Posts Tagged ‘yoga’

It has come to my attention that some men and women over 50 years of age are actually afraid to try yoga! Don’t let that person be you…

I’m no yoga teacher but I’ve practiced for a decade now and I am, ahem, over 50 so allow me to tell those of you my age and older at least 4 reasons why I think yoga is the best exercise as you age.

I love stories that feature lists. Give me 3 ways to change my life and you have one very dedicated reader. Why? I’ll give you seven reasons why…

Lately, I’ve been around a lot of 80 and 90 year olds what with my mother and mother-in-law both moving into assisted-living type developments. No surprise that there are a lot of walkers and wheel-chairs all around. Seniors have trouble with balance and three times when I visited my mother, someone fell down nearly in […]

Okay, so this is kind of amusing. First, there was that NY Times magazine article titled “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body.” It created an uproar (including from yours truly) because it gave the impression that maybe it’s just better to quit yoga than, you know, do it correctly and not be competitive. On the […]

I was walking to work the other day in midtown when a tourist stopped me for directions. I couldn’t make out his accent but I knew what was on his mind. “Excuse me,” he said, “Can you tell me the way to Hooters?” Oy vey, as they say. There’s so many things to do in […]

The short answer is ‘yes’ because Amanda Knox, acquitted yesterday of murdering her roommate and released after a four-year prison stay in Italy, is known to have practiced yoga while behind bars. In fact, she reportedly told an Italian magazine that she arose every morning at 6 a.m., did her daily yoga practice and then sat down […]

Murder makes me do yoga…

Posted: 22nd September 2010 in Uncategorized
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As most of you know, I work for a crime show “48 Hours Mystery” which is pretty much “all murder, all the time.” I deal with a lot of murderers, defense attorneys, crime victims and their families, and district attorneys. I also write fact-based crime books, and lastly I live in NYC where, even though […]

I do a lot of yoga and I’ve practiced all over the world, including Russia, Guatemala and Thailand. I’ve done yoga in open-air thatched huts, on the beach, and in breathtaking yoga studios but there’s nothing quite like practicing yoga in Brooklyn. It’s city yoga with all the trappings. This morning I took a 7 […]