28 Days of Sun Salutations

28 Days of Sun Salutations

During the month of February, I decided to do a crazy thing.  I've been watching some amazing folks doing fabulous poses on Instagram, so I wanted to get in on the fun.   I hope to keep it up all throughout February, but I'm realizing what a big...

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Big Yoga for Less Stress

Big Yoga for Less Stress

Oh boy! I finally have reviewed the final revisions for my new book, Big Yoga for Less Stress.  As with any important endeavour, this book has taken a long time to come to fruition.  In the midst of it all, my darling son Sam died unexpectedly, and...

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The Pillars of Big Yoga: Pranayama

The Pillars of Big Yoga: Pranayama

Prana--the life force of the universe. In the far east, they say "chi". Hawaiians call it "ki". And, Yoda calls it "The Force". We are all born with a finite supply of chi which gets depleted over time through aging, overexertion, bad habits. But there is an infinite...

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The Pillars of Big Yoga

The Pillars of Big Yoga

What is it about Big Yoga® that makes it different from other yoga styles? How did I come up with the name? How long have I been teaching Big Yoga? I thought you might be interested in these questions. Big Yoga is a spin off of Integral Yoga®, a yoga school started by...

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Never Too Old

Never Too Old

Think you're too old for starting up with Yoga? No way! I'm really grateful that I started learning yoga in the 60's when I was still in my twenties, but that doesn't mean folks my age can't start now! There are so many adaptations we can learn when our bodies are a...

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Peace Control

Peace Control

There's a lot of talk these days about gun control .  It makes me a little sick.  I want to be on the record about this.  I am a pacifist.  I would rather lay down my life than shoot someone--that may seem a little facile, because I don't have...

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Well, here we are!

Well, here we are!

Or I should say, here I am; launching into Big Yoga's first adventure in blogland... Have you ever wanted to try yoga, but didn't want to go to a regular class because of Your size? Your age? A disability? Well, you don't have to be thin, young, or flexible to enjoy...

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