Yoga & Osteoporosis

By Jennifer French Yoga is an ancient practice that brings together body, mind, and spirit. It has become increasingly popular in our modern times as a way to quiet our busy minds and bring conscious movement to our bodies. Yoga’s many benefits are becoming more...

Forever Young: Maintaining and Restoring Your Vitality

By Carrie Demers, MD As a culture, we are obsessed with looking young.  We dye our hair, whiten our teeth, use botox, have surgeries!  – all attempts to hide the signs of our encroaching age.  However, what we are truly seeking is not to look younger, but to...

Yoga and Meditation

by Jennifer French People often wonder what the difference between yoga and meditation is, believing that they are two separate practices. In truth, yoga has a long tradition that is thousands of years old and, originally, its main purpose in practice was to hone and...

The Four Purusharthas: Kama

The Third Aim: Kama As our investigation of the Purusharthas continues, we come to the third aim, Kama, which means “longing”, “wish”, or “desire.” Kama pertains to the enjoyment of life and needs to be in balance with Dharma (duty)...

How is a yoga therapy session different from a general yoga class?

by Jaime Boswell As yoga therapy becomes a bit more mainstream in the U.S., with yoga therapy schools now receiving accreditation and yoga therapists being certified through the accredited programs, it is a good time to talk about some of the questions that are...

Yoga Therapy: A Holistic Approach to Self-healing

By Jaime Boswell Yoga Therapy stands distinctly apart from other therapies in that it is based on the application of yoga philosophy through a holistic approach to individuals. Yoga therapy does not take the place of medical treatments. In fact, the yoga therapy...