What is Yoga Therapy and how is it different from Yoga?

Yoga is a union of the body, mind and soul and gives us tools and habits to work on all aspects of ourselves- physically, energetically, mentally, intellectually and spiritually. It is a way to find our internal happy peaceful place and the connection to the universal consciousness. Yoga Therapy is … Read More

What to expect from working with me in Yoga Therapy

The intention of a Yoga Therapy session is to help uncover physical, mental, emotional or energetic blocks in your life that keep you from living at your full potential. After an appropriate intake and assessment I will focus on your specific symptoms that trouble you and identify methods to help … Read More

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

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

Yoga for Osteoporosis

As we age and our body breaks down physically, yoga can help to keep us strong and healthy; but we need to be more cautious of the way we move and the effects these movements can have on our bones that may be weakening. Osteoporosis is a medical condition in … Read More