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2 Things for Arthritic Knees

Do your joints seem to ache and hurt more when the weather changes?  Is that an old wive’s tale, or is there some legitimacy to this fact?  For those of you who know, I live in San Diego and we…
April 21st, 2017

Are you Rootbound? 5 Daily Movement Reminders

While I was re-potting some of my houseplants this week, I noticed that some of them were so root bound that the poor roots were literally jammed and locked into place.  I could see how this denseness could stunt the…
April 01st, 2017

Yoga for Tech Workers Educational Lecture Video Series with Sherry Zak Morris

If sitting is the new smoking, our high tech devices are not helping matters. More and more people are glued to their computers, cell phones or electronic gadgets for hours upon hours. What that means to our Anatomy (yes, Posture!)…
March 27th, 2017

3 Things the Body Loses with Age and How Yoga can Get Them Back

Whenever I am asked to speak about the benefits of Yoga for people over 50… I’m all in! I’ve spoken to people in church halls, conference rooms, parking lots, health fairs, hospitals, corporations and lots of places around my community.…...
March 05th, 2017

The Simplicity of a Good Stretch

The older I get, the more I feel the need to stretch. And I mean a big long deliberate stretch from one end of a limb to the other. Aging can bring with it tight muscles, stiff joints, dry skin and…
February 20th, 2017

Low Back Pain Study Astounds

If you are a Yoga Teacher or a lover of Yoga…. you probably were celebrating this week when the American College of Physicians published groundbreaking clinical guidelines for the treatment of chronic pain. The paper,  Noninvasive Treatments for A...
February 20th, 2017

Balance and Coordination equal Brain Power

I love it when people send me news articles, video links or share an interesting tidbit about health, wellness, exercise, and especially anything about Yoga and Aging. Those are the topics that spark my interest because I am keen to…
February 07th, 2017

Bone Strength: How Yoga Builds It!

As a Chair Yoga Teacher, I hear a lot of stories from my students about their health. One of the topics I love the most are the “near fall” stories. You know the ones where you almost trip, but catch…
January 20th, 2017

Is Yoga an Aerobic Exercise? You’ll be Surprised

Time to kickstart an exercise program? But, what kind of exercise is beneficial for the health needs of the 50+ population? Is it weights and muscle strengthening? Is it stretching and toning? Or is it stimulating aerobics? “While stretching and…...
January 06th, 2017

Why Grandmas Love Yoga!

We ran a contest to give away three FREE Healthy Grandma Yoga DVD sets because we wanted to hear why Grandmas love Yoga. Here are the randomly picked winners and some of the great responses we received: 3 WINNERS! I…
December 10th, 2016

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