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Gravity Bringing You Down?

Gravity has a tremendous benefit to the body, and y4c yoga consciously uses gravity’s gifts to our students’ benefit in the following ways:

The Big “C” Talk with Tari

  Question: Do your students talk about their cancers? Tari Answered: “Absolutely! Again, that sense of community is hugely important to what we do. When I…

Stirring the Pot– A Note from Tari

  “The main point of Buddhist teaching instructs us to move towards difficulties, not away. It is there … that we can begin to think…

Using Gravity to Address Lymphedema

  By Jennifer Brilliant The accumulation of fluid associated with Lymphedemna occurs when lymphatic fluid cannot return from the limbs to the thoracic region of…

New Norms – Everybody is doing it

Looking around a crowded subway train during homebound rush hour this week I noticed just about everyone was looking down at an iphone or kindle… playing games,…

An Interview with Liz Batenhorst

  Author of “Beat Cancer Chase Happiness: A Resource Guide for Battling Cancer from a Caregiver Turned Survivor” In less than one year, Liz Batenhorst learned…

Ask Tari: Would Hot Yoga be Good for Me?

  Background: Chemotherapy treatments for more than 8 months have left Sara weak and fragile. In addition, she experiences constant discomfort in her joints and neuropathy…

Pose of the Month: Yoga Neck

  Take a comfortable posture sitting or standing. Center your head atop your spine with the chin lifted. Breathe in and grow taller. As you…

Love Begins Within

  Valentine’s Day is often associated with the Hollywood image of “ideal” romance between couples. With this overriding concept afoot during this time of year,…

Teacher of the Month: Jennifer Brilliant

In the honor of the launch of y4c in Brooklyn, we sat down with Jennifer Brillant to learn more about her practice, motivation & classes.…

The Sport of Yoga

(Originally posted by a y4c student at http://goodbetash.blogspot.com/2009/02/sport-of-yoga.html) Where we value sports these days is a gray area in society I think we need to look…

Pose of the Month: Bird’s Wings

Lay flat on your back with your feet flexed (toes pointing to the ceiling) and your arms down by your side, palms facing up in…
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