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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Yoga for Stress Reduction

I have more new students these days telling me that their doctors told them to try yoga for health and stress reduction. The practice of yoga can help strengthen our physical body, teach us how to breath more effectively and in addition help us deal with stress. A study from Harvard … Read More

Why I Teach Yoga for the Aging Body

I teach yoga for the aging body. I am a yoga therapist and chose to be one to help spread the wisdom of yoga to help others age in a healthy comfortable manor. Aging doesn’t have to be negative. Sure there are physical and physiological changes that can cause pain … Read More