Good Yogi, Bad Yogi?

Hey, Rebecca. I’ve been keeping up with the blog, and I think you’re doing a great job. I’m sure you’re not at a loss for... (read more)

For the Record: Om Gal Will Not Give Up Sugar This Year

It seems it’s that time of year again; today is Ash Wednesday . . . Perhaps you recall last year’s harrowing tale of my dependency... (read more)

Quote: Possibility

“A possibility was born the day you were born, and it will live as long as you live.” -Marcus Solero... (read more)

Got Weekend Plans, Boston Yogis?

Om pal, Karen Fabian, teaches a 2-hour “bootcamp” style yoga workshop at Charlestown Yoga (Saturday, 1:00-3:00 p.m.). It promises a challenging practice, a reprieve from... (read more)

Remember NYC Gal?

Perhaps some of you recall NYC Gal, the yin to my yang, the Beirut beer game to my root vegetable receipe? This is the type... (read more)

Quote of the Day, Actually, Make That Bumper Sticker

Spotted in Cambridge: You Are Not What You Own. Right on, dude . . .... (read more)

Fiscally Friendly Fitness

One thing has become abundantly clear to all of us of late: Our country is in the midst of a devastating recession. Psychologically speaking, this... (read more)

Dear Cupid . . .

We need to talk.  You’ve coasted along on your reputation for centuries with nary a question about your credentials, and I think it’s about time... (read more)

Friday the 13th: How Do You Spook Yourself?

I’m squeamish when it comes to scary movies. For Halloween, I eschew costumes featuring fake blood in favor of those that require heavy eyeliner (a... (read more)

The Dalai Lama Is Not Following Me

I’ve had an ongoing fascination with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama since college. I’ve studied his life, read his books, and watched Kundun, the... (read more)

Om Gal Hangs With A Woodstock Legend

Last week, I had the pleasure of seeing Richie Havens perform and meeting him afterwards at the opening of the Regattabar Jazz Festival at the... (read more)

Fitness for Seniors

In the waning days of 2008, I appeared on Boston’s Talk Radio Station, WRKO, with host Mariellen Burns to discuss getting healthy in the year... (read more)

Things That Send My Heart Aflutter

As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’ve been reflecting on what sends my heart aflutter. Surely, there are the obvious choices: yoga, books, chocolate, my godchildren. But,... (read more)

"Running" Footage of Om Gal’s Superbowl Celebration

Most of us in New England could care less about the Superbowl today, and Lord knows we’d prefer not to recall one iota of last... (read more)

Quote: Make Your Optimism Come True

“Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism... (read more)