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FREE! September is National Yoga Month! Get a week free!

Every month is yoga month in my opinion, but according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, September is officially the month where yoga gets some much-deserved time in the spotlight. Apparently somebody felt that yoga’s health and fitness benefits warranted some national attention. I couldn’t agree more.  With the help of 501(c)3 […]

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Saving Your Health While Saving Your Money

Your health and the health of your families is arguably the most important thing in life. As the saying goes, you’ve got nothing without it. Yet it takes money to live and in today’s tough economic times, saving your funds may often trump prioritizing your health. Choosing between our bodies and our wallets is a […]

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The Great Yoga Debate

You can call me a yoga nerd, but I think this 2010 debate on The Washington Post’s On Faith forum between Aseem Shukla, co-founder of the Hindu American Foundation, and Deepak Chopra, best-selling spiritual author, is fantastic. In it, two modern religious thinkers debate the heritage of yoga and its evolution away from its spiritual […]

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Why I’m In Love With Yoga…

There are so many reasons why I love yoga, but here’s my practice in a nutshell: The simple truth is that yoga grounds me. In an ever-changing and complicated world, yoga reinforces my foundation and strengthens my resolve to accept what is and stay in the present moment. Physically, it both invigorates and calms me. […]

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The Pace of Your Path

Life’s journey is different for everyone, but with competition around every corner it takes work to resist comparing yourself to others. As children we hear the classic story of The Tortoise and The Hare, and learn that those who race through life don’t always win. But holding on to that message as we grow older […]

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An Ode to George

I need to give some credit where it’s due. This is George Boutis. George is a superior high school Health & Phys. Ed. coach. And George is also the man who introduced me to yoga. I’ll save the debate over the merits/evils of public vs. private school for another post, heck, for someone else – that’s […]

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