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Sep
02

What is Viniyoga? Part One: Repetition and Stay

What is Viniyoga? Part One – Repetition and stay What is the best way to learn to do something well? Practice, right?  If you were planning a skiing vacation, you would be wise to get your legs and lungs in condition.  If you were about to sing an aria on stage, you would sing a […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
02

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Uno: Repetir y Quedarse

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Uno – Repetir y Quedarse ¿Cuál es la mejor manera de aprender a hacer algo bien? Practicar, ¿verdad?  Si vas a ir de vacaciones a esquiar, es una buena idea acondicionar las piernas y los pulmones.  Si vas a cantar en público, de seguro practicarás un poco el do-re-mi antes de […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Aug
06

Yoga Journal Names Gary Kraftsow a Lifetime Contributor

One of America’s leading yoga therapists As founder and director of the American Viniyoga Institute, Gary Kraftsow is 
a pioneer in the use of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation. 
A student in India of T.K.V. Desikachar, who developed Viniyoga, Kraftsow is one of America’s leading proponents of yoga therapy, the therapeutic application of […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Aetna Viniyoga Classes on CBS Morning News

A segment that aired on CBS Morning News in March 2015 featured an interview with Aetna’s CEO, Mark Bertolini, discussing the benefits of enhancing employee wellness in the workplace, and showed a clip of Stephanie Harding leading an Aetna employee Viniyoga class. View the segment

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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AVI in the NYT

It was a great pleasure to read the New York Times article about Mark Bertolini and Aetna’s expanding commitment to implementing Mind-Body Stress Management Programs within their own organization as well as encouraging other companies to do the same. Viniyoga teachers continue to lead classes for Aetna employees at their various corporate locations.  As mentioned […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga
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Re-discovering Viniyoga

“I have practiced Yoga on and off  for 44 years, but until a client raved about what Viniyoga had done for her, I had not heard of it.” Read what Sandra Levy of Alexandria Myotherapy in Alexandria, Virginia has to say about discovering and then re-discovering the therapeutic benefits of Viniyoga.

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga
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Aug
20

Honoring the Life and Work of Sri BKS Iyengar

I read with sadness of the passing of Sri BKS Iyengar yesterday. His lifelong dedication to the study, practice, and teaching of Yoga has inspired millions of practitioners worldwide. His work on asana has become acknowledged the gold standard for teachers and students alike. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and students. With […]

By Robin Lilly | Yoga
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AVI Yoga Therapy Program Accredited by IAYT

Austin, TX, June 6, 2014 – The American Viniyoga™ Institute (AVI) announced today that its Yoga Therapy Training Program was awarded accreditation from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).  The accreditation award was made recently at the IAYT annual conference, the Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research in Austin, TX. The IAYT is the […]

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When the going gets tough…EXHALE

by Stephanie Harding At the end of October, with Hurricane Sandy threatening the northeast, I returned to New York from Yoga Therapist training in sunny California. I had to jump right in to prepare for the storm – clearing the gutters and the basement, taking any potential projectiles inside, filling buckets and bottles with water. […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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