The Yoga Garden

To Dye or not to Dye…THAT is the question!

To Dye or not to Dye…THAT is the question!

As some of you know, I’m almost 63 now and am playing with the idea of going ‘au natural’ . I looked up that word-au natural- and this is the definition I came across: in a natural state, without anything added. In regards to makeup, or wearing...

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Ancient Wisdom

Ancient Wisdom

Here is a 1 minute distillation of some wisdom from The Yoga Sutra by Patanjali, one of Yoga’s revered ancient texts. Words to live by.

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Tension Buster

Tension Buster

Tension Buster, one of my favorite go-to moves. The whirling – standing spinal twist is perfect for whenever you feel the need to loosen up a bit or get your energy moving.

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The Oxygen Highway

The Oxygen Highway

Yoga teachers are always telling us to breathe. We focus on the movement of air as it travels in and out. But, that’s only half of the story! Can you guess where most of that oxygen gets delivered to?

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Why OM?

Why OM?

Ancient yogis knew what modern scientists now tell us- that everything in our universe pulses and is in constant motion. Here is why many yoga classes start or end chanting the sound of OM.

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Minute Mood Changer

Minute Mood Changer

Sometimes we all need help getting ourselves out of a funk. Music is one of the quickest ways to alter our internal states. When we combine inspirational music with the healing powers of coordinated breath and yoga movement, we create a potent...

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Minute Breathing Meditation

Minute Breathing Meditation

Feeling a little anxious? Or need to calm an overactive mind? Here’s a 1 minute practice you can do any time to regain focus or to redirect your energy.

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love these last few weeks of summer

love these last few weeks of summer

Someone once told me that summer is like a weekend.  June is Friday, July is Saturday and August is Sunday. So how is your Sunday going?  How are feeling? You still have plenty of time this summer to find your stride, jumpstart your yoga...

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Patty in Jan 2012 WAG Magazine

Patty in Jan 2012 WAG Magazine

Ever hear of WAG magazine? It’s a beautiful, over-sized color magazine addressing what’s going on around our area…Westchester and Southern Connecticut. Anyway, there’s an article about yoga that I am mentioned in and includes some words and a...

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“The heart is quiet…”

“The heart is quiet…”

Can yoga help us become more like our hearts? Take a few relaxed heart opening breaths and let me know how you feel as you read the following: “The heart is quiet rather than noisy, intuitive rather than deductive, lives entirely in the present...

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Women’s Symposium

Women’s Symposium

Please join me Saturday, October 29th at The Chalet on the Hudson for a wonderful day of woman wisdom! I am on the panel with “Today in New York” TV Host Darlene Rodriguez, Elizabeth Ailes, owner and publisher of Putnam County News and Recorder...

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Towards the Playful Pursuit of Purposeful Poses

Towards the Playful Pursuit of Purposeful Poses

This week at The Yoga Garden we will be exploring a few of the most beneficial and exciting aspects of yoga. Learning to connect to our Bandhas opens the inner energetic support systems of the body. Working with our Ujayi Breath increases focus...

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