Busy Entrepreneurs Stress Less & Increase Productivity

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area it's not unusual to hear of more companies adding yoga as a perk for their employees with Silicon Valley taking the lead. It's a smart business choice not only because employees like it, but also because it increases productivity at work. Happier, healthier, productive employees are always a good idea! Fran … [Read more...]

Compassion Makes Better Leaders

Bringing compassion into classrooms to foster wise teens through mindfulness meditation is taking root in Berkeley, California. Vlad Moskovski, Yoga teacher and one of my Yoga Therapy students is making a big difference in the lives of teenagers. His first pilot program was so successful that he is being asked to expand the program to more high … [Read more...]

YOGA: The Art of Transformation

Last weekend Eleanor Criswell, former president and current member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and I went to the  “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” exhibit currently being held at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.  We also attended the panel discussion “The Ancient Science of Yoga” … [Read more...]

Yoga Lowers Fatigue, Inflamation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Nicole DeAvilla discusses the Yoga research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Simple Yoga practices reduced inflammation and fatigue and had other health benefits. Nicole also discusses what kind of yoga they practiced. Lead Researcher: Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser … [Read more...]

From Social Media Nobody to Tweeting with the Best & Brightest

Yes, I did have a Facebook account before this eighteen weeks whirlwind ride began.  After all everyone was saying you have to be on FB to promote your business.  Never mind that when I did try to promote my business it felt awkward and I was doubtful that it was having any positive effect. OK - I admit I did have a Twitter account too.  I … [Read more...]

Open Letter – Response to the New York Times Article, How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

Response to the New York Times Article,“How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” The New York Times recently published an article titled, “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body” . This article has mobilized the yoga community. Even before the print version hit people’s doorsteps, hundreds of comments appeared on the NYT website, numerous posts and discussions on … [Read more...]