Once upon a time, long, long ago in a land far, far away . . . should perhaps be the opening to the story of Ayurveda (pronounced "ah-yer-vey-duh"). It is, after all, said to be 5,000 years old (documented in ancient texts, but handed down orally before the written word). And at 8,000-plus miles, India certainly qualifies for being distant.
But far from a fairy tale, early Ayurvedic practitioners regarded it as the cumulative body of health knowledge. Indeed, it translates... Read More
Yoga, like ice cream, can be found in dozens of flavors. While some might not do it for you, another may be the perfect treat.
Some yoga will be rooted in ancient tradition, others are very Americanized. Certain yoga types will be called "hot" (heated rooms), others are dubbed "flow"... Read More
This year, yoga injuries have been in the news. It's true: people get hurt in yoga. It's also true that yoga will help you become stronger and more flexible. The focus on conscious relaxation of muscle tension can help you sleep better, and the breathing practices may enable you to hang onto your calm in stressful situations. Yoga might even help you lose weight by encouraging you to tune... Read More
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