Yoga is Good Medicine

I had the opportunity this week to lecture to 180 first year medical students about research on the health benefits of yoga.  They stayed awake, and were interested! Following my talk, the doctor who invited me said…”Wow, that data really makes me want to start yoga!” Here are some of the stats I shared with them that might motivate you …

Dr. Yoga Momma prayer pose (2)

My Meditation Journey (thus far…)

It was 20 years ago I was first introduced to meditation while on internship at the University of Miami cancer center.  I was required to attend daily meditation over the noon hour.  At first, all I noticed was my racing mind, impatience, and annoyance that I wasn’t spending my lunch break in the warm sun.  Within a few weeks, however, …