7 Yoga Poses For Menopause Relief

These yoga poses are excellent for woman going through changes and they numerous benefits for all who need to stretch out their internal muscles for stress relief. Enjoy your practice! Camel Pose (Ustrasana) This arching posture is helpful for relieving backaches that may be caused by menopause. The camel pose stretch can also ward off menstrual pain, anxiety and fatigue. Child's Pose (Balasana) This simple resting pose can be practiced either with the arms by the sides or stretched Read more...

Yoga for Healthy Backs

Do you have sporadic back pain or soreness?  If so, you're not alone. Most of us will experience one or more incidents of back pain. Many back injuries are preventable and the pain can be alleviated using simple yoga techniques.  This workshop is appropriate for anyone who would like to build back strength, increase flexibility, improve posture, or reduce chronic pain. In it, you will explore gentle movement and breath work. This workshop is designed to assist those who have had issues Read more...

Introduction to Contemplative Practices

After Dinner Event - Monday October 17, 2016   7:30pm First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave, Palo Alto Experience renewal, peace of mind and well-being by pausing to quiet the thinking mind, engage the senses, relax and replenish during this after dinner session. Enjoy a preview to the week of free events in the Stanford Contemplation By Design Summit, held Nov. 3-11, 2016. We will explore the fundamental role of the contemplative pause in creating a life of sustained excellence, joy, Read more...

7 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

green-tea-potMorning Rituals Drinking a cup or two of green tea is one for me. I enjoy the taste of organic loose leaf "Everyday Green Tea".  I ordered it bulk from the Imperial Tea Company and purchase it from there shop at Ferry Plaza Market in San Francisco. The list of health benefits are many; Here are just seven! It may prevent skin damage and wrinkling.  EGCG appears to be 200 times more powerful than vitamin E at destroying skin-damaging free radicals.  Source Care2 It contains a potent antioxidant Read more...