"Hey Baby, Nice Bandhas"

If you’ve been around the yoga block your fair share, you probably have an understanding of bandhas (the physical sensation of “locking” certain areas of... (read more)

Quote: Individuality

“Writers are taught to ‘write what you know about.’ The same advice applies to the quest for the power of the soul: be good at... (read more)

A Mudra for Your Monday

Meditation is hard. If you meditate regularly, you can attest to this fact. If you don’t, you’re probably even more aware of how challenging it... (read more)

Quote: Generosity

“The universe is exceedingly generous. When a farmer sows one seed, a plant comes forth that produces thousands of seeds. If you desire abundance, be... (read more)

Reader Query: Healthy Restaurant Recommendations in Boston

Do you have any restaurant recommendations in the area for a healthy but festive meal to celebrate an upcoming birthday? Do I ever! I’m assuming... (read more)

Quote: Courage

Don’t be too timid or squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson... (read more)

10 Healthy Things to Do in 2010

1). New Year; new asana. If you want to broaden your understanding of yoga, try a new style this year. If you’re a dedicated ashtangi,... (read more)

2009: Year in Review

A few of the year’s highlights in this little yogified corner of the blogosphere . . . It started with a radio appearance at the... (read more)

Saptah Chanting Ceremony at Kripalu

Despite insecurities surrounding my wretched singing voice, I participated in last night’s Saptah chanting ceremony here at Kripalu. The long-standing tradition is the yoga and... (read more)

Greetings from Kripalu!

Dear Readers: My apologies for the sparse posts of late. I am currently away at a yoga and meditation center called Kripalu, creating my own... (read more)

Expecting Snow?

Here, in New England, we’re expecting snow today, which made me recall this simple zen proverb: “No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.” Stay... (read more)

Playing with the Boys

When I was 5, my parents signed me up for karate (OK, my Dad signed me up for karate). I liked it. I thought the... (read more)

Om Gal Holiday Wish List

Ahhh, the holidays. Indulgence. Materialism. And, copious amounts of sugar. What could be better? How about writing a self-indulgent blog post about the material possessions... (read more)

Quote: Happiness is an Element

“Happiness is not an elusive bird, perched high near the ceiling, which, with the help of more or less complicated ladders, you have to work... (read more)

Reader Query: Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

I always love the recipes that you post. Just wondering what some of your favorite snacks would be for someone trying to lose some weight!... (read more)