Ellen Saltonstall

After graduating from Cornell University in 1970 with a degree in English, I found my way to California and then New York City, where I spent a few decades as a modern dancer and massage therapist. I studied and performed with Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Twyla Tharp and Elaine Summers. …

Dr. Loren Fishman MD

Dr Loren Fishman

In over two decades of practice, Dr. Loren Fishman has gained an international reputation as a back-pain specialist, a diagnostician and a pioneer in the treatment of many disorders, including piriformis syndrome and rotator cuff tear. He has authored more than 70 academic journal articles and six books. A past …

My Yoga for Osteoporosis Certification

Yoga for Osteoporosis

Yoga for Osteoporosis Certification with Dr. Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall Yoga for Osteoporosis Certification with Dr. Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall In 2014 I saw a course on Yoga for Osteoporosis taught by Dr Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall. Since I was teaching yoga through a hospital and most of my …

Beginners Mind

I believe a big challenge in teaching yoga for osteoporosis or for the aging body is for teachers to go back to the beginners mind. When you have been practicing for so many years and have so much asana in your body it’s hard to remember what it’s like to …