I have been urging my husband to go with me to a place I think is “Heaven on Earth,” the Himalayan Institute in Pennsylvania, for some time. It is a place that I go to at least once every year. Like food feeds our bodies...

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States every year. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are key causes of heart disease. Increased blood pressure and cholesterol levels result from stress, anxiety,...

Forget fad diets, turn to yoga to trim that fat! Most people imagine that yoga is something gentle and mindful, not a form of exercise that will help shed excess pounds. But it’s also a fantastic way to get, and keep, the body you want. There’s...

If you habitually do not get a good night's sleep, chances are that you may be aging faster than you should be, in addition to not feeling well and confused thinking. When we sleep, our body repairs on a cellular level and removes toxins. It...

The joy and pleasure I get in going to work everyday comes from being able to watch children blossom into their best self through yoga. I've worked with kids as young as 1 and a half years to early teens and have seen a variety...

Our throat holds onto many things we wish we would say and often we regret what we have said, strengthening the muscles of the neck helps us to find balance with what we say. This will minimize regrets and release tension. While just standing, take...

This one may feel more difficult than it looks but if you shut your eyes and think that you are a blade of grass blowing in the wind, it just come to you. Start by feeling your breath, notice that you slightly expand on the...

Often doing strengthening poses we steal from other areas of the body creating an imbalance. In this video Niama goes into Chaturanga from Plank pose with balanced strength in the neck, upper back and chest, arms, abdomen, back and legs. You can see as she...

Summer is OFFICIALLY HERE and If you’re a regular outdoor exerciser in the warmer months of the year, then you already know that the extreme heat wears your body down. A great way to relax your body after a workout during a hot summer is to...

Did you only think doctors give prescriptions? Do you wonder how they get the dosage? Have you noticed that they can change the dosage per what your feedback is? Yoga therapy is used in a similar fashion without several of the harsh side effects associated...