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Golden Chair Yoga

Many people have expressed an interest in seeing my yoga with chairs. I teach different versions of chair yoga. In some sessions the chair is used as an occasional prop. In other classes the students do all the poses sitting … Continue reading

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Weight And Exercising: Part II – Exercise Is MandatoryTo Keep Off The Weight

  The newest science suggests that exercise alone will not make you thin, but staying thin requires exercise. Real exercise. You must work out. In Weighing the Evidence on Exercise, Barry Braun, an associate professor of kinesiology at the University … Continue reading

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Weight And Exercising Part I: I Made The Right Decision To Lose Weight Without Exercising

People are always surprised when I tell them I lost 50 lbs. without exercising. Turns out, as a woman, I probably had the best strategy. Controlling my diet took all of my effort and resolve. Adding on any type of … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Know It Was Stress

A few months ago I started to feel sick at work with a headache. Convinced I was catching my son’s cold, I decided to go out for a run anyway. Miraculously, I felt better. On a few other occasions this … Continue reading

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So What Am I Doing Kickboxing Anyway?

For a year, I’ve been taking private kickboxing lessons with a group of middle-aged people who all admit to being out-of-shape. Recently our private lessons ended and we had to try the regularly scheduled classes at LA Boxing. I was … Continue reading

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All I Really Needed to Know About Success I Learned In Kickboxing

While grunting with each move, I push myself to complete the rotations from my kickboxing instructor. As I finish the last one I invariably think “Wow, I can’t believe I just did that!” and she almost always yells “Again!” For … Continue reading

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