Spotlight: Yoga Teacher Gillian Baudo

Spotlight: Yoga Teacher Gillian Baudo

I discovered yoga in my early 20’s at the 92nd Street Y in New York City with Michael Gilbert. Amazingly, my first experiences with yoga were with an amazing, accomplished teacher (he has since become Dr. Oz’s yoga guy) and I was hooked. As a dancer in my...
utthita trikonasana

utthita trikonasana

Utthita Trikonasana Utthita = extended or stretched, Tri = three,  kona = angle Feet wide, about 4 feet apart. Feet should line up under the outstretched arms. Right toes turn to point straight towards the top of your mat, left heel back a bit so the left foot is...
Chronic Pain and Your Nervous System

Chronic Pain and Your Nervous System

What if I told you that all pain exists in your mind? You would probably say I was victim-blaming and clinging to some worn-out new age ideas. But what if that was the way pain scientifically works? It doesn’t mean that we create pain or cause our own suffering. It...
What is Yoga?

What is Yoga?

Here are some definitions from source texts. Clearly these do not necessarily apply to the yoga we practice in yoga studios across the US. This applies to yoga as it originally came to be many years ago. Via Christopher Wallis Definitions of Yoga from the original...