April 2010 Blog Posts (30)

New Beginnings Yoga Class for Breast Cancer Survivors

Whenever I sit on my yoga mat, peace surrounds me. All of my fears, anger, fatigue and frustration dissipate as I begin to breathe in healing energies and breathe out negatives. Eventually peace finds my soul and radiates to every pore, cell, organ muscle and bone in my body. On my mat, I feel whole and healthy. I forget about the scars, the loss of body parts. I realize I'm going to make it. This is why I come to my mat day… Continue

Added by Katheryn Harlan on April 10, 2010 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

Cancer Survivor

Hi there, as a cancer survivor, I would like to find out, if there is anybody out there who can recommend one of the yoga bear videos. This is my second week of bilateral mastectomy, with disection of the lymph nodes on my left arm and followed by breast reconstruction. I am doing Ok and gaining my strenght everyday. But I am just wondering if I should be looking for special exercises in the future to help me go back on track? Even though my doctor told me limited movement for a month, but I…


Added by Marissa Katsock on April 9, 2010 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

Weekly Yoga Letter , April 8, 2010

Good weekend, Yoga Bears!

Join us for the 12-day (at-home) Yoga Challenge! Every day starting next Monday, April 12th, we will post a short yoga video with a pose and description. We invite you to participate and do one pose each day with us. Leave your reflections in the comments to win fun prizes and a free DVD!

We are preparing a great event for… Continue

Added by Moran Serr Hirsch on April 8, 2010 at 11:48pm — 4 Comments


One comment and request that I hear from cancer survivors and students is about having more energy. Certainly the rigors of cancer treatment takes its toll on our energy, and add to that the emotional factors sprinkled in with heavy thoughts, a recipe for exhaustion. How can yoga help? The main… Continue

Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on April 6, 2010 at 4:30am — 4 Comments

Spiritual Direction: The Red Bump

The Red Bump

Originally published in Spirituality & Health Magazine - 2008 July/Aug
Article Type: Feature…


Added by Francesca Vanegas on April 5, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments


Finally I speak. My yoga blog sabbatical is over! After Tucker, my dog passed away in September my writing came to a halt. I withdrew from the world and I filled my yoga teaching calendar to keep me busy. I thought that teaching a lot would help me focus on other people and get myself out of my own head, but when I spoke in class my words were hollow. I soon became drained and my own practice fell short.

Life at home consisted of reading nutrition and healing books, becoming a vegan… Continue

Added by Sarah B on April 5, 2010 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

The Yoga of Compassion: Hurt Yourself No More

Hurt Yourself No More Copyright © 2010

by Francesca Vanegas…


Added by Francesca Vanegas on April 3, 2010 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

yoga class syracuse new york

hi everyone, does anyone know of a class for survivors or a restorative class that might work for someone post surgery? thank you. alicia

Added by alicia barry on April 3, 2010 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Yoga Letter - April laughter

Happy April!

This week we wanted to tell you that our friends at YogaVibes are offering a 20% discount on online classes to Yoga Bear members - Click here for more details.

We also wanted to remind you to mark your calendars for the 3rd annual Yogapalooza on June 6th! We are still looking for… Continue

Added by Moran Serr Hirsch on April 1, 2010 at 6:27pm — No Comments

April Fool's Yoga

Happy April Fool's Day!!!!!!!!!!!! Begin your spring yoga practice by Blooming From With In! I plan to teach a twisting class tonight as we twist out the old only to be flooded with the new as we come out of the twist!

Added by Katheryn Harlan on April 1, 2010 at 4:55am — No Comments

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