Category Archives: Teacher Training

Regaining my Fitness Post Op: Part 8

This week is the eighth in my series on regaining my fitness during my recovery from cervical spine surgery. Perhaps this program will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or illness.  These exercises are great not just for recovery but to strengthen your body and for greater range… Read More »

Regaining My Fitness- Post Op:Part 5

Regaining My Fitness– Post Op: Part 5 This week is the fifth in my series on regaining my fitness. Today I demonstrate two more of the Postures I am using in my recovery from cervical spine surgery. Perhaps this program will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or… Read More »

Regaining My Fitness, Part Four

 Regaining My Fitness- Post Op, Part 4 This week is the fourth in my series on regaining my fitness that I use in my recovery from cervical spine surgery. I’m sharing my routine in the hope it will be helpful for those who are recuperating after surgery or illness.  These exercises are also great for… Read More »

Regain Fitness Post-Op, Part One

Regain Fitness Post-Op, Part One This week is the first in my series on Therapeutic Postures I use to help me regain fitness in my recovery from cervical spine surgery. Perhaps it will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or illness. Important note:  Be sure to get your… Read More »

Spring is a Season of Renewal

Spring!  A season of renewal, revitalizing, rebirth…Here in the desert of Arizona, the cacti are blooming and the smells of citrus are intoxicating. After emergency cervical spinal surgery in November, I am grateful, mentally revitalized and physically so much stronger—almost back to my resilient self! I must sing special gratitude to all my friends and… Read More »

Decompression Breathing with Lunge

BOOMERBLOG July 2016 Summer is in full swing and we remind you this week of the importance of taking time out for self-care. Have you tried the Decompression Breathing yet? This week, Amy teaches us a variation she uses,  incorporating Lunges into her routine.  But first, a mention of the upcoming trainings we have available.… Read More »

Serve More, Give More, Be More in 2016

2015 is racing to its end. As you look back on your accomplishments for the year, there is a question to ask yourself: Did I serve others at the level I envisioned 12 months ago? Making a resolution to do more for others is common; so why do so many of us fall short of… Read More »

Teaching in Mexico

I adore teaching in Mexico. Why? The people are so loving and receptive. They are family-oriented-even their names carry both family names (father and mother) from birth throughout life, even after marriage …They smile and cry and when we meet ‘heart to heart’, they open up to reveal their deepest joys, delights and traumas 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 »

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 »