Yoga Hips – One of my favorite subjects!

For some time now the articles and awareness that a woman’s hips are vulnerable to extreme stretches in yoga have caught my attention. Un-square your hips in Virabhadrasana 2…. watch this video.

It appears according to the New York Times

Reflections IAYT Conference Boston

medicalCaucus_95x155The Boston conference was buzzing with ideas exchanging back and forth on how yoga as therapy could interface with wellness clinics and hospitals in the US and the world. The presentations gave a reflection of how many areas yoga had …

Yoga As a Healing Journey

DSCN2927feet circleI dont know why anyone contracts the illness they contract. Is it the mind, a function of or mis-function, holding on to some false belief?  Is it wounds from the past that have never been healed? Needs for love that …

Handling Busy Times the Yoga Way

As the season takes its turn once again, there always seems to be so much to do. My husband and I have some fruit trees, and this is harvest time so along with all my yoga practices, personal, teaching, being …

The Art of Choosing

How do we choose and what does that say about spiritual practice?

How we make choices and what motivates us reveals cultural preferences as demonstrated in this video clip from TED. Very interesting.…

What Sequence?

I am not sure where the practice of performing a long series of standing poses on one leg than the other originated however………

Sacroilliac Joint Dysfunction in Yoga

What a pleasure it was sharing the Roger Cole workshop with you last weekend. I so appreciate Roger, his clarity as an anatomist and his equanimity as a scientist, as I imagine you do as well.…

How Yoga serves for back pain relief.

Relief from Back Pain with Therapeutic YOGA  by Lillah Schwartz

How did I end up with this pain? Will it ever go away?  What can I do to enhance the healing process?  These are questions more than 50% of visitors …

In the Presence of BKS Iyengar, by Lillah Schwartz

There are moments in the lives of those of us who seek truth and beauty that leave us forever changed. For yoga enthusiasts, one such moment was the recent Yoga Journal conference in Estes Park, CO. in September 2005 where …