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Conversations from the Mat

Teaching Yoga to Someone with Cancer: Is it Different? by Tari Prinster

Yogawoman - Friday, November 16, 2012
At first glance, the idea of yoga for cancer patients undergoing treatment and now in survivorship seems obvious, a logical step. What better way to manage anxiety, gain strength, increase flexibility and create feelings of well-being? It seems like everyone knows yoga is good for you.Cancer survivors come with high expectations of yoga. These expe .....Read On...

The Changing Face of Yoga by Alice G Walton

Yogawoman - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Yoga has gained a pretty good foothold in the U.S. in recent years, so it’s not surprising that it’s undergone some scrutiny. In reality, this is probably a good thing (as long as it’s constructive), since it helps keep yoga on its toes. Most of the women I talked to for the last post agreed that yoga had to transform itself fairl .....Read On...

Musings on Aging and Yoga by Anne O'Brien

Yogawoman - Thursday, November 08, 2012
Teaching my weekly Tuesday class, I was reminded of the sweetness of yoga at any age. Barbara, 82, who never misses a class, was next to my new student Hallie, 22—learning, exploring, enjoying the benefits of practice. Age in many ways is truly just a number for yogis – how fortunate we are to have an embodied practice that helps us .....Read On...