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November 30, 2022
Yoga in Schools

Times have changed. When I was a kid, we had physical education (PE) daily. Boys with the boys’ teachers and girls with the girls’ teachers. Different times, different sports. Separate, and NOT equal. Despite the enactment of Title IX in 1972, I don’t recall any high school co-ed PE classes. Unless I opted for more […]

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May 18, 2021
Yoga Anywhere Anytime: Even on a mountaintop

My motto is yoga anywhere anytime. While all the accouterments are nice perks, I don’t need yoga mats, studios, special apparel, or props to practice yoga. Often, people use those things as excuses to avoid the practice. “I forgot my mat.” “Oh, no, I don’t have a large enough space.” “These jeans are too tight.” […]

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March 31, 2020
Covid 19 Breathwork Techniques

Covid 19 Breathwork Techniques for Physical and Emotional Wellbeing Beset with chronic pain, I discovered the benefits of pranayama (breathwork) as a teen. Today, pain-free, I practice six different breathwork techniques daily. Furthermore, as a yoga therapist, I routinely prescribe breath work tailored for my clients’ needs. Because of the current pandemic, most everyone should […]

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October 22, 2019
A Meditation Practice IS Yoga

In the Western world, too often, yoga means physical fitness practice. People focus on mastering a pose or hope to work up a sweat in a yoga class. But, that’s not what yoga really is. Patanjali, in the Yoga Sutras wrote Sthira Sukham Asanam. To me, that means stillness in your seat or space. Sounds […]

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Somehow, in the I me mine world that we live, emotional and physical well being has escaped the vast majority. The Namaste Counsel encourages simple proven practices to live a healthier and happier life. Any time. Any where. By anyone.
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