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yoga after 50 (or starting yoga at any age!)

“Is yoga good for the aging population? My answer is yes.” Dr. Loren Fishman recently answered questions in the NY Times about starting a yoga practice later in life. It starts by describing the cognitive and physical fluidity in which Mr. Iyengar himself moves through the world… “I think Mr. Iyengar is an example of what yoga can do for… Read more »

Tutorial: teaching an old (downward) dog new tricks

Teachers can get stuck in how they explain yoga postures and students can get stuck in patterns of holding. Yoga is like learning a new language (uhh, sometimes it is… sanskrit!) and it make take years to translate from mind to body. Teachers have the opportunity to examine how they are using language and presenting postures… it’s up to them… Read more »