Helping Kids Cope with Stress

Written by Terry Wolfish-Cole in Maggie’s absence As adults, we are able to articulate the things that cause us stress and the ways that it affects us.  I know that, when I’m worried about something, I don’t sleep very well.  After a few nights of this, I am...

Autumn and Ayurveda

Autumn is officially here, and I am psyched as it is my favorite time of year, albeit too short!  There is a crispness in the air, and the leaves are beginning to turn into brilliant shades of gold, pumpkin and crimson.  And tasty, crunchy, tart apples are available...

Sharing Lovingkindness

I often suggest to my students at the end of class to share some of the lovingkindness they have connected with internally with others as they go throughout their day.  It’s something I try to do as well, and the easiest way to do it is to share a smile… a simple...

Using a Neti Pot

Like Yoga and Ayurveda, the use of neti pots has been around for many, many years.  When Dr. Oz was on the Oprah show (each of them showstoppers) and Dr. Oz demonstrated the use of the neti pot for allergy and sinus problems, the sales of neti pots skyrocketed.   Dr....

Fear of Inversions

Doing inversions in yoga class is something that is fearful to many, many people.  We are afraid of going upside down into a handstand or headstand.  We might not be able to do it.  We might look silly trying to get into the posture.  And worst of all, we might fall...