Mind Body Muscle Connection

You Are What You Think You Are That is actually a truer statement than you may realize. During any physical exertion, what we are focusing on mentally takes on an important role.  As an example, if you begin to think that you’re pressed for time and have a huge list of things to do, then…

Cooling Breathing

Cooling Breathing or Shitali Prayanama Shitali means cooling breathing. It is a pranayama (breathing practice) which cools the whole the body and relaxes the mind. In this pranayama, air is inhaled though the mouth very slowly and constantly and exhaled though both the nostrils in the same way. That is what brings about the feeling…

Camel Pose

This is a graceful backbend that stretches and opens your entire body, particularly the frontal region. The neck, chest and quadriceps derive most of the benefit of this posture. Not only does it develop these regions, but it also works on and strengthens your back, significantly improving posture. If executed perfectly it can act as…

Owe My Great Body To Yoga

Yes It Can Be Done I didn’t think much about it when I was younger.  And when I was 40 my son’s autism was presenting new and difficult challenges for him and our family so the great fitness level I had until then fell to the wayside. It wasn’t an easy climb back up the…