Continuing with our resources for a lasting yoga practice, here are a couple of books considered to be staples for an advancing yoga practice.
In Ojai, California we find Suza Francina
and her updated and upcoming release of her book entitled The New Yoga for People Over 50
. As a certified Iyengar yoga instructor she has extensive experience working with senior communities as well as in home health care for convalescing people....
Having just watched an very good public television special called Menopause and Beyond
with Dr. Christiane Northrup made me reflect on one of the most common questions asked by female yoga students: can doing yoga help with menopause? (more…)
Since I had to return home before completing a full 10 days of Anusara thought I'd just complete my comments with some follow-up notes -- about one of my favorite puzzles in yoga practice- the male authority body (as renown teacher "expert") instructing female student bodies. (more…)
A yoga class can be a place where students, especially female students, may experience issues around authority, self-authority, and their bodies. Certainly I have, when stepping into a class and placing myself onto my yoga mat in front of a yoga teacher I do not know, whom, I hope, will know how to work with my limitations. (more…)