"That makes sense!" is what I often hear echoed when I share how our anatomy maps into our pain.  I am on a mission to help people feel better in their bodies. Sure, by the time we are 50 years…

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"Muscles hold bones in place" is a common mantra I find myself sharing with my Yoga students. When there is misalignment of bones, there are usually tight, contracted (locked short) muscles winning the battle over over-stretched (locked long) muscles. When…

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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…

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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…

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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!)…

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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.…

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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…

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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 Acute, Subacute, and Chronic…

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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…

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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…

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