‘yoga’

Making Yoga Work for You: Modifications for Every Body

By Lori Wright

“I’m Not Very Good At Yoga” The other day during lunch a beautiful woman with large blue eyes trepidaciously approached me.  “I’m not very good at yoga,” she said, wringing her hands. “Can I still take the class?” My response: “Of course. It’s not about the pose; it’s where your mind goes during class.”  Many people think that if they can’t […] Read more »

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Which Yoga Is Right for You?

By Lori Wright

When my mother, who is in her 60s, had been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, she found a yoga practice and a teacher that she connected with for which I was overjoyed.   “Just wait until you try this yoga class, Lori.  I love it!” my mother exclaimed. When we arrived my mother announced, “My daughter is a certified […] Read more »

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A Note of Encouragement to lululemon

By Lisa Christie

There’s a story making its way around the Internet this week about a former lululemon employee who disclosed that shunning plus-size shoppers is part of the company’s business strategy (plus-size apparently is anything over size 12). Sadly, the news is reminiscent of the recent Abercrombie & Fitch fiasco, in which the CEO unapologetically admitted that he didn’t want plus-size shoppers […] Read more »

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Fitness Friday: Beginner Yoga Modifications

By Lisa Christie

Yoga is one of the best ways to strengthen, improve balance and posture, increase flexibility and help with relaxation. What’s more, many studies have shown yoga lowers blood pressure and slows the heart rate. And if you still aren’t convinced that yoga is a good idea, people of all abilities, shapes, sizes and ages can practice it! For today’s Fitness […] Read more »

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