• Real (Older) Men Do Yoga Too

    Real (Older) Men Do Yoga Too

    Older men from diverse backgrounds come together on the yoga mats of Chelsea Piers Sports Center in New York City. According to a study, 18.4 percent of yoga practitioners are now over age 55. Researchers have found regular practice leads to a reduction of chronic back pain, improved sleep quality and mood; a better sense(…)

  • Strong Vinyasa Yoga Flow – Dylan Werner (video)
  • A Farewell to Arms…Letting Go of What Doesn’t Serve You

    A Farewell to Arms…Letting Go of What Doesn’t Serve You

    Part of the practice of Yoga is the art – yes, art – of letting go. Expounded on throughout Yogic text is this profound practice of releasing things/emotions/thoughts that no longer serve you. Simply put: sometimes, as you transform that once square opening is no longer square, it’s round. As we all know: a square peg(…)

  • The Gathering – Yoga Warrior 365 with Rudy Mettia

    The Gathering – Yoga Warrior 365 with Rudy Mettia

    Join Rudy Mettia in his Bulgarian Ashram on a sweet vinyasa yoga flow that will stretch and strengthen your entire body. This is a great class for beginners or if you are coming back to your yoga practice after a long hiatus. Check in at Udaya.com for more great yoga classes.

  • Yoga for Men, Miami Dolphins, and NFL Films

    Yoga for Men, Miami Dolphins, and NFL Films

    “At some point, I know that I told each of you that when someone out there hears about how you’ve incorporated yoga into your training, they’re gonna want to talk to you about it.” “And here we are.” I was addressing Jason Fox, Jelani Jenkins, Jamar Taylor and Olivier Vernon, all players for the Miami(…)

  • Yoga and Meditation for Back Pain

    Yoga and Meditation for Back Pain

    The vast majority of us will, at some point in our lives, have to deal with the excruciating reality of spinal and neck pains, and for many of us, this sort of pain is an everyday reality we believe we simply have deal with and work through. Stiffness, aching, burning sensations and momentary stabs of(…)

  • From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

    From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

    No one wants to say it, but if we get to the heart of the matter, domestic violence and child abuse, or any violence for that matter, is not just an NFL issue, it’s a society issue and even deeper, a male anger issue. Yes, men, I’m speaking to you. It’s time to step up(…)

  • Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

    Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

    Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies. Harris, an ABC News correspondent, was turned on(…)

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From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

From Anger to Violence : Yoga and Meditation, Men and the NFL

No one wants to say it, but if we get to the heart of the matter, domestic violence and child abuse, or any violence for that matter, is not just an NFL issue, it’s a society issue and even deeper, a male anger issue. Yes, men, I’m speaking to you. It’s time to step up(…)

Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

Dan Harris: Hack Your Brain’s Default Mode with Meditation

Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation, but reminds us that the ancient practice isn’t magic and likely won’t send one floating into the cosmic ooze. He predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies. Harris, an ABC News correspondent, was turned on(…)

On the Yoga Mat With…Tamal Dodge

On the Yoga Mat With…Tamal Dodge

Some people are born to do what it is they do and Tamal Dodge is no exception. He was quite literally born into Yoga. Raised in his family’s ashram in Hawaii, Tamal has been teaching yoga for the last 10 years. With his star on the rise – he has a new DVD out and(…)

How DDP Yoga and a Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

How DDP Yoga and a Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

August 2013. At 39 years old, I was 5’10″ and weighed in at 285 lbs.  My cholesterol was way too high, my triglycerides were dangerously high, and to say that I was out of shape would be an understatement.  Although I had lifted weights for much of my adult life, I lacked any discernible flexibility. (…)

Athletes Finding “The Zone” in Yoga

Athletes Finding “The Zone” in Yoga

“He’s in the zone!” Sports fan or not, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re familiar with this expression. “The Zone” is that special place where an athlete is locked in, so to speak. If you’ve played sports, you may have had your moments in it, but we tend to recognize and remember those who(…)

TOUCH…and Healing on Many Levels (let’s get personal, real and deep)

TOUCH…and Healing on Many Levels (let’s get personal, real and deep)

Yoga practice of asanas, cuddling, affection, physical attention, sensuality, sexuality and emotionality – mentality – spirituality are all tied in to touch on many levels. It always surprises me and never surprises me when, as a massage therapist and with over 20 years of experience, I learn of people not ever having had a session or even liking(…)

What Are You Doing to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?

What Are You Doing to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?

Sometimes we yogis miss very clear opportunities during our daily lives to take our practice off of the mat and place it firmly and prominently into our every day existence. It can be all too easy to become comfortable with how we view our practice and the world around us. Yoga provides a wonderful toolbox(…)

Moving to Where You’re Least Comfortable

Moving to Where You’re Least Comfortable

By my own admission, I’m certainly not the most amazing yogi in the world, and my better days of physicality are most likely behind me in a lot of ways, but I think that it’s important in times of moderate self-doubt to take pause and ask myself why do I do this. Why do I(…)