy On and Off the Mat

Stop Waiting on Happy: Creating Joy On and Off the Mat

Do you often catch yourself saying the phrase “I’ll be happy when I…” get the job, finish the project, pay off my debt, go on vacation, etc.? It can be an exhausting effort to constantly wake up each day, striving to succeed and thinking that the next accomplishment...
Salute The Sun

Salute The Sun

July in East Hampton brings long, warm, sunny days with (hopefully!) some time to enjoy the splendor around us. Nature is growing wild; corn and melons and zucchini abound—all the result of that generous light. I’ve always loved that we start many yoga practices with...
Jalandhar Bandh “The Fountain of Youth”

Jalandhar Bandh “The Fountain of Youth”

Want to know the secret to everlasting youth, beauty, health and happiness?  It’s all in your neck. The neck lock or Jalandhar Bandh is the yogic way to health and happiness. And the best part is, it’s free! Practiced most during meditation, pranayama and chanting,...
High Lunge

High Lunge

Pada IV, Sutra 25: visesadarsinah atmabhava bhavananivrttih For one who realizes the distinction between citta and atma, the sense of separation between the two disappears. The month of February is a celebration of love, although it’s most typically in the form...
Gratitude

Gratitude

Over the past twenty years, whenever someone asks me why I practice or teach Yoga, it is hard for me to come up with an easy answer. It is so hard to express in words what the body and the heart are able to feel and absorb. I tell people that yoga has saved my life...

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