Pose of the Week: Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose: Bhujangasana (Sanskrit) Type of Pose: Backbend Level: Beginner-Intermediate Appropriate for Ages: 4 & up Cobra Pose is a completely natural posture for the body. Think about the pictures you’ve seen of infants pushing themselves up from laying on the belly. There are multiple ways of practicing Cobra, depending on age and physical condition. […]

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Meeting Amma, The Hugging Saint

In 1998, while studying and traveling in India, I had one of those chance meetings that changed the way I saw the world. After an intensive course study in Yoga and Vedanta in Kerala, one of my dorm mates invited me to join her on a journey to Cochin to visit a woman she knew […]

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A Bowl Full of Yoga

This article is reprinted from the Kids on the Mat section May 2006 issue of  Yogi Times. Over the next week, I’ll be posting additional columns I wrote for the magazine. A Bowl Full of Yoga Sometimes when sharing with people that I teach yoga to kids, the response is: “That’s cool. Can kids really […]

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