Our Team

Our Team Our team of  specialists teach fitness, therapeutic yoga & rehab, alignment through music, senior yoga, employee wellness and more. In addition to Amy Kraft, the team includes: Special Guests Amy partners with special guests for many of our presentations, such as  Liz Owen (Yoga for a Healthy Back),  Barbara Wolf (Corporate Wellness Matters™) and… Read More »

Attention Yoga Teachers, Therapists and Caregivers

Did you get the email about the upcoming Chair Yoga training next month? If not, you need to be on our email list, so you don’t miss important training information. My 82 year old mother in law was raving the other day about a new Yoga class she is taking, Chair Yoga. She loves how… Read More »

Her Simple but Powerful Request

Her simple but powerful request- was borne of great pain. She felt vulnerable, unprotected. She asked me to “help create a safe, warm love place within and around her heart”– And we did! She had been through several emotional separations. Her caregiver could not be away from her teenage children for months at a time,… Read More »

A Skillful Therapist and her Client: Part 2

We continue our series on incorporating relationship, science  and BoomerPlus® “Wellness by Design” into therapy and fitness for lasting results. Background from “A Skillful Therapist and her Client, Part 1“: My client, a talented filmmaker, had been to many top medical facilities in the United States and Western Europe. She had been diagnosed with several… Read More »

Air Travel Fitness

Many of my students and clients have asked me for postural alignment tips when traveling by plane. Of course, my first suggestion is to be cognizant of what you are wearing and carrying. I always carry a sweater or shawl so I am not frigid if the plane is over-air conditioned. I carry a large… Read More »

A Skillful Specialist and Her Client: Relationship

My client, a talented filmmaker, had been to many top medical facilities in the United States and Western Europe. She had been diagnosed with several major Issues. Up until I met her 1 1/2 months ago, for almost 2 years, she traveled around her home in a scooter, usually in chronic pain and miserable. Before… Read More »

Sustaining Your Passion for Teaching

By Amy Kraft Recently, I received several emails from students asking me how I am able to sustain my passion and energetic enthusiasm for teaching therapeutic yoga. My response is “I absolutely love to see my clients’ brighter faces, and stronger breath—in other words, there is a sustained vitality within that is manifest by their… Read More »

Age to Wellness?

By Karen McCormick In the twenty odd years I worked in traditional health care, one thing was taken for granted: Age = illness and disability. The very idea that one could age to wellness was considered bizarre. “Getting older is hell”. “You have nothing to look forward to by getting old”. Hospitals are full of… Read More »

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these fitness therapies that had transformed my quality of life as well as my… Read More »