Posts Tagged: boomer yoga

Boomer Yoga: Dangle and Let Go
Boomer Yoga: Dangle and Let Go

Boomer Yoga: Dangle and Let Go

Meet Evelyn in person on July 26th as she conducts a Yin Yoga Workshop at Ishta Yoga on 56 East 11th Street. For more information click here. The other night I was walking down 3rd avenue, going to teach my class at ISHTA, when I passed a young woman talking on her cell phone. I…
Boomer Yoga – Reach to the Sky!
Boomer Yoga – Reach to the Sky!

Boomer Yoga – Reach to the Sky!

Here I am in Mar de Jade, Mexico with my ISHTA family. As I plant my feet firmly into the warm sand I feel a need to lift up to the heavens and say thank you for the glory of nature. My body wants to breathe with the ocean waves and bend and sway with…
Boomer Yoga – Fight Stress with the Butterfly Pose!
Boomer Yoga – Fight Stress with the Butterfly Pose!

Boomer Yoga – Fight Stress with the Butterfly Pose!

It might seem like crazy yoga speak, but according to yoga philosophy, the hips are the body’s junk drawer! The hips are the place in the body where we store emotions we don’t quite know what to do with. Having a painful experience? Just push it into the hips! Frustration? Let’s eliminate that – hips…
Boomer Yoga: Yin Is In!
Boomer Yoga: Yin Is In!

Boomer Yoga: Yin Is In!

I hate to bring this up, but as we get older our inside stuff (fascia) starts to harden and shrink. Unfortunately, this process begins sometime in our 30’s unless we take action to reverse the process. Just a little check list: Is your sacrum (lower back) beginning to flatten? Do your knees say “no” when…
Boomer Yoga: Tree Pose to Find Balance in Your Life
Boomer Yoga: Tree Pose to Find Balance in Your Life

Boomer Yoga: Tree Pose to Find Balance in Your Life

Today’s $64000 question is: How can you find balance in your life? Is anyone like me – struggling to find the perfect balance in our boomer lives? How do you find the balance between work and play; between being productive and indulging yourself; between spending alone time and time with friends and family; between giving…
Boomer Yoga: Reverse Fatigue in Ten Minutes!
Boomer Yoga: Reverse Fatigue in Ten Minutes!

Boomer Yoga: Reverse Fatigue in Ten Minutes!

By Evelyn Abruzzo Long gone are the days when we thought we might actually rest as “boomers.” Rather, the “leisurely” living of today’s boomers is a full-time endeavor and an exhausting one at that! Yes, we theoretically have the time to sleep late, watch TV and read, but the boomers I know are way too…
Boomer Yoga: Your Posture Defines You
Boomer Yoga: Your Posture Defines You

Boomer Yoga: Your Posture Defines You

By Evelyn Abruzzo Namaste and welcome to Boomer Yoga, your path to reversing the aging process! Walking is one of the greatest joys of living in NYC. Today, as you walk in the city begin to notice the posture of those around you. Notice those with rounded shoulders and backs, their heads pointing towards the…
Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart
Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart

Boomer Yoga: Open Your Heart

  By Evelyn Abruzzo The more I practice Yoga, the more aware I become, and it sure feels good! I was walking home with Jack after a visit to the Vet for his annual check-up and was lost In thought. Out of the corner of my eye I noticed a frail old woman trying to…
Boomer Yoga?  Is It Too Late to Start Now?
Boomer Yoga?  Is It Too Late to Start Now?

Boomer Yoga? Is It Too Late to Start Now?

By Evelyn Abruzzo Yoga meandered into my life as a totally unexpected gift. Did I say “meandered?” It was more like a thunderbolt! It was 2001. We had just moved to New York after I retired from my position as Assistant Superintendent for Curriclum and Instruction in a Long Island School District. Does the word…