Falmouth Road Race Eve

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve run the Falmouth Road Race, my hometown’s crowing jewel of athleticism; however, this is surely the first... (read more)

Putting the Om in Your New Home

Hi Om Gal!My fiancee and I are (potentially) relocating from Washington DC up to Boston, and are in the process of looking at neighborhoods. I’m... (read more)

Funny Friend Friday

Me: “I’m marching toward 30 with a mission . . .” Friend Dan, CEO, Yoga Earth: “30 is nothing! I just stared down 35, and... (read more)

Yoga Tradition Tuesday: What Is Karma?

“Karma is the eternal assertion of human freedom . . . Our thoughts, our words, and deeds are the threads of the net which we... (read more)

An Efficient Ab Exercise For Swimsuit Season

“From the cutting room floor,” as they say. . .This simple how-to video was shot earlier this month but recently edited and posted to my... (read more)

I’m Not A Gal Who Goes Ga-Ga For Weddings

But, I think this is pretty fantastic. Enjoy. With love, Om Gal... (read more)

Marathon Flashback

There are no hero shots, declares my friend Christina over a Thai food lunch a few weeks after the Boston Marathon. By then, I’m ambling... (read more)

Tradition Tuesday: What Does "Om" Mean & Other Key Yoga Terms

OM: Sacred monosyllable symbolizing oneness/the Absolute; the oldest, most popular mantra. MANTRA: Thought or intention expressed in sound (e.g. prayer, hymn, plan). MUDRA: Literally, a... (read more)

Quote : Jack Kerouac

“But they danced down the street like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I’ve been doing all my life after people who interest me, because... (read more)

Friday, I’m in Love: A Gym Floozie Exclusive

In the conventional sense of the word, I am not promiscuous; however, my tawdry affairs with multiple health clubs are well documented.  Therefore, when it comes... (read more)

Reader Query: Yoga Poses for Healing

Hi Rebecca, I used to take your classes at Baptiste in Cambridge and Boston about 4 years ago, and I can’t remember how I learned... (read more)

Pose of the Day: Dragonfly

The beauty of yoga is that one practice simultaneously makes us feel grounded, centered, and stable while also providing opportunities for adventure, freedom, and daring,... (read more)

Things I Dig Today . . .

This quote by Charles Bukowski: “If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone... (read more)

Quote: Aldous Huxley

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” -Aldous Huxley How would you like to... (read more)

Tradition Tuesday: Why Do We Roll to the Right After Sivasana?

After a yoga practice- regardless of its duration- it’s customary to rest in sivasana or “corpse pose.” This supine posture is paramount to any practice,... (read more)