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Stop Thinking about your Posture. Feel it.

Stop Thinking about your Posture. Feel it.

Is it Possible to Improve Poor Posture? Recently a friend surprised me by saying to my kids, “Your mother has been observing and criticizing my posture for over 30 years”. I hadn’t realized that my interest in posture and its effects on our interaction with the world...
More Yoga in Real Life.  The Beauty of Triangle Pose

More Yoga in Real Life. The Beauty of Triangle Pose

photo Ellen Buckstein Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) In rapelling,  it’s easy to understand the importance of finding that place where safety, balance, stability and ease combine to keep you performing at your peak without injury. You also need to preserve your...
Yoga in Real Life

Yoga in Real Life

Photo used with Permission Viparita Karani (Legs-up-the-Wall pose) On my street next to Jerusalem’s beautiful Haas Promenade it is not uncommon to see bus drivers taking a break in their bus’s shaded storage area.  But this morning I saw something that...
Five Reasons to Practice Yoga (even if you’re not Flexible)

Five Reasons to Practice Yoga (even if you’re not Flexible)

“I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible.” That’s the first thing most people say when I mention that I’m a yoga teacher. I assume they are referring to their bodies. Mental flexibility is a requirement to do yoga.  Physical flexibility...
Yoga: A Vital Part of your Corporate Health and Wellness Strategy

Yoga: A Vital Part of your Corporate Health and Wellness Strategy

After enjoying a personal yoga practice for more than ten years, I recently became a Certified Yoga Instructor through a Yoga Alliance affiliated school in Jerusalem. I want to share the benefits of yoga because I believe that taking time to invest in your own health...