Yoga

Yoga and Grief

By Yael Flusberg Getting up the mojo to find your mat can be daunting on many days, but it is mission impossible in the midst of grieving the death of a loved one. There is no way to know how long grief will stay or when it will return. Just as often, grief shows up without warning. Grief is often ... Read More »

The Yoga Fusion Studio

4609 Willow Ln, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301-656-8937 TheYogaFusionStudio.com Yoga classes, teacher training, health and wellness seminars and community wellness offerings. We are your home for a loving and cohesive yoga family. See ad, page [??]. Read More »

Linda Lang

GW Center for Integrative Medicine 202-833-5055 TherapeuticYogaDC.com A highly experienced practitioner, certified in the medical, therapeutic arena of Cardiac Yoga. Specializing in chronic conditions and degenerative disease. Therapeutic yoga for special conditions and meditation are offered by appointment with GW Center for Integrative Medicine. See ad, page 2. Read More »

extendYoga

12106 Wilkins Ave N. Bethesda, MD 20852 301-881-3330 www.extendyoga.com We extend a warm welcome to all that come through our door. We are a community that is accessible to everyone—all  ages, body types, ability and experience. Whether you are new to yoga and simply exploring what’s possible, looking for a breakthrough or looking to break a sweat, we have something ... Read More »

Jivamukti Yoga Founder Presenting Master Class in September

Jivamukti Yoga Co-Founder Sharon Gannon will be presenting a master yoga class and a catered lunch/book party at the Washington Convention Center on September 27. The event is part of a 17 city book tour to promote her new book, Simple Recipes for Joy, a collection of more than 200 vegan recipes which comes out mid-September. The book release coincides ... Read More »

First National Kids Yoga Conference to be held at GWU

This September, Alexandria-based nonprofit YoKid will be hosting the first National Kids Yoga Conference in partnership with the George Washington University School of Public Health in Washington, D.C. Planning for this inaugural event began in the summer of 2013 at YoKid’s annual retreat. The staff and board members were separated into focus groups to brainstorm creative ideas for growing their ... Read More »

World’s Oldest Yoga, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Comes to Washington

Nowadays, yoga is perceived mainly as a women’s activity. But, when Tao Porchon-Lynch was a child in Pondicherry, India, her aunt hastily informed her, “Only men do yoga.” Porchon-Lynch was undeterred. She figured, “If boys can do it, I can do it too.” Though she didn’t have any instruction until decades later, she began practicing on her own. At 95 ... Read More »

Yoga for Children with Autism or Sensory Issues

Brian has autism. He is ten years old, but in many ways his six-year old sister, Lydia, is his model for behavior. They come to yoga class together and Brian follows his sister’s lead, hissing and stretching into cobra pose, squatting like a frog and stretching forward toward his toes. His favorite part of yoga is meditating and singing affirmations.  ... Read More »