A simple practice of awareness

A simple practice of awareness

A simple practice of awareness can be done daily with great results. Either sit or lie down in a comfortable position. Take a deep breath in and exhale it out. Turn your attention to where you touch the floor and where you don’t. Your masses and spaces. Notice what happens as you inhale, what changes.… Read More

Isolating Core Muscles

Isolating Core Muscles

Tip for Monday. Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet on the floor. Keep knees, hips and feet aligned. On your exhalation slowly and gently contract the abdominal muscles. But here is the kicker! Don’t recruit gluts, hips, legs, shoulders, feet. Just use your abs. It is slow and subtle. See if… Read More

Stand Up Straight Please

Stand Up Straight Please

Stand up straight. If I heard that once I heard it 1000 times! It was said with the best and most loving of intentions but it was physically impossible without retraining my body. Your tip for today is to train your body from the inside out. Sitting on the front edge of a firm chair,… Read More

Viniyoga and Back Care

Viniyoga and Back Care

A couple of years ago (2011) NIH and the American Viniyoga Association worked together to develop a study to see the efficacy of a gentle, simple yoga practice versus a stretching program to relieve chronic back pain. Gary Kraftsow, the founder of AVI developed a series of sequences that were proven to reduce pain and… Read More

Welcome to Inner Therapies Yoga

Welcome to Inner Therapies Yoga

Thank you for viewing this website. The blog will contain thoughts, ideas, images and inspirations for people looking for answers to “why does my body feel this way?” As I work through the logistics of designing, revamping and decoding the mysteries that are website building I realize that they are much like the mysteries we… Read More