A Simple Meditation

Brette Popper, Mon, 07 Jan, 2019

Meditation doesn’t require any special props or clothing. You can do it in your home, at the office or on a train. And, while there are many schools and types of meditation starting a practice doesn’t have to be complicated or arduous. The only thing it does require is a ...

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Hip Replacement and Recovery

Theresa Conroy, Fri, 28 Dec, 2018

I was stunned to hear my surgeon—a true medical magician who replaced my entire right hip through a three-inch incision—proclaim that I was fine, just great, and didn’t need to see him again for an entire year. Because, see, I wasn’t fine. Not fine at all. My incision was healing ...

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We Called Her Alice

Carrie Owerko, Tue, 15 Jan, 2019

(Carrie Owerko has given YOGA INJURY PREVENTION excerpts of her experience dissecting a cadaver. The study of anatomy is crucial for anyone who is a serious yogi, for those who teach and for those who are yoga therapists.) She was seventy-four years old and 119 pounds at the time of ...

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Yoga Safety Cues? Really?

Matthew Taylor, Thu, 06 Sep, 2018

Ever Hear Any Of These? “Find your own expression of this posture” “Find a resting position that feels good to you” “Know that wherever you are in your practice is perfect” “Listen to your body.” “Don’t eat yellow snow.” “Let your breath be your guide.” Ironically, only one of these ...

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