September 30, 2016 | By Laura Berland | At TalkingYoga.com, we harness the wisdom of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness to create a dynamic community where master teachers and practitioners engage in Q&A and learning through video, podcasts and social media. Now we can ask our burning questions, benefit from the community’s wisdom, and satisfy our curiosity about our innermost selves.
July 11, 2016 | By Laura Berland | The essence of yoga and how it can work for you. Plus, a guide to Hamptons yoga studios | If you are new to practice, starting in a studio is a safe, smart, approach. Plus you get the benefit of connecting with a community and having like-minded people support you on your way, which can make all the difference in establishing your new habit.
June 13, 2016 | By Kyle Roberts | Practical in application but mystical in approach, ayurveda harmonizes a balance between man and nature. Harmony, according to ayurveda, is achieved through a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle, both of which should be appropriate for the unique characteristics of the individual. Specific intricacies of a person are observed through three forces that form the operational task of the body, which I will now describe.
April 5, 2016 | By Daisy Swan | Who do we each want to be in our lives? And in the lives of our loved ones, and others? What sort of impact do you want to make in the world? These are big questions, I know. And they might make you squirm a little. Or you might find them so familiar because, like so many of the people I work with, you may be struggling with that nagging tug of trying to figure out what your life is all about, at this new time in our history.
January 18, 2016 | By Colleen Saidman Yee | I always try to be mindful that we are very fortunate people, living in a beautiful area, while also being in the company of the world’s economic, social, artistic and political elite. It zaps me into thinking about santosha—“contentment”—which is yoga’s second niyama or “observance.” When I was younger, I spent most of my time thinking, I’ll be content when I have all A+s. Or, I’ll be content when my boyfriend proposes to me. Or, I’ll be content when I have enough money. You can wait your whole life and never happen upon contentment.
October 4, 2015 | By Dr. Michael Clarjen-Arconada | Living your life in a harmonious way that brings together personal, professional, family and community activities is a creative challenge we all face. We start as individual beings (persons) and invariably we end up asking ourselves: Am I enjoying the level of health I would like to have? What is health? Can health be defined as just the absence of disease? For sure, health is not everything. But everything without health is nothing!
February 23, 2016 | By Emmanuel Faccio, M.D. | Julia, a forty-one year old woman, recently came to my office and described herself as “feeling stuck”. “I’ve made so many bad decisions in my personal and professional life”, she said. “For a long time now, I’ve felt stuck, like I don’t know how to move forward”. Not surprisingly, when Julia arrived at my office she didn’t appear as someone who was thriving. She looked exhausted and depleted.