This kid’s a yogi. Wouldn’t you like to be a yogi, too?

The first round of auditions for Juilliard’s pre-college program is by video. From December to March my son practiced for three hours a day to prepare. At the end of March we recorded him playing Cello Concerto in A minor by Saint-Saëns, and we sent it off to Juilliard. The results of the first round came quickly. He … Continue reading

Eat your vegetables first.

In other words, complete your most challenging–and most wholesome, nourishing, vital task–first. Make it a rule. This is a mature and fool-proof approach, which senior teacher Chris Fluck follows and advocates. I used it daily in the corporate world, too, even though it was sometimes unappetizing. For a while, I was Director of Sales & … Continue reading

Why barre and yoga are a great fit

Barre is a safe, low-impact workout that anyone can do. Our method is NASM-certified, and is safe and effective for everyone, no matter where you are in life. We have college students, grandmothers, physical therapy patients, new moms, and every type of body in between. The more you move the better you feel. The better you feel … Continue reading

The four R’s that reinforce

Sustaining a lifelong committed practice is a tremendous feat. The four R’s are strategies to help you succeed. 1.Rhythm Realize that all of life is rhythm. Breath has rhythm. Sleep has rhythm. Eating. Working. Each of the essential activities that sustain us has its own unique and unreplaceable rhythm. Your yoga practice craves rhythm that … Continue reading

Children (7+) and young adults welcome

Bikram Yoga is a very safe and accessible practice that’s appropriate for a wide range of people, including young ones! So, if your kids are out of school…and/or home for the summer, bring them to yoga. Our young people don’t get enough movement–or community connection–these days. Let’s reverse that trend, one kid at a time. We … Continue reading