The second workshop, in
Hampton, New Brunswick, was with Doug Keller, from Virginia,
A warm, generous man he gave us many insights into how we can use yoga as
therapy for physical problems such as tight hamstrings and hips, lower back
injuries, tense shoulders; all problems exacerbated by 21st century lifestyle.
Doug’s generosity extended to sending all who attended a 91- page document
containing most of his weekend comments, complete with fascinating anatomical
On Sunday, May 27 I was one of the presenters at ‘Healthy Self- Healthy Family’ a workshop for woman organised by Elaine Mandrona and JoAnn Thompson Franklin of Tidewater Physiotherapy Centre for Wellness in Lower Coverdale. Elaine also prepared a delicious lunch for everyone.
Knowing that yoga can be practiced literally anywhere I offered an introduction to Chair Yoga. Not just for people who are elderly or physically incapacitated, chair yoga can be practiced in the office, at home when you need a stretch or a twist without getting out your yoga mat, while travelling by car or ‘plane. I have done yoga on planes and in airports in
Dubai, El Salvador
It’s very important when 21st century lifestyle is so static to be able to move your body, and breathe properly. You’ve probably heard the recent comment “Sitting can kill you.” You can see from these photos everyone had fun while doing good things for their bodies. That’s one of my principal beliefs in teaching – to laugh and enjoy while stretching, twisting, flowing and finding stillness.