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Want Strong Bones? Do Yoga

A Pose Series Proven to Increase Bone Density Feeling great is reason enough to do yoga, but happily this activity also comes with myriad health benefits.1 One of these is
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The Only Meditation Proven to Increase Happiness!

Love Yourself Happy! Loving Kindness Meditation is an absolute must-have addition to all the Valentines Day chatter about cards, chocolate and candle light dinners. As yogis, this meditation practice is
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Five Reasons to Study Yoga Nidra

Twenty five years ago as an undergrad in an Altered States of Consciousness course I watched in fascination as my lab partner swatted an imaginary fly from the hypnosis script
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Eating Tumeric for Medicinal Benefits? Don’t Forget The Pepper!

This Golden Powerhouse of Healing Needs a Little Help From a Friend. Since ancient times, the Indian science of ayurveda has used turmeric for a multitude of healing purposes. Its
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A New Year’s Chocolate Re(solution)

The Solution to Mastering your New Year’s Intention? Make it This Easy! This year I have decided to eat more chocolate. Well actually not more. Anyone who knows me, also
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3 Sure Fire Yogic Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Tis the season for some Tapas. And no I don’t mean the appetizers that we have all probably had a few too many of over the holidays. In yoga philosophy
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Too Old, Heavy, Stiff for Yoga? No Way!

Is the Western perception of yoga a barrier for some? The picture to the right is my beautiful mom, Marilyn, whom I called from Tokyo 20 years ago, and asked
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Welcome 2021 The Year of the Cow

The Japanese Animal Zodiac and What it Means For You Welcome to the Year of the Cow. As each year-end nears in Japan, you begin to see images of one
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How to Make Ghee (Clarified Butter)

I was introduced to ghee when my mother and I were on our first Indian backpacking trip. Mom had some scratches on her legs that were getting sorer and more
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