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Time to Go All Yin

Strengthen, lengthen and hold that pose Anyone over the age of 10 notices how simply touching our toes becomes increasingly difficult. As we age, we

Hamstrings of Your Youth

Strengthening and lengthening should put you back in balance The human ageing process begins much earlier than any of us suspect. As yoga teachers, we

Doggone Good for You

The inverted V pose is yoga’s most famous for a reason Of the many shapes seen in a yoga class, probably the most famous is

Hinge Alignment

Providing Strength and Balance to Ankles Key to Mobility Who among us hasn’t suffered an ankle injury? Spraining an ankle is one of the most

Working it Out at the Workplace

Sedentary office jobs take a toll on the body With the advent of communication technologies such as smartphones and laptop computers in modern workplaces, most careers

The Gifts of Kindness and Trust

We have a favourite saying in yoga: “What we cultivate on the mat, we are likely to practise and live off the mat.” As with any

The Serenity Sessions

Emphasizing five healing practices can have lasting health benefits In her latest book, Yoga for Emotional Balance: Simple Practices to Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression, psychologist

Happy Feet, Happy Life

Back, hip and knee problems often start below the ankles Your feet do more for your health and well-being than keep you from falling face-first.

Inner Stillness

An antidote for stress In today’s world of 24/7 interconnectedness, information overload is a primary stress trigger for most people. Regardless of our employment — mechanic,

Thigh Time

Overlooked adductors key to strength and flexibility Renowned yogi B. K. S. Iyengar, infamously claimed the adductors to be the laziest muscles in the body. When

Count on Your Core

Your spine’s strength and flexibility depend on it In yoga practices, as well as physical training programs, we often hear our teachers refer to the importance

Twist Those Toxins Out

Cleansing kidneys regulates digestion and stimulates circulation In a world where environmental toxins can be found in the food we eat, the water we drink and