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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 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 the ins …

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 in …

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 breath …

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, it …

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 at …

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 …

The C Word: Community

Finding out you have cancer can be a devastating blow. Instantly, you have a whole new set of priorities, fears, questions. You may be feeling …

Every Step with Grace

Kelly Considine – a beautiful, talented, loving y4c teacher passed away this week after a courageous 7 year battle with cancer. She will be remembered by …

Why We Do It: Lymphatic Massage

By now, we have all heard that practicing yoga can offer seemingly endless benefits to any population. When we start to break down exactly how and …

A Dream for the Future

“My dream is that Western medical professionals and hospitals will recognize that yoga taught by a specially trained and specifically certified yoga teachers is the …

A Lesson Not Learned From Breast Cancer

By Shelley Lewis (excerpt from ‘Five Lessons I Didn’t Learn From Breast Cancer’) After all that time spent avoiding the campfires where breast cancer ghost stories …

On Gratitude

“Gratitude is an antidote to the dark voice of illness that whispers to us, that insists that all we have become is our disease.” -Dana Jennings It is …
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