Couple’s Yoga

Achieving Harmony through Practised Partnerships  Like music is the language of love, I would say yoga is the language of rhythm. Playing an instrument is feeling your groove like an out-of-body pulse. When the body transforms into the pendulum of…

Combat the Holiday Bulge

Curb cravings and fight fat this holiday season with these expert tips and the help of yoga. Samantha Bederman explains.

My Spirituality

Samantha Bederman candidly reveals her personal journey of discovery through her internal and external struggle with spirituality vs. superficiality.

Sleep Deprivation & Yoga

Kurmasana to Tone and Relax the Body  “The sleeping tortoise takes all its limbs into its carapace. So does the yogi: going back into himself he does not see anything worldly any longer, he makes peace in himself.” ~BKS Iyengar…

Yoga and Digestion for Weight Management

The Weighting The discipline of yoga, as those of you who already have a regular or established practice will know, is that these teachings not only humble us, but also result in offering insider information about our psyches. For example,…

Thirty Years Before Mindfulness

 Finding Focus through Tactile Sensations “The brain is the hardest part of the body to adjust in asanas”  ~BKS Iyengar From the time I was very little, my uncle used to always applaud how tactile I was. Everything, for me,…

Yoga and SAD

Quelling Seasonal Affective Disorder with Yoga And so, it begins, shorter days, cooler nights, crisper air, and seasonal depression. The turn of the Autumn solstice can be a challenging time for all of us. The loss of light and fleeting…

In Light of the 9/11

Overcoming Trauma I always remember my mother telling me about her experience when JFK was shot. His assassination became one of the most monumental days…

The Rise of the Story Format

Telling Stories through Yoga Throughout my varied career, the one skill I truly learned was how to tell my story. We tell stories to engage people, to sell to people, to share truths, offer the inside scoop, or even to…