Yoga

Oct
25

Yoga for Anxiety

Join Master Teacher and Yoga Therapist, Gary Kraftsow as he talks about how to find relief in stressful and anxious situations and increase your overall vitality and self-confidence. Yoga Therapy for Anxiety was created to equip you with practical tools for working with anxiety. This in-depth course is designed for those who seek to understand […]

By Robin LIlly | Anxiety . Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Oct
12

Podcast with Brian James of Medicine Path Yoga

Gary speaks with Brian James about the early days on his 40-year yogic path, the meaning of Tantra, the Cakra-s as a symbol system and tool for personal transformation, and what Yoga Therapy is all about.

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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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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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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Yoga knew this five thousand years ago

by Stephani Sutherland As a practicing psychiatrist for over 25 years, Marilyn Granger, MD, knows something about the inner workings of the brain. But unlike most psychiatrists, Marilyn is also training to become a certified Yoga Therapist with AVI. In an upcoming workshop co-presented with Mirka Scalco-Kraftsow in Sebastopol, CA, Marilyn will lay out some […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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What is Tantra?

by Gary Kraftsow Traditional Yoga is very different than the modern incarnation of Yoga in the west; so too traditional Tantra very different than the modern incarnation of Tantra in the west. The purpose of this reflection is to make known some of these differences. Yoga in the current public mind is, for the most […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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Viniyoga and mindfulness programs result in reduced perceived stress levels

Aetna Mind-Body Stress Reduction in the Workplace Trial Results Published “The AVI/Aetna collaboration represents a significant step in the integration of ancient insights into health and healing with modern evidence-based research. Hopefully this type of collaboration will lead to more widespread adoption of self-care practices that support people in their wellness and reduce the burden […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Can Yoga Be Bad for You?

“It’s not about the postures, it’s about the practitioner.” — Gary Kraftsow KQED (NPR affiliate station in Northern California) held a radio show on January 12, 2012 about a recent New York Times Magazine article focused on how yoga can cause serious injury. The safety of yoga practice was addressed by a panel of speakers […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga
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